Cruise Planners December LB 2017

Emerald Waterways

Deluxe River Cruises with
Emerald Waterways


Your clients will enjoy the Emerald Waterways difference. Our innovative river cruise ships offers them panoramic views of the stunning scenery, and feature contemporary boutique hotel styling, deluxe in-suite comfort, fine dining options and exceptional service, all included in the price.

Our sleek and modern ‘Star-Ships’ are not like other river cruise ships. As one of Europe’s newest fleets, every detail and contemporary feature has been designed to enhance the experience of our guests. With their striking minimalistic design and statement centerpieces, an Emerald Waterways ‘Star-Ship’ is comparable to a boutique hotel, only this hotel travels with you as you explore the rivers of Europe and enjoy a different view every day. Emerald Waterways river cruises are deluxe, all-inclusive vacations. Pricing covers airport transfers to and from the ship, complimentary beer, wine, and soft drinks with lunch and dinner, all tips for shore side and onboard staff, complimentary Wi-Fi, a shore excursion in every port, bicycles and complimentary tea and coffee available 24 hours a day.

Your clients can expect great dining experiences throughout their river cruise. Each of our cruises begins with a Welcome Dinner where you’ll meet other guests, and ends with a Farewell Dinner where you can share memories with newfound friends.
Reflection’s is our ship’s main restaurant, offering an informal setting for you to enjoy our delightful cuisine. Every day, you can enjoy a buffet breakfast and a full hot and cold buffet at lunch. In the evenings, you’ll enjoy a four-course dinner carefully prepared by our amazing chefs. To accompany lunch and dinner, we’ve carefully chosen a selection of European red and white wine, local beers and soft drinks. When the weather’s fine you can enjoy a light breakfast and cafe style lunch alfresco on The Terrace. Located at the bow of the ship, The Terrace offers a beautiful setting to enjoy your meal and the ever-changing scenery around you.

At Emerald Waterway, we don’t want to meet your expectations, we want to exceed them. That’s why our deluxe ships have a heated pool complete with retractable roof and bar, creating a brilliant on board oasis for you to relax in whatever the weather. On selected evenings, the pool area inventively transforms into a cinema showing a collection of classic and contemporary films.

What makes our cabins really stand out is that they are an incredible value for the money. While on average, they’re larger than most other operators’, we don’t charge more for the extra space. Building a brand new fleet allowed us to tailor the design of our staterooms and suites, hand picking elegant furnishings right down to the smallest detail. We offer a range of cabins to choose from, but no matter which you opt for, you’ll enjoy your own en suite bathroom; hotel-style bad; flat screen TV and infotainment system; individual climate control; complimentary WiFi; bottled water restocked daily; personal mini-fridge, and plenty of space and storage.
Another on board innovation is our revolutionary open-air system designed to ensure you can enjoy your balcony, whatever the weather. With a touch of a button the window drops down to let the fresh air in and unveil full panoramic views of the stunning scenery spanning the width of your cabin.

From start to finish, we want you to enjoy your vacation to the fullest. We include so many tours and excursions in the price, taking you to many of Europe’s must-see sights and local hidden gems. With our EmeraldPlus program, you’ll enjoy more unique, in-depth experiences at no additional charge. EmeraldPlus is the name we like to give to our experiences that go beyond the usual tourist highlights and really open your eyes to European culture. For example, to give you an authentic insight into life in Bratislava, you’ll be welcomed into the life of a local Slovakian family who have dedicated their time to preparing traditional afternoon tea for you.
We’ve designed our itineraries to offer flexibility, giving you free time to explore the way you want. We’ve also created Discover More options, tours you may purchase to round out your vacation experience, giving you even more choices.

We hope to provide our guests with as much time as they need to fully experience the world-class cities we visit. If your clients want a few more days to explore before or after their cruise, why not add an extra two-night stay in one of our port cities of Budapest, Nuremberg or Amsterdam? We’ll arrange for them to stay in a centrally located hotel on a bed and breakfast basis, and if you arrange their hotel accommodations from us, we’ll include transfers to and from the ship or airport to the hotel.

Emerald Waterways operates four ships, Emerald Star and Emerald Sky entered service in 2014, followed by Emerald Sun and Emerald Dawn in 2015. In 2016, Emerald Belle will make her debut during the Europe sailing season. Each ‘Star-Ship’ is 442 feet long with 182-passenger capacity and 92 staterooms, including two single staterooms. On board we have international officers and crew and sail eight to fifteen-day cruises on the Rhine, Main, Moselle and Danube rivers. Emerald Waterways also operates charters in France along the Rhone & in Southeast Asia along the Mekong and Irrawaddy Rivers.

Contact us at: 855.222.3214 or visit

An incentive for you! is Emerald Waterways’ new on-line training course available to all travel agents in the U.S. and Canada.  It is a great way for you to learn about our product and the “Exceptional Emerald Value” we offer to your clients. We will be offering exclusive agent incentives for those who complete and pass our specialist course.  We want you to experience the Emerald Waterways difference and pass along your new expertise to your clients.

The incentives start now! For completing and passing our 13-question exam, we will be offering you the chance to win the prizes below:
The agent with the most bookings made and deposited by September 30th will win a$1,500 bonus!  Second place will receive $1,000 and third place will receive $500.  Start booking your clients on an Emerald Waterways river cruise and earn extra money!
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