Avalon Waterways Christens Newest “Suite Ship”

River cruise line Avalon Waterways has launched its newest vessel on the banks of the River Danube. The 166-guest Avalon Illumination is the eighth in the line’s series of Panorama suite ships and was christened by Australian model and television presenter Deborah Hutton with the traditional smashing of a bottle of Viennese Schlumberger against the … Continue reading

AmaWaterways Adds New Ship

Award-winning river cruise line AmaWaterways christened its newest ship in Vilshofen, Germany today. In a ceremony filled with local Bavarian flavour, the new ms AmaPrima was christened by her honorary godmother, Valerie Wilson, who broke a bottle of champagne against the hull and doves released into the sky.   Wilson, who is the founder, chairman … Continue reading

Avalon Waterways, AmaWaterways Add New Ships

As river cruising continues to gain popularity with travellers, operators are introducing new vessels plying European rivers. Avalon Waterways launched the 166-passenger Avalon Vista and the 128-passenger Avalon Visionary, while AmaWaterways christens the new AmaCerto today.   2 More Suite Ships for Avalon Waterways Named at a dual ceremony in the Netherlands, the Avalon Vista and Avalon Visionary … Continue reading

New Park Inns Open In Krakow And Prague

The Rezidor Hotel Group has expanded the Park Inn portfolio in Europe, with the opening of the 152-room Park Inn Krakow and the 210-room Park Inn Prague.   Park Inn Krakow Located in the heart of Krakow’s city centre and within walking distance to the Old Town and Jewish district of Kazimierz, the Park Inn … Continue reading