Posts Tagged ‘Tauck’

Ponant and Tauck Present Le Soleal in New York

Friday, October 6th, 2017

Le Soleal of Ponant Yacht Cruises and Expeditions made her maiden arrival in New York on Oct. 4 and 5 and Ponant and Tauck used the opportunity to present the ship and their sailing and tour programs going forward. (

Tauck Now Taking Reservations for 2020 Oberammergau Land Tours and River Cruises

Friday, September 22nd, 2017

Three years before the curtain rises on Oberammergau’s 2020 Passion Play, and two years after beginning preparations for this once-every-decade spectacle, Tauck has begun taking reservations on several 2020 itineraries that will feature Passion Play performances in the small Bavarian town. (more…)

Holiday Tours By Land and River With Tauck

Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017

Tauck will be setting sail this holiday season along the Rhine and Danube, visiting some of the most popular Christmas markets. The luxury tour operator is offering two separate eight-day river cruises this year. Stops along the way include Nürnberg, Vienna, Strasbourg, Aachen, and more. (

BBC Earth Presenters to Join Selected Tauck Expedition Sailings Next Year

Thursday, August 10th, 2017

Tauck will host BBC Earth presenters on select sailings next year as part of its ongoing partnership with the nature documentary makers. BBC Earth presenters will join certain departures to Antarctica in January, as well as select sailings throughout the year including to the Galapagos and Costa Rica, revealed Tauck President Jennifer Tombaugh. (

Tauck Adds New Small Ship Excursions in Sicily, Venice for 2018

Friday, June 16th, 2017

The sailing yacht Le Ponant (Ponant Cruises)Tauck Small Ship Cruising is setting sail with four distinct Europe itineraries in 2018 as part of Tauck’s global portfolio of 17 small ship cruises. (

Scott Peters Named Tauck’s Small Ship Cruising Specialist

Thursday, May 4th, 2017

The 50-cabin Santa Cruz IIWith Tauck’s recent announcement to double its small ship maritime cruising capacity over the next year, the company has appointed a new Small Ship Cruising Specialist. (

Tauck Announces 2018 River Cruise Plans with New Itineraries, Shore Excursion Enhancements and Reconfigured Ships

Thursday, May 4th, 2017

The Treasures - TauckTauck, the 92-year-old leader in upscale guided travel, has announced its European river cruising plans for 2018, and the coming year will see the launch of two all-new cruise itineraries, the debut of two radically redesigned ships, and added enhancements to the shore excursions featured fleet-wide. (more…)

Tauck’s MS Sapphire Returns to Service After Renovations

Monday, April 10th, 2017

 Swiss Sapphire in Maastricht - TauckTauck officially welcomed the MS Sapphire back into its riverboat fleet in Paris, France, following a massive renovation of the ship’s interior spaces. The Sapphire is the first of Tauck’s four 110-meter ships to complete the transformation process. (

Tauck Doubles Small Ship Cruising Capacity, Expands Partnership with Ponant

Wednesday, March 15th, 2017

The Ponant Explorer new class ship  (Artist impression)Tauck will double its small ship cruising capacity over the next four years through an expansion of its relationship with luxury expedition cruise line Ponant. As part of the expansion, Tauck is also adding new itineraries to its catalog of small ship cruises, including a new Cuba itinerary. (

Tauck’s “Take off with Tauck” Program on Flights to Europe Returns for 2017

Tuesday, January 17th, 2017

The 130 passenger SavorTauck has announced that it is again offering its Take Off with Tauck special air pricing on Economy, Premium Economy and Business airfares to Europe. The program, which runs from now through February 28, 2017, simplifies airfares to Europe by offering a hassle-free, three-tiered pricing model with no taxes, hidden fees or surcharges. (more…)

Tauck Releases New River Cruise Sales Materials for Travel Agents

Friday, September 30th, 2016

The 130 passenger SavorTauck has announced a new lineup of support for travel agents, including new river cruise sales materials and enhancements to its Agent Rewards travel incentive program. (

Tauck Christens New ms Joy Riverboat in Germany

Friday, June 24th, 2016

Tauck family members, company executives, travel agents and special guests gathered in Straubing, Germany, yesterday (June 22), to welcome the new ms Joy into Tauck’s fleet of European riverboats. (more…)

Tauck Announces Godmothers for New ms Joy Riverboat

Thursday, June 9th, 2016

The 130 passenger SavorWith Tauck’s ms Joy set to join its fleet of European riverboats this month, the company has announced that three of its long-time employees will share duties as the new vessel’s godmothers during its christening ceremony in Vienna on June 21. (more…)

New Tauck Small Ship Cruise Explores “Norwegian Fjords & Coastal Treasures”

Wednesday, May 4th, 2016

Le Soleal - Ponant CruisesTauck has announced its 2017 Small Ship Cruising plans, and included in its portfolio of 17 intimate, all-inclusive voyages is a new exploration of Norway’s picturesque, fjord-studded coast. (more…)

Tauck Christens New ms Grace Riverboat in Maastricht, the Netherlands

Tuesday, April 5th, 2016

In a ceremony replete with the tunes of a marching band, speeches from local dignitaries, and the traditional smashing of champagne, Tauck family members and executives joined with selected partner-suppliers and travel agents to celebrate the christening of the new ms Grace riverboat in Maastricht, the Netherlands yesterday (April 3). (more…)

