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Viking Announces New Offerings For River Cruises In 2019

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Viking® (www.vikingcruises.com) has added two new itineraries and a variety of new pre- and post-cruise extensions to its river cruise offerings for 2019. Debuting in March 2019, the new 10-day Holland & Belgium itinerary will sail between Amsterdam and Antwerp, allowing guests to explore the inland waterways of the Low Countries and visit new ports of call for Viking: Rotterdam,…

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European Waterways Announces $500,000 Fleetwide Upgrades

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European Waterways announced that it is investing more than $500,000 toward a fleetwide upgrade program that will see cabin redesigns, upgraded on-board amenities and modernized bathrooms on numerous vessels to provide a more comfortable and immersive hotel barge cruising experience. According to Derek Banks, managing director for European Waterways, the company’s ongoing collaboration with Britain’s Marion Falchi Interiors, which specializes…

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Barge Cruises Celebrate 500 Years of French Renaissance in 2019

French Renaissance barge cruise

European Waterways is inviting guests to celebrate “500 years of Renaissance Heritage” in France in 2019 with hotel barge cruises in the Loire Valley, a region that was at the epicenter of “one of the greatest artistic movements of European History.”  Exclusive departures on the company’s six-passenger Nymphea hotel barge, which cruises through the Loire Valley on the Cher River,…

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New Wine Cruises in Italy Aboard Hotel Barge at 10% Off

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Italy is a major exporter of wine, with aheritage dating back more than 2,000 years to Roman times. It is the perfectsetting for European Waterways’ new wine appreciation cruises for 2019 on La Bella Vita, the20-passenger hotel barge that navigates the Venetian Lagoon and waterways ofthe Po Valley, a region that is home to some of Italy’s best wines. European Waterways…

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American Harmony, 2nd Modern Riverboat Launched 4 Weeks Ahead of Schedule

American Harmony

American Cruise Lines has successfully launched its second new modern riverboat American Harmony at Chesapeake Shipbuilding in Salisbury, MD, on Saturday, November 17th. American Harmony is the 2nd modern riverboat in the U.S. and the 2nd of 5 planned ships in American’s revolutionary new series. The 1st ship in the series, American Song, began cruising a sold out inaugural season…

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30% Off Black Friday Special on European Barge Cruises

European Barge Cruises

European Waterways announced a limited time Black Friday special of 30% off on select 6-night all-inclusive hotel barge cruises in Europe for spring 2019. The promotion represents savings of up $17,850 and charters as low as $24,150 during one of Europe’s most picturesque times of the year, when the countryside begins to burst into bloom. The savings are good on…

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European Waterways Offers 10% Off ‘Nature and Wildlife’ Hotel Barge Cruises

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European Waterways is helping travelers “get back to nature” for spring 2019 with 10% off cabins and charters on select hotel barge cruises that take guests through the “deep countryside” of Europe. Navigating the picturesque canals, the vessels meander through the less populated regions of the country, providing an ideal platform from which to view the rituals of spring, when…

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AmaWaterways Voted Top River Cruise Line by AAA and CAA Clubs

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AmaWaterways has been named 2018 River Cruise Company of the Year by the American Automobile Association (AAA) during the annual AAA Travel Conference held October 21-23, 2018 in Phoenix, Arizona. In addition, AmaWaterways earned AAA’s Best Marketing Award in the overall cruise category. In a separate event held earlier in October in Winnipeg, Manitoba the Canadian Automobile Association (CAA) also…

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First Modern Riverboat in the U.S. Concludes Inaugural Cruise on Mississippi

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Brand new riverboat, American Song, arrived to a warm Southern welcome in Memphis on Friday, October 12th after a week’s long inaugural cruise up the Mississippi from New Orleans, stopping at Oak Alley, Baton Rouge, St. Francisville, Natchez, and Vicksburg. Guests were buzzing with excitement as they came ashore at the Beale Street Landing, having enjoyed a marvelous time along…

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