Uniworld River Cruises for 2015

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Uniworld River cruising is a wonderful story associated with discovery-complete along with easygoing comfort and convenience. You’ll discover items you find directly out of the history books as well as fairytales-charming squares, wonderful cathedrals, bustling marketplaces-often only a walk away from the ship. There is no fighting long lines to get board or depart the ship, there are always incredible things to see-scenic vineyards, historical castles, or even numerous UNESCO World Heritage Sites-from your own stateroom. Sail Europe's glorious rivers...the Danube, Main, Rhine, Moselle, Rhone, Saone, Siene and Douro.  You will discover the heart of Europe's charming waterside villages and exciting cultures centers while enjoying the most relaxing way to vacation.

Experience Uniworld River Cruises Six-Star Service

Uniworld guests sailing in Europe will be treated to a “Six Star Experience” with six core pillars ensuring the highest standards of excellence:  Expertise, Service, Luxurious Ships, culinary programs, choice of immersive itineraries and personalization options as well as true all-inclusiveness.

The finest and most elegantly appointed river staterooms

All gratuities on board and on shore

All schedule airport transfers

Unlimited beverages onboard, including mineral water, a selection of distinctive wines, craft and regional beers, spirits, cocktails, juices, cappuccinos, lattes, espresso and French press coffee

All meals on board

Shore excursions hosted by English speaking local experts with “choice if yours,” gentle walking and go active options

Internet and Wi-Fi access on board

All entertainment and cultural enrichment programs on board

 
 
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S.S. Maria Theresa

Sails From: Amsterdam, Antwerp, Budapest, Passau

Uniworld’s newest Super Ship, S.S. Maria Theresa, will set sail along the breathtaking Rhine, Main, and Danube rivers in 2015. Sister ship to the S.S. Antoinette and S.S. Catherine — two of the most luxurious vessels on the waterways of Europe — S.S. Maria Theresa will take guests to some of Europe’s most remarkable destinations in impeccable style.

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S.S. Catherine

Sails From: Lyon

The S.S. Catherine will be one of Uniworld's largest ships, and includes innovative public areas and extra spacious staterooms and suites. Suites and staterooms on the top and middle decks will feature French balconies, and all rooms will have Uniworld's one-of-a-kind touches such as handcrafted Savoir® of England beds and beautiful marble bathrooms.

Her elegantly appointed public areas were designed with one goal in mind: delighting guests. Similar to the S.S. Antoinette, the S.S. Catherine offers the whimsical Leopard Lounge; a main restaurant featuring an al fresco outdoor dining terrace, further enriching the dining experience as guests sail through the inspiring countryside, and a beautiful mosaic-tiled pool and spa area. There will also be a bistro restaurant where guests can experience dining in a cozy atmosphere. The signature touches for which Uniworld has become known — inspiring original hand-selected art, classic furnishings, old world antiques, marble, and clever use of mirrors - can be found in the various public areas.

Century Paragon

Sails From: Beijing, Shanghai

The five-star-rated Century Paragon is a luxurious new state-of-the-art ship designed by European architects and shipbuilders who specialize in sophisticated marine architecture. Guests are welcome to attend a host of cultural classes and events including tai chi, folk dance, Chinese calligraphy, opera performances and more.

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Century Legend

Sails From: Beijing

The five-star-rated Century Legend is a luxurious new state-of-the-art ship designed by European architects and shipbuilders who specialize in sophisticated marine architecture. Guests are welcome to attend a host of cultural classes and events including tai chi, folk dance, Chinese calligraphy, opera performances and more.

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Queen Isabel

Sails From: Lisbon

Named after the beloved 13th century Portuguese queen, Queen Isabel, offers a 118-passenger capacity, which allows for 18 junior suites and two larger suites with full balconies. Comfortably appointed suites include modern conveniences such as flat-screen TVs and luxurious L'Occitane bath and beauty products. Public areas include a lounge with full-size bar, a restaurant with an al fresco dining area, and a sun deck with heated swimming pool.

River Orchid

Sails From: Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon)

Uniworld's River Orchid is the NEWEST and most intimate ship on the Mekong River. Beautifully handcrafted colonial style, the River Orchid boasts just 30 deluxe staterooms, all of which feature lovely French-doors that open onto a spacious promenade. A wide range of entertainment options and cultural activities await you in the ship's common areas. Peruse the onboard gift shop, sip a complimentary beverage on the peaceful sun deck, or take in a traditional Khmer dance performed by visiting Cambodian children during the evening in Phnom Penh.

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River Victoria

Sails From: Moscow, St. Petersburg

The River Victoria has been completely renovated and reconstructed for the 2011 sailing season. The elegant décor and amenities have been hand-selected by the Red Carnation Hotel design team to provide our guests with the most pleasant and comfortable experience possible while sailing the Volga River.

