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.

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…

Sharp Preview brochure: Panorama views on Artistry II

Avalon launches preview brochure

River specialist Avalon Waterways has launched its 2015 preview brochure, which includes details of its new ships: Avalon Tapestry II and Avalon Tranquillity II – to be delivered in…

Asian Waterways: Kalay Pandaw

Pandaw launches new Burma cruises

Pandaw River Expeditions is to introduce two new ships to service its routes in Burma  – the Kalay Pandaw and Kindat Pandaw – which will run itineraries to Mandalay…