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Breaking Travel News interview: Ellen Bettridge, chief executive, Uniworld Cruises

Breaking Travel News interview: Ellen Bettridge, chief executive, Uniworld Cruises

16 November 2017 Focus

Having taken over leadership of luxury cruise operator Uniworld just over a year ago, Ellen Bettridge has moved quickly to make her mark on the company. Here she tells Breaking Travel News editor Chris O’Toole about the upcoming launch of new youth-focused brand U by Uniworld and details how the new SS Joie de Vivre has been received by travellers.

U by Uniworld unveils first ship, The B

U by Uniworld unveils first ship, The B

13 October 2017 Cruise News

U by Uniworld has debuted its first ship in Paris. The B set sail on its maiden voyage along the Seine River with top influencers, lifestyle media, travel agents and contest winners onboard, giving an exclusive look at the first-ever river cruise brand for millennials.

Townson to lead Uniworld in UK as Beadle departs

Townson to lead Uniworld in UK as Beadle departs

2 October 2017 Cruise News

Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection has appointed Chris Townson as its UK managing director. He succeeds Kathryn Beadle who recently announced her retirement from the travel industry following three years in the position establishing Uniworld as the leading luxury river cruise line in the UK market.

Beadle to step down from Uniworld in November

Beadle to step down from Uniworld in November

8 September 2017 Cruise News

Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection has said UK managing director, Kathryn Beadle, is to retire in November 2017 after three years in her position establishing Uniworld as the leading luxury river cruise brand in the UK market. Beadle was appointed in November 2014 to launch Uniworld as a stand-alone operator in the UK and has overseen its rapid growth, in terms of both sales and reputation.