Friday, 17 June 2011

Uniworld Sails The Mekong River, 2012

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UNIWORLD EXPANDS RIVER CRUISES AND TOURS IN ASIA IN 2012

AND ADDS BEAUTIFUL NEW SHIP, RIVER SAIGON, ON VIETNAM AND CAMBODIA'S MEKONG RIVER

Uniworld Boutique River Cruises introduces a new ship, River Saigon, and expands their Asia river cruises and tours in 2012, so travelers can experience this destination in world-class style and comfort for which Uniworld is known. With over 100 departures on 8 itineraries ranging from 10 to 24 days in China, Vietnam, and Cambodia, travelers can unlock the richness and vast diversity of this region. From the Great Wall of China to Cambodia's Angkor Wat, from Spiritual Tibet to bucolic Vietnam, and from the mighty Yangtze to the languid Mekong, Uniworld offers something for everyone.

Travelers can select from one of Uniworld's two new itineraries including a 15-day "Timeless Wonders of Vietnam, Cambodia & the Mekong" River Cruise and Tour from Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi; or a 24-day "Grand Asia & the Mekong" River Cruise and Tour from Beijing to Hanoi. Or opt to travel from Beijing to Shanghai for Uniworld's re-imagined 10-day land-based tour of "Classic China," or a 12-day "Splendors of China & the Yangtze" River Cruise and Tour.

For those traveling to Vietnam and Cambodia, Uniworld will launch in January 2012, a new beautiful ship, River Saigon, sailing the Mekong River with a maximum capacity of up to 60 guests. With a ship so intimate, travelers can experience this captivating region up close and in style with all the amenities and conveniences needed for the most comfortable trip possible.

Whichever Uniworld river cruise and tour travelers choose in Asia, they will receive exclusive VIP treatment throughout, along with a multitude of included benefits - from river view staterooms onboard beautifully appointed ships to deluxe hotels onshore; most meals, including special theme dinners and home-hosted lunches; captivating, fully escorted shore excursions; exciting entertainment; and so much more.

For more information, please contact your preferred Travel Professional or call Uniworld at 1-800-733-7820 or visit www.uniworld.com.

About Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection

Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection, the world's only authentic boutique cruise line™, is recognized among the "World's Best River Cruises" by Travel + Leisure. It is the only luxury river cruise line named to CondĂ© Nast Traveler's prestigious Gold List, and has received their Readers' Choice Award for "World's Top Small Ship Line" and won "Best River Ships" in their Readers' Poll, which ranked River Beatrice and River Duchess the #1 and #2 river ships in the world. Uniworld's cabins and dining are also ranked among the top three in the world by Zagat Survey®; Uniworld is the only river cruise line named in the Zagat Survey® amongst the best of the best in the cruise industry.

Uniworld features luxurious boutique ships with an average capacity of 130 guests, included shore excursions, world-class gourmet cuisine, and award-winning hospitality. Uniworld offers over 500 departures sailing on 13 rivers in 20 countries throughout Europe, Russia, Egypt, China, Vietnam, and Cambodia.

Uniworld is a member of CLIA, Cruise Lines International Association