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Aug 04, 2015, 14:25 ET
AmaWaterways executives join AmaSerena's Godmother, Mayor Florian Gams of Vilshofen, and 2nd County Commissioner, Rainmund Kneidinger at the ship's christening.

AmaWaterways Celebrates AmaSerena Christening

 AmaWaterways ( today celebrated the christening of its new 164-passenger vessel AmaSerena. The line's co-founders, Rudi...

Jul 23, 2014, 09:00 ET
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AmaWaterways Celebrates AmaSonata Christening

 AmaWaterways (, the world's leading river cruise line, this week celebrated the christening of its new...

Jun 13, 2014, 13:52 ET
AmaPrima reined Queen of all river vessels in the Berlitz: River Cruise In Europe travel guide. (PRNewsFoto/AmaWaterways)

AmaWaterways Receives Top Rating In Inaugural Berlitz: River Cruising In Europe Travel Guide

AmaWaterways (, the world's leading river cruise line, has been recognized as the only river cruise company based in the U.S....

Jan 14, 2014, 15:28 ET
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AmaWaterways Announces "Art Illumination Cruise" on Seine River in France

 Award-winning river cruise line AmaWaterways will offer travelers a uniquely immersive art experience this summer – an Art Illumination...

Nov 21, 2013, 15:16 ET
AmaWaterways' passengers will visit Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon, the world's oldest pagoda and the most sacred Buddhist site in Myanmar.  (PRNewsFoto/AmaWaterways)

AmaWaterways to Debut New River Cruises in Myanmar (Burma)

 Award-winning AmaWaterways will launch a new ship and new river cruise program on Myanmar's Ayeyarwady (Irrawaddy) River in November 2014....

Oct 01, 2013, 13:22 ET
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AmaWaterways Features "D-Day Remembered" Excursions through Normandy, France in 2014

 Award-winning river cruise line AmaWaterways will honor the 70th Anniversary of the World War II D-Day landings with an enhanced Paris &...

Aug 06, 2013, 16:36 ET
(L to R) AmaWaterways Executive Vice President and Co-Owner Kristin Karst, honorary ship "Godmother" and top travel industry executive Valerie Wilson, and AmaWaterways President and Co-Owner Rudi Schreiner at the christening of AmaWaterways' newest ship, AmaPrima, on Aug. 6 in Vilshofen, Germany.  (PRNewsFoto/AmaWaterways)

Acclaimed Travel Expert Valerie Wilson Christens the AmaPrima

Award-winning river cruise line AmaWaterways christened its newest ship in Vilshofen, Germany today, amid great fanfare provided by dancers,...

Jun 18, 2013, 14:40 ET

AmaWaterways Launches a Knitting New Year's Cruise for 2014

Award-winning river cruise line AmaWaterways will ring in 2015 with a new theme cruise, one that embraces what is fast becoming a hip and trendy...

Mar 12, 2013, 13:23 ET
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AmaWaterways Announces Sharon Stone As the Godmother of the AmaVida

 Award-winning river cruise line AmaWaterways is proud to announce Actress, Producer and Philanthropist Sharon Stone as the godmother of the...

Mar 08, 2013, 13:54 ET
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AmaWaterways Serves Up a New Gourmet Cruise with Celebrity Chef Bob Blumer

Award-winning river cruise line, AmaWaterways is proud to announce Celebrity Chef Bob Blumer will host its Gourmet Cruise Oct. 22-29, 2013. The...

Feb 28, 2013, 16:28 ET
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AmaWaterways Announces Prestigious Line-Up of 2013 Wine Cruise Hosts

 AmaWaterways proudly announces an impressive roster of wine hosts for its 2013 "In Celebration on Wine" theme cruises.  The...

Jan 22, 2013, 16:41 ET
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AmaWaterways Unveils "What's New" for 2013-2014

Family-owned and operated river cruise line AmaWaterways today announced a robust list of new developments for its 2013 and 2014 seasons, including...

Jan 15, 2013, 14:52 ET
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AmaWaterways Honors Travel Industry Maven Valerie Wilson As The Godmother of the AmaPrima

Award-winning river cruise line AmaWaterways today announced Valerie Wilson of Valerie Wilson Travel, Inc. as the godmother of the line's newest...

Nov 13, 2012, 13:28 ET
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AmaWaterways Wins Porthole Cruise Magazine's "Best River Cruise"

 Porthole Cruise Magazine awarded AmaWaterways "Best River Cruise" in its 14th Annual Readers' Choice Awards.  The leading cruise...

Nov 01, 2012, 09:22 ET
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Become an AmaWaterways Specialist for a Chance to Win a 7-Night Mekong River Cruise

 AmaWaterways, the award-winning river cruise line, teams up with Travel Agent University (TAU) and  Luxury Travel University (LTU) to...

Oct 23, 2012, 13:57 ET
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'Like' AmaWaterways on Facebook for Chance to Win a Cruise

Facebook fans have a great reason to "Like" AmaWaterways' newest sweepstakes, "Spend the Holidays on The Rhine." One lucky Facebook fan will win a...

Oct 02, 2012, 10:57 ET
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Travel Weekly Readers Nominate AmaWaterways

 Award-winning river cruise line AmaWaterways is honored to announce its three nominations in this year's Travel Weekly Readers Choice Awards....

Sep 20, 2012, 10:11 ET
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AmaWaterways 2012 Christmas Time Cruises Bring The Holidays to Life

From caroling along cobblestone streets of Europe to sipping seasonal hot spiced-wine,  AmaWaterways lights up the Rhine and Danube Rivers...

Aug 23, 2012, 15:22 ET
AmaWaterways' newest ship, the AmaCerto, sails the Danube River in Bratislava, Slovakia. The deluxe 164-passenger vessel incorporates the most advanced river cruise ship design including Twin Balconies in the majority of its spacious staterooms and suites, which range up to 350 sq. feet.  Passengers enjoy gourmet dining with free-flowing local wine and multiple fine dining venues available onboard.  (PRNewsFoto/AmaWaterways)

AmaWaterways Wins 2012 Virtuoso Award for "Best River Cruise Line"

AmaWaterways is honored to win the 2012 Virtuoso® Supplier Award for "Best River Cruise Line." The annual conference and gala, newly renamed...

Jul 25, 2012, 10:00 ET
AmaWaterways founders celebrate the river cruise line's 10th Anniversary.  (PRNewsFoto/AmaWaterways)

AmaWaterways Celebrates Its 10th Year of River Cruising

 In celebration of 10 years of award-winning river cruising, AmaWaterways rolled out the red carpet for the company's gala held on Sunday,...