This year’s cruising season has only just begun, but CroisiEurope has already been quite busy. They’ve introduced two new ships to their fleet, another is coming in June, and a fourth and fifth will be making their debut in August and December. The US Tour Operators Association has also announced CroisiEurope as its newest active member.
MS Symphonie II
The first of the line’s new premium ships, the ms Symphonie II was inaugurated in Strasbourg on March 17. The vessel replaces the original Symphonie and joins the other five premium ships within the Danube/Rhine fleet. CroisiEurope designed the ship to feature lots of open spaces with natural light, and used high quality materials throughout the interior.
The ship is 361 feet long and holds 110 passengers in 55 cabins, with one designed for accessibility. The expansive public spaces include a bar and lounge with dance floor, a large restaurant, a sun deck with chaise loungers, and a boutique.
MS Miguel Torga
On March 30, the Schmitter family inaugurated the ms Miguel Torga in Porto, Portugal. The vessel was named after the famous short-story writer and poet who was born in the Sabrosa Region in 1907; considered one of the most influential writers of the 20th century.
The three-deck ship is 262 feet long and holds 132 guests in 66 cabins, including one designed for accessibility. A lounge with scenic views, panoramic restaurant, boutique, large sun deck, and large pool provide the ultimate comfort for travelers.
CroisiEurope America Joins USTOA
Terry Dale, president and CEO of The United States Tour Operators Association announced today that CroisiEurope has joined as its newest active member, bring its current total to 55 active members representing nearly 160 brands.
The member companies of USTOA provide tours, packages, and custom arrangements that allow 8.6 million travelers each year great access, insider knowledge, value, and freedom to enjoy destinations across the globe. Each member company has met the travel industry’s highest standards.
CroisiEurope was established in 1976 and has been a leader in all-inclusive river cruising for the last 41 years. With an English-speaking staff of 1,350, the family-owned company operates 50 ships and a diverse selection of canal, river, and ocean cruise sailings around the world.