What are special pleasures of a river cruise experience? The biggest differences between river cruising and ocean cruising? How can you convince a cruise skeptic to try river cruising? AmaWaterways co-founders Rudi Schreiner and Kristin Karst answer these questions, and tell us about some of the best river cruises in the world, on major rivers and also less-traveled ones in Europe, Southeast Asia, and Africa.
Rudi and Kristin share thoughts about typical travelers/activities on river cruises, and authentic travel experiences among some of the world's most beautiful rivers. We also learn of innovations in the river cruise industry. How are ships designed today?
And Rudi and Kristin end the episode with special memories of river cruises they especially love.
Rudi Schreiner, Co-Founder and President of luxury river cruise operator AmaWaterways. Kristin Karst is Co-Founder and Executive Vice President.
Family-owned and operated for almost 20 years. AmaWaterways offers river cruise experiences with 26 custom-designed ships sailing Europe’s Danube, Douro, Rhine, Moselle, Main, Rhône, Saône, Seine, Garonne and Dordogne Rivers, and Dutch and Belgian Waterways; Southeast Asia’s Mekong River; Africa’s Chobe River; Egypt’s Nile River and Colombia’s Magdalena River (2024).
Podcast host Lea Lane blogs at forbes.com, has traveled to over 100 countries, written nine books, including Places I Remember, and contributed to many guidebooks.
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