China’s Yichang Transportation Co. is to jointly develop a 100% electric-powered river sightseeing vessel with China Yangtze Power Co., Ltd. The total investment for this newbuilding project is around RMB90m ($13m).
U River Cruises — formerly U by Uniworld — detailed three new itineraries in 2020 and the return of The B after its 2019 Seine River program was canceled.
232,300 British and Irish passengers took a river cruise last year, according to CLIA UK &Ireland’s latest river cruise report, an increase of 10.4% from 2017.
The Ukrainian master of the Swiss-registered Viking Sigyn, involved in a deadly collision with a tour boat in Budapest on May 29, is also under investigation in connection with the collision of Viking Idun and a Maltese tanker on the Scheldt in April.
American Cruise Lines' newbuild, American Harmony, moved under its own power to Chesapeake Shipbuilding's outfitting pier at 5 this morning.
Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection canceled six River Countess sailings after the vessel was struck by MSC Opera while alongside in Venice on Sunday.
It's official: Mystic Invest has closed on a €250m equity investment from Certares Holdings, a global travel, tourism and hospitality investment firm. An equity partner for the fast-growing Portuguese company had been anticipated.
Calls for banning cruise ships from the Giudecca Canal were renewed after an MSC Cruises ship lost control when docking at Venice Passenger Terminal Sunday morning, striking the pier and ramming Uniworld Boutique River Cruises' River Countess.
Riviera River Cruises added three new solo traveler itineraries in France, Germany and the Netherlands next year, and announced 2020 departure dates for four existing solo itineraries.