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Emerald Waterways Ups the Ante on Active River Cruising With Dedicated Activity Managers

Travel Agency News for Emerald Waterways

Boston, MA and Vancouver, BC (February 7th, 2019) –Emerald Waterways, the river cruise line known for offering an array of active shore excursions on every sailing, is upping its on-board and on-shore fitness and entertainment programs with the introduction of a dedicated Activity Manager on each of its seven European Star-Ships.


Beginning in April, when the river cruise season kicks off, the Activity Managers will support all EmeraldACTIVE shore excursions—which include guided cycle tours, urban and rural hikes and canoeing trips—as well as daily on-board classes. New this year, guests can continue to meet their fitness goals on board with a selection of activities such as yoga and Pilates sessions, aqua aerobics in the heated indoor pools, and one-mile walks on the open air track, all coordinated by the Activity Manager.


“In addition to coordinating the group fitness programs, the Activity Managers will also be available to assist guests with planning individual cycling tours or athletic walks in port,” said Lisa Norton, Vice President of Brand Management for Emerald Waterways US. “River cruisers of all ages are increasingly interested in active, health-conscious travel, and we’re committed to offering programming that delivers a wide variety of options.”


Emerald Waterways’ river cruises offer contemporary, deluxe ships, outstanding service and an incredibly inclusive pricing plan. Cruise fares include all transfers; all port charges; all onboard (and some on-shore) meals; unlimited specialty tea and coffee, wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner; bottled water in the cabins replenished daily; continental breakfast, pre-dinner canapés and after-dinner sweet treats served in the top suites; complimentary Wi-Fi onboard the ship; most shore excursions as well as all onboard and excursion gratuities. On touring days, hotel accommodations, internal flights, and transfers are also included.


Part of Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours, Emerald Waterways’ eight branded Star-Ships offer river sailings in Europe and on the Mekong, as well as the MS Rossia along the Volga River in Russia; the Adriatic Princess and Adriatic Pearl yachts in Croatia; and the MS Hamees on the Nile.


Additional information can be found by contacting your local travel agent; on Emerald Waterways’ website, in the US or in Canada; or by calling the consumer/travel agent reservations line at 844-428-8389 in the US and 855-444-0161 in Canada. Brochure orders may be placed on the website, or a digital downloadable version is available.