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AMAWATERWAYS ANNOUNCES NEW 2023 DATE FOR POPULAR LATIN TOUCH SAILING

- (Jun. 1, 2022) -

AmaKristina October 26, 2023 Sailing will Feature Bilingual Cruise Managers, Daily Tours with Spanish-speaking Guides and Other Distinctive Elements


CALABASAS, CA – (June 1, 2022) – Based on the success of its previous sailings with a Latin touch and growing interest from the Hispanic market, AmaWaterways today announced its October 26, 2023 Colors of Provence sailing aboard AmaKristina will cater exclusively to the Spanish-speaking market. The special 7-night itinerary cruising France’s scenic Rhône River from Lyon to Avignon will be hosted by a bilingual Cruise Manager, who will deliver briefings in English and Spanish. Additionally, the sailing will feature a daily tour with a Spanish-speaking guide, daily cruise programs in Spanish, Spanish menus for breakfast, lunch and dinner, and two evenings of Latin-inspired music to accompany the cruise’s other onboard entertainment.


“We want to ensure all our guests feel right at home and provide the most exceptional and memorable river cruise experience possible, always with tailored and personalized touches. Our Latin touch sailing is the perfect example of this, and we are excited to once again be able to offer this opportunity to our Spanish-speaking guests,” said Kristin Karst, executive vice president and co-founder of AmaWaterways. “With a focus on excellent cuisine, immersive tours and personalized service for less than 150 guests on board, river cruising with AmaWaterways continues to capture the hearts of affluent travelers from around the world.”


The elegant AmaKristina boasts spacious staterooms with AmaWaterways’ signature twin balconies, a Sun Deck walking track, a swim-up bar, a sunny Main Lounge and a complimentary fleet of bikes. Sister ship to the award-winning AmaLea and AmaSiena, the 156-passenger AmaKristina will delight Latin American travelers as they embark for their journey from Lyon, the gastronomic capital of France to Avignon, the heart of Provence.


During this special sailing, guests will experience the high level of luxury for which AmaWaterways is known – including spacious staterooms, a wide variety of included tours, regionally inspired cuisine, award-winning service and amenities like the Wellness Program, which includes four expertly guided fitness classes per day. Guests will enjoy complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the ships and Entertainment on Demand system in each stateroom with the latest movies, a music library and more. Included in their cruise fare, guests on board can experience The Chef’s Table specialty restaurant – an intimate dining experience with an exquisite, multi-course tasting menu. Complimentary wine, beer and soft drinks are available with lunch and dinner, sparkling wine with breakfast, complimentary bottled water is provided daily in all staterooms and guests will also enjoy a daily Sip & Sail complimentary cocktail hour.


“This is a totally different experience to other ocean cruises that you may have taken; it’s more exclusive and suited to the more demanding passengers. The best part about AmaWaterways experience is that you have basically everything included: all your land excursions, all your meals plus wine and beer with the meals and pre-dinner cocktail hour,” said Jose Falcón, theme travel producer and recent guest on board AmaSiena. “Thanks to my friends at AmaWaterways, river cruising is the best way to travel in luxury and visit towns and cities that you would never have thought possible to visit!”


For full details, or to book an AmaWaterways’ sailing with a Latin touch for a client, email Jennifer@amawaterways.com or Jazmin@amawaterways.com or call 1.800.626.0126 x1489 or 818-436-9878. Follow AmaWaterways on Facebook at Facebook.com/AmaWaterways, Instagram @AmaWaterways, Twitter @AmaWaterways, and and YouTube at YouTube.com/AmaWaterways.


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About AmaWaterways

Family-owned and operated for almost 20 years, AmaWaterways offers unparalleled river cruise experiences with 26 custom-designed ships sailing Europe’s Danube, Douro, Rhine, Moselle, Main, Rhône, Saône, Seine, Garonne and Dordogne Rivers, and Dutch and Belgian Waterways; Southeast Asia’s Mekong River; Africa’s Chobe River; Egypt’s Nile River and Colombia’s Magdalena River (2024). Co-founded and led by pioneering river cruise executives Rudi Schreiner and Kristin Karst, the company is renowned for its extraordinarily warm and welcoming crew; innovative and sustainable ship design; its wellness activities including a wide choice of included small group shore excursions featuring biking and hiking options; and its award-winning, locally sourced cuisine with complimentary fine wine. Modern, spacious and tastefully decorated, most ships welcome an average of just 150 guests and feature onboard amenities such as a stunning Main Lounge, specialty Chef’s Table restaurant, hair and massage salons, a Sun Deck walking track with heated outdoor swimming pools with swim-up bars. AmaWaterways leads the river cruise industry in innovation highlighted with the launch of the revolutionary AmaMagna, and the introduction of the history-making Seven River Journey itineraries. The company also offers a variety of themed sailings and brand relationships, with sailings geared towards active travelers and families as well as group and charter options.

With the highest-rated ships in Europe according to the third edition of Berlitz: River Cruising in Europe & the USA, AmaWaterways has received countless honors and accolades including Travel + Leisure’s 2020 World’s Best Award for “Best River Cruise Line” and Departures’ 2020 Legend Award for “Best Luxury Cruising Experiences This Year.” In addition, 20 ships in AmaWaterways’ European fleet have received the prestigious Green Award certification for industry-leading safety, quality and environmental performance.


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