Star-Studded Christian 'Music Boat' Sees Fast Sales

"The Music Boat" has become one of Premier Christian Cruises' most successful and unique annual "family fun in the sun" cruise events since debuting in September 2005.

Cabin sales for Music Boat 2008 went on sale to the public on Aug. 1 and are already surpassing even Music Boat standards, reaching a 50 percent sell-out in two weeks.

"We are very committed to the fact that the demand for 'family values' entertainment is at an all-time high," notes marketing director Robyn Klass. "Our vision for the Music Boat and all Premier cruise events is to provide a vacation experience that holds the potential of being a 'life changing' time investment, and in polling research from previous sailings, the Music Boat is exceeding all expectations."

Premier's market research has proved next year's May 19-23 sailing schedule to be a "perfect get-away time" for graduations, church group events, late spring family vacations, and as an individual pleasure cruise for both Christian singles and couples.

Artists set to sail from Miami in 2008 include Casting Crowns, tobyMac, Todd Agnew, Matthew West, NewSong, Leeland, Bethany Dillion, Hawk Nelson, The Katinas, Dallas Holm, Mark Harris, The Afters, Joy Williams, Rush of Fools, Britt Nicole, Ayiesha Woods, and Echoing Angels.

Comedy artists, national speakers and children's entertainment will also fill the ship's agenda, as well as the debut of The Indie Jam Showcase, hosted by talent coach Tom Jackson. The Jam will feature an onboard competition for aspiring new Christian talent.

Itinerary for the Carnival Lines 2,600-passenger ship Fascination, which recently underwent a multi-million dollar luxury re-design, includes sailing from Miami for the ports of Key West and Calica, Mexico, during the five-day and four-night cruise package.

Music Boat sister cruises flying the Premier flag include the Girls' Get-A-Way Cruise, which sets to sail this November (15-19), and the KLOVE Friends & Family Music Cruise, which has scheduled its' next sailing for Jan. 28 – Feb. 3 2008.