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Roman Holiday Riverboat Open for 2015 Bookings, Captains Needed

Posted January 9, 2015 by Kristi Kent in News

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The Sulzbacher Roman Holiday, Rome's 45-passenger excursion boat.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Roman Holiday Riverboat Open for 2015 Bookings, Captains Needed

ROME, GA. — The Sulzbacher Roman Holiday, the City of Rome’s public excursion boat, is now open for 2015 bookings. Excursions are scheduled during the months of March through November.

In 2014, the Sulzbacher Roman Holiday completed over 65 cruises and serviced over 3,000 people.  The 45-passenger vessel is available for rental by private individuals, parties, and groups for cruises along the Oostanaula and Coosa rivers, which comprise portions of what is often referred to as North America’s most diverse ecosystem.

Cruise options are unlimited and include ecological tours, Civil War tours, sunset cocktails, dinner parties, family reunions and more. General pricing for rental begins at $350 for two hours. School and private educational tours are also available in conjunction with the Rome-Floyd E.C.O. Center, Rome’s river education facility located in Ridge Ferry Park. Riverboat rental begins at $200 for school groups for a minimum of two hours. Tours are available for an additional $2.50 per student.

To book the Sulzbacher Roman Holiday for a 2015 excursion, contact Debbie Galloway at 706-295-5576 or email

The Greater Rome Convention & Visitors Bureau (GRCVB) is currently seeking certified or certifiable Captains for river boat excursions. The GRCVB is taking applications now and will help qualified candidates with the process to attain the necessary US Coast Guard certification. First Mates and Captains are compensated for their time. Interested applicants should contact Debbie Galloway at 706-295-5576 or email

The Sulzbacher Roman Holiday is owned by the City of Rome and is managed by the Greater Rome Convention & Visitors Bureau.

Complete rental information can be found at or by calling the Rome-Floyd Visitor Center at 706.295.5576. Visit for more information on ecotourism in Rome and other outdoor adventures throughout the community.





The Greater Rome Convention & Visitors Bureau (GRCVB) is the official destination and sports marketing organization of Rome and Floyd County, Ga. The GRCVB’s mission is to strengthen the economic prosperity of the community through tourism development by attracting leisure travelers, conventions, meetings, sports and events.


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