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It's an exciting year for luxury river cruise company AmaWaterways as the company prepare to expands to Colombia with two new ships: AmaMelodia and AmaMagdalena.
As the first-ever major river cruise line to sail along the Magdalena River in 2024, AmaWaterways is offering guests the choice between two seven-night itineraries, Magic of Colombia and Wonders of Colombia. Sailing between Cartagena and Barranquilla, both new itineraries take travelers down the only river in the Caribbean region to experience sites and cultural traditions that have been recognized by UNESCO for their outstanding universal value. Offering year-round departures, travelers have unlimited opportunities to uncover the soul and spirit of the "Land of a Thousand Rhythms" through unique and immersive shore excursions, live carnaval performances, local gastronomy, city tours and more - all included within the price of the cruise.
In the year ahead, the company will continue on its innovative path forward with new ships, itineraries and land packages, including the launch of the world's longest river cruises in Europe, Seven River Journeys, the first-ever major river cruise along the Magdalena River in Colombia, and the all-new culinary-themed Flavors of Burgundy itinerary.
"We have a lot in store for 2024 and are delighted to provide travel advisors and their clients with all the details they need to plan the trip of a lifetime," said Kristin Karst, executive vice president and co-founder of AmaWaterways. "Whether novice or veteran river cruisers, our 2024 sailing season truly has something for everyone, from the history and culture of Europe to the unexplored splendor of Colombia."
Awaiting guests in Colombia are two custom-built ships perfectly designed to enhance the experience. Launching Spring 2024, AmaMagdalena boasts only 30 staterooms while sistership AmaMelodia, offers 32 staterooms. Travelers can look forward to being warmly welcomed onboard the two ships, where they will find spacious 237 sq. ft. twin balcony staterooms, a heated pool, a fitness room, a nail salon and a new al fresco dining experience, on top of the luxurious amenities AmaWaterways is known for.
To make the most of guests' time in Colombia, AmaWaterways invites travelers to extend their journey with optional pre-cruise land packages in Medellín and Cartagena, and a post-cruise land package in Panama City, Panama.
To learn more or to order print brochures, visit the AmaWaterways' Travel Advisor Portal.
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