Luxury River Cruise Operator Haimark Enters Ocean Cruise Market with MS Saint Laurent

Haimark, the luxury river expedition company based in Denver, Colorado, is expanding into new waters. Started in 2012, its current fleet includes eight all-suite luxury river ships, two of which will set sail for the first time next month and...Read more

AmaWaterways Receives Top Rating In Inaugural Berlitz: River Cruising In Europe Travel Guide

AmaWaterways has been recognized as the only river cruise company based in the U.S. to receive an overall 4-Star Plus rating – the highest level found in the book – in the first edition of the Berlitz: River Cruising In...Read more

Explore Holland and Belgium with Amras Cruises’ Tulip Serenade Excursion

Amras Cruises has unveiled its brand new Silver II river vessel, which will first navigate the waterways of Holland and Belgium when the region transforms into a landscape out of a fairy tale: in the spring, when acres of flowers...Read more

Pandaw River Expeditions Partners With Global Voyages to Increase North American Presence

With a growing fleet of twelve colonial style boutique river ships operating expeditions on three South-East Asian rivers: Burma, on the Irrawaddy and Chindwin Rivers and through Cambodia and Vietnam on the Mekong River, Pandaw intends to build on its long-standing success...Read more

Tauck Named World’s Best River Cruise Line

For the second consecutive year, and for the third time in the last four years, Tauck has been named the “World’s Best River Cruise Line” by the readers of Travel + Leisure magazine. Tauck captured the award by amassing the...Read more

Seabourn Assembles Expedition Team for Antarctica and Patagonia Voyages

Seabourn has assembled a world-class expedition team for its 2014-2015 “Ultimate Antarctica & Patagonia” voyages aboard Seabourn Quest beginning November 2014 to ensure travelers have the ultimate experience on board and on shore during the four 21- to 24-day voyages....Read more

Voyages to Antiquity Enters Into Representation Agreement with GVG

To help boost its North American presence, Voyages to Antiquity is entering into a partnership with Global Voyages Group (GVG), specialists in supporting niche cruise and travel companies with performance enhancing strategic, marketing, sales and distribution and customer services solutions....Read more

Seadream I Kicks Off Summer Season in Northern Europe

SeaDream Yacht Club’s 112-guest SeaDream I entered the Baltic Sea for her summer season, which features voyages showcasing Northern Europe. The itinerary began from Hamburg, Germany on May 31 as the mega-yacht embarked on a journey through the Kiel Canal...Read more

Tauck Announces Godmother of Its Two New Inspiration Class Riverboats

Liz Tauck Walters, a Board Director at her family’s travel company and a granddaughter of company founder Arthur Tauck, Sr., will serve as godmother to the second of Tauck’s two new Inspiration Class riverboats launching in 2014. The new ms...Read more

NACTA Agents Sail to Higher Paying Waters

The National Association of Career Travel Agents (NACTA) says independent travel consultants have been pulling away from mainstream and mid-market cruise lines to mitigate low cruise fares and non-commissionable fees (NCFs) and, instead, selling all inclusive vacations, luxury and river...Read more