AMA Waterways is an award-winning river cruise line providing fine, all-inclusive river
cruise vacations in Europe, Russia and Southeast Asia. Founded in 2002 by Rudi Schreiner,
Kristin Karst and Jimmy Murphy, the line now leads the industry with its fleet of 6 state-of-
the-art river cruisers on the Danube, Rhine, Main and Mosel.
The “AMA” fleet consists of the MS Amadolce and MS Amalyra (2009); MS Amadante and MS Amacello (2008); MS Amalegro
(2007) and MS Amadagio (2006). The vessels feature an array of amenities and complimentary extras not found elsewhere.
Those features include French balconies ; complimentary high-speed Internet and Wi-Fi; first-run hit Hollywood movies;
complimentary wine, beer and soft drinks with dinner, gourmet dining, complimentary shore excursions, guided bicycle tours
and much more. AMAWATERWAYS also offers destination cruises on the Rhone River in France, the Douro River in Portugal and
the Volga-Baltic Waterway in Russia. In 2011, AMAWATERWAYS will introduce the new MS Amakatarina in Russia.
For passengers who are well traveled, but ever curious, sophisticated but informal, American
Cruise Lines offers experiences to suit their style. Our thirteen distinct itineraries include
visits to the most amazing destinations in the United States from coast to coast. Culturally
enriching shore excursions allow passengers to explore the region in depth. From the most
cosmopolitan cities to remote islands nestled along the shore, passengers get a unique
perspective on the area as they're guided by expert naturalists and historians.
These amazing destinations are intermingled with the pleasure of the small ship cruising experience. With no more than 120
passengers on each of our ships, the cozy intimacy of our cruises is conducive to making new and lasting friendships,
retreating to the library in solitude, or relaxing on the decks and quietly enjoying the spectacular show of nature along the
We’ve been in business for 30 years, but we boast the youngest fleet in the small ship cruising industry, with ships built in
2000-2009. We have also recently acquired the paddle wheeler - Queen of the West. Our staterooms are the most spacious in
small ship cruising – all over 220 square feet in size, and each with large opening picture windows and a private bathroom.
Many even have private verandas. American Cruise Lines’ passengers are accustomed to luxury and a certain level of service,
both of which are in abundant supply onboard our cruises. From the sumptuous meals, to the highly personalized service,
guests are assured that their individual needs and preferences are being addressed throughout the cruise.
Award winning Avalon Waterways ssets the standard in river and small-ship cruising with
the youngest fleet and amazing itineraries throughout Europe. With the industry’s largest
staterooms, resort style amenities, fine dining including complementary wine, beer or soda
with dinner and complimentary soft drinks at lunch, the best shore excursions and
incomparable service by English-speaking crews, Avalon delivers a world-class cruise
experience. Each year award-winning vessels are added, and in 2011 Avalon will add the
industry's first "Suite Ship," the Avalon Panorama. This sleek, contemporary vessel features 64 Panorama Suites showcasing a
full 200-square feet of living space and comes complete with a Wall-to-Wall Panoramic Window that can transform the entire
suite into the category's first Open-Air Balcony. Although one of the youngest river cruise lines in the world, Avalon is quickly
becoming one of the most renowned brands in its category boasting a 98% traveler satisfaction rating as well as the recipient
of multiple industry accolades and awards.
Welcome to Azamara Club Cruises, a boutique cruise line of distinction. It’s a sophisticated
yet relaxed way of traveling that delivers unique destinations. We know every port of call like
we live there, and we share our insider’s knowledge of the best sights, shops and restaurants
to allow our guests to immerse in the destination.
Azamara Club Cruises takes guests to destinations, and creates experiences that are once in a lifetime. See the world through
the local culture with music, dance, art and history, or enjoy a more active trip on extended biking trips, walking, hiking or
golfing. Shopping and dining are musts, of course, and our local experts can prepare the time ashore with insights about the
right flavors and tastes, as well as great knowledge about local artisans and shops.
