Entire boat was reserved for Road Scholar members for this cruise. Instead of the standard one day stay in New Orleans with tours, Road Scholar had two before boarding.
The food and service was outstanding, either in the Main Dining Room with a very good selections or in the Grill Room/Terrace buffet. Most of us chose the Main Dining Room for dinner, wine and beer is included with dinner. and the Grill Room for breakfast and lunch. Weather was good enough for enjoying the meals on the open terrace.
Cabins are very comfortable and there are suites with separate sitting area, even two story suites with seating below and sleeping area up the stairs.
Lectures and tours are included, with experienced and enthusiastic guides. Free Hop on/off busses are at every port.
There was good entertainment with a four piece band and three singers performing every night. Music in the Lounge during the cocktail hour and after the show.