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City going forward with study over possibility of river cruise ship docks




The city of La Crosse is taking big, bold steps in working toward accommodating more visitors by boat. The La Crosse Board of Public Works approved Phase II of a study that looks at constructing cruise ship landings at the Riverside Park waterfront. This next phase includes validation for cruise and steamboat companies, environmental impact surveys, public input, informational meetings, and an assessment of the current infrastructure. (wxow.com)

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Riviera River Cruises Introduces New Walking Excursions




Riviera River Cruises (Logo)Riviera River Cruises has announced its new “Cruise, Walk & Discover” excursions that can be added on to select river cruise departures starting in fall 2019. The new excursions can be added on to three river cruise departures in fall 2019: Medieval Germany, The Blue Danube, and Cruise the Heart of Europe. (travelagentcentral.com)

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Enjoy a FREE tour package worth £200 on any European Brabant sailing in 2020 with Fred. Olsen River Cruises

The 156-guest river cruise boat BrabantThe vibrant cities and charming towns that line some of Europe’s most scenic waterways could be closer than you think, as Fred. Olsen River Cruises offers a FREE tour package on all 2020 itineraries aboard its 156-guest river cruise ship, Brabant, on all bookings made by 13th August 2019 inclusive.

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AmaWaterways Christens New AmaMora River Cruise Ship on the Rhine



The AmaMora (Courtesy AmaWaterways)AmaWaterways has welcomed its 23rd ship, AmaMora, at a riverside ceremony in Lahnstein, Germany, in the heart of the Rhine Gorge. The launch Thursday follows last week’s christening of the line’s largest ship, AmaMagna – which is twice the size of a regular river cruise ship — on the Danube, and the May debut of AmaDouro in Portugal. (cruisecritic.co.uk)

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Budapest Illumination Cruises No Longer a Given on River Sailings



The Danube in BudapestFor years, one of the highlights of Danube River cruises beginning or ending in Budapest was the nightly “illumination cruise” past the Hungarian capital’s landmark buildings. Now, most river cruise lines have quietly eliminated the tours, due to changing regulations from the city’s government. (cruisecritic.co.uk)

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American Cruise Lines’ 2nd Modern Riverboat -American Harmony- Departs Shipyard 23 Days Early for New Orleans




American HarmonyAmerican Cruise Lines’ newest modern riverboat, American Harmony, has successfully passed Seatrials and received its Coast Guard Certification. The 2nd ship in the Line’s groundbreaking series of 5 modern riverboats, just departed from Chesapeake Shipbuilding in Salisbury, MD.

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AmaWaterways Officially Welcomes Revolutionary AmaMagna With Festive Christening Ceremony



AmaWaterways' AmaMagna at Vilshofen an der Donau, Germany (Courtesy AmaWaterways)AmaWaterways has christened its revolutionary new ship, AmaMagna, in Grein, Austria. The festive ceremony, which took place on 11 July, saw guests on board joining AmaWaterways co-founders Rudi Schreiner and Kristin Karst along with Godmother Samantha Brown, respected travel expert and Emmy Award-winning television host, as she officially christened the 23rd ship in the fleet.

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Timeless Holiday Cruises Now Available Aboard American Queen Steamboat Company




American Duchess - American Queen Steamboat CompanyAmerican Queen Steamboat Company (AQSC) announces its 2019 holiday voyages that are now available for booking. With itineraries for Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s aboard the American Queen and American Duchess, two of the most elegant paddlewheel steamboats in the U.S., guests can experience time-honored Southern traditions along the Mississippi River.

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