Top Luxury Cruise News: New River Ships and a Focus on the Arctic

With summer travel in full swing, Travel Agent brings you a roundup of top luxury cruise developments.

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Cox & Kings Offers European River Cruise

Cox & King European River Cruise.

Cox & Kings has expanded its offerings with the introduction of river cruise journeys along some of Europe’s most famous waterways. Sailing the Seine, the Rhone, the Volga, the Rhine and the Danube, travelers can experience Europe and explore the cities and historic towns set along their banks.

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Tauck Launches New Riverboat in Germany

Tauck Launches New Riverboat in Germany.

An estimated 20 members of the Tauck family joined company executives and local dignitaries in Bingen am Rhein, Germany on Saturday to christen Tauck’s newest riverboat, the ms Savor. The launch of the ms Savor and the ms Inspire have together increased the company’s river cruising capacity this year by a total of 55 percent. European river cruising continues to be the fastest-growing segment of Tauck’s business. 

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Uniworld Announces Christmas Tours

Uniworld Announces Christmas Tours.

Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection is offering seven all-inclusive holiday cruises along Europe’s Rhine, Main, Danube, and Seine rivers provide the quintessential holiday experience. Each cruise includes the exclusive “Taste of Christmas” program—a special complimentary excursion.

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Into the Arctic

Into the Arctic.

The Arctic Region has up to 24 hours of daylight in summer. In winter, it’s known for its beautiful Northern Lights. The Arctic is a top bucket list destination for some luxury travelers seeking views of tundra landscapes, massive glaciers and polar bears. Recently our sister publication, Luxury Travel Advisor, rounded up the top itineraries and travel tips that you should keep on your clients' radar for this exotic region. 

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Journese Partners With Belmond Afloat in France, Expands Europe Portfolio

Journese Partners With Belmond Afloat in France, Expands Europe Portfolio.

Journese is expanding its European portfolio to include some premier destinations in the South of France and Spain, as well as luxury barging. The expanded collection includes some top resorts, private transfers and customized experiences in Saint Tropez, Nice, Cannes and Marseille in France, and Costa del Sol and Madrid in Spain. 

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