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.

Pandaw announces Laos plans

Pandaw has announced a new 10-night cruise on the Mekong river in Laos from November 2015. The luxury river expedition company will travel deep into the Laos mountains on…

Taj Mahal Ganges India Uniworld

Uniworld adds Ganges cruises

Luxury river operator Uniworld is to introduce cruises along India’s Ganges river from January 2016. The 12-night itinerary is the company’s first cruise in the country and will be…

Egypt: Ian Warren

Returning to Egypt
by Ian Warren

Last April, GoCruise franchisee Ian Warren debated the safety of Nile cruising. Egypt’s turbulent political situation has resulted in disastrous tourism figures. The situation was so bad that the…

The Danube

River cruise trends 2015

River cruising is booming. Last year 22% more Brits cruised on a European river than in 2012. Given that numbers don’t look like slowing down any time soon we…

Asian waterways: Bangkok

The guide to Asian waterways

River cruising is one of the major success stories of the cruise industry right now. European rivers like the Rhine, Rhone and Seine have soared in popularity in recent…