River cruise ships are much smaller in size when compared to ocean-going vessels. Elevators are always part of a large ship's structure, but this isn't necessarily true for smaller ships. While … [Read more...] about Are There Elevators on River Cruise Ships?
If there’s one rule in the world of river cruising, it’s that it is never too early to start planning. Avalon Waterways clearly thinks so, too: the line has just begun to preview its 2015 river cruise … [Read more...] about Avalon Waterways Previews 2015 River Cruises
Last week, the annual Cruise 3Sixty convention for press and travel agents was put on in the beautiful city of Vancouver, British Columbia, and river cruising played a big role in both the conferences … [Read more...] about Cruise3Sixty River Cruise Roundup: Avalon Waterways
The river cruise boom continued last week, as Avalon Waterways took delivery of its second new vessel to hit the waters of Europe in as many months. The 166-guest Avalon Expression was christened in … [Read more...] about Avalon Waterways Christens Avalon Expression
We’ve often written about the magical experience of sailing through Europe during winter at the height of the Christmas Market season. These voyages are extremely popular and tend to sell out well in … [Read more...] about River Cruise Spotlight: Avalon’s Christmas Markets Cruise Through Germany
Avalon Waterways marked a major milestone last week as the company christened the newest member of its fleet: the 361-foot long Avalon Artistry II. The line’s fourth Suite Ship was christened during a … [Read more...] about Avalon Waterways Christens Avalon Artistry II