When AmaPura launched in 2014 it was done with the style and flair that AmaWaterways has become accustomed to providing. Guests onboard the AmaPura were greeted by a local dance group, who put on a spectacular cultural performance prior to the ship’s departure for Myanmar.
AmaWaterways has a new partner, BackRoads a leader in the active travel market! This new combination will provide the ultimate in both luxury and activity to river cruisers.
Wachau Valley Vineyards – Flickr photo by Jay8085
“In teaming up with AmaWaterways, we are excited to combine our trademark biking, walking and hiking experiences with the luxury of river cruising. With these ship-based adventures, guests will have the opportunity to conveniently explore European cities and countryside on a Backroads trip, with the bonus of only having to unpack once.” said Backroads Founder and President, Tom Hale.
Popular river cruise operator AmaWaterways has always pushed the envelope when it comes to pioneering new destinations. The line was one of the first operators to realize the full potential of sailing along the Mekong River between Vietnam and Cambodia and to aggressively market the Mekong to North Americans alike.
The company also invested heavily in upgrading its ship along Russia’s Volga River, and currently leads the way in South Africa, where the 24-guest Zambezi Queen plies the Chobe as part of a comprehensive land-river-cruisetour.
Next year, Regent Seven Seas is launching what it is calling, “the most luxurious cruise ship ever built.”
It’s a lofty claim, and Regent is doing everything to ensure that the new Seven Seas Explorer lives up to that expectation by creating some of the most stunning interior spaces ever seen aboard a luxury cruise ship – and it all starts with your suite.
This week, I am attending Cruise Shipping Miami, the world’s largest cruise industry event. People from all over the world are here, and what’s buzzing before the conference begins is the strength of the dollar against European currencies.
Winter is a great time to escape the bitter cold and travel to the exotic and warm tropical routes of a world cruise. Even better THIS winter is the perfect time to start planning how you’ll be spending it next year!
Many of our guests tell us a world cruise is their favorite way to spend the winter months.
New to the world cruise idea? Let us break it down for you!
It’s a first for Crystal Cruises: Both of its ships will offer world cruises in 2018. Crystal is calling its offerings “revolutionary.”
Are they? Let’s take a look.
Both world cruises commence in January 2018, with Crystal Symphony departing Cape Town on January 7 and Crystal Serenity departing Los Angeles on January 23. The sailing will mark Crystal Symphony’s first full World Cruise since 2003.