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 banks.
The accommodations range from Suite to Grand Suite and Royal Suite. The Grand Suite features sumptuous furnishings and grandeur for which Uniworld is known.
The Royal Suite also has a fantastic balcony with plenty of space to relax and enjoy the passing views.
The ship will be 33 feet longer than the Mekong Navigator, but will offer the same guest capacity.
This means that there will be more space on-board and amenities, excellently paired with one of the highest staff-to-guest ratios on the river.
Additional features also include an indoor swimming pool and two restaurants – the main dining room and an
Guests can also enjoy visiting the spa, sauna and steam room for relaxing, or head to the hair salon and nail bar for treatments.
The ship is being constructed using sustainable, eco-friendly materials such as energy-efficient LED light fixtures, automatic air-conditioning controls, and water cooled air-conditioning system which will save energy. The hull will also be painted using special materials which create less drag and the propellers are specially-designed to increase performance and efficiency.
Ellen Bettridge, President and CEO of Uniworld said,
“We’re excited to share a very first look at what’s to come for our fleet of Super Ships in 2020. The S.S. Mekong Jewel’s design coupled with our unparalleled service and experiences will offer guests the best that river cruising has to offer. And this is only the beginning – with a total of four new Super Ships set to launch in 2020, and a commitment to convert our entire fleet to Super Ships in the coming years, we continue to offer our guests the highest standard in luxury river cruising.”Ellen Bettridge – President and CEO of Uniworld
Joining the fleet from 3 January 2020, Mekong Jewel will sail on 13-day itineraries from Ho Chi Minh City to Siem Reap, with visits to ports such as Phnom Penh, Angkor Wat and more.
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