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.


AmaWaterways launches 2016 river cruise programme

River cruise line AmaWaterways has launched its 2016 brochure – featuring two new ships, AmaViola and AmaStella. The programme also includes details of 34 wine-themed sailings – double last year’s count –…


Chinese river ship sinks in Yangtze

A 458-passenger ship sailing the Yangtze River in China has sunk, with rescue workers trying to save those trapped inside the capsized vessel. According to reports, the number of…

Sharp Preview brochure: Panorama views on Artistry II

Paul Sharp joins Cosmos Tours

Paul Sharp, the former business development manager for Amawaterways, has joined Cosmos Tours as the company’s new national sales manager. Sharp will be tasked with developing the tour operator’s…