Tagged: Lüftner Cruises

“Amadeus Cara”, the 17th vessel in a long line of ship-making successes, joined the Amadeus – Lüftner Cruises fleet last June

On Wednesday, June 29, the 17th vessel in a long line of ship-making successes joined the AMADEUS fleet. She was christened by Godmother Anna Lüftner who unveiled the name of the 5-star river ship, AMADEUS Cara, amid a gorgeous backdrop of the Cologne Cathedral in Germany. (more…)

Luftner Cruises’ Wolfgang Luftner on the European river cruise season

Amadeus RoyalThe 2019 European river cruise season is getting underway amid questions about whether too much supply, last year’s historically low water levels or other factors are leading to discounting. Senior editor Jeri Clausing talked about the industry with Wolfgang Luftner, co-owner of Luftner Cruises, the parent company of Amadeus River Cruises, who is largely credited with helping to start the industry. (travelweekly.com)

Amadeus Christens New River Cruise Ship Designed to Tackle High Water Levels

Amadeus River Cruises today (April 4th) christened its 14th river ship in Amsterdam today and revealed a revolutionary new design to deal with problems caused by high water levels. The 162-passenger Amadeus Queen is 15 centimetres (5.9 inches) lower than other river cruise vessels to enable the ship to sail under bridges when heavy rainfall causes high water levels on European rivers. (cruisecritic.com)

Amadeus to Offer River Cruises for Millennials

Amadeus ProvenceAmadeus River Cruises has become the latest line to offer sailings specifically for the millennial generation. In a partnership with Zaven Global — a company that uses brand influencers to create “experiential events” — Amadeus will begin offering millennial sailings in 2019, featuring five- and six-night voyages on the Rhine, Rhone and Danube. (cruisecritic.com)