Avalon Waterways Introduces Suite Ship To Myanmar

River cruise operator Avalon Waterways is beginning sailings in Myanmar with the launch of its first ship in the country. Part of an ambitious Southeast Asian expansion, the new Avalon Myanmar is set to cruise the idyllic Irrawaddy River and introduces the Suite Ship concept to the region.   Built by local craftsmen to reflect … Continue reading

Viking River Cruises Plans American Debut

Viking Cruises has revealed plans to operate Mississippi River cruises, announcing its first homeport in the USA and a fleet of new riverboats for a 2017 debut.   The European giant will sail itineraries from New Orleans, with docking facilities located at the Bienville Street Wharf next to the Steamboat Natchez paddle wheel and within … Continue reading

Wildlife Reserves Singapore Opens River Safari

Wildlife Reserves Singapore, the operator of the award-winning Singapore Zoo, Jurong Bird Park and Night Safari, has soft-opened the 12-hectare River Safari. Situated in Singapore’s Mandai district, the latest addition to its portfolio of eco-parks is the first and only river-themed wildlife park in Asia, dedicated to the conservation of river habitats, which are disappearing … Continue reading

Singapore’s New River Safari Opens First Attraction

River Safari, Singapore’s upcoming wildlife attraction, opened its first attraction today with a special preview of the new Giant Panda Forest ahead of the park’s official launch. The Southeast Asian city-state’s Minister in the Prime Minister’s Office Mr. S Iswaran, former President Mr. S R Nathan and Chinese Ambassador Mr. Wei Wei joined invited guests, … Continue reading