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S.S. Antoinette

Sails From: Amsterdam, Basel, Cologne

Walking onto the S.S. Antoinette, you will immediately feel like you stepped into France’s Château de Versailles during the late 18th century with the character of the past thoughtfully blended with unusual elements creating luxurious elegance with welcoming warmth. A blue Strauss 10-foot Baccarat chandelier with huge sapphires, originally hung in New York’s famed Tavern on the Green, graces the two-story lobby. The finest Brazilian marble adorns the walls and floors and a sparkling 19th-century Venetian glass mirror rests high above the reception desk reflecting an air of grandeur. It is clear as one continues to gaze around the remarkable surroundings, the S.S. Antoinette shares the same exquisite standards and meticulous attention to detail reflective throughout all of Uniworld’s fleet.

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River Beatrice

Sails From: Budapest, Passau

It’s only fitting that Europe’s enchanting Danube, with her glorious international jewels — Budapest, the “Queen of the Danube”; Vienna, the “City of Waltzes”; and Bratislava, the “Coronation City of Kings” — welcomes another gem to her sparkling collection: Uniworld’s ultra-luxurious River Beatrice. Launched in March 2009, the River Beatrice is quite simply the most deluxe and comfortable ship ever to sail any European river. Her exquisite grace and refinement make her the perfect match for the enchanting Danube River region.

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River Ambassador

Sails From: Amsterdam, Basel, Prague, Vienna

You haven't really experienced the best of Europe until you've sailed with Uniworld. Uniworld's enchanting Boutique River cruises offers an exceptional vacation experience free of the stresses associated with today's travel. Completely remodeled in 2011, the beautiful River Ambassador combines the pleasure of discovering the multitude of charms and landmarks of different destinations with the same exquisite accommodations, award-winning hospitality and world-class cuisine of a five-star boutique hotel.

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River Baroness

Sails From: Paris

You haven't really experienced the best of Europe until you've sailed with Uniworld. Uniworld's enchanting Boutique River cruises offers an exceptional vacation experience free of the stresses associated with today's travel. Completely remodeled in 2011, the beautiful River Baroness combines the pleasure of discovering the multitude of charms and landmarks of different destinations with the same exquisite accommodations, award-winning hospitality and world-class cuisine of a five-star boutique hotel.

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River Royale

Sails From: Bordeaux

As you are warmly welcomed onboard the River Royale, the elegant lobby sets the stage for the unfolding of your one-of-a-kind river cruise experience. The main lounge offers a place to gather with friends for cocktails or to enjoy some culturally-enriching onboard entertainment. A cozy library provides the perfect setting for conversing with friends about the awe-inspiring sights you've seen or simply perusing one of the many interesting books on display. Finely appointed furnishings in plush fabrics and rich leathers, custom designed carpets and silk wall treatments are only a few of the signature touches used to create the most inviting ambience for guests traveling onboard a Uniworld ship.

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River Empress

Sails From: Amsterdam, Basel, Budapest, Nuremberg

As you are warmly welcomed onboard the River Empress, the elegant lobby sets the stage for the unfolding of your one-of-a-kind river cruise experience. The main lounge offers a place to gather with friends for cocktails or to enjoy some culturally-enriching onboard entertainment. A cozy library provides the perfect setting for conversing with friends about the awe-inspiring sights you've seen or simply perusing one of the many interesting books on display. Finely appointed furnishings in plush fabrics and rich leathers, custom designed carpets and silk wall treatments are only a few of the signature touches used to create the most inviting ambience for guests traveling onboard a Uniworld ship.

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River Princess

Sails From: Bucharest, Budapest, Nuremberg, Prague, Vienna

As you are warmly welcomed onboard the River Princess, the elegant lobby sets the stage for the unfolding of your one-of-a-kind river cruise experience. The main lounge offers a place to gather with friends for cocktails or to enjoy some culturally-enriching onboard entertainment. A cozy library provides the perfect setting for conversing with friends about the awe-inspiring sights you've seen or simply perusing one of the many interesting books on display. Finely appointed furnishings in plush fabrics and rich leathers, custom designed carpets and silk wall treatments are only a few of the signature touches used to create the most inviting ambience for guests traveling onboard a Uniworld ship.

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River Countess

Sails From: Venice

As you are warmly welcomed onboard the River Countess, the elegant lobby sets the stage for the unfolding of your one-of-a-kind river cruise experience. The main lounge offers a place to gather with friends for cocktails or to enjoy some culturally-enriching onboard entertainment. A cozy library provides the perfect setting for conversing with friends about the awe-inspiring sights you've seen or simply perusing one of the many interesting books on display. Finely appointed furnishings in plush fabrics and rich leathers, custom designed carpets and silk wall treatments are only a few of the signature touches used to create the most inviting ambience for guests traveling onboard a Uniworld ship.

