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American Harmony, New Modern Riverboat Heads to New Orleans

American Harmony

American Cruise Lines’ newest modern riverboat, American Harmony, has successfully passed Seatrials and received its Coast Guard Certification. The 2nd ship in the Line’s groundbreaking series of 5 modern riverboats, just departed from Chesapeake Shipbuilding in Salisbury, MD. The gorgeous new riverboat is 23 days ahead of schedule and already on its way to New Orleans where it will prepare…

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Riviera River Cruises to Launch New All-Suite Ship in 2020

MS Geoffrey Chaucer exterior

Riviera River Cruises will launch the new all-suite MS Geoffrey Chaucer in spring 2020. The 443-foot Geoffrey Chaucer will accommodate 169 guests on itineraries on the Danube, Main and Rhine Rivers and Dutch waterways. Riviera’s fleet is the youngest sailing on Europe’s rivers and waterways, with 13 five-star ships in 2020, including the Geoffrey Chaucer, and none older than six…

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AmaWaterways & Caymus Vineyards Invite Guests to Sail the Danube Rive

AmaMagna exterior night

Acclaimed luxury river cruise line AmaWaterways and award-winning Caymus Vineyards—both known for quality and innovation—will share their passion for wine and travel with guests sailing on the new AmaMagna. The seven-night Melodies of the Danube Wine Cruise will  depart  August 4th from Budapest, Hungary traveling to Vilshofen, Germany. AmaWaterways guests are invited to join Janet Thomas, Wine & Market Relations…

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AmaWaterways Launches 3rd Ship, AmaMora, Capping Off Record-Breaking Year

AmaMora

Completing an exciting season of inaugural sailings, AmaWaterways celebrated the debut of AmaMora on the Rhine River on Monday, June 3. Embarking on her maiden voyage from Amsterdam to Basel, the 156-guest ship is the third of a trio of new ships introduced by the luxury river cruise line in 2019 – a record-breaking achievement since the company’s inception in…

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AmaWaterways’ Revolutionary Ship, AmaMagna, Welcomes First Guests

AmaMagna exterior night

At an exclusive Oktoberfest welcome event in Vilshofen, Captain Jan de Bruijn, Cruise Manager Dragan and Hotel Services Manager Guido greeted AmaMagna’s first guests, many of whom were loyal AmaWaterways cruisers anxious to be among the first to experience the newest member of the family. AmaMagna is twice the width of traditional river cruise ships, yet welcomes only 20 percent…

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Classic Journeys Launches Luxury Private Tours Within a Cruise

Danube River

Luxury tour operator Classic Journeys is introducing a unique slant on European river cruises, providing a limited admission “private tour within a cruise” aboard some of the most elegant vessels journeying to Europe’s most magnificent cities and landscapes. The river-based adventures combine a relaxing luxury five-star river cruise experience with a wide array of exclusively handcrafted cultural and walking activities….

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Viking Announces New Egypt Ship and Privileged Access Experiences

Viking Osiris

Viking (www.vikingcruises.com) has announced an expansion of its Egypt program for the 2020 season, which will include the launch of a new ship. Inspired by the design of the award-winning Viking Longships and built specifically for the Nile River, Viking Osiris is currently under construction and will double the company’s owned capacity in Egypt when it debuts in September 2020….

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AmaWaterways Introduces Mobile App

myAmaCruise

AmaWaterways has launched “myAmaCruise,” a new mobile app designed to expand the ways guests can engage with and share their AmaWaterways river cruise experiences. Available for download on the App Store or Google Play prior to embarking on all AmaWaterways’ European and Vietnam and Cambodia  itineraries*, “myAmaCruise” makes it easy for guests to access information about their itinerary, store their…

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Aqua Mekong Offers 30% Off Regular Rates This Summer During ‘Green Season’

Aqua Mekong

Aqua Expeditions, one of the world’s leading luxury river cruise lines, has revealed its annual discounted summer rates aboard the award-winning Aqua Mekong expedition river cruise. Launched in 2014 and considered the most elegant cruise on the Mekong, the Aqua Mekong takes travelers on a grand journey along one of the world’s most legendary waterways through Cambodia and Vietnam. Every summer,…

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Viking Expands European River Fleet with Launch of Seven New Ships

new Viking river ships

Viking (www.vikingcruises.com) has welcomed the latest additions to its river fleet, with the naming of seven new river ships during a celebration on the Rhine River in Basel, Switzerland. Of the seven ships, six are Viking Longships – Viking Einar, Viking Sigrun, Viking Sigyn, Viking Tir, Viking Ullur and Viking Vali – which will be deployed on Viking’s most popular…

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