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AMAWATERWAYS INTRODUCES EXPANDED RANGE OF SPANISH-FRIENDLY SAILINGS FOR 2018 SEASON

Spanish-speaking Guests Will Enjoy Briefings Hosted by Bilingual Cruise Managers and Daily Tours with Spanish-speaking Guides

Calabasas, CA - (Nov. 2, 2017) - Citing an uptick in Latin American travelers onboard its European river cruises, AmaWaterways today released the new line-up of special Spanish-friendly departures for 2018. Each of the ten Sailings with a Latin Touch will be hosted by a bilingual Cruise Manager, who will deliver briefings in both English and Spanish. Other services include one daily tour with an exclusive coach transfer and Spanish-speaking guide, along with the daily cruise programs in Spanish and Spanish menus during breakfast, lunch and dinner.

“As we continue to welcome more Latin American guests onboard our ships each year, we are so pleased to offer these selected departures with special touches delivered in the language that they are most comfortable with.” said Kristin Karst, executive vice president and co-owner of AmaWaterways. “We want to make sure our Spanish-speaking guests feel right at home and that we can provide them with the most exceptional and memorable river cruise experience possible.”

Sailings with a Latin Touch will be available on ten departures in 2018 onboard a variety of ships and itineraries:

  • Melodies of the Danube, April 20, August 17
  • Enchanting Rhine, May 12
  • Legendary Danube, July 14
  • Taste of Bordeaux, August 23
  • Captivating Rhine, August 27, September 10
  • Paris & Normandy, October 11
  • Iconic Christmas Markets, November 25
  • Christmas Markets on the Rhine, December 1
  • This announcement comes on the heels of AmaWaterways’ recent hiring of cruise industry veteran Alex Pinelo, who joined the company as director, Latin American sales heading up an expanded Latin American team.

    During these special sailings, guests will experience the high level of luxury for which AmaWaterways is known – including spacious staterooms, wide variety of included tours, world-class dining, award-winning service and amenities like a heated pool with a swim-up bar or whirlpool, fitness and massage rooms and hair salon. Guests will enjoy complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the ships and Entertainment on Demand systems in each stateroom with the latest movies, a music library and more. A special treat onboard AmaWaterways’ ships is The Chef’s Table specialty restaurant – an intimate dining experience with an exquisite, multi-course tasting menu paired with hand-selected regional wines all at no additional cost. Complimentary wine, beer and soft drinks are available with lunch and dinner, complimentary bottled water is provided daily in all staterooms and new for 2018 is the daily Sip & Sail complimentary cocktail hour.

    For more information on AmaWaterways’ Sailings with a Latin Touch or to book an AmaWaterways river cruise, please contact your travel professional, visit www.AmaWaterways.com or call (800) 626-0126. Follow AmaWaterways on Facebook at www.facebook.com/AmaWaterways and Twitter and Instagram @AmaWaterways.

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