Evergreen's new yacht heralds the rise of small ship cruising

Evergreen’s new yacht heralds the rise of small ship cruising

It may be the future of cruising – smaller ships, fewer passengers and crew, and entry into lesser known ports. It could answer passengers’ concerns when they start travelling again. Evergreen Cruises, which are fondly […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Apr 23 2020
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Evergreen expands its fleet, saying Aussie market has double digit growth

It’s full steam ahead for Australian river company, Evergreen, with the line saying that they will be pushing ahead with their latest ship, set to debut in Europe for the 2021 season. The Emerald Luna, […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Apr 21 2020
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Scenic joins Viking and Uniworld in pausing cruises due to coronavirus

Scenic and Evergreen have suspended cruising until April 30 due to the coronavirus pandemic. The line joins Viking, which suspended sailings until April 30, and Uniworld, which has also stopped itineraries until April 23. Glen […]

WORDS BY Peter Lynch . Mar 14 2020
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The best deals for solos in 2020

Once, cruise lines shunned them or charged them twice for the same trip. Now, as solo sailor numbers grow, lines are embracing the trend with special deals. Competition is increasing, and the result is discounted […]

WORDS BY Rose Kelly . Jan 28 2020
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All the lines offering free flights this season

Free or heavily discounted flights, business class upgrades, bonus stop-over accommodation and even free travel-partner incentives are some of the new tactics being used by river cruise lines to lure potential guests. For Aussies wanting […]

WORDS BY Rose Kelly . Jan 7 2020
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The switch saving Australian river cruisers thousands of dollars

Premium lines like Evergreen Tours and Travelmarvel are outshining their luxury sisters as Australians search for value over inclusions. Four-star deluxe brand Evergreen Tours says that they have seen growth in their guest numbers over […]

WORDS BY Vanessa Wu . Jun 18 2019
Evergreen to add two new Star Ships to its fleet in 2017

Evergreen to add two new Star Ships to its fleet in 2017

Evergreen Tours has announced it will increase its river fleet to seven in 2017 with the launch of two new Star Ships – Emerald Liberté and Emerald Radiance. Liberté will sail France’s Rhone and Saone rivers […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Jan 16 2016
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Activities & Entertainment

The most innovative attractions in cruising

The face of cruising is changing, with surf simulators, virtual car races and waterslides taking over the mass-market scene. Princess Cruises’ Royal Princess kicked off the trend last year when it launched with the SeaWalk. […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Jul 18 2014