Riviera Travel Introduces Three Dalmatian Coast Yacht Itineraries With The 38-berth Admiral, Aquamarin And Corona

Admiral

The 141-foot 38-berth Admiral sails from Split to Dubrovnik and back in 7 nights

Riviera Travel brings us three interesting small ships this summer on the Dalmatian Coast in the 38-berth Corona, Admiral (above) and Aquamarin, the first two built in 2015 and the latter this year.

With a dedicated Riviera brochure, “The Dalmatian Coast by Yacht,” these 141-foot yachts offer 7-night cruises from Dubrovnik to Split return (Corona, £1,399 per person), Split to Dubrovnik return (Admiral, £1,499 per person) and Split to Zadar return (Aquamarin, £1,599 per person), including flights from London.

The yachts are operated by the Katarina Line, which operates about sixty small cruise vessels of differing types and grades from yacht to gulet along the Croatian coastline. Katarina is based in Opatija, Croatia.

For further details please call The Cruise People Ltd in London on +44 (0)20 7723 2450 or email PassageEnquiry@aol.com.

Star Clippers Orders Its First Ship In 15 Years – Riviera Travel’s New “Author” Ships – Absolute Nevada Takes Deutschland

THE CRUISE EXAMINER at Cybercruises.com by Kevin Griffin

The Cruise Examiner for 1st June 2015

Star Clippers

Star Clippers has recently announced plans for a 300-berth square-rigged ship (above) that will be designed after one of the world’s two largest square-rigger, the France II. Now under construction at Brodosplit Shipyard in Croatia, she will join the fleet in 2017. Elsewhere, UK-based Riviera Travel is in the course of doubling its fleet of owned river ships to four, with the Jane Austen and the Charles Dickens, while Germany’s 550-berth Deutschland has gone to US buyers Absolute Nevada, who will charter her to Semester at Sea as the World Odyssey.

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Australian River Cruisers In Europe – MSC Armonia Returns To Sea – Saga To Sell Through Travel Agents

THE CRUISE EXAMINER at Cybercruises.com by Kevin Griffin

The Cruise Examiner for 29th September 2014... …

Scenic Diamond

The Scenic Diamond is only one of about 30 Australian-owned river cruisers soon to be sailing the rivers of Europe

APT, Scenic and Evergreen may be new names to many, but together they are deep in the Australian psyche and are investing €360 million in European river cruise vessels. We have a quick look today at their latest moves. Meanwhile MSC Cruises’ MSC Armonia will finish her lengthening at Palermo in a few weeks, after which she will be able carry 400 more passengers. MSC has announced some special events for her November positioning voyage from Genoa to Las Palmas. And Saga in the UK is preparing to welcome bookings from travel agents instead of relying solely on direct sell as in the past.

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