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AmaLea officially joins AmaWaterways fleet

AmaLea, AmaWaterways, ship
photo_camera AmaWaterways has christened its newest river cruise ship, AmaLea.

AmaWaterways has christened its newest river cruise ship, AmaLea, at a ceremony in Vilshofen, Germany.

Over 200 international and local guests joined in the event, which featured the raising of a traditional Bavarian maypole, a dockside cocktail reception, religious blessing, and local entertainment, as well as a gala dinner and fireworks display.

AmaWaterways’ president and co-owner Rudi Schreiner said: “We are thrilled to have our industry friends and business partners here with us in Vilshofen, celebrating the arrival of AmaLea, and marking an extraordinary time for us at AmaWaterways.

“We look forward to welcoming many guests onboard this beautiful ship as she sails through the charming towns that sit along the banks of some of the most beautiful rivers in all of Europe.”

Some of the features onboard include AmaWaterways’ exclusive twin balconies, offering panoramic views from both a French and outside balcony, as well as four suites , connecting staterooms and triple occupancy staterooms designed for multi-generational families.

Filomena Andre of AAA Travel, godmother of the AmaLea, said: “I will forever have fond memories of this very special moment, helping to officially welcome her to the company’s incredible European fleet.”

The ship, which can accommodate 154 guests, will sail seven-night cruises on the Danube between Vilshofen and Budapest during the summer and fall, before concluding her first season with four Iconic Christmas Market Cruises.


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