Emerald Waterways’ Gastronomic River Cruise Through Burgundy and Provence Offers Foodies and Oenophiles the Best Way to See France

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    Boston, MA (July 2019) –  The Burgundy and Provence regions of France are considered culinary and wine meccas for travelers worldwide. While river cruises typically offer glimpses of the gastronomic riches here, Emerald Waterways will offer a more in-depth culinary journey in 2020, dedicated to putting guests in the vineyards and farms that make this area so special. The new, eight-day Flavours of Burgundy and Provenceitinerary will sail round trip from Lyon—the gastronomic capital of France—starting …

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Scenic Eclipse Heads to Dry Dock in Preparation for August 15 Launch

  Boston & Vancouver, May 2019 — In late April, Scenic Eclipse was taken undertow to Lenac shipyard in Croatia as part of scheduled dry dock. She will remain in dry dock for approximately 10 days during which time standard works will be conducted including degreasing and high pressure washing of the hull, application of final anti-corrosive coats and final inspection processes before dry dock flooding and return to Uljanik shipyard for final preparations leading to sea …

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Scenic Reveals First Interior Images of Scenic Eclipse’s Submarine – Scenic Neptune

  Boston & Vancouver, May 2019 – Scenic Eclipse, the world’s first Discovery Yacht, unveiled a first look at the technology and interior of its custom-designed Scenic Neptune submarine. Custom built for optimal sightseeing and capable of diving to a depth of 300 meters (980 feet) with seating for up to six guests plus the pilot, the precise and responsive maneuverability of Scenic Neptune will amaze both first-time and experienced divers. Scenic Neptune pilot Remy Izendooren added, …

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Scenic Delivers Next Generation Tailormade App for Exclusive Use by Guests on Their Mobile Device

  Boston, March 2019 – Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours launched the next generation of its very popular and exclusive Tailormade GPS device – moving from its own handheld device to an app that guests can download onto their own Apple- or Android-based smartphone. Utilizing an innovative software solution, Scenic Tailormade gives guests a powerful program on a platform they are already comfortable using – their own phone. Scenic Tailormade was originally launched in 2013 and comprised …

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Building of Scenic Eclipse Begins with Steel Cutting Ceremony at Uljanik Shipyard In Croatia

Scenic marked the official start of production of the world’s first Discovery Yacht, Scenic Eclipse, with a steel cutting ceremony at the Uljanik Shipyard JSC in Pula, Croatia last month. The 228-passenger ultra-luxury mega yacht, designed especially for polar expedition cruising conditions, is scheduled for its maiden voyage in August 2018. “This is a momentous day for Scenic,” said Glen Moroney, Chairman. “To see our vision start to come to life is very exciting and we look forward …

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Another industry first for Scenic – A river cruising travel guarantee

Scenic has been a driver of luxury and guest services in the river cruise industry since it launched its first ship in 2008 – first with outdoor balconies and then all-weather Sun Lounges, first with truly all-inclusive fares, first with butlers and six on-board dining options, etc. So, it should come as no surprise that beginning in 2017, Scenic will be the first to offer a River Cruising Travel Guarantee for every guest – at no charge. …

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Scenic announces world’s first discovery yacht

Scenic has announced the launch of the world’s First Discovery Yacht, the Scenic Eclipse. Three years in planning, Scenic’s recently-established Ocean Cruising Line heralds a new direction for the award-winning luxury travel operator, currently celebrating its 30th anniversary. The Scenic Eclipse will embark on her maiden voyage on August 31, 2018, sailing from Istanbul to Venice, followed by discovery voyages to The Americas; Antarctica; Europe and the Mediterranean; and the Arctic and Norwegian Fjords. The Ultimate in …

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Scenic Opal: A stop in Rudesheim while sailing along the Rhine

ABOARD THE SCENIC OPAL – For the past couple of days we have been traveling in Germany down the meandering Moselle River and have loved how scenic and serene it was. There are vineyards and small villages all along the way and we scarcely saw another river ship. Our pattern of cruising for a half day and touring for a half day has continued and we have really enjoyed this pace. If you are someone who enjoys …

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Scenic Opal: Christening of Scenic’s newest ship

ABOARD THE SCENIC OPAL – Yesterday was quite a busy day in Cochem, Germany, a lovely town on the Moselle River. In the morning we took a walking tour of this picturesque village and visited its main point of interest, the Reichsburg Castle. In the afternoon we attended the christening of this lovely river ship. Christenings are very special days and the weather was sunny and clear for this one. We have attended two previous namings, one …

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Aboard Scenic Opal: Enjoying a truly all inclusive river cruise

ABOARD THE SCENIC OPAL – This is the morning of our third day aboard the brand new Scenic Opal river ship. We boarded as planned on Wednesday, taking the shuttle from the Doubletree Hotel in Amsterdam. It was good that we did because it turned out that our ship was docked 15 minutes from town in a new facility at Coenhaven. The first night was quiet as passengers filtered aboard throughout the afternoon and early evening and …

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