Not only are we destination experts, we also provide an onboard environment of wellness and vitality with a relaxing and
pampering spa, multiple gourmet dining options, specialty wines from around the globe, and an amazingly social
And to ensure that guests enjoy an exciting, yet worry-free time, Azamara Club Cruises includes a multitude of features:
Bottled water, sodas and specialty coffees and teas. Gratuities for housekeeping and dining staff. Boutique red and white
wines with lunch and dinner. Self-service laundry. Shuttle bus in port when offered. English Butler service in all suites. A host
of highly trained room attendants in the staterooms. Specialty dining is complimentary for suite guests every night, with a
$15 charge for stateroom guests.
With an unmatched combination of quality, value and fun, Carnival Cruise Lines has
become the world’s most popular cruise line, carrying more passengers than any other cruise
operator. From the moment guests board a Carnival “Fun Ship,” they’re treated to a seemingly
endless variety of on-board dining, entertainment and activity options while enjoying friendly
and attentive service that has become the company’s hallmark. With its unique on-board
ambiance, a Carnival vacation is like no other, providing guests the opportunity to create a
lifetime of wonderful memories with friends, families and loved ones.
Celebrity Cruises is designed for discerning cruisers, with modern, sophisticated
environments, impeccable service, enriching and inspiring onboard programs, and world-class
cuisine. The ultimate in premium cruising, Celebrity sails in Alaska, Bermuda, California,
Canada/New England, Europe, the Pacific Coast, Panama Canal, South America, Caribbean and
the Galapagos Islands. Celebrity also offers immersive cruisetour experiences in Alaska, Canada,
Europe and South America. Celebrity’s mega-series of honors include being named the top mega-ship line in Condé Nast
Traveler’s annual Readers’ Choice Awards (November 2009). Celebrity’s fleet currently consists of nine ships. Its $3.7-billion
investment in building five stylish Solstice Class ships between 2008-2012 represents the largest newbuild commitment for a
single brand in industry history.
Love. Laughter. La Dolce Vita. For over 60 years, Costa Cruises has brought its special brand
of Italian warmth and European sophistication to travelers around the world. “Cruising Italian
Style” with Costa is much more than a voyage to a new and exciting destination – it’s an
experience that creates lifetime memories that linger and make guests smile at unexpected
moments. As Europe’s Number One Cruise Line, Costa offers the biggest and best selection of
sailings throughout the Mediterranean and Northern Europe. With Costa, guests can cruise the
tropical splendor of the Caribbean, visit the vivacious destinations of South America, discover
the stunning landscapes of Canada and New England or Northern Europe and the cultural and
historical ports of call in the Mediterranean. They may even experience more exotic destinations such as Dubai, the Indian
Ocean and the Far East. Whether venturing near or far, one constant will remain – Costa’s gracious hospitality and warm,
inviting ambience. A stunning fleet of 15 modern ships offer the best of Italy at sea – including the Costa Allegra, Costa
Atlantica, Costa Classica, Costa Concordia, Costa Deliziosa, Costa Favolosa (set to debut in summer 2011), Costa Fortuna,
Costa Luminosa, Costa Magica, Costa Marina, Costa Mediterranea, Costa Pacifica, Costa Romantica, Costa Serena and Costa
With a winning formula for success, Crystal Cruises consistently ranks among the top luxury
properties in the world. The line, in just 20 years, has won an unprecedented number of top
awards. Grounded in more than a decade of accolades, Crystal has been voted World's Best by
the readers of Travel + Leisure and Condé Nast Traveler more than any other cruise line, hotel
or resort in history. Crystal Cruises has also made the Condé Nast Traveler “Gold List” for 12
consecutive years (1997-2009).
Crystal Symphony and Crystal Serenity feature elegantly appointed staterooms (most with private verandahs), an
unprecedented array of dining options featuring cuisine by world-class restaurateurs Nobu Matsuhisa and Piero Selvaggio,
casual dining in the Trident Bar on designated nights, award-winning entertainment, a lavish Feng Shui-inspired Crystal Spa &
Salon, and extensive exercise and sports facilities with state-of-the-art equipment and instruction including a 360° teak
If travel is meant to be savored, then crossing the oceans should be a majestic experience, not merely a hop across the pond.
