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German Cruise Ship Makes Second Stop in Milwaukee

German cruise ship MS Hamburg will drop anchor in the city once again on Sunday, October 19th.

By - Oct 17th, 2014 08:55 am

MILWAUKEE— (October 17, 2014)— After its first stop in Milwaukee on October 10th, German cruise ship MS Hamburg will drop anchor in the city once again on Sunday, October 19th.

Weighing in at almost 15,000 tons, the MS Hamburg was built in Germany in 1997 and accommodates 400 guests. The 16-night Great Lakes cruise sets sail in Montreal and goes on to Toronto, the Welland Canal/Niagara, Chicago, Milwaukee, Traverse City, Mackinac Island, Kingston and returns to Montreal.

Local tours organized by Milwaukee Food and City Tours include full-day and half-day bus trips touring the sights, some offering step-offs at attractions such as the Milwaukee Art Museum, Harley-Davidson Museum, City Hall, Mader’s and Old World Third Street, Pabst Mansion, Lakefront Brewery, Best Place, the Milwaukee Public Market and more.

About Milwaukee Food and City Tours

Milwaukee Food and City Tours offers an “Explore Milwaukee” sightseeing tour from May – October annually, which allows guests to hop-on and hop-off at any scheduled stop to visit Milwaukee’s most popular attractions. Participants have the option to join a fully-narrated 60 minute tour at any one of the four participating hotel pick-up points or catch the bus to their preferred destinations. The tour bus runs on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays throughout the summer between participating hotel pickup points and attraction drop-off locations. For more information about Milwaukee Food & City Tours visit www.milwaukeefoodtours.com

About VISIT Milwaukee

VISIT Milwaukee markets Greater Milwaukee to tourists, and convention and meeting planners, both nationally and internationally. VISIT Milwaukee has approximately 600 members, including hotels/motels, restaurants, attractions, services and area businesses. Total business sales related to tourism amounted to $4.62 billion in Greater Milwaukee in 2013and supported more than 48,500 local jobs. The City of Wauwatosa, Potawatomi Hotel & Casino and the Wisconsin Center District are strategic partners with VISIT Milwaukee, providing funding support for conventions and tourism programs.  For more information call 1-800-554-1448 or visit www.visitmilwaukee.org.

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