is currently hosting the inaugural voyage of its 19th ship,
after AmaWaterways’ co-owner and EVP Kristin Karst,
the fleet as the company celebrates its 15th anniversary. The ship left
Amsterdam on 1APR and will conclude her maiden voyage in Basel
on 8APR. The official christening ceremony – led by the vessel’s
godmother Karst – will take place on 10MAY in Lahnstein.
arrival of every new ship for AmaWaterways is incredibly special, but this ship
notably represents 15 years of inspired design and innovation,” said Rudi
Schreiner, president and co-owner of AmaWaterways. “Our guests will love the
luxurious amenities and spaciousness and style of the public areas and
staterooms as they experience Europe’s finest river cruise destinations.”
AmaViola and AmaStella, AmaKristina accommodates
158 guests and features connecting cabins and triple occupancy staterooms
tailored specifically to multigenerational family and group markets.
onboard enjoy access to a greater number of AmaWaterways’ signature
twin-balcony (French and outside balconies) staterooms, which provide panoramic
in warm, colourful décor, the ship offers an array of communal spaces for
socializing and three dining venues including The Chef’s Table, an intimate
dining experience featuring a multi-course tasting menu paired with
hand-selected regional wines at no additional cost.
AmaKristina highlights include: a sundeck with running
track; heated pool and swim-up bar; elevator with enhanced access to the
lower deck; expanded fitness center; hair salon and spa; free Wi-Fi throughout
the ship; in-room on-demand entertainment system and complimentary beer and
wine with lunch and dinner.
AmaKristina will play host to a variety of Rhine River sailings
between Amsterdam and Basel in 2017 including a Wine Themed cruise departing
11NOV and Christmas Market cruises starting 25NOV.
Enchanting Rhine itinerary offers guests a choice of
21-guided included tours with many escorted hiking and biking options for the
active traveller. Individual exploration is made easy with a fleet of
complimentary bicycles carried onboard and pre- or post-city stays in Lucerne and
Zurich are also available.