For travelers of this persuasion, only one name evokes the pleasures of The New Golden Age of Ocean Travel: Cunard Line.
Proudly continuing the tradition of luxury cruising that began in 1840, Cunard's ships maintain the line's legacy and heritage.
Flagship Queen Mary 2 is the only ship offering regularly scheduled Transatlantic service, Queen Victoria evokes intimate
grandeur and elegance and the new Queen Elizabeth, launched in 2010, pays homage to the first Cunard Queen bearing this
Cunard caters to sophisticated, well-seasoned travelers who enjoy the finer things in life. The
classic liners attract like-minded guests who enjoy the Cunard hallmarks of impeccable White
Star Service, fine dining, sumptuous surroundings, civilized adventure and the legacy of historic
voyages and Transatlantic travel.
Cunard Line is a proud member of the Carnival Corporation, which also includes Carnival Cruise Lines, Holland America Line,
Princess Cruises, Costa Cruises, and Seabourn Cruise Line. These lines appeal to a wide range of lifestyles and budgets, but
share a passion to please each guest, and a commitment to quality and value.
From its inception, Disney Cruise Line was destined to be different. As the first owned and
operated cruise line by the dream makers at Disney, Disney Cruise Line specifically designed its
ships with areas and activities that appeal to the unique vacation needs of every member of
the family. As a result, Disney Cruise Line vacations offer guests an unbelievable cruise
experience not found anywhere else. In addition to offering seven-night cruise vacations to the Caribbean, Disney Cruise Line
offers three and four-night itineraries to the Bahamas and pre or post options which include a stay at the Walt Disney World
Resort. Disney ships also sail the Panama Canal, the Mexican Riviera, Transatlantic Crossings, Europe and for the first time,
Alaska and the Pacific Coast. In 2011, Disney Dream sets sail offering Bahamas cruise vacations.
As the winner of 17 consecutive "Best Overall Cruise Value" awards from the World Ocean and Cruise Liner Society, and
consistently among the highest-rated premium cruise lines year after year in Conde Nast Traveler's "Readers' Choice Awards"
and Travel + Leisure magazine's, "World's Best" awards, Holland America Line is known for gracious and attentive service. Its
ships have one of the highest staff-members-to-guest ratios. Spacious staterooms average 25 percent larger and verandahs
twice as large as those on other lines' ships. Dining choices include formal elegance, intimate specialty dining, casual fare and
complimentary 24-hour room service.
Holland America Line's ongoing Signature of Excellence initiative has invested $525
million in shipboard enhancements including the Culinary Arts Center presented by Food &
Wine magazine "a state-of-the-art onboard show kitchen" where more than 60 celebrated guest
chefs and culinary experts provide cooking demonstrations and classes, Explorations Café
powered by the New York Times, teens-only activity areas, new stateroom amenities including flat-panel TVs and plush-top
Mariner’s Dream Beds.
With the introduction of the 2,104 passenger ms Eurodam in June, 2008, Holland America Line’s fleet grew to 14 ships,
offering nearly 500 cruises from more than 25 home ports. Itineraries range from two to 108 days, visit all seven continents
and all of Travel + Leisure magazine’s "Top 25 Cruise Destinations." A 15th ship, ms Nieuw Amsterdam, joined the fleet in July
Travelers interested in specialty and exploration cruising along the spectacular Norwegian
coast, Greenland, the Arctic's Spitsbergen, Antarctica and Europe should consider a
Norway: Enjoy "The World’s Most Beautiful Voyage." Hurtigruten has navigated the spectacular
west coast of Norway for more than 118 years. Our guests will enjoy 1,250 miles of stunning fjord-filled landscapes with the
opportunity to experience dog sledding, snowmobiling and the elusive Northern Lights in winter or the exquisite Midnight Sun
and the exciting Sea Eagle Safari in summer.
