Uniworld’s Asia 2016 Boutique River Cruises And Journeys Open For Booking With New Destination And New Luxury All-Suite Ship
LOS ANGELES, CA (November 19, 2014)—Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection announces 2016 Asia cruises and journeys are open for booking. Debuting in January 2016 will be Uniworld’s newest destination, India. Guests traveling to India with Uniworld will be treated to a new luxury all-suite ship, Ganges Voyager ll, and will stay at the award-winning Oberoi Hotels & Resorts while visiting New Delhi, Agra, and Jaipur. All of Uniworld’s Asia programs, including China and Vietnam and Cambodia, feature five-star luxury hotels and ships designed with guests’ ultimate comfort in mind.
“We are incredibly excited about our product offering in Asia, especially announcing our newest destination, India, and our new all-suite luxury ship. Uniworld wants to continue to offer our clients a well-diversified portfolio of product offerings throughout the world, and we want to deliver to our guests the very best accommodations and amenities these regions have to offer,” said Guy Young, President of Uniworld. “All three of our Asian programs—India, China, and Vietnam and Cambodia—are absolutely fascinating places to visit, with experiences and sights to entice even the most well-traveled guest.”
Uniworld’s newest cruise and journey, the 13-day “India’s Golden Triangle & Sacred Ganges,” includes seven nights onboard the most luxurious river cruise ship sailing the Ganges River—the all-suite 56-passenger Ganges Voyager II—and five nights onshore at three award-wining Oberoi Hotels & Resorts properties: The Oberoi, New Delhi; the Oberoi Amarvilas, Agra; and the Oberoi Rajvilas, Jaipur. Guests on this itinerary will visit India’s Taj Mahal, Mother Teresa’s tomb and former home, an enormous Vedic temple in Mayapur, five UNESCO sites, and much more.
In China, travelers can delve into the country’s millennia-old culture on one of Uniworld’s four enticing river cruises and journeys. From the most iconic sites of Beijing, Xian, and Tibet, to the ethereal landscapes of Guilin, Suzhou, and the Yangtze, Uniworld guests will be treated to unsurpassed luxury and style. Uniworld uses only five-star luxury hotels onshore, including the Waldorf Astoria Shanghai and The Ritz Carlton Beijing. Onboard, guests will stay in Uniworld Signature Suites with exclusive VIP benefits available only to Uniworld guests.
Adventurous souls looking to explore distant corners of the world can indulge their cultural curiosity with Uniworld’s 15-day “Timeless Wonders of Vietnam, Cambodia & the Mekong.” Guests spend seven nights onboard the intimate River Orchid, which boasts just 30 staterooms and carries no more than 60 guests, assuring more personalized service and small-group excursions. Onshore, guests stay at five-star luxury properties, including the Park Hyatt Saigon. From Vietnam’s bustling cities of Saigon and Hanoi to Cambodia’s Phnom Penh and Siem Reap—gateway to the UNESCO World Heritage Angkor Wat—Uniworld guests will experience the genuine warmth, cheerful hospitality, and resilient nature of the Vietnamese and Cambodian people. Travelers will also discover two ways of life joined by one mighty river, the Mekong.
Whether you’ve already traveled through Asia or are contemplating your very first visit, Uniworld’s river cruises and journeys will leave a lasting impression, as each itinerary is designed to take travelers to the world-class treasures and hidden gems these regions offer in incomparable luxury. And for those couples booking and paying in full at the time of reservation by June 30, 2015, they can save up to $1,200.
For more details, please visit uniworld.com or connect with Uniworld Boutique River Cruises at facebook.com/uniworldrivercruises or twitter.com/uniworldcruises.
About Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection
Award-winning Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection—the world’s only authentic boutique river cruise line™—features luxurious ships with an average capacity of 130 guests, exclusive excursions, gourmet cuisine, gracious hospitality, and the highest staff-to-guest ratio in the river cruise industry. Based in Los Angeles, California, Uniworld offers truly all-inclusive itineraries in Europe, as well as voyages in Russia, Asia, Egypt, and India—a total of 22 rivers in 26 countries worldwide. Uniworld is a member of Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) and is highly regarded by discerning travelers, media, and cruise industry experts:
- Listed among the “World’s Best River Cruises” by Travel + Leisure, and recognized for the “World’s Best Service” in the River Cruise category
- Seven ships listed among Travel + Leisure’s “Top 20 River Ships,” with River Countess rated highest of all cruise ships (river & ocean)
- Distinguished as a Condé Nast Traveler “Platinum Circle Member” – an honor bestowed for being on the prestigious Gold List every year for seven years (2008 – 2014)
- Top three ranking on Condé Nast Traveler‘s “Top Ten” list of cruise lines (river & ocean)
- Named “Best Luxury River Cruise Line” by Cruise International (2012 – 2014)
- Named “Best Culinary Cruise Line” by readers of SAVEUR (2014)
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