Uniworld Boutique River Cruises Partners With Elisabeth Von Trapp in 2015

Uniworld's River Beatrice has won numerous awards and accolades from guests and media alike. Photo courtesy of Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection

Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection will once again partner with Elisabeth von Trapp – granddaughter of Maria and Baron von Trapp, whose story inspired The Sound of Music – in 2015 for a variety of special music-themed river cruises. Designed to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the 1965 movie, The Sound of Music, Uniworld guests […]

Cruises on the Danube River

Viking Idun in Budapest, Hungary

The Danube River is one of the most popular rivers to cruise in Europe. You’ll find itineraries that sail between Passau, Germany and the Black Sea and packages that range in length from 5 to 23 days. Cruises on the Danube River are often combined with other waterways, such as the Main-Danube Canal, the Main River, […]

12 Things To Like About The New AmaPrima

The New AmaPrima Arrives

After a much-welcomed thunderstorm last night, we stepped off AmaPrima this morning in Vilshofen, Germany, ending five days on board AmaWaterways‘ newest vessel and temperatures in Austria and Germany that were often above 90F. The storm started as we were enjoying a gala dinner in Erlebnis, AmaPrima’s gourmet restaurant, situated aft and featuring gourmet cuisine, […]

Continuing Our AmaWaterways Reviews: Introducing The New AmaPrima

Pushing Water AmaPrima

As part of our continuing series of AmaWaterways reviews for River Cruise Advisor, I’m in Vienna, Austria, to experience innovations on the newly-launched AmaPrima — including a heated swimming pool with swim-up bar and an aft-facing specialty restaurant. The views should be spectacular as we cruise along the Danube river through the middle of next week. On Tuesday, I’ll […]

River Cruise Trends

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A mere 12 months ago, you could describe the entire river cruise industry as being “hot” and getting hotter. After all, more new vessels were coming on-line than at any other point in history, and that explosive increase in capacity was largely fueled by increased demand from guests. This year though, river cruising isn’t merely […]