AmaWaterways is to launch its biggest ever ship, the AmaMagna, in 2019. The ship will be running Danube cruises.
The vessel, which is twice the width of traditional river ships, will have capacity for 194 guests and offer multiple dining venues including an al fresco glass-enclosed restaurant.
There will also be an open water sports platform and zodiacs.
“As the luxury river cruise market continues to grow, we want to carry on as the leader in industry innovation. While this new double-width concept has been on the table for some time, we believe, given the unique demand that exists, that now is the perfect time to introduce this style of ship,” said Rudi Schreiner, president and co-owner of AmaWaterways. “AmaMagna will provide guests with generous personal space, the freedom of multiple dining choices and exceptional stateroom comfort. Combining this with our award-winning cuisine, noteworthy shore excursions and remarkable onboard service, we feel this ship is a game-changer.”
AmaMagna will have 98 staterooms, most of which will be more than 300 square feet. There will also be four suites and one owners’ suite. Guests will also benefit from a spa and a fitness centre.
“We’ve expanded the options for our guests by incorporating exceptional epicurean adventures, and new wellness offerings. Our guests deserve the very best and we are always thinking about new opportunities that will give them the holiday of a lifetime,” added Schreiner. “Now is the perfect time for us to introduce a new concept of luxurious European river cruising.”