AmaWaterways Celebrates Inaugural Voyage of AmaPura in Myanmar

On Nov. 24, 2014, AmaWaterways, the world’s leading river cruise line, celebrated the inaugural sailing of its new 56-passenger all-suite AmaPura. Kristin Karst, the line’s executive vice president and co-owner, met travelers in Yangon to embark on the ship’s sold-out maiden voyage along the Ayeyarwady River in Myanmar. “AmaPura offers travelers an ultra-comfortable, elegant experience, […]

Myanmar River Cruises

As the world reflects on the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, it’s also useful to recall how those societies behind the Iron Curtain emerged as travel destinations. The most successful were those that lay along the Danube River. In the early 1990s the main impediment to travel in the newly opened […]