Explorer Cruises: For travelers looking for more of an adventure cruise, we offer once-in-a-lifetime expedition voyages to
Spitsbergen, (the Arctic) Greenland and Antarctica.
The largest Norwegian island in the Svalbard archipelago, Spitsbergen is the last wilderness of Europe, rich in unspoiled
nature and wildlife with glaciers, whales, seals, an abundance of bird life, and rare Arctic flowers.
Greenland: These expeditions bring you to the world's most active glaciers, calving of icebergs and close contact with the
local Inuit population while providing cultural and historic insight through excursions and lectures.
Antarctica: This incredible area of the world offers the most magnificent mountains, fjords, glaciers, icebergs and wildlife
including several species of penguins. Polarcirkle boat landings, expedition guides and lecturers create an intimate learning
experience and are perfect for the well-traveled in search of mind-enriching experiences.
Europe: Hurtigruten offers spring and fall voyages through Western Europe, the Baltic and even the British Isles, offering
cultural immersion at every stop.
Louis Cruises welcomes travelers to the Mediterranean for an unparalleled “Sea of
Memories” experience of enjoyment and discovery…destination-focused itineraries, quality
service and 76 years of tradition. On board our mid-sized cruise ships, travelers will find a
casual and friendly atmosphere, open-hearted hospitality and very attentive service. Louis
Cruises takes extra care to design itineraries throughout the Eastern and Western
Mediterranean that include the best ports in their best seasons allowing ample time to enjoy
their uniquely individual charms. While in port, guests can explore on their own or join one of
the meticulously planned shore excursions for a truly insightful look into each destination.
From the grandeur of Ancient Greece and the legendary Greek Isles to the splendors of Italy…From the sophistication of
France and the lively ambiance of Malta, to the intrigue of Turkey…From the treasures of Spain, to the mysteries of Morocco –
Louis Cruises showcases destinations in an authentically rich way to create a lifetime of enriching memories for travelers...a
Sea of Memories.
The principal aim of Louis Cruises is to always deliver the highest standards in service, safety, comfort and value. With an
optimum size for the Mediterranean, Louis Cruises’ ships are able to enter the smaller island ports with the added flexibility
that affords travelers even more time for exploring at each distinctive port of call. Their crowd-free onboard environment
makes it possible to provide a personal touch for individualized attention to each traveler.
Sailing with MSC Cruises is a truly bella––beautiful––experience. From the refined European
ambiance of our magnificent ships, to our gracious Italian hospitality, complete with Italian
lessons. The moment you step aboard you’ll discover a quiet, comfortable understated elegance
with impeccable décor and white glove cleanliness. Our welcoming atmosphere invites you to
relax in the tranquil MSC Aurea Spa. Savor freshly prepared Mediterranean cuisine featuring
regional Italian specialties. And enjoy outstanding international entertainment night after night.
All this, offered at unsurpassed value from the cruise line where kids can always sail free. Our fleet is the most modern on
the seas and includes spectacular new eco-ships. Guests travel to fascinating destinations on unique itineraries in the
Caribbean, Mediterranean, Northern Europe, South America and -- beginning in Fall 2010 -- Canada/New England, with the
widest variety of departure ports. Undeniably, sailing with MSC Cruises is un bel viaggio––a beautiful voyage––indeed.
NCL Corporation iis an innovative cruise company headquartered in Miami, Florida, with a
fleet of 10 ships. The corporation is the holding company for various subsidiary companies
involved in owning and operating the ships of Norwegian Cruise Line.
NCL is known for its signature Freestyle Cruising. Challenging the conventional model of
cruising, this onboard program is designed to meet the changing needs of today’s cruise
passengers. It offers NCL passengers a more relaxed, resort-style cruise product with complete
flexibility and non-intrusive service of the highest standard. Hallmarks of the innovative onboard program include up to 20
places to eat (from casual to elegant), open seating and extended hours in the main restaurants, “resort-casual” attire each
night, simplified tipping procedures, and a more leisurely disembarkation procedure.
