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.

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Uniworld hires new president

Uniworld has announced that Ellen Bettridge is to take over as president and chief executive. She will take over from Guy Young, who is being promoted internally. The announcement…

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Janet Parton joins Cosmos

Janet Parton is to join Cosmos Tours & Cruises as head of sales, overseeing strategy for the tour operator as well as its river cruise company Avalon Waterways.  Parton will be…


InFocus: CroisiEurope

This year, CroisiEurope celebrates 40 years in the business. Founded by Gérard Schmitter in Strasbourg, France in 1976, the line remains 100 per cent family owned and has maintained its reputation…