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.

The Oberoi Philae

Oberoi doubles its Nile fleet

Luxury tour operator Oberoi has launched a new Nile River boat, the Oberoi Philae, in a rare piece of good news for the once popular river cruise destination.  According to Clia…


CroisiEurope to add third paddlewheel ship

CroisiEurope has announced it has placed an order for a third paddlewheel ship as MS Elbe Princesse leaves dry dock in Saint-Nazaire.  The vessel, which will be delivered in 2018,…