Award-winning author, Elizabeth Gilbert, has been announced as the godmother of the new Avalon Envision, set to sail along the Danube River in 2019. The 166-passenger ship is set to join the cruise line’s fleet of Suite Ships and grace the waters of the Danube River throughout 2019. Following this, it will be the first […]
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One again,Viking River Cruises has made the top of the list in ‘Best River Cruise Line’ by Condé Nast Traveler in the 2018 Reader’s Choice Awards. More than 429,000 readers submitted their choices, with millions of ratings and countless comments left for the 31st annual Reader’s Choice Awards survey. The cruise line has been voted […]
As river cruising grows in popularity, so does the desire to go it alone. According to the ABTA Holiday Habits Report 2018, Solo travelling is most popular with those over 65, with the main reason being to take some time out and a river cruise is the perfect excuse! Riviera Travel have since launched their […]
Uniworld has announced that the River Royale is set to be going out of service this month, to be transformed into S.S. Bon Voyage as Uniworld’s sixth super ship. New Uniworld ship for spring 2019 The extensive transformation will be undertaken from October 2018, to be unveiled as S.S. Bon Voyage on the 14th April […]
Due to commence in November 2018, the Cruise Line International Association (CLIA) River Cruise Excellence Awards recognise those who contribute to the ever-growing river cruise industry. The association stated that a record number of 210,400 British travellers booked a river cruise in 2017, having grown 21% from the year before! Earlier this month, CLIA revealed […]
The Suite Ship, Avalon Saigon, has joined Avalon Waterways’ fleet and will start setting sail along the Mekong River it has been revealed. A Suite Ship for the Asian market The new ship boasts 18 suites, each measuring nearly 250-square-foot of living space. Balconies are framed with floor-to-ceiling, wall-to-wall panoramic windows, measuring almost 15-feet-wide and […]
Emerald Waterways’ seven-strong fleet of river cruise ships is set to become eight with the announcement of Emerald Harmony set to launch in 2019. What features will be on-board Emerald Harmony? The ship will feature staterooms and suites for up to 84 passengers, with the accommodation similar to that on-board other European Star-Ships such as […]
A new addition to the roster of phenomenal sailings with Scenic River Cruises, National Geographic has teamed up with the cruise line to promote their 130-year legacy in exploration. Scenic’s new and exclusive collection of National Geographic itineraries combine the luxury standard of sailing with the expert-led travel to offer memories which will last a […]
It is almost a year since Avalon Waterways announced the expansion of its Active Discovery programme, and now, the river cruise line is going one step further. Travellers can now choose their own adventure with the revamping of Avalon’s ‘Avalon Choice’ program. There are three excursion styles: Classic: A local expert guides travellers through the […]
Following the first-ever ttgluxury Travel Awards, AmaWaterways has been voted ‘Premium Cruise Line of the Year’. The river cruise line was founded in 2002 and has received previous awards such as 2018 Gold Winner for Best River Cruise Line (Travvy Awards) and 2017 Best River Cruise Line (cruisecritic.co.uk). Premium standard for AmaWaterways AmaWaterways was awarded […]