In the summer of 2010, Norwegian Epic joined the fleet, expanding the concept of Freestyle to include entertainment, with
headline acts such as Blue Man Group.
Oceania Cruises is the world’s only upper-premium cruise line and the industry leader in
destination cruising. Offering a unique combination of the finest cuisine at sea, luxurious
accommodations, exceptional personalized service and extraordinary value, the Oceania Cruises
experience will fit varied interests and exceed all expectations. This includes the finest cuisine
at sea, carefully crafted by world-renowned Master Chef Jacques Pépin. Each ship offers the
flexibility of open-seating dining in four unique restaurants and all specialty restaurants are
complimentary. The warm and welcoming country club atmosphere encourages guests to dress
comfortably, suits, tuxedos and gowns are never required. Outstanding personal service is provided by a staff-to-guest ratio
that is among the best in the industry. Oceania Cruises sails to more than 180 ports in Europe, China and the Far East,
Australia, New Zealand, South America, Central America and the Caribbean. Featuring three intimate and elegant 684-guest
ships, Regatta, Insignia and Nautica, the line will introduce the 1,258 guest Marina to its award-winning fleet in 2011.
Paul Gauguin Cruises operates the m/s Paul Gauguin, the renowned, award-winning, 5-star-
plus, luxury cruise ship built specifically to sail the waters of Tahiti, French Polynesia and the
South Pacific. Since its maiden voyage in 1998, the m/s Paul Gauguin has been the longest
continually operating, year-round luxury cruise ship in the South Pacific. No other luxury ship
in history has offered this level of single-destination focus and expertise on a year-round basis
for such an extended period of time.
Paul Gauguin Cruises is committed to providing an unequalled luxury cruise experience uniquely tailored to the unparalleled
wonders of Tahiti, French Polynesia and the South Pacific. Our numerous World's Best awards demonstrate our dedication to
guest satisfaction, excellence, quality and value.
Pearl Seas Cruises offers discerning travelers a luxurious cruising experience aboard new
fleet of intimate cruise ships designed for world service. These new ships carry a maximum of
210 passengers each, enabling the crew to provide the highest level of service. The first ship set
sail in 2011 cruising the Canadian Maritimes, New England and the Caribbean.
Pearl Seas Cruises’ ships have been designed with innovative, modern luxury in mind and offer state of the art technologies
and amenities. The ships feature a spa, a spacious dining salon to seat all passengers at one time with surrounding windows
for panoramic views, several lounges, a well-stocked library, three spacious observation decks and elevators serving all
decks. The ships are fully stabilized, and meet the newest and most stringent safety and environmental standards.
The generously sized suites (302-580 square feet) all feature private balconies with large opening picture windows offering
spectacular views. Every suite is appointed with a flat-screen satellite television, DVD player, individual climate control,
Internet access and many other modern conveniences and amenities. The atmosphere is relaxing and inviting, much like that
of a fine private club.
Princess Cruises, one of the best-known names in North American cruising, is a global cruise
and tour company. It operates a fleet of 17 ships on 115 different itineraries traveling to more
than 350 destinations around the globe.
Princess itineraries span the globe, with cruises ranging from seven to 107 days in length.
Destinations include the Caribbean, Alaska, Europe, Panama Canal, Mexico, South Pacific, South America, Hawaii/Tahiti, Asia,
India, Africa, Canada/New England, Antarctica and World Cruises. Princess is one of the leaders in Alaska Cruisetour
vacations, and owns five riverside wilderness lodges, plus a fleet of railcars and luxury motorcoaches, which take passengers
through the heart of the 49th state. Princess additionally operates cruisetours in China, Australia, Africa, India, Europe, the
Canadian Rockies and the eastern United States.
