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Pandaw introduces short cruises in Myanmar

Pandaw Cruises will commence new short cruise itinerary in Myanmar in September next year. The itinerary will run for two nights aboard 60-passenger RV Orient Pandaw. The cruise will take guests between the country’s two […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . May 28 2014
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APT unveils first Burma sailings

APT is the latest cruise company to target Burma’s growing cruise industry, releasing its first-ever Burma River Cruising Program. The brochure features 18 departures on three itineraries ranging from 14-20 day sailings. Itineraries include a […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Mar 7 2014
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Scenic adds private river cruise in Asia

Scenic Tours has announced it will add a third private charter on the Irrawaddy to meet demand for river cruising in Asia. The additional 10-day Luxury Irrawaddy River cruise on the Irrawaddy Navigator will depart […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Feb 13 2014
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Pandaw launches new vessel, Kalaw Pandaw

Less than one week after the river cruise line lost a ship, it gained another. Pandaw Cruises has announced the RV Kindat Pandaw launched in Yangon this month to sail Burma’s rivers year round. The […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Jan 8 2014
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Pandaw ship sinks at sea

The RV Saigon Pandaw has sunk while being towed to Singapore. No-one was hurt in the incident, which occurred while the three-year-old vessel was being moved to Myanmar to help cope with the huge demand […]

WORDS BY Peter Lynch . Jan 3 2014
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River cruise lines target Burma boom

More travellers are adding Burma to their bucket list than ever before, as the Southeast Asia destination becomes a hot spot for tourists. Backpackers, experiential seekers and now cruisers are heading to Burma to try […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Nov 25 2013