Debuting in 2023 for the first time ever, our unforgettable Seven River Journeys will forever mark their place in history as the longest and most epic river cruises. Join us on a once-in-a-lifetime journey that includes seven rivers, fourteen countries and the exclusive experiences only AmaWaterways provides.
AmaWaterways wine cruises add a unique epicurean dimension to a variety of itineraries at
no additional cost. Join one of these wine cruises with a special wine host and be treated
to a menu of exclusive wine and culinary experiences designed to delve deeper into the
wonderful flavors and tastes of Europe.
From Nuremburg’s iconic Christmas Markets with its iconic red and white striped booths to Strasbourg’s charming white storks, a visit to Europe’s Christmas Markets is a magical experience. Massive Christmas trees strung with thousands of lights are set against the backdrop of most stunning architecture, where travelers and locals alike gather to make merry. Learn about age-old traditions as you wander through the Christmas Markets enjoying whimsical artisanal gifts and the intoxicating aroma of roasted chestnuts, hot cocoa and sugar plums.
We are pleased to offer guests the opportunity to experience Floriade in 2022 while sailing along the Rhine River and Dutch and Belgian Waterways between April 14 and October 9. Right outside Amsterdam, this rare experience calls for its visitors to “explore, touch and change” as part of their journey into Floriade – which is set to feature stunning gardens, innovative sustainable gardening exhibits, live entertainment, talk shows, souvenirs and food stalls.
AmaWaterways is the proud leading sponsor of the PBS series “Places to Love” with Emmy®️ award-winning TV host and travel expert Samantha Brown. Join her on a special river cruise through France’s Bordeaux region in 2020.
We invite you to join our incredible cruise on the Rhine with a Latin Touch, featuring bilingual cruise managers, daily tours with Spanish-speaking guides, Latin-inspired music nights and other distinctive elements.
As part of a history-making partnership, Ancestry® and AmaWaterways are combining our shared passions for family, heritage and travel to offer guests the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to uncover their family history while cruising along Europe’s legendary rivers.
We invite our loyal past guests to join us once again on these special Loyalty Cruises, offering unique experiences
in multiple ports, commemorative gifts, and many more surprises and delights.
Imagine if there was a way to combine luxury river cruising on the iconic Danube with the opportunity
to indulge your passion and play golf. We have created the perfect package to enable you to do just
that with our Exclusive Concierge Golf Program. Discover Europe, complete with award winning cuisine,
incredible service and a choice of excursions in every port, as well as up to 5 rounds of golf at
some of the leading championship courses on the continent.
AmaWaterways’ Exclusive Concierge Golf Program is available on select Romantic Danube and Melodies of the Danube cruises sailing aboard the AmaMagna.
"I'm Kristin Karst, Co-Founder and Executive Vice President of AmaWaterways and I'm passionate about river cruising. Each month, I love to share with you my thoughts, personal stories, travel tips and latest news on the people and places that help turn every mile of our guests' river cruise experience into one of their most cherished memories!"
I hail from Madrid, Spain and hold a degree in Tourism Management. I am fluent in English, Spanish and Portuguese and am also conversational in French. As a passionate adventure traveler, my interests include food and wine, diving and playing Brazilian Capoeira with friends.
Born in Germany, I grew up loving books, especially those focused on history. I have traveled all over the world with my family and inherited the travel bug from my parents. Having lived in both the UK and in the United States, I nowadays call Bremen, Germany, my home.
Hailing from Nis, Ex-Yugoslavia, I worked as a local guide, destination manager and an AmaWaterways local guide in Serbia. Becoming a Cruise Manager was the natural next step for me. In my free time, I enjoy traveling with family and love tennis, biking and hiking.
Born in Belgium but French in nationality, my greatest desire—to travel the world—is what brought me to AmaWaterways in 2016. Fluent in English and French and truly a world citizen, I recently moved to a beautiful island in the Mediterranean to add Spanish to my language portfolio.
Born in South Germany with Brazilian blood from my mother’s side, I always yearned to travel and discover the world. As Cruise Manager, I can finally do what I love most: show people the beauty of the rivers. In my free time, I garden, cook and watch art-house movies.
