Uniworld trade

Chris Townson becomes Uniworld boss

Chris Townson, the former managing director of Emerald Waterways and Scenic, has been appointed boss of Uniworld. He will replace Kathryn Beadle, who recently announced her retirement. Ellen Bettridge,…

Uniworld trade

Uniworld’s UK MD Kathryn Beadle to retire

Kathryn Beadle, UK managing director of Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection, is set to retire in November after three years in her position. Beadle, who as previously managing director…

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Uniworld to upgrade Beatrice

Uniworld, the luxury river company, is to give River Beatrice a full renovation, converting it into the SS Beatrice, the line’s fifth river super ship. The renovation will be…


Family fortunes

Anthony Pearce reports on the river cruise lines who are finally following their ocean counterparts and embracing the next generation of customers From white-knuckle water-slides to big-budget theatre productions,…