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AMERICAN HERITAGE RIVERBOAT TO DOCK IN EVANSVILLE THROUGHOUT THE FALL

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Evansville, IN – July 25, 2024 – Explore Evansville and American Cruise Lines have announced that the American Heritage will return to Evansville for eight stops throughout the summer and fall of 2023.  The American Heritage, a classic newly renovated paddle-wheeler carrying 150 passengers, will moor at the dock formerly occupied by the LST 325 at Inland Marina on the following dates:

With one stop in the market already this summer, the passengers will visit regional attractions while in Evansville, including the Evansville Wartime Museum, Audubon Museum & Nature Center, Wesselman Woods and others.

Members of the community are invited to Inland Marina to view the riverboat and welcome passengers, but tours of the American Heritage will not be available to the public.  Marina Pointe will be open for beverage service starting at 10 AM and lunch service at 11 AM.

“We are thrilled to welcome the American Heritage and American Cruise Lines back to Evansville again this year!  We are excited about this growing partnership, and Explore Evansville continues to seek ways to bring more attractions to the riverfront that will serve both visitors and the local community,” said Alexis Berggren, President & CEO.

Anyone interested in volunteering as a member of the Evansville Welcoming Committee is encouraged to contact Explore Evansville at [email protected] .

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American Cruise Lines offers river cruising and small-ship cruising in the U.S.A. American continues to launch the newest U.S.-built ships for Cruising Close to Home ®. On all American cruises, guests discover the history, spirit, and culture of the United States aboard a sophisticated fleet of American riverboats and small cruise ships. In 2023, America will operate 17 ships, each accommodating just 90-180 passengers, which cruise more than 50 domestic itineraries in 35 states. American offers domestic Flat-Rate Airfare for all its U.S. cruises and Complimentary Pre-Cruise Hotel Stays in cities across the country.

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Explore Evansville is the official sales and marketing agency for tourism in Evansville, Indiana and Vanderburgh County.  Explore Evansville is dedicated to marketing and supporting local hotels and attractions and enhancing the area’s economy by selling the region as a premier destination for conventions, meetings, sports events, leisure, and business.  Additionally, Explore Evansville operates the Evansville Sports Complex, a state-of-the-art, multi-use sports facility, home to Deaconess Sports Park and Goebel Soccer Complex.

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Inland Marina in Evansville, Ind., is the former home of LST-325. Tourism officials hope to renovate it so that Evansville can become a port of call for visiting river cruise ships. (Photo courtesy of Visit Evansville)

Evansville Officials Hope To Attract River Cruises With Former LST Dock

Evansville, Ind., tourism officials want to rehabilitate the former dock for a World War II amphibious vessel and use it to attract riverboat cruises.

Inland Marina was the home of LST-325 until the ship relocated alongside a new museum in a downtown area adjacent to a riverfront park in June 2020. That move was made possible when the Tropicana Casino moved from a riverboat to a land-based operation in October 2017. LST-325 is now located where the casino boat had been moored from 1995 to 2017.  

On April 28, the Evansville-Vanderburgh County Convention and Visitors Commission board voted to request that the Vanderburgh County Council permit $60,000 of the money raised from hotel room taxes be used to cover maintenance work and other expenses at the former LST-325 dock at Inland Marina, as well as to create fresh promotional materials to show cruise lines.

While the meeting to discuss the proposal will be June 1, Alexis Berggren, president and CEO of Visit Evansville, mentioned the need during a quarterly budget update to the council on May 4.

‘We are working very hard to bring riverboats back to our shores,” she said. “We are actively engaged with the three riverboat companies that are currently sailing the Ohio, and all three are very, very interested in Evansville as a potential port of call.”

Those companies are American Queen Voyages, American Cruise Lines and BB Riverboats, although Berggren said discussions are furthest along with American Cruise Lines.

“We’re also going after Viking River Cruises,” she told the board. “They are not currently sailing the Ohio, but they are building 22 new boats, so we don’t see why they can’t.”

Berggren said Visit Evansville is working closely with the city of Evansville, which owns Inland Marina, and the marina managers to make the dock viable again.

“And like I said, there is a lot of interest,” she told the board.

She added, “We need to do not only some work to that area itself, but we’re also in the process of developing excursion ideas for these boats so that once the guests get off we can take them to our attractions, take them to our retailers and restaurants, things like that. There’s a lot of work to be done, but I think it’s very doable, and I think there is a lot of excitement surrounding that.”

While no cruise lines currently visit Evansville as a port of call, some do stop at Henderson, Ky., across the river.

