Recreate The Bachelor Paris Experience with U by Uniworld

u by uniworld

Looking to recreate The Bachelor Paris experience (sans awkward Arie/Lauren date and without Krystal, obviously)?  U by Uniworld, the first-ever river cruise experience designed exclusively for 21-45 year olds, was featured on this week’s episode and is rolling out its “U Get a Rose” package. Now bookable via, the package mirrors some of the best moments experienced in Paris…

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Charter a Small Ship for Family and Friends

Pandaw ship

Pioneering cruise company, Pandaw, is offering families and groups of friends the chance to be master of their own ship on the exotic rivers and coasts of Southeast Asia. Pandaw’s small but powerful shallow-draught ships, allow the cruise company to reach remote areas that other operators cannot and, now, customers can charter their own ship and carve out a bespoke…

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2018 Inaugural Cruise Aboard Brand New Ship American Constitution

American Constitution ship

American Cruise Lines, is pleased to announce that on April 18th, its brand new 2018 ship, American Constitution will make its inaugural cruise on Chesapeake Bay with an all new American Revolution itinerary. Sailing along the historic shores near our Nation’s capital, the new American Revolution itinerary celebrates this gorgeous region steeped in American history. The cruise will further highlight…

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Lindblad Expeditions to Return to Egypt in 2018

Oberoi Philae

Lindblad Expeditions has announced its return to Egypt with a remarkable 13-day journey, Passage Through Egypt.  The epic adventure combines explorations of Cairo and stays at the exclusive Nile Ritz-Carlton and the historic Mena House, with a six-night cruise on the Nile aboard the elegant and intimately-sized, 42-guest Oberoi Philae. From a visit to the Egyptian Museum in Cairo, to…

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New Burma Coastal Voyages on the MY Andaman Explorer

Pandaw Burma Coastal Voyages

Pandaw River Expeditions has announced a new, limited edition, itinerary in Burma’s extraordinary Mergui Archipelago. The move follows the successful launch of Pandaw’s first ocean cruise onboard the MY Andaman Explorer, a classic 1960’s motor yacht acquired in 2016 and, lovingly, refurbished by Pandaw founders, Paul and Roser Strachan. The MY Andaman Explorer began sailing a seven-night ‘Mergui Archipelago’ itinerary…

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Aqua Expeditions Announces Exclusive Departures for 2018 on Amazon & Mekong Rivers

Aqua Mekong

Aqua Expeditions, one of the world’s leading luxury river cruise lines, has announced its 2018 special themed cruises after the extraordinary success of the programs in 2017. Guests will have the exclusive chance of joining company founder and CEO, Francesco Galli Zugaro, consulting chefs Pedro Miguel Schiaffino and David Thompson, and the renowned conservationist, Jean-Michel Cousteau, on its vessels on…

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Two can cruise the Amazon for the price of one

Delfin I Amazon River Cruise

Two people for the price of one can enjoy Amazon Basin cruises on select departures if bookings are made by Jan. 31, 2018, through AdventureSmith Explorations, the small ship cruise experts. Three deluxe riverboats engaged in this early 2018 program promotion offer luxury suite accommodation for three and four night cruises from now through the end of April: the 8-guest…

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Luxury Cruising on the Danube River with AmaWaterways

AmaViola on the Danbe

By Kathy M. Newbern and J.S. Fletcher Having relished extensive ocean cruising the past two decades, in recent years we’ve added several river cruises in the mix, with great delight. Our latest, aboard the 158-passenger AmaViola provided several check-offs on our must-see list: the Danube, Prague, Budapest and one of the newest ships from highly-rated AmaWaterways. “Ama” comes from the…

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CroisiEurope Introduces Extended Loire Itinerary for 2018

CroisiEurope Loire

Europe’s largest river cruise operator, CroisiEurope, is introducing a brand new extended Loire River itinerary for 2018: Chateaux of the Loire Valley. This new 7-day cruise program features their popular Loire cruise combined with a trip to the Châteaux of the Loire Valley and an overnight stay in Paris. Prices for this 7-day program start at $2,417 per person with multiple departures…

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AmaWaterways Takes Top Honors in Several Editorial Awards Programs


AmaWaterways is rounding out its 15th year anniversary celebrations with multiple prestigious editorial awards. Cruise Critic announced its Editors’ Pick Awards, naming AmaWaterways the Best River Cruise Line and Best for Active Cruisers.  In addition to being named Best Overall River Cruise Line and Best Food by Town & Country, AmaWaterways also took the magazine’s top spot in both Onboard…

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