Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection is adding a fifth super ship to its fleet of floating boutique hotels. In spring 2018, the River Beatrice will be transformed into the S.S. Beatrice after an extensive bow-to-stern renovation.
U by Uniworld is launching a series of webinars to help educate UK travel agents in the new brand, and what it will offer guests. Next year will be U by Uniworld’s first year of operation, offering a range of river cruises aimed at millennial travellers on the Rhine and Danube.
U by Uniworld has selected Petra Nemcova, model and noted philanthropist, as the brand’s ‘Guardian Angel.’ According to Ellen Bettridge, president of Uniworld, the selection of a ‘Guardian Angel’ for the brand is simply another example of U’s status as a game-changer.
Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection has announced that award-winning actress, best-selling author and producer, Dame Joan Collins, will be the godmother of the SS Joie de Vivre. Uniworld’s newest Super Ship, it will be the first of its kind to sail the Seine River.
Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection has announced its newest addition, U by Uniworld, set to launch sales in March 2017 and begin sailings in early 2018. U by Uniworld will offer immersive, authentic and adventurous experiences for the next generation of river cruisers along the Instagram and Snapchat-worthy rivers of Europe and amazing cities such as Amsterdam, Paris and Budapest.
The award-winning river cruise line Uniworld offers itineraries in spectacular destinations throughout Europe, Russia, and Asia. Here Breaking Travel News chats with UK managing director Kathryn Beadle about the brand’s agenda for the year ahead.
Travel consultants in the United States and Canada can now provide travellers with a world-class, all-inclusive experience booking with boutique cruise operator Uniworld via Sabre Corporation’s travel marketplace. The e-commerce GDS connectivity provides agents with the full inventory of Uniworld’s ships collection via Sabre Cruises, an intuitive booking capability within the Sabre Red platform.
Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection has appointed Ellen Bettridge to the roles of president and chief executive. Bettridge succeeds Guy Young who is being promoted and will take on two new roles at The Travel Corporation, Uniworld’s parent company.
In a bid to improve the convenience of training for the trade, Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection is now providing all UK agents with access to invaluable product insights and information through a regular series of Snapshot Webinars. Uniworld national sales manager, David Chidley, will host the newly launched, 15-minute webinars via an online portal, in which agents can pose direct questions live, in real time.
With a huge growth in demand for solo travel, and in response to an increasing number of guests opting to have their own cabin when cruising, Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection has waived the solo supplement fee on some of its most popular European cruises for 2016. The amazing savings to be had on Uniworld’s luxurious, all-inclusive river cruises make these exceptional European itineraries the ideal holidays for solo travellers, and for those who are travelling with others but wish to enjoy the space and indulgence of a cabin to themselves.
Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection will be the first river cruise line to offer complimentary access to digital newsstand, PressReader, for all guests on-board their company-owned ships in Europe. As part of their on-going focus on providing an incredibly personalised experience, Uniworld will now give their guests a choice of premium newspapers and magazines from all over the world.