Work on the dock is not expensive but includes several “deferred maintenance” items not attended to during the COVID-19 pandemic, she said.

That includes replacing ballasts, pumping out some tanks, greasing hinges and applying fresh paint, along with some minor electrical work, she said.

“It just needs a little TLC,” Berggren said. “It’s still a great asset.”

There will be a need for ongoing funds for maintenance once it is in use, however, she added.

Positive attributes of the site include that it has already been permitted by the Corps of Engineers as a docking space when LST-325 used it and that it already has adequate parking facilities, a gangway and a bar and restaurant on-site.

“It’s really just an untapped treasure, I feel, at this point,” she said.

Berggren stressed to the county board that the tourism industry is in an “intense time of evolution” due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

“The tastes and interests of travelers have changed dramatically, and destinations just like ours are fighting fiercely to attract them,” she said.

While cruise lines often determine their ports of call two to three years in advance, Berggren said some companies, including BB Riverboats, might have the ability to come in earlier than that to provide daytime or evening river cruises.

“We’re developing our packages, looking at what our marketing efforts are going to look like, looking at our excursion opportunities, talking to our downtown retailers,” Berggren said. “We’ve just been met with nothing but excitement and enthusiasm.”

Caption for photo: Inland Marina in Evansville, Ind., is the former home of LST-325. Tourism officials hope to renovate it so that Evansville can become a port of call for visiting river cruise ships. (Photo courtesy of Visit Evansville)

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The Convention & Visitors Bureau, the Tourism Department, the CVB, the ECVB, Visit Evansville, those people in the pagoda with all the maps...  Our organization has had a variety of names over the years since our official formation in 1983.  We have seen our beloved city through so much, and we look forward to continuing our service under a new name, Explore Evansville.  It is our hope that as we transition into our new identity, our community is inspired that whether you’re a native or a newbie, we are all explorers. 

Why The Change? 

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If you look at the logo we previously have used, you will notice some notes from our past, like the double “L” of “Evansville” representing the smokestacks of the riverboat that previously housed Casino Aztar, and the phrase “Visit” representing our focus on the tourism industry.  With our new identity, we wanted to capture and honor the spirit of our city.  From our early days as a thriving commercial town with river trade, to the manufacturing powerhouse that supported the efforts of WWII, Evansville has always been a major center of industry and inspiration.  And it’s through that pioneering spirit that our River City continues to evolve. 

Our organization has and will continue to roll out the red carpet for our visitors and collaborate with our partners in the hospitality industry.  But now, we also want to spend a little more time working with our best salespeople, our own local community.  Through those efforts and redesigned resources, we encourage you to discover your inner explorer and find something new or revive something forgotten in Evansville, Indiana. 

What We Do, and Why We Do It 

The hospitality and tourism industry is a critical contributor to the local economy in Evansville, Indiana. From hotels and restaurants to attractions and events, our industry generates jobs, revenue, and economic growth that benefits visitors and local citizens alike.  As the City and County’s official tourism bureau, Explore Evansville is what’s referred to as a Destination Marketing Organization (DMO).  A DMO serves to work collaboratively with local governments, tourism boards and industry stakeholders to develop and execute strategies for attracting visitors and driving economic growth.  By showcasing our unique attractions, cultural heritage, infrastructure, and business opportunities, Explore Evansville aims to enhance the overall visitor experience, foster sustainable tourism practices, and position our region as a desirable and competitive choice for leisure, business, and events tourism. 

How Explore Evansville is Funded  

Like most DMOs across the country, Explore Evansville is funded predominantly through accommodation and tourism taxes.  Vanderburgh County carries an 8% Innkeeper’s Tax that is divided into 3 separate funds: a Tourism Capital Improvement fund which directs 3.5% towards tourism infrastructure, a Convention Center Operating fund which receives 2% to support Old National Events Plaza operations, and finally, a Promotional Fund at 2.5% that supports Explore Evansville’s operations and promotional activities.  So how exactly does Explore Evansville use those funds? 

Explore Evansville Advocates for Our Community and Promotes Our Destination 

Explore Evansville functions as a sales and marketing agency with a focus on promoting the city and driving tourism.   Some of our essential functions include:  

Event Promotion: Explore Evansville plays a significant role in attracting and promoting major events, conferences, and conventions to Evansville.  We do this by showcasing the city's venues, facilities, and hospitality services to event organizers and marketing the destination as a prime location for hosting successful events. 

Partnership Development: We establish and nurture partnerships with meeting and event planners from all over the country to identify new tourism-related business and retain existing customers.  We also collaborate with local stakeholders, including hotels, restaurants, attractions and retailers to enhance the experience of our city and showcase the best of what we have to offer. 