I am an Argentina native, working in the travel industry since 2001. Fluent in English and Spanish, and conversant in Portuguese and German, I love to dance and sing, and have been known to serenade our passengers! I've been with AmaWaterways since 2005 and currently live in Ingolstadt, Germany.
I joined AmaWaterways in 2010 and have been a Cruise Manager since 2011. With a passion to travel, I have visited 95 countries. I have a Serbian-Hungarian background and am fluent in German, English and Serbian. I love water skiing, diving and skiing in the Alps.
I was born in the central highlands of Vietnam in a beautifully landscaped town. Becoming a Cruise Manager for AmaWaterways was a big step for my career. In my free time, I am passionate about traveling, reading and both listening to and playing music. In 2005, I began working as a tour leader for many international companies, leading tours throughout Vietnam as well as Indochina. Becoming a Cruise Manager for AmaWaterways has been a big step for my career. In my free time, I am passionate about traveling, reading and both listening to and playing music.
As a native of Marseille, France with years of travelling and cruising the world from the Arctic to the Antarctic, I'm fluent in English and French, also conversant in Italian and now focusing on mastering Spanish. I'm passionate about Provence where I enjoy hiking, Nordic walking, dancing and Brazilian music.
Born in the French part of Switzerland, I decided to see the world. After a few years of traveling and living abroad, I decided to become a Cruise Manager for AmaWaterways. I enjoy reading books, hiking, surfing, yoga, biking, running and meditation. I'm fluent in French, German, English and Spanish.
Becoming a Cruise Manager has been my dream come true. It is my pleasure and privilege to be able to show my country while surrounded by this beautiful family that is our company and our guests! I enjoy technology and always try to keep myself updated with new communications and social networking.
Hailing from Novi Sad, Serbia, I've worked in tourism for 8 the past years, after starting my career as a tourist guide. I'm fluent in English and many Balkan languages. I live to travel, love to read, enjoy working with people and spend my free time with family and friends.
From Germany, I traveled with family and always was fascinated by the destinations presented in travel magazines. I love to share my excitement for travel, culture, food and cruising Europe’s rivers. I'm fluent in German, English and Spanish, conversational in French and just cannot decide on my very favorite spot on this planet.
I studied translation at the University of Ottawa in Canada before going into tourism and joined AmaWaterways in 2011. I've traveled to more than 44 countries and am fluent in English, French and Spanish. As an avid cyclist, I currently live in The Netherlands.
As a Portuguese native, I fell in love in what I consider to be the job of my lifetime. Nowadays, I love to share my knowledge and passion with everyone I sail with. During my free time, I love to study, travel, experience new cultures and try different kinds of food! I speak Portuguese, English and Spanish.
Born and raised in Romania, I hold a degree in Marketing and a master's degree in International Affairs. I started working in the river cruise industry in 2000 and joined AmaWaterways in 2007.
Born in the micro-state of Andorra, I hold a university degree in Economics. As an adventurer and explorer, I consider my beloved Africa a second home. Apart from my main love for travel, I love scuba diving and loud music. I speak fluent Spanish, French, Catalan and English.
Born and raised in Brazil, I've been a part of the Cruise Managers team at AmaWaterways since 2018. I'm fluent in Portuguese, Spanish, English and German, and conversational in Italian. Besides learning new languages and reading new books, a true passion of mine, I also love to participate in golf, ballet and yoga.
I am from Argentina but now live in Portugal. I have a degree in Hotel Management and previously worked on ocean liners. I truly love traveling and getting to know new people and different cultures.
I grew up in Czechoslovakia, then lived in Slovakia, Austria and Germany, and moved to Africa for 5 years. I started to sail on European rivers in 2006. As a Cruise Manager, I love to take shiploads of eager travelers across the heart of Europe. Read my Guide to Europe's Easter Markets below for a taste of what you might experience while sailing with us during this holiday!