Exotic and provactive destinations in and of themselves, Seven Seas Voyager, Seven Seas
Mariner and Seven Seas Navigator are expressions of nautical perfection, personifications of
elegance and grace. The accommodations are all suites, 97% boasting private balconies. Being
mid-size, with space for only 490 or 700 pampered guests, Regent ships offer ideal settings for
impeccable personalized service, remarkable dining, and generous included amenities. These
are only a few advantages of sailing our six-star mid-size ships, where almost everything
imaginable is included in the value-packed cruise fare. Guests will also enjoy new enhancements to our onboard lifestyle
such as our elegant casual dress and the famed Canyon Ranch SpaClub.
Royal Caribbean International is a leading, innovative cruise vacation company. Our
guests are active travelers who are looking for new experiences, a wide array of choices for
the whole family, and a great vacation value. From activities onboard our ships like rock
climbing, surfing and ice skating to shoreside adventures like glacier trekking and exploring
Mayan ruins, we provide an experience that lets our guests see and do more than they ever imagined in places all over the
globe. Our brand is distinguished by our Gold Anchor Service, energizing onboard and shoreside adventures, the most
amazing and innovative ships, and remarkable destinations all over the world. Whether it's a 3-night getaway, a longer 14-
night vacation, or something in between, Royal Caribbean provides an amazing vacation experience.
The Yachts of Seabourn provide the ultimate in ultra-luxury yachting vacations to the most
desirable destinations on earth. The intimate all-suite Seabourn Pride, Spirit and Legend each
carry a maximum of 208 guests and nearly the same number of skilled and dedicated staff,
providing a level of personalized service that is unmatched in the industry. The 450 guest
Seabourn Odyssey debuted in 2009 and has been hailed as “quite simply a game-changer for the
luxury segment.” Her sister ship, Seabourn Sojourn, debuted in 2010 and Seabourn Quest will sail in 2011. All
accommodations are ocean-view suites, many with balconies. Suites have a stocked bar, marble or granite bath and in-suite
entertainment. Superb cuisine created by celebrity chef Charlie Palmer is served in an open-seating restaurant or at more
casual alternative venues. Guests may enjoy dinner served in their suites or on their verandas. Relax in The Spa at Seabourn.
Myriad included Signature Delights add value for all guests: complimentary wines and spirits; free Massage Moments on deck;
Dress Circle enrichment speakers; Movies Under the Stars; water sports from a unique, fold-out Marina and Pure Pampering
therapeutic bathing experiences from Molton Brown, London. Because our intimate yachts carry fewer guests and go where
many larger ships cannot, Seabourn delivers privileged in-depth experiences of each destination to our guests. Optional
Signature Series and Adventure Collection shore excursions provide a virtual backstage pass to the world. Seabourn's Personal
Shopper excursions whisk guests away in a luxury car accompanied by a local expert shopping guide.
SeaDream Yacht Club is a family owned company that offers a sense of style and comfort
that is obvious from the minute the Captain welcomes you aboard. With a maximum of 56
couples and an award-winning crew of 95, you can expect to feel as if you were in fact on your
own private yacht.
SeaDream's twin mega-yachts, SeaDream I and SeaDream II offer five to fourteen day Caribbean
and Mediterranean yachting voyages. The elegant twins call on smaller, more intimate yachting
ports and often feature overnight stays to enjoy the nightlife just as you would on your own
SeaDream is highly inclusive. Your tariff includes open bar with select premium spirits, award
winning gourmet cuisine and service, gratuities, Water Sports from the yacht's marina, mountain bikes and more -- play a
round of golf from 30 famous courses in our Golf Simulator.
Relax during the day or night on the specially designed Balinese Dream Beds, offering unobstructed views of the sea. Enjoy
your favorite cocktail in the Top Of The Yacht Bar while enjoying 360-degree views. Indulge your senses at the SeaDream Spa,
member of the Thai Spa Association and the only one of its kind at sea.
SeaDream offers guests well appointed all ocean view staterooms. Select from the finest Belgian linens, down duvets and
pillows. Enjoy the marble lined bathroom with multi jet shower massage and Bvlgari® bath amenities.