Visitor Services: Explore Evansville provides comprehensive visitor services to assist tourists in planning their trips.  We offer a variety of resources including maps, brochures, and guides to help visitors navigate the region and access relevant information about their travel needs and surroundings. 

Marketing and Advertising: We implement marketing strategies and advertising campaigns to increase awareness of the Evansville Region as a desirable destination.  Nowadays, that includes utilizing various channels such as digital media, social media, print media, television, and radio to reach potential visitors and target markets. 

Research and Analysis: More recently, Explore Evansville conducts geo-tracking research and is constantly gathering data on visitor demographics, behaviors, and market trends. By analyzing this information, we are more equipped than ever to make informed decisions about marketing strategies, target audiences, and initiatives to further develop and grow the tourism industry in the Evansville Region. 

How Explore Evansville Directly Invests in the Community 

Along with the economic impact that comes with direct and indirect business sales resulting from events held in our community, Explore Evansville’s Tourism Capital Improvement fund is a part of our unique legislation that provides for the funding of projects that directly impact our tourism infrastructure.  Since 1995, our DMO has invested over $40 million in brick-and-mortar projects throughout Vanderburgh County, including the construction of Deaconess Sports Park and capital improvements at Goebel Soccer Complex, expansions and renovations at several area museums, support of new exhibits at Mesker Park Zoo, the BMX track at Burdette Park, enhancements throughout Downtown Evansville, artwork at Evansville Regional Airport (EVV), land purchases for future development and so much more.   

Why Are YOU, Our Local Neighbors, Friends and Relatives Our Most Important Tourism Advocates?  

Local community members being tourism advocates can contribute to the economic, social and cultural well-being of our region in many ways: 

Economic Benefits: Tourism can bring significant economic benefits to a destination, including increased job opportunities, business growth, and revenue generation.  Local community members who act as tourism advocates can help promote our destination, attracting more visitors and encouraging them to explore local attractions, accommodations, and businesses.  

Diversifying the Tax Base: Explore Evansville’s efforts indirectly help relieve the tax burden on local constituents by helping to fund local infrastructure development, public services and other projects and initiatives.  As tourism grows and develops, revenue generated from related activities can contribute to a broader base for public funding rather than relying solely on local taxpayers. 

Preservation of Heritage and Culture: Tourism advocates from our local community can actively promote and preserve our destination's unique cultural heritage and rich history.  You can educate visitors about local traditions, historical sites, arts, and crafts, fostering a sense of appreciation and respect.  By showcasing and valuing our heritage, we can protect and promote it for future generations. 

Community Pride and Identity: There is no better publicity than locals taking an active role in promoting and celebrating our community.  Your sense of pride and identity contributes to a stronger community spirit and fosters a positive environment for both residents and visitors.  Tourism advocates can highlight the hidden gems, local stories, and authentic experiences that make their destination special, fostering a deeper connection between visitors and the local community. 

Quality of Life: A thriving tourism industry can have spillover effects that improve the quality of life for our local community.  Increased tourism can lead to the development of better infrastructure, more vibrant amenities, and public services that benefit both residents and visitors alike.  By advocating for tourism, you indirectly advocate for the improvement of your own living conditions and the overall well-being of the community. 

In conclusion , as we embark on this new chapter as Explore Evansville, we are filled with excitement and optimism.  Together, as a community, we can embrace our role as tourism advocates and showcase the beauty, history, and vibrant spirit of our beloved community.  By supporting Explore Evansville and promoting our destination, you not only boost our local economy but also preserve our heritage, strengthen our community pride, and enhance the quality of life for residents and visitors alike.  Let us unite as explorers and share the wonders of the Evansville Region.  Together, we can shape a brighter future for our community and leave a lasting legacy for generations to come. 

Largest riverboat on Mississippi started life as Evansville's casino boat

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EVANSVILLE, Ind. —  The city's former Tropicana casino riverboat this weekend reopened as a New Orleans luxury entertainment venue.

After it was rechristened as Riverboat Louis Armstrong in a private ceremony Saturday, the newly refurbished boat was opened to the public with a free concert.

However, New Orleans' newest and largest riverboat won't be used for sightseeing cruises. Instead, it is a venue for music events, concerts, weddings, conventions and large-scale private parties, according to its website .

The boat was acquired by Hospitality Enterprises New Orleans/BigEasy.com in 2017 after a change in Indiana law allowed Tropicana Casino to move its gambling operations to land .