River Cruise News: Tauck to Christen New Ship, CroisiEurope Introduces Africa Sailings

Saturday, April 2nd, 2016

Tauck will christen its newest river cruise ship, the 130-passenger Grace, on Sunday in Maastricht, the Netherlands. CroisiEurope will add a river cruise ship on the Chobe and Zambezi Rivers in Africa in 2017. (

New Family Itinerary on the Seine Highlights Tauck’s 2017 River Cruise Portfolio

Thursday, March 17th, 2016

 Swiss Sapphire in Maastricht- TauckAfter pioneering the first family-specific river cruises with an itinerary on the Danube in 2010, and after expanding with new family cruises on the Rhone and Rhine in subsequent years, Tauck is set to continue its leadership in the category in 2017 when it introduces a fourth family river cruise on a fourth European river. (more…)

Tauck to Reconfigure, Re-Launch its Five Jewel Class Ships for 2017, 2018

Thursday, January 21st, 2016

 Swiss Sapphire in Maastricht- Tauck
Tauck has announced a sweeping plan to reconfigure more than half of its European river cruising fleet over the next two years. (more…)

Cruise Critic Chat: Q & A with Tauck River Cruising

Wednesday, November 25th, 2015

The 130 passenger SavorTauck River Cruising President Jennifer Tombaugh sat down with Cruise Critic members for a question and answer session in mid-November. Here are her answers to queries about the all-inclusive luxury river cruise line.

Tauck Announces 2016 Savings for Solo Travelers

Wednesday, October 21st, 2015

The Treasures - TauckTauck has announced its 2016 solo traveler savings, and the company has again eliminated the single supplement on its Category 1 European riverboat cabins. (more…)

Tauck Set to Double Family River Cruising Capacity in 2017. Fourth River Cruise Designed Specifically for Families Coming to Tauck Bridges Collection

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

Tauck will be adding a fourth river cruise designed specifically for families to its collection of Tauck Bridges family journeys in 2017, as the company boosts its family river cruise departures from 10 next year to 20 in 2017 and doubles its total family river cruising capacity. (more…)

Tauck Offers First-Timer’s Guide to River Cruising

Wednesday, June 24th, 2015

With European river cruising’s phenomenal growth bringing legions of new travelers to the category, Tauck has published a helpful “First-Timer’s Guide to River Cruising” that answers many of the questions common to prospective cruisers. (more…)

Tauck Unveils 2016 Collection of Small Ship Ocean Cruises

Tuesday, April 28th, 2015

Tauck has unveiled its 2016 collection of small ship ocean cruises, and next year the Connecticut-based company will offer 15 cruises aboard nine ships in Northern Europe, the Mediterranean, Asia, Australia, Alaska, Antarctica and Latin America. (more…)

Tauck and Google Maps Team Up to Capture “Street View” Panoramas on the Danube

Saturday, April 11th, 2015

Since the 2007 launch of its Street View project to catalog 360-degree panoramic images from locations around the world, the team at Google has driven more than seven million miles, visited 66 countries and traveled to both Antarctica and the Arctic. (more…)

Tauck Launches 2016 River Cruising with New Ships, New Itinerary, New Experiences… and Lower Prices

Monday, April 6th, 2015

Tauck has unveiled its 2016 river cruising plans, and next year the company will be debuting two new ships, a new itinerary along the Rhine and a number of new Tauck-exclusive onshore dining experiences – all at prices up to $1,200 per-couple lower than their 2015 rates. (more…)

Tauck Extends “Take off with Tauck” Program on Flights to Europe

Friday, March 6th, 2015

Tauck has announced that it will be extending its Take Off with Tauck air package through March 31, 2015. The program simplifies airfares to Europe and was set to expire at the end of February.

Tauck Unveils Names of Two New River Vessels

Friday, February 13th, 2015

Tauck has announced the names of the two new Inspiration-class river vessels that will join its European fleet in 2016. (

Tauck Announces 2015 Savings for Solo Travelers

Tuesday, January 20th, 2015

Tauck has announced its 2015 solo traveler savings, and the company has again eliminated the single supplement on its Category 1 European riverboat cabins.

Tauck Launches UK Sales Team, Website and Res Center

Thursday, October 16th, 2014

Tauck, operating premium guided tours, river cruises and small ship ocean cruises, is taking steps to better serve U.K.-based travelers and travel agents. (

Tauck to Double River Cruise Capacity in Two Years

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014

Tauck started in river cruising in the early 1990s, at that time using chartered boats. In 2006 Tauck launched its first river cruiser the ms Emerald. In 2014 the company has six. Next year the fleet will expand to seven. (

Tauck Building Three More Riverboats

Thursday, June 26th, 2014

Tauck, which introduced two new river ships in Europe this year, will add three more vessels by 2016. (

Tauck Christens Sixth River Ship, ms Savor

Tuesday, June 24th, 2014

Tauck christened its sixth European riverboat, the 130-passenger ms Savor, on June 21, under sunny skies against a backdrop of vineyards in the Rhine River town of Bingen, Germany. (