Emerald Waterways

Revealed: the top river cruise trends for 2022, by the experts

With 10 riverboats moored along the banks of the Danube and 200 travel agents and cruise line executives in town, the mood in Budapest is upbeat.

WORDS BY Sue Bryant . Mar 21 2020

Emerald Waterways to launch its first ship outside of Europe

The countdown is on until the new Emerald Waterways’ ship, Emerald Harmony, makes her debut on the Mekong River. It’s a momentous occasion for Scenic’s sister brand, as it is the first vessel from the […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Aug 6 2019

River cruises return to the Nile

Nile River cruises are back in flavour again with several operators offering iconic sailings in Egypt. Emerald Waterways will make its first foray into the ancient civilisation with two new Egypt cruise and tour itineraries […]

WORDS BY Teresa Ooi . Jun 13 2018

Evergreen’s Emerald Belle seriously damaged in fire

Evergreen Tours’ newest ship, Emerald Belle, has been seriously damaged in a fire that broke out last night in the Den Breejen Shipyard in the Netherlands where the ship is currently under construction. Though the […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Feb 1 2016

Double christening for Emerald Waterways

Emerald Waterways held a very special dual christening for two of its ships – the Emerald Sun and Emerald Dawn – in Budapest last week. Godmothers from the UK and US travel industries, Julie Kendrick […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Aug 26 2015

Evergreen Tours’ chef shares family recipe

Tobias Fritz is one of the highly qualified chefs onboard Evergreen Tours’ Emerald Waterways ships. He is known for his impeccable palette and detail to attention to his food. He has kindly shared with us […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Apr 24 2015

World’s first supermodel, Twiggy launches new river ship, Emerald Sky

Europe’s newest river cruiser, the Emerald Sky, was speeding down the Rhine today after champagne christening in Amsterdam. Twiggy, now a fashion designer but once the darling of the sixties, broke a bottle over the […]

WORDS BY Peter Lynch . Apr 10 2014

Sneak peek: Emerald Sky prepares for inauguration

The latest Australian ship to sail on Europe’s waterways is set to be launched by the world’s first supermodel, Twiggy, later today in the river cruise capital Amsterdam. Emerald Sky  – known as a “Star […]

WORDS BY Peter Lynch . Apr 9 2014