The boat formerly known as the City of Evansville departed the city's riverfront in October 2017 bound for New Orleans. The boat had docked at its namesake city on the Ohio River since 1995, where it was the first of its kind in Indiana.

The rebuilt riverboat is now the largest on the Mississippi River, according to a news article about the renovated riverboat on the nola.com website. 

Extensive would be an understatement in describing the remodeling that transformed the boat into the Louis Armstrong. 

More than 900 gaming machines were removed and its interior completely demolished. Brand new floor plans were created for the boat. With three levels and a top-level deck, the boat can now accommodate up to 3,000 passengers.

Not only was the interior completely redone from top to bottom, but the riverboat also received a complete mechanical rework and new electrical, audio, air conditioning and safety systems, according to the company website. Its three engines and two generators were overhauled, and the radiator underneath the boat, that is used to clean the engines, was rebuilt.

It's exterior was sandblasted and repainted, with 30-foot-by-30-foot Louis Armstrong logos on each side. A 12-foot high image of the famous jazz musician adorns the back of its pilothouse, where the ship's steering wheel and navigation is.

Its four levels, including the open-air top, are each named for an aspect of the music that helped make New Orleans famous: blues, soul, jazz and Satchmo (Armstrong's nickname).

The various levels include meeting spaces, a concert hall and stage, a 3,500-square-foot lounge, two bars, 4,000 square feet of wedding space, an 8,000-square foot banquet hall, and a 2,800-square foot Armstrong Room lounge that will honor the bandleader and trumpeter's life.

According to the nola.com article, dozens of events are already booked for the Louis Armstrong. These include a private party hosted by ESPN during the College Football National Championship weekend Jan. 11-13 in New Orleans.

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EVANSVILLE, INDIANA (May 16, 2024) — Students at the University of Evansville are named to the Dean's List every fall and spring semester. To merit the honor of being placed on the Dean's List, a student must have carried a full academic load of 12 hours or more and have earned a grade-point average of 3.5 or above. The following local students have achieved Dean's List Honors:

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The University of Evansville is a private, comprehensive university located in the southwestern region of Indiana. Established in 1854, UE is recognized across the globe for its rich tradition of innovative, academic excellence and vibrant campus community of changemakers.

Home of the Purple Aces, UE offers over 75 majors, seventeen Division I sports, and a unique study-abroad experience at Harlaxton, the University's very own Victorian manor located in the countryside of England. For more information, please visit  evansville.edu .

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    In 1981, a Wisconsin-built paddlewheeler dubbed the Spirit of Evansville sailed down the Mississippi River and arrived at its new home. For several years, it was a 150-passenger excursion boat that carried groups on Ohio River cruises. The boat moved to Little Rock, Ark., in 1985, where it was known as "The Spirit.".

  2. 'American Heritage' returning to Evansville riverfront

    By WFIE Staff. Published: Jul. 26, 2023 at 2:21 PM PDT. EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WFIE) - You'll be able too watch the American Heritage riverboat on the Evansville Riverfront Thursday. As we told you ...

  3. American Heritage Riverboat to Dock in Evansville on August 8

    Evansville, IN â€" August 1, 2022 â€" Visit Evansville and American Cruise Lines have announced the return of cruise ships to Evansville’s Ohio River shore. The first ship to arrive will be American Heritage, a classic newly renovated paddle-wheeler boat carrying 150 passengers. The riverboat will moor on Monday, August 8 at the dock formerly occupied by the LST 325 and ...

  4. Riverboat cruise coming to Evansville next month

    Published: Jul. 7, 2022 at 9:08 AM PDT. EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WFIE) - Riverboat tours will start making stops in Evansville starting with one this summer. Visit Evansville President Alexis Berggren ...

  5. American Heritage Riverboat to Dock in Evansville Throughout the Fall

    AMERICAN HERITAGE RIVERBOAT TO DOCK IN EVANSVILLE THROUGHOUT THE FALL. ... On all American cruises, guests discover the history, spirit, and culture of the United States aboard a sophisticated fleet of American riverboats and small cruise ships. In 2023, America will operate 17 ships, each accommodating just 90-180 passengers, which cruise more ...

  6. Riverboat cruise returned to Evansville Monday

    EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WFIE) - A riverboat tour stopped at the Evansville riverfront on Monday. As we first reported, American Cruise Lines' American Heritage docked at the old LST dock. Visit ...

  7. American Heritage riverboat docks in Evansville

    The American Heritage riverboat cruise ship docked on the shore of Evansville's Ohio River on Monday. Visit Evansville and American Cruise Lines previously announced the return of cruise ships to Evansville, and the American Heritage was the first to arrive on Monday. The American Heritage is a classic newly-renovated paddlewheeler, carrying up ...

