U by Uniworld, the new river cruise brand from Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection and The Travel Corporation, reports that it has launched its second ship, The A. The river cruise ship embarked on its inaugural voyage along the Rhine on April 14.
The A is a 120-passenger river cruise ship that will sail the Rhine, Main and Danube rivers, ﬂowing through the Netherlands and central Europe. While on U’s ship, guests can take part in inclusions, such as mixology classes, silent discos, yoga, wine tastings, farm-to-table dining and more. Onshore, guests can experience cultural excursions, such as an evening tour in a medieval castle; a foodie tour through the Jordaan district of Amsterdam; strolling through Keukenhof’s tulip gardens; and a scenic bike tour and wine tasting at Eberbach Monastery, used as a filming location for “Game of Thrones.”
Onboard dining emphasizes the cuisine of the destinations the ship visits, spotlighting ingredients sourced from local markets.
The ship has four Suites, 26 Balcony Bedrooms, 29 Studio Bedrooms and two Studio Bedrooms with triple occupancy. All accommodations aboard The A have waterfront views, flatscreen TV’s, built-in Bluetooth speakers, USB ports and more. In an effort to support sustainable travel, U offers organic BeeKind amenities in all rooms, uses WhatsApp and email for internal communication with guests, displays menus on screens in the bar and restaurant, and has a Press Reader app for guests to receive news onboard.
Sailings on The A start at $187 per person, per day, with eight-day itineraries offered along the Rhine, Main, and Danube rivers. Itineraries on The A include Rolling on the Rhine, Germany’s Finest, The Danube Flow and two five-day holiday itineraries – Dashing Through The Danube and A Merry Little Christmas Cruise.
U by Uniworld is a new river cruise brand from The Travel Corporation. Originally designed exclusively to appeal to Millennial travelers, shortly before its debut the line announced it would accept bookings from adult guests of all ages, distinguishing itself with a brand that focuses on local, immersive experiences.