AmaWaterways is set to resume its sailings in Europe – with select ships — beginning July 3, 2021 in Portugal.
In making the announcement, Kristin Karst, executive vice president and co-founder of AmaWaterways, said: “We are so excited to see the situation in Europe evolving in a positive direction and are very optimistic about the new tourist entry requirements that will be officially announced in the coming days.”
Karst continued: “We are proud to announce a selection of sailings starting the first week of July in Portugal with other restart dates throughout July on select ships on all the European rivers including the most luxurious ship on the Danube River, the AmaMagna on July 21.”
And Karst added: “On a personal note, being born in Germany, I could not be happier about the announcement that Europe will be opened this summer to safely welcome back tourists to assist with the much needed economic and social recovery.”
Rudi Schreiner, president and co-founder of AmaWaterways, noted that: “As we proceed with our return to the rivers, we will continue to monitor the updates from global health authorities, local governments and airlines with regards to the entry requirements. In the coming days, we will be providing more information regarding the specific documentation needed for sailing with us. Details will also be posted in the Travel Updates section on our website and be sent to our travel partners via email.”
Schreiner continued: “Having successfully operated river cruises during summer 2020, our teams are experienced with enhanced health and safety protocols and are ready and eager to safely welcome guests back on board. Our team is committed to ensuring our guests have a wonderful experience as they return to the rivers, visiting the world’s most beautiful destinations.”
Sailing dates are as follows:
- July 3, AmaDouro will commence sailings through Portugal
- July 21, AmaMagna will commence sailings on the Danube River
- July 22, AmaKristina will commence sailings in France on the Rhône River
- July 22, AmaLyra will commence sailings in France on the Seine River
- July 27, AmaVida will commence sailings in Portugal and Spain
- July 29, AmaDolce will commence sailings through Bordeaux, France
- July 29, AmaSiena will commence sailings on the Rhine River
For more, travel advisors can go to AmaWaterways travel advisor portal at www.AmaWaterways.ca .