River Cruises

The Many Characteristics of River Cruises

With the demand for river cruises and the number of cruise lines and ships, choosing the right cruise line may be confusing. That’s where we come in.

New river cruise ships and itineraries continue to be introduced to explore nearly every navigable body of water in Europe, North America, South America, Africa, and Asia. Indeed, river cruises are the “hottest trend in travel.”

The onboard enrichment programs enhance the total experience and the face-to-face cultural immersion provides an understanding unparalleled in travel.

The classification of river cruise companies range from mainstream or mass market to premium to luxury. Many of the newer ships can also be categorized more definitively.

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Viking River Cruises
Avalon Waterways
Emerald Waterways                                                                        Riviera River Cruises
Amras (Amadeus)


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AMA Waterways
 Avalon Waterways Suite Ships                                                     CroiseEurope



Crystal River Cruises                                                                                       Tauck
Scenic Cruises
Uniworld Boutique River Cruises



Queen of the West For cruising in the USA:
American Queen Steamboat Company, American Cruise Line, Blount, and Un-Cruise Adventures sail the Mississippi River and tributaries, New England, Inland Waterways, and Columbia and Snake River systems.