RiverBarge cancels 2009 cruises, citing the weak economy

(ST. LOUIS) — RiverBarge Excursion Lines has cancelled all of its cruises for 2009, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported. The company operates the Mississippi River’s only barge hotel, the River Explorer. The New Orleans company blamed the bad economy and rising costs.
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By Professional Mariner Staff