After years of research, Riviera Travel have reached a new era of river cruising. Introducing the brand-new, state-of-the-art, all-suite ship – Geoffrey Chaucer. With 88 cabins, a crew of 44 members and space for up to 176 passengers, the ship is truly world-class. It’s a hugely spacious ship, offering a stunning atrium which is flooded […]
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Scenic River Cruises are welcoming Dame Darcey Bussell on-board with the launch of a dance-themed river cruise. The eight-day sailing will begin on 8th April 2020 and will cruise along the Danube River, visiting Vienna, Budapest and Nuremberg. It will offer the perfect combination of romance and scenery in some of Europe’s most classical music […]
APT have announced they will be adding two new river cruise ships to their 2020 and 2021 itineraries. RV AmaMekong will be offering the cruise line’s Luxury Vietnam and Cambodia itineraries, while RV Apsara will sail Essential. The ships will be sailing on the cruise line’s Luxury and Essential cruises for Vietnam and Cambodia itineraries. […]
As river cruising grows in popularity, so too grow the fleets for guests to step aboard. With ships continuing to set sail for the first time in 2019 and beyond, here is an updated list of the upcoming river cruise ships. AmaMagna One of AmaWaterways’ latest additions, AmaMagna joined the fleet in summer of 2019, […]
AmaWaterways have released 67 new itineraries for 2020 which are part of the cruise line’s Wine Cruise programme. The collection of sailings includes two brand-new sailings which feature the famed vineyards and historic setting of France, Germany, Luxembourg, Switzerland and the Netherlands. What is a wine cruise? AmaWaterways’ wine cruises are speciality wine-themed sailings which […]
Avalon Waterways has revealed that it will roll out four-, five-, and six-day river cruises in 2020, appealing to river cruisers looking for shorter sailings. A recent survey carried out by Sojern’s Global Travel Insights showed that 80% of North America travellers planned trips of seven-days or less in 2018. This was further supported by […]
Viking River Cruises announced the addition of two new river cruise itineraries last month, which will include a variety of new pre- and post-cruise extensions for 2019. Holland & Belgium itinerary The first itinerary debuts in March, sailing for ten days between Amsterdam and Antwerp. The cruise allows guests to explore the waterways of the […]
Sailing exclusively on the Mekong River, Uniworld’s Mekong Jewel is set to join the cruise line’s fleet in January 2020. Here’s a sneak peek of the newly-built ship! The Mekong Jewel will feature all-suite accommodations for a capacity of 68 guests as they embark on a truly immersive journey along one of Asia’s classic river […]
AmaWaterways has unveiled the godmother for the upcoming AmaDouro, as Advantage Travel Partnership CEO, Julia Lo Bue-Said – the cruise line’s first-ever British godmother. Bue-Said will bless the ship at a special ceremony on 12 April in Porto, ahead of the ship’s maiden voyage. Kristin Karst, Executive Vice President and Co-owner of AmaWaterways, said: “We […]
At nearly twice the width of traditional European river ships, AmaMagna is truly evolving the world of river cruising. Due to launch in May this year, she has been designed with a fresh, contemporary take on river cruising. Her expansive size means that she will be welcomed by those who long for that extra luxury […]