  8. American Heritage riverboat docking in Evansville in the fall

    On Tuesday, Visit Evansville and American Cruise Lines said the American Heritage riverboat would be returning to the city for four more stops in the fall. The four stops are currently scheduled for Aug. 28, Sept. 11, Sept. 17, and Oct. 1, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. each day. According to a news release, the public will be invited to view the ...

  9. Evansville Officials Hope To Attract River ...

    May 23, 2022 By Shelley Byrne. Evansville, Ind., tourism officials want to rehabilitate the former dock for a World War II amphibious vessel and use it to attract riverboat cruises. Inland Marina was the home of LST-325 until the ship relocated alongside a new museum in a downtown area adjacent to a riverfront park in June 2020.

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    A National Historic Landmark and an icon of the Louisville waterfront, the Belle is the most widely traveled steamboat of her size in American history. Louisville's newest addition to the waterfront, the Mary is named for America's first female licensed steamboat captain. With as much spirit as her namesake, the Mary is a propeller-driven ...

  17. Hours and Location

    Visit Robert's By The River in Evansville, IN at 6 Walnut St. Open Tuesday to Saturday from 10:30 am to 9 pm, and Sunday (brunch buffet) from 10:30 am to 3 pm. ... Evansville, IN 47708 812-777-0074 [email protected]. Monday: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm (Monday menu will be served)

  18. LST 325 departs from Evansville for annual river cruise

    EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WFIE) - As part of an annual river cruise, the LST set sail from Evansville Tuesday morning. It will visit Brandenburg and Ashland, KY, before making a stop in Charleston, West ...

  19. Spirit of Brownville Riverboat and River Inn Resort

    Address: 72898 648 A Ave. Brownville, NE 68321. Phone: (402) 825-6441. About. Enjoy the "Mighty Missouri" on a real riverboat and see the river as Lewis and Clark viewed it. The Spirit's decks have refreshment bars, restrooms and facilities for dining and dancing. Amenities.

  20. Spirit of Jefferson Riverboat

    Vested Interest Publications, Inc. | P.O. Box 559, Frankfort KY 40601 | 888.329.0053

  21. Spirit of Brownville

    The Spirit of Brownville Riverboat. 72898 648a Avenue, Brownville, Nebraska 68321, United States. 402-302-1341 [email protected]

  22. American Heritage Riverboat to make additional stops in Evansville this

    As we first reported in July, Visit Evansville leaders told us riverboat tours will once again make stops in Evansville.

  23. Former Tropicana riverboat up for sale for the 2nd time

    Evansville's former riverboat was sold in 2017 and reopened as the Riverboat Louis Armstrong in New Orleans bank in 2019. The boat became a landmark in Evansville since it first opened as Casino ...

  24. University of Evansville Announces Spring 2024 Dean's List

    EVANSVILLE, INDIANA (May 16, 2024) — Students at the University of Evansville are named to the Dean's List every fall and spring semester. To merit the honor of being placed on the Dean's List, a student must have carried a full academic load of 12 hours or more and have earned a grade-point average of 3.5 or above. ... "We're the River ...

  25. City's first public 'hydration station' placed in downtown Evansville

    EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WFIE) - Evansville Mayor Stephanie Terry met with a group of local leaders on the riverfront Monday to unveil the city's first public hydration station. The program got its ...

  26. Evansville 'Snapchat drug dealer' blamed for woman's ...

    EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WFIE) - A 20-year-old drug dealer is expected to spend the next few decades of his life in prison after being sentenced for various drug-related crimes. Jermial Lee Leach was ...

  27. Evansville motel murder suspect pleads not guilty

    EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WFIE) - The person charged with murder in the stabbing death of a man at an Evansville motel was in court Wednesday. Records show the judge issued no bond for DeWayne Whitney Jr ...

  28. Sycamore St. back open in downtown Evansville

    K9 nabs suspect who stole and crashed truck, closing Green River Rd. Mom charged in baby's death sentenced to probation Person shot in Evansville, police investigating

  29. Replacement named after Vanderburgh Co. Clerk steps down citing harassment

    EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WFIE) - In April, Vanderburgh County Circuit Court Clerk Carla Hayden announced she would be stepping down due to threats and harassment from "election deniers." Now, the ...

  30. Person shot in Evansville, police investigating

    K9 nabs suspect who stole and crashed truck, closing Green River Rd. Mom charged in baby's death sentenced to probation Crash closes lanes of Lloyd Expy. during morning rush hour