Positive, enthusiastic, smiling all the time and believing that life is really beautiful – all the many ways to describe me. I have a passion for traveling and discovering different countries, cultures and gastronomies – pastries are my weakness! I love being a good host, pampering my guests and making sure they have the time of their lives.
Born and raised in former Czechoslovakia, I now call the Slovak Republic my home. As a Cruise Manager, where else could you connect a passion for traveling, languages and meeting new people? I'm fluent in English, German and Dutch, conversational in Slavic languages, Spanish and French. I also like to bring coffee cups home as souvenirs.
Born and raised in Slovenia, my love for travel led me to different areas in the tourism industry and ultimately led me to be an AmaWaterways Cruise Manager. I'm fluent in Slovenian, English, French and Italian. When not working, I love exploring the world with a camera in hand.
I was born in Manchester where I studied Hospitality and Business Management and found my passion for wine and gastronomy. Working with AmaWaterways has given me the platform to share my passion of fine wines, local delicacies and history in some of Europe’s most iconic regions.
I am from beautiful Barcelona, Spain and as a passionate adventure traveler, I joined AmaWaterways. I'm fluent in English, German, Spanish, Portuguese, and Italian and conversational in French. My interests include playing flamenco guitar, reading history, philosophy and literature, and playing sports, particularly soccer, the national sport in Spain.
Originally from Melbourne, Australia, I now live in the Austrian Alps with my wife and two children. I enjoy skiing in winter and mountain biking in summer. In 2006, I joined a then small “one ship” company called AmaWaterways, and have remained a top rated Cruise Manager with AmaWaterways ever since.
As a native of Brazil, I have been traveling around the world since childhood and fluently speak English, Spanish and Portuguese. I am also conversant in German and Italian. When not working, I can be found running at the beach, sailing the Mediterranean or volunteering for local NGOs.
Born in Bulgaria, the “Country of Roses,” I grew up on the coast, loving the tourist season. During my free time, I enjoy cooking, kick boxing, roller skating and watching stand-up comedy. My dream is to travel the world in a camper with my husband and dog, learning and developing new skills like singing.
Born in Hungary, I was eager to discover new horizons and to help others experience the magic of foreign travel. After joining AmaWaterways, I found being a Cruise Manager was a perfect fit with my name – "Reka," meaning "river" in Hungarian. Knowledgeable about local history, cuisine and wildlife, I also speak Hungarian, English and German.
I was born in The Netherlands and studied to become an Engineer before realizing travel was my passion. I'm fluent in English, German and Dutch and have visited many countries. I play guitar, love art, literature and visiting museums. Furthermore, I'm in possession of a helicopter piloting license.
I grew up along the Mediterranean near Marseille, France. I studied foreign languages and oenology and try to combine these dual passions working alternatively as a Cruise Manager and wine maker in Germany. Fluent in French, English and German, I'm currently focusing on mastering the Spanish language. I joined AmaWaterways in 2012.
Growing up on a marina in a small town near Amsterdam, my affection for sailing, water sports and ships started at an early age. I hope to give people a warm, welcome and safe feeling on board while making a beautiful cruise memory with AmaWaterways!
After years of tour guiding, becoming a Cruise Manager was a natural next step for me. My two greatest passions in life are traveling and food, making this my dream job. I'm proficient in English, Spanish, French, and Italian, conversational in Portuguese and on a mission to learn either German or Dutch.
My name is (pronounced “oo-vuh”) and I was born near Dresden. I have made a career out of my favorite hobbies, traveling and hiking. I'm also fluent in English and German and conversant in French and Russian. The “warmhearted team spirit” of AmaWaterways enticed me to become a Cruise Manager in 2008.
I was born in Novi Sad, Serbia, where I also completed my master’s degree in Tourism and Hospitality Management, leading to the beginning of my career on the rivers of Europe. I speak my native Serbian, English and Spanish and love to spend free time outdoors with friends, hiking and cycling and traveling the world.
I consider myself a positive and accommodating person with a curious mind who is always looking to learn something new. I am lucky as the combination of my personality and skills has allowed me to excel in my profession, which also allows me to meet new and interesting people every day.