Today at a christening ceremony in Nice, France, Windstar Cruises debuted Star Breeze, the second of the fleet’s three new all suite power yachts.

The christening ceremony and pier-side champagne celebration mark the luxury yacht’s introduction to the Windstar fleet, and the start of its inaugural voyage through France, Monaco, and Italy.

Wendy Perrin, TripAdvisor's first-ever Travel Advocate and the founder of, was honored as Godmother of the yacht, successfully breaking a traditional bottle of champagne over the bow in front of a crowd of 250 guests.

“I can’t imagine a more exciting time to be part of Windstar Cruises,” said Hans Birkholz, CEO of Windstar.  “The driving force to Windstar’s success is our unwavering commitment of providing a personal yacht style vacation.  Our ships are small, our ambience: casually elegant, our service: personal.”

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