Tauck Announces Details of New Douro Cruises

  WILTON, CT (April 10, 2019) Tauck has revealed details of its three Douro cruises – its first ever on the river  – slated to launch in 2020. Earlier this year the company announced plans to expand to the Douro with three new cruises and a new ship, the ms Andorinha, and in the months since it has been busy finalizing details of those new itineraries. The three new cruises will include the travel industry’s first-ever family …

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Arthur Tauck and the building of the family tourism industry

ABOARD THE MS JOY ON THE DANUBE RIVER IN BAVARIA (Day Two) — The next time your kids get in trouble in school, tell them Arthur Tauck’s story. Arthur Tauchnitz was born to German immigrants in Yonkers at the tail end of the 19th Century.  Fatherless by age 10, he was an indifferent student, often skipped school and after a science experiment gone wrong, he was expelled at age 13, ending his formal education. By age 23, …

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Tauck’s latest European river boat — extra space for families

ABOARD THE MS JOY ON THE DANUBE RIVER IN BAVARIA (Day One) – I love the bathroom! We’ve just boarded the MS Joy, Tauck’s newest ship that was christened in Straubing, Germany last week. The christening ceremony along the Danube River marked the launch of Tauck’s second new ship this year, following the christening of the MS Grace in April. The company has announced Tauck will be doubling its family river cruise departures next year to 20, …

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Tauck announces godmothers for new ms Joy riverboat

With Tauck’s ms Joy set to join its fleet of European riverboats this month, the company has announced that three of its long-time employees will share duties as the new vessel’s godmothers during its christening ceremony in Vienna on June 21. All three of those chosen initially served the company in the role of tour director, or Tauck Director in company parlance, and have since been promoted to managerial positions. The three godmothers for the new ms …

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Tauck christens new ms Grace Riverboat in Maastricht, the Netherlands

In a ceremony replete with the tunes of a marching band, speeches from local dignitaries, and the traditional smashing of champagne, Tauck family members and executives joined with selected partner-suppliers and travel agents to celebrate the christening of the new ms Grace riverboat in Maastricht, the Netherlands yesterday. The launch of the sleek and elegant ms Grace comes as Tauck is more than doubling the size of its European riverboat fleet, from four vessels at the start …

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