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Uniworld Confirms Four More “Super Ship” River Cruise Rebuilds For 2021

Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection  (logo)Luxury river cruise line Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection has announced four more of its European river ship fleet will be transformed into “Super Ships”. The four ships — River Empress, River Duchess, River Princess and River Queen, all sister ships with 130 passengers currently — will have new restaurants, new suites and “more luxury finishes”, said Uniworld CEO Ellen Bettridge. (cruisecritic.co.uk)

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Uniworld Appoints Kristian Anderson to EVP, Global Sales



Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection  (logo)Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection has promoted Kristian Anderson to executive vice president, global sales. In his expanded role, Anderson will assume responsibility for driving revenue performance in support of all global travel partners for both Uniworld and U River Cruises. (travelagentcentral.com)

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Venice cruise ship crash sparks protests, backlash

Venice cruise ship crash sparks protests, backlash (CBS This Morning)

A collision on a busy canal in Venice is sparking new calls for banning cruise ships in the area. On Sunday the MSC Opera cruise liner lost control – the massive ship unable to stop. On the dock, people fled as the towering, 13-deck-high vessel, its horn blaring, grinded into a much smaller river boat and a crowded pier. Five people were hurt. Seth Doane reports. (CBS This Morning)

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Out of control cruise ship (MSC Opera) crashes into boat (River Countess), wharf at Venice



MSC Opera incidente Venezia (Credit: Infinity)

Tourists have been filmed running along a wharf seconds before an out of control cruise ship crashes into it. The footage, from the San Basilio cruise terminal in Venice, was captured about 8.30am Sunday local time, Italian media reported. (news.com.au)

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Uniworld Releases Names, Dates for New River Cruise “Super Ships” Coming in 2020

River Countess in Venice - UniworldAs it continues to transform its fleet, luxury river cruise line Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection released more details on its new lineup of “super ships” coming in 2020. The new ships will replace older vessels on some of Uniworld’s more exotic itineraries, including the Mekong in Southeast Asia, the Nile in Egypt, the Douro in Portugal and the islands surrounding Venice in Italy. (cruisecritic.com)

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Uniworld Updates Travel Agent Booking Tools




Uniworld's SS Beatrice (Former River BeatriceUniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection has announced new technology enhancements to its “River Currents” travel advisor booking tool, as well as new waitlist functionality—all of which is available now. These new advancements will offer travel advisors more opportunities to generate sales, save time and help avoid missing out on potential client bookings. (travelagentcentral.com)

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Uniworld Announces Four New River Cruise Ships on Order




SS Antoinette - UniworldLuxury river cruise line Uniworld has announced plans for four new river cruise ships to launch over the next three years. In 2020 the line will replace its existing ships on the Nile in Egypt, the Douro in Portugal and the Mekong in Vietnam, followed up with a fourth ship, based on the Volga in Russia in 2021. (cruisecritic.co.uk)

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Uniworld shares sneak peek of S.S. Beatrice



Uniworld's fifth Super Ship: the River BeatriceUniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection is thrilled to share a sneak peek of the S.S. Beatrice, the fifth Super Ship in its award-winning fleet of floating boutique hotels, ahead of its confirmed April 4 debut, when she will embark on her maiden voyage along the Danube from Budapest to Giurgiu, with a land extension in Bucharest. (etbtravelnews.global)

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