FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Pittsburgh, PA, March 19, 2015: The Gateway Clipper Fleet is approaching the spring season with all hands on deck, featuring an impressive schedule of Pittsburgh’s favorite river cruises with new and exciting additions to the traditional lineup. Daily cruises begin April 5 with the Good Ship Lollipop sailing families three times every day and the Signature Captain’s Dinner Cruises offered every Saturday. In celebration of Easter, families are welcomed to the Bunny Fun Cruises on April 4 and the Easter Brunch and Dinner Cruises on April 5 for a guaranteed stress-free holiday. Pirate fans can take the Clipper Shuttle from Station Square to PNC Park for the Pittsburgh Pirates Home Opener, setting sail two hours before game time on Monday, April 13. In celebration of the first Pittsburgh Earth Day, the citywide celebration of sustainability, the Gateway Clipper will team up with the KDKA Radio Morning Show for a live broadcast from the dock with Larry Richert from 5 AM-9AM and will provide sightseeing cruises celebrating Pittsburgh’s past and progression. In participation with Star 100.7, the Gateway Clipper will go back in time for the Second Chance Prom with the return of retro featuring costumes and a DJ on April 25.
“The weather has been rough this winter, and all of us at the Gateway Clipper Fleet are looking forward to welcoming spring out on the water,” says Suzanne Krug, Director of Marketing. “Climb on board and enjoy the beautiful weather out on the Three Rivers while sailing on the Gateway Clipper Fleet. We can’t wait to see you!”
In anticipation of the busy spring season, guests are encouraged to purchase tickets for the cruise of their choice to reserve their space. For more information on each cruise, a complete schedules, or to purchase tickets visit www.gatewayclipper.com or call (412) 355-7980. Prices of tickets vary. Guests must be 21 or older (identification is required) to attend the Second Chance Prom.
About Gateway Clipper Fleet
Based in Pittsburgh, PA on the southern shore of the Monongahela River and Founded in 1958, The Gateway Clipper Fleet is the largest inland riverboat company in America. The Clipper’s 5-vessel, 1,750 passenger fleet operates year-round with sightseeing, dining and entertainment cruises on Pittsburgh’s three rivers – the Allegheny, Monongahela and Ohio. The fleet employs over 45 full time team members and as many as 300 seasonal ones. To date, the Gateway Clipper Fleet has transported over 25 million passengers and now averages over 350,000 annually. For more information, call 412-355-7980 or visit www.gatewayclipper.com