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    UNCORKING FRANCE - Avalon Waterways to Set Sail in Bordeaux in 2025

    Toronto, Ontario – February 7, 2024

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    ACTRESS & COMEDIENNE CHERI OTERI NAMED GODMOTHER OF AVALON’S NEWEST SUITE SHIP

    Toronto, Ontario – December 13, 2023

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    SHIP, SHIP HOORAY! Avalon Waterways Named As One of the Top Cruise Lines by Cruise Critic in 15th Annual Editors’ Picks Awards

    Toronto, Ontario – December 6, 2023

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The Lighthouse Project Spotlights Global “Day Of Giving” Give-Back Opportunities

November 20, 2023  |  Globus family of brands is shining a light on some of the company’s Lighthouse Project partnerships to raise awareness of worthy projects, causes and experiences that support a better tomorrow.

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TOASTING THE NEWEST “GRAPEST” TOURS & CRUISES IN PORTUGAL - Globus and Avalon Waterways Unveil New Vacations in Europe’s Hottest Destination

September 19, 2023  |  With its sunny disposition, sloping vineyards and sleepy villages, Portugal presents a treasure trove of experiences. And travellers have taken notice.

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A CRUISE THAT PAINTS A THOUSAND WORDS - Jen Hatmaker Unveiled as Avalon’s Newest Storyteller Host

May 18, 2023  |  For a European vacation to write home about, Avalon Waterways has announced a NEW Storyteller Series cruise for 2024: Cheers to 50 Years! A Storyteller Cruise & Birthday Celebration with Jen Hatmaker.

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RIVER CRUISES ARE MAKING A BIG (BIG!) SPLASH - Avalon Adds New Departures to Meet Demand

May 10, 2023  |  River cruises are creating waves across the industry, helping to lead travel’s comeback. In fact, Avalon Waterways is coming off its strongest first quarter sales season ever.

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WHIM-POWERED CRUISING - Avalon Spotlights Cruisers’ Favorite Active, Classic & Discovery Excursions

May 3, 2023  |  The greatest days are the ones where we wake to a wide-open agenda, a world of possibilities and a blank canvas to color as we please.

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THE RIPPLE EFFECT - FROM ONE ROWBOAT TO 95 YEARS OF FULFILLING TRAVEL DREAMS ON THE ROADS, RIVERS & RAILS OF THE WORLD

April 20, 2023  |  What began nearly a century ago as a rowboat ride across Switzerland’s Lake Lugano has rippled into a robust portfolio of independent, touring and cruising vacations across 70 countries.

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A CRUISE WITH CHARACTER ... GRAHAM McTAVISH SET TO HOST A STORYTELLER CRUISE

April 19, 2023  |  Avalon Waterways has announced a NEW Storyteller Series cruise for 2024: Kiltn’ It: Facts, Fiction & Fairytale Settings on the Rhine with Graham McTavish!

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10BEST AWARDS AVALON WATERWAYS’ “BEST RIVER CRUISE LINE” HONORS FOR TWO, CONSECUTIVE YEARS

March 28, 2023  |  After four weeks of voting from the readers of USA Today 10Best, the results are in … Avalon Waterways was chosen as the “Best River Cruise Line” for the second year in a row.

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SAIL AWAY FROM THE ORDINARY … AVALON WATERWAYS’ NEW AD MAKES A SPLASH ON STREAMING SERVICES

March 23, 2023  |  Ready to invite a new wave of cruisers onboard its small Suite Ships, designed for an average of just 150 guests, Avalon Waterways has redefined cruising by going against the current and away from the ordinary.

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AVALON WATERWAYS UNVEILS PLANS TO MAKE ITS DEBUT ON THE DUORO WITH A NEW, SUITE SHIP!

September 14 , 2022  |  Today, Avalon Waterways announced that it will make its Duoro debut with a new itinerary and Suite Ship – the Avalon Alegria – in 2024.

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AVALON WATERWAYS NAMED BEST RIVER CRUISE LINE

July 26, 2022  |  After four weeks of votes coming in from the readers of USA Today 10Best, the results are in and Avalon Waterways was chosen as the best river cruise line.

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GOING AGAINST THE STREAM ... AVALON WATERWAYS ADDS MORE WHIM-POWERED CRUISING OPTIONS FOR GUESTS

April 11, 2022  |  Avalon Waterways has curated a collection of the most intriguing experiences. On the company’s new, all-about-you Active & Discovery itineraries, the compass is in the palm of guests’ hands to choose from up to 28 (INCLUDED) excursions.

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SUSTAINABLE, RESPONSIBLE RIVER CRUISING: LIGHTING THE PATH TO A BETTER TOMORROW

April 19, 2022  |  Avalon Waterways is dedicated to preserving the natural surroundings of the world’s rivers with the Lighthouse Project, an illuminating initiative created to help travelers come together to reduce our footprint and give generously for the globe’s greater good. 

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MEREDITH VIEIRA CHRISTENS THE AVALON VIEW

April 12, 2022  |  Today, on beautiful, sunny day in Bratislava – surrounded by vineyards and the Little Carpathian mountains – Avalon Waterways christened its 14th Suite Ship in Europe. 

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“AND JUST LIKE THAT” …

February 1, 2022  |  River cruises invite a small-group of travelers to set sail aboard boutique-style ships along the postcard-perfect waterways of Europe, on a luxury cruise through rolling, hillside vineyards and along castle-topped cliffsides.

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MEREDITH VIEIRA, SET TO CHRISTEN THE AVALON VIEW IN 2022

January 11, 2022  |  Today, Avalon Waterways announced that Meredith Vieira, 15-time Emmy Award-winning host, executive producer and anchor, will move forward with plans to christen the Avalon View as godmother in 2022

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