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Viking Officially Opens Reservations for New Mississippi River Cruises

Viking Mississippi River Cruises

Viking (www.viking.com) has opened reservations for its new Mississippi River cruises, which will launch in 2022. The company’s first custom vessel, Viking Mississippi, will debut in August 2022 and will sail voyages on the Lower and Upper Mississippi River, between New Orleans and St. Paul. Viking’s arrival will bring modern river cruising to the Mississippi and will represent a major…

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UNESCO Sites a Top Attraction on European Waterways Hotel Barge Cruises

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In a world full of extraordinary natural and man-made wonders, there are just over 1,100 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, voted by a prestigious United Nations cultural body which deemed them to possess “outstanding universal value.” To launch 2020 and the new decade, European Waterways is inviting travelers to experience some of the top UNESCO sites in Europe aboard their fleet…

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AmaWaterways Unveils 2021 River Cruise Collection

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The award-winning luxury river cruise line, AmaWaterways, today announced that its 2021 sailings are now open for reservations, with added rewards for those who book early. Continuing its traditions of innovation and excellence in river cruising, the company will welcome a new state-of-the-art ship, four new exciting itineraries and new pre- and post-cruise land programs in some of Europe’s most…

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European Waterways Adds E-Bike Options to French Hotel Barging Cruises

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In response to the growing popularity of electric bicycles worldwide, European Waterways has added e-bike rentals as an option on most itineraries in France for 2020.  E-bikes supplement the traditional bicycles available on all barges for guests’ use. The company has also upgraded its tailored biking maps to provide more detailed and easier-to-follow route information that includes historical context for…

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Riviera River Cruises Expands Christmas Markets Cruises for 2019

Riviera River Cruises Christmas

Riviera River Cruises has expanded the availability of its popular Christmas markets cruises for December 2019, with 25 departures planned on Europe’s Rhine and Danube rivers. Guests can relax as Riviera River Cruises’ five-star ships navigate these scenic rivers in all their wintry splendor, then visit castles, squares, churches and old towns on guided tours and spend free time shopping…

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AmaMagna Named One of TIME Magazine’s 2019 World’s Greatest Places

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AmaMagna, AmaWaterways’ most innovative ship to date, has joined the coveted roster of TIME magazine’s “World’s Greatest Places.” The 2019 list showcases 100 global destinations that are breaking new ground, leading industry trends and offering visitors an extraordinary experience. At twice the width of traditional European river cruise ships, AmaMagna is the first new build of its kind in the…

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American Harmony Departs New Orleans on Inaugural Mississippi River Cruise

American Harmony

American Harmony, the 2nd modern riverboat in the U.S., departed from New Orleans this past Saturday, August 17th along its inaugural Mississippi River cruise. American’s newest modern riverboat is currently underway at 100% capacity and cruising along the Line’s 8-Day New Orleans Round-Trip itinerary. American Harmony will return to New Orleans this coming Saturday, August 24th when the 1st cruise…

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Experiential Travel Inspires Themed Cruises

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Responding to the ever increasing demand for experiential travel, European Waterways announced that it is now offering a wider range of new themed cruise departures for 2020 that can be booked on a per-cabin basis.  Cruises eligible for cabin bookings include the April 5, 2020 Whisky Trail cruise aboard the Scottish Highlander and the April 26, 2020, Golf Cruise aboard…

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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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