Uniworld Debuts New Ship In Portugal

Uniworld Boutique River Cruises debuted its newest super ship S.S. São Gabriel on the Douro river in Portugal.

Uniworld’s President and CEO Ellen Bettridge was onboard to christen the new ship with its Godmother Joke De Bruyn, Uniworld’s Director of Hotel Operations and a long-standing loyal employee since 2009.

The christening events included speeches, a traditional performance by a Portuguese University, surprise gifts, dinner and a much-deserved toast.

Bettridge said of the event: “It was a delight to toast with our beloved loyal guests and crew and celebrate being back on the rivers aboard our beautiful brand-new super ship.”

She added: “This is only the beginning for us. It’s been a journey, but after recently setting sail in Italy and now Portugal, we’re looking forward to continuing this momentum with the restart of our itineraries in France and Central Europe next month.”

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