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2018 Price Comparisons: Douro River Cruise Prices

#XperienceTravelTheTaylorWay What’s the cost of cruising on Portugal’s Douro River? In this post, we look at Douro River Cruise Prices by comparing 2018 rates from the major river cruise operators in the region. Scenic Azure on the Douro. © Elliot Gillies A wine lover’s dream, Portugal’s Douro River is steeped in history. The Douro River Valley is recognized as a

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An Interview With Uniworld’s Ellen Bettridge

#XperienceTravelTheTaylorWay Ellen Bettridge clearly is enthusiastic about her new home, as she calls her job. Speaking at a recent Signature Travel Network Owners Meeting in Phoenix, the President and CEO of Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection put her sales skills to work when passionately talking about a company that, like her, has gone through a lot of changes in recent years.

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Scenic Will Sail the Nile in 2018 and 2019

#XperienceTravelTheTaylorWay The ancient wonders of Egypt come into view full on Scenic’s newest trip – an 11-day adventure that combines a five-day Nile sailing with six days exploring many of the sights of this historically and culturally rich region. Whether wandering among the 4,500-year-old pyramids and taking in the evening laser light show, or relaxing on the sun deck of Scenic’s private

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CroisiEurope Unveils Holiday Itineraries

#XperienceTravelTheTaylorWay CroisiEurope is announcing some new additions to their popular Christmas cruises, including the Black Forest, Paris and the South of France. From last year’s holiday cruise aboard CroisiEurope’s Mistral. These itineraries are in addition to existing popular holiday-season itineraries:  A Bountiful Christmas in Alsace and the Black Forest Christmas cruises through Alsace and the Black Forest will now stop at

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Crystal River Cruises Adds More Itineraries to Its 2019 Season

#XperienceTravelTheTaylorWay Crystal River Cruises has released its enhanced schedule of 2019 voyages, with more seven-day options in addition to the traditional 10-, 11-, 14- and 16-day routes. The voyages will embark in March 2019 with a fleet of five luxury river ships, including the “Queen of the Danube,” Crystal Mozart, plus four “Rhine Class” sister ships, Crystal Bach, Crystal Mahler, Crystal Debussy, and Crystal

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A Moveable Feast: Live from the Seine with Tauck

#XperienceTravelTheTaylorWay For the past week, I’ve been cruising France’s Seine River aboard Tauck’s newly-refitted, 98-guest ms Sapphire as part of the line’s Rendezvous on the Seine river cruise tour. After six days of eating great cheeses and downing fine wines and calvados (a regional apple brandy local to this area), there is much to like about both the Seine and

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Uniworld’s New Millennial Cruise Sets Sail in 2018

#XperienceTravelTheTaylorWay U by Uniworld, the new river cruise brand offering travel for 21-45-year-olds, debuted its first ship in Paris, France.  The B set sail on its maiden voyage along the Seine River with top influencers with a combined reach of nearly 10 million, lifestyle media, travel agents and contest winners onboard to get an exclusive “Sneak Peek” of the first-ever river cruise brand

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Emerald Waterways Christens Emerald Liberté in Lyon

#XperienceTravelTheTaylorWay Emerald Waterways held its final christening of 2017 for the Emerald Liberté—the third in the trio of new Star Ships to launch this year. Australian travel industry veteran and long-standing cruise and tour director Maxine Collins took the honors as Godmother during the official ceremony. Photo courtesy of Emerald Waterways “It’s a real honor and a privilege to be Godmother of

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AmaWaterways Announces 2018 Wine Cruises

#XperienceTravelTheTaylorWay AmaWaterways announced its 2018 Wine Cruise lince-up with 50-plus itineraries hosted by North American winemakers, winery owners and expert oenologists. Designed to provide an immersive wine experience, AmaWaterways’ Wine Cruises blend the best of both New and Old World viticulture by offering guests access to some of North America’s top winemakers, and the opportunity to experience the iconic wine regions

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Upcoming Voyage: Emerald Radiance On Portugal’s Douro River

#XperienceTravelTheTaylorWay Our eight-day voyage on Emerald Radiance explores the best of the Douro. On November 3, we’ll arrive in Porto, Portugal for an overnight in this fabulous city before boarding Emerald Radiance. Emerald Waterways’ newest ship will take us along the Douro for eight days. Follow our voyages on River Cruise Advisor, @rivercruiser, Facebook and Instagram. Click. View. Cruise with us.  Emerald Waterways Douro

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