Introducing the next generation of river cruisingFor the first time in six years, a new river cruise company is taking to Europe’s rivers. In 2014, Emerald Waterways is making its debut and you’re invited to be among the very first guests to experience the next generation of European river cruising.
When it comes to exploring Europe, there’s nothing average about our itineraries. Our carefully crafted cruises range from 8 to 15 days, and take you to many of the most fantastic villages, towns and cities lining Europe’s Danube and Rhine rivers. And because we want you to fully appreciate the places you visit, we also include special experiences that uncover more than just the usual tourist attractions.
Launching a new fleet of custom-built Star Ships gave us a blank canvas to create a completely new design, and introduce an array of spectacular innovations you wouldn’t expect on a river cruise ship. To begin with, our ships boast an onboard heated swimming pool with retractable roof, which in the evening, transforms into a cinema.
And as an alternative to our main restaurant, Reflections, we offer alfresco dining on The Terrace at breakfast and lunch. Each of our ships offer a great range of cabins for you to choose from, including the Emerald Panorama Balcony Suite – a completely new type of cabin, designed by us. To replace the run-of-the-mill French Balcony that is commonplace on river cruise ships, we created a new kind of indoor balcony, complete with a decked area and our ingenious open-air system. With the touch of a button, the upper half of the cabin’s floor-to-ceiling window drops down to let in fresh air and provide full panoramic views of the landscape.
Uncompromising quality, fantastic valueWith Emerald Waterways, you’ll enjoy the unique combination of a deluxe European river cruise experience and incredible value for money. As well as including all your meals, onshore excursions, a special selection of EmeraldPLUS experiences, travel and transfers in the price of your vacation, we also take care of all tipping – saving you up to $675 per couple. Plus, on average our staterooms and suites are larger, yet less expensive than most other operators’.
Built with experienceAs part of the Scenic Tours Group, we benefit from the expertise of the world’s leading luxury river cruise operator. This means that when you book your vacation with Emerald Waterways, you can rest assured that we have the knowledge and experience to create the most amazing river cruises in Europe, designed to ensure you take home wonderful memories.
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