The fastest growing area of the cruise industry, river cruises are the best way to discover the interior of a country or continent. From Russia’s waterways to the Mississippi or Europe’s ‘hero rivers’ like the Danube and Rhine. The sector is also seeing big growth in Asia with passengers showing huge interest in the Yangtze, Mekong and Irrawaddy rivers.


A-Rosa to launch ship on Douro

A-Rosa will sail the Douro river for the first time in 2019 with a newly constructed ship. The as-yet-unnamed, 126-guest ship will be built in Portugal and christened in…


River cruise: Return of the Nile

Numbers dropped off after political unrest in Egypt, but with travel to the region deemed safe, more lines are adding Nile itineraries, says Katherine Lawrey Following the Arab Spring…


River cruise: The rise of Asia

River cruises are the perfect way to experience Vietnam, Cambodia, Myanmar, China and India in comfort and style. Katherine Lawrey looks at some of the best Acre upon acre…