AMAWaterways debuts MS AMAKatarina on “Russian Waterways” itinerary

AMAWATERWAYS has announced the newest addition to its  fleet, the 212-passenger MS AMAKatarina. Celebrating its inaugural “Russian Waterways” itinerary from Moscow to St. Petersburg on May 10,  the ship will provide the most luxurious and spacious accommodations on Russia’s famed Volga-Baltic Waterway. Completely redesigned by AMAWATERWAYS and rebuilt starting from the hull, the MS AMAKatarina features outside balconies in 76 of her 106 staterooms, and suites ranging up to 432 sq. ft. in size. “We are very …

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AmaWaterways Travel Gift Registry… A Dream Honeymoon Becomes Reality

There is nothing more romantic than a river cruise… the ambiance of breathtaking countryside, paired with outstanding wines and cuisine, quaint ports and exquisite shore excursions is unmatched, as far as I’m concerned.  These same elements comprise the perfect honeymoon, and AmaWaterways has come up with a brilliant idea; they recently launched a celebration travel gift registry in conjunction with Honeymoonwishes.com. The new (complimentary!) service allows passengers to “register” their AmaWaterways river cruise vacation, so passengers marking …

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AmaWaterways “Triple Crown”

AmaWaterways, the premier river cruise operator in Europe, and one of my personal favorites, is always on the forefront when it comes to travel awards and distinctions.  Earlier this month, however, they truly outdid themselves, receiving three prestigious awards. First, they received the Award Of Excellence from Luxury Travel Advisor.  This “Best Luxury River Cruise Company” was the result of a nomination by a special Advisory Board, and the votes of the readers of Luxury Travel advisor.  …

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AmaWaterways “World’s Largest River Cruise Sale”!

The always wonderful AmaWaterways recently announced the “World’s Largest River Cruise Sale”.  Since they are one of my favorite lines, I absolutely must pass along the information on these spectacular offers: AmaWaterways  is offering a 2 for 1 promotion on select cruises, and has picked some of their very best itineraries: Romantic Danube  (3-nights Prague, 7-night cruise Vilshofen to Budapest); Paris to Amsterdam  (3-nights Paris, 7-night cruise from Trier to Amsterdam); Blue Danube Discovery  (2 nights Budapest …

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About AMA Waterways

Thank you to AMA Waterways for contributing this lovely cruise to one of our lucky readers. In Southeast Asia, AmaWaterways’ spectacular “Vietnam, Cambodia and the Riches of the Mekong” itinerary features a 7-night Mekong River cruise on the beautiful new MS La Marguerite.  The new 124-passenger MS AmaLotus will join La Marguerite in offering Mekong River cruises in the fall of 2011.  AmaWaterways also offers a Provencal sojourn on the romantic Rhone River in France aboard the …

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AMAWaterways November 2010 Wine Cruise

Attention, wine connoisseurs: AMAWATERWAYS has a fantastic new wine-themed cruise slated for November 12, 2010, on the MS Amalegro!  “Vineyards of the Rhine and Mosel” will feature visits to world-famous wineries, off-site dinners hosted by renowned winemakers, onboard lectures plus much more! AMAWATERWAYS President  Rudi Schreiner will host the 7-night cruise, which will travel from Amsterdam to Trier, Germany.  (After the cruise, guests will head to Luxembourg for a city tour of the Grand Duchy, followed by …

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Good News For AMA Waterways Cruise Lovers!

Luxury river cruise line AMAWaterways has recently expanded its fleet to 12 ships! European cruisers can now book sailings on the beautiful new AMABELLA.  This 162-passenger river cruise ship features staterooms with a more square footage than most oceangoing vessels (214, on average) and lavish double balconies. Additional amenities include an exclusive chef’s table restaurant (seating just 24) with dedicated chef, upgraded “infotainment” system, Wi-Fi, a library and swimming pool.  Thinking about traveling with AMA next year? …

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