Experience an intimate, friendly, relaxing and romantic yachting experience. Remember "It's Yachting not Cruising!"
Silversea is a cruise company reflecting generations of maritime and travel experience. In the
early 1990s, the Lefebvre family of Rome, former owners of Sitmar Cruises, conceived and
organized a unique cruise company pledging to build and operate the highest-quality ships in the
ultra-luxury segment. The name “Silversea” was chosen because it connotes quality and luxury
as well as capturing the romance and special sensations of the sea.
Silversea’s fleet was purpose-built for the ultra-luxury market, establishing a new class of smaller, intimate vessels that could
slip into more exotic ports off the beaten path. The company’s elite vessels are specifically designed for fewer guests, more
space and the highest levels of personalized service, delivered by Italian officers and European staff. All oceanview suites,
most with private balcony, and open-seating dining options so guests dine when, where and with whom they desire, add to
the very special ambiance created onboard. Silversea ships also incorporate the favorite amenities found on larger ships,
such elaborate show lounges featuring nightly entertainment, casinos, a spa and state-of-the-art fitness facilities.
As an innovator in the ultra-luxury segment, Silversea is the favorite among modern affluent travelers with its all-inclusive
pricing and unmatched onboard product enhanced by partnerships with the world’s most respected luxury brands – Bvlgari,
Ferragamo, Davidoff and Relais & Châteaux. Today, Silversea is recognized as the defining elite luxury experience and is
regularly lauded by leading consumer and trade publications.
Uniworld currently offers over 500 departures, sailing on 9 rivers in 16 countries throughout
Europe, Egypt, and China. Los Angeles-based Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection, the
premier river cruise company, is recognized in: Travel + Leisure’s World’s Best Top Small Ship
Cruise Lines; Condé Nast Traveler's prestigious Gold List and their Readers’ Poll for Top 50 Small
Ships, and their Readers’ Choice Awards for World's Top Small Ship Cruise Lines; Cruise Critic’s
Editors’ Pick for Best River Cruise Line and Best New River Ship for the River Beatrice; Zagat’s ranked in the category of Top
Cabins and Top Dining, and is the only river cruise line represented in their cruise survey with the best of the best in the
cruise industry. Uniworld features elegant, boutique hotel-style cruise ships designed for the experienced traveler, with an
average capacity of 134 guests, expertly planned itineraries with custom-blended, included shore excursions, world-class
cuisine, and award-winning hospitality from an all-English speaking staff with a ratio of one staff member to every three
guests. The company offers over 500 departures on 35 itineraries sailing on 9 rivers in 16 countries throughout Europe,
Russia, Egypt, and China.
Windstar Cruises operates three sailing yachts known for their pampering without pretense
and their ability to visit the hidden harbors and secluded coves of the world’s most treasured
In the spirit of casual elegance, guests may dine with whom they please as there is no assigned
seating. Five-star cuisine is served in The Restaurant on all three ships, alternative restaurant
Degrees on Wind Surf as well as in Windstar’s new alfresco dining venues—poolside grill Candles
on all three ships and seafood bar Le Marché on Wind Surf. Breakfast and lunch is served in the
sunny Veranda on all three ships.
In keeping with its exacting standards of excellence Windstar recently added new luxury amenities and enhancements on
board all three ships. The ships feature deluxe ocean-view staterooms and suites equipped with Apple iPod Nanos and Bose
SoundDock speakers, flatscreen televisions, wireless Internet, cell phone service, luxury linens and mattresses, L’Occitane
amenities, waffle-weave robes and slippers. For the ultimate in relaxation, Windstar has partnered with The OnboardSpa
Company for decadent, certified organic O SPA London spa and salon services in WindSpa.
Water sports enthusiasts will appreciate Windstar’s complimentary waterskiing, windsurfing, sailing, ski-tubing and kayaking
from each ship’s aft deck. Scuba diving is also available in certain ports for an additional charge.
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