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River Duchess

Sails From: Amsterdam, Antwerp, Istanbul, Vienna

As you are warmly welcomed onboard the River Duchess, the elegant lobby sets the stage for the unfolding of your one-of-a-kind river cruise experience. The main lounge offers a place to gather with friends for cocktails or to enjoy some culturally-enriching onboard entertainment. A cozy library provides the perfect setting for conversing with friends about the awe-inspiring sights you've seen or simply perusing one of the many interesting books on display. Finely appointed furnishings in plush fabrics and rich leathers, custom designed carpets and silk wall treatments are only a few of the signature touches used to create the most inviting ambience for guests traveling onboard a Uniworld ship.

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River Queen

Sails From: Amsterdam, Antwerp, Basel, Frankfurt, Nuremberg, Vienna

The River Queen is the most unique river cruise ship in Europe. Her exterior resembles the great steamships of the 1930’s, while her plush interior provides a classical elegance reminiscent of the famous Art Deco style. As you are warmly welcomed onboard, the elegant lobby sets the stage for the unfolding of your one-of-a-kind river cruise experience. The beautiful main lounge boasts panoramic views and the only working fireplace on any river cruise ship. It's the perfect place to gather with friends for cocktails or to enjoy some culturally-enriching onboard entertainment.

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What makes Uniworld very different from other cruise lines is the unique partnership it has with it’s sister company, the Red Carnation Hotels, an award-winning collection of family-run, world-class hotels renowned for its expertise in operating luxury 5-star boutique hotels.

Combining the same professional expertise with decades of outstanding nautical experience sets Uniworld apart. The synergy shared between the two companies has resulted in unparalleled levels of quality in service and stylish luxury, offering the very finest river cruise experience available for our discerning guests.

In recent years, the renowned Red Carnation Hotels' design team has personally overseen every detail of the ships, to create stunning, welcoming interiors, as remarkable as the sights you'll see on your travels with Uniworld. Every aspect of the décor, original artwork, amenities, and thoughtful details is carefully chosen, with much thought and care for their guests' comfort and needs.

While each Uniworld ship has its own individual style and personality, all of the ships share the same common threads of distinction, elegance and, most of all, warm and caring service of which provides guests with a uniquely satisfying vacation.

Uniworld, together with Red Carnation Hotels, has totally redefined a new level of river cruising. They call it boutique cruising and they are the only cruise company that offers this experience.

AWARD-WINNING RIVER CRUISE LINE

  • Cruise Critic Editors' Pick |Best River Cruise Line
  • Performance Media Group| Best River Cruise Line
  • Condé Nast Traveler |Gold List and Top Small Cruise Ships
  • Travel + Leisure’s| World’s Best River Cruises
  • ZAGAT® Cruise Lines Survey | Top Dining and Top Cabins| Uniworld is the only river cruise line recognized in the survey with the best of the best in the cruise industry

CHOICE

  • Over 500 departures | 39 itineraries
  • 12 of the world's most breathtaking rivers
  • 20 countries throughout Europe, Russia, Egypt, and China

COMFORT & STYLE

  • An average capacity of just 130 guests
  • The unsurpassed style and elegance of Europe's most luxurious river cruise ships
  • Luxuriously appointed riverview staterooms—many with marble bathrooms and French balconies, handcrafted Savoir® beds draped in fine linens, flat-screen televisions with satellite, and fine amenities
  • Bathrooms stocked with L'Occitane en Provence bath and body products and comfy robes
  • Exclusive services and amenities in all suites

DRIVEN BY SERVICE

  • 98%+ guest service satisfaction rates
  • A ratio of one staff member to every three guests
  • Professionally trained, all English-speaking staff
  • The best onboard and onshore staff in the cruise industry
  • A dedicated European Operations Team, controlling all aspects of product delivery—onboard nautical and hospitality, and all onshore programs
  • Fastidious internal quality assurance programs along with extensive training for all staff members, along with ship inspections and third-party mystery shoppers, to ensure guests always receive the highest-quality service
  • Meet and greet transfers on arrival and departure days

INCLUSIVE AND VALUE-PACKED VACATION

  • Captivating and always included shore excursions—many exclusive to Uniworld—hosted by English-speaking local guides who use state-of-the-art Quietvox portable audio headset systems
  • Exclusive services and amenities in all suites
  • Insightful onboard Signature Lectures and onboard local entertainment
  • Airport transfers on arrival and departure days

WORLD-CLASS DINING EXPERIENCE

  • All meals onboard included and prepared using the finest ingredients, which are often brought onboard from local farmer's markets
  • Complimentary fine European wines, choice of beer and soft drinks during dinner onboard European ships; bottled water in staterooms; and a 24 hour specialty coffee and tea bar
  • Complimentary soft drinks in the restaurant at lunch onboard company-owned ship
  • A certified Global Master Chef leading a professional culinary team
  • A distinctive wine program developed by Red Carnation Hotels' renowned sommelier from their Relais & Châteaux member hotel
  • A variety of dining experiences: al fresco dining "under the stars" and light-lunch dining—both on the sun deck, Captain's Welcome Gala and Farewell Dinners, early-riser breakfast, and afternoon tea
  • Dine in the only Zagat-rated restaurants on the river
  • Exclusive Epicurean Adventurer Program™ on 16 itineraries

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