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Group Travel Awards

Group Travel Awards

Tue, 2013-10-08 13:36

A winning formula for groups!

Travellers' Tales

Travellers’ Tales

Fri, 2014-04-11 11:22

Peter and Anne Hartley’s home overlooks a picturesque canal basin full of brightly painted boats and web-footed creatures, so it’s quite surprising that they have only just discovered the delights of a holiday on the water.

Share your Photos

Share your photos

Fri, 2014-04-11 16:22

Our customers often send us photos of their holidays and we love to see them. So why not send yours to us.

Travellers' Tales

Travellers’ Tales

Fri, 2014-06-06 16:16

Hooked on river cruising

Christmas Market Extravaganza

Telegraph names the best Christmas market cruise

Wed, 2014-08-20 12:30

The Telegraph has just released its list of the best river cruises for seeing this year’s European Christmas markets.

ms Serenity

Life on board ms Serenity

Tue, 2015-01-27 09:42

Hotel Manager Gabriel Illes

Travellers' Tales

Travellers’ Tales

Tue, 2015-01-27 10:19

Group Travel Awards

Group Travel Awards

Mon, 2015-06-15 10:17


Group Travel Awards are smooth sailing for the River Cruise Line!

Bratislava Castle

A little help planning your trip to Slovakia

Fri, 2015-11-13 12:54

A little help planning your trip to Slovakia

Captain's Choice Wido Arts

Cruise Ports & Destinations - Captain's Choice

Fri, 2016-01-08 17:22

The eight-day Captain's Choice cruise has proved so popular that there will now be six sailings through his Dutch homeland to little-known gems including the Dutch Lake District of Roermond; Nijmegen, the coun

European river cruises: Choosing your river

Fri, 2016-01-22 15:25

If you’ve been considering going on a cruise holiday, then you might fancy one of the big hotspots, such as the Caribbean or the Mediterranean.

African Queen

Thames cruise aboard the African Queen 2018

Fri, 2016-01-22 17:00

The Thames cruise aboard the African Queen is the perfect way to experience the quaint towns of southern England at a fittingly leisurely pace.


Cruise the Danube to Vienna & Budapest with The River Cruise Line

Fri, 2016-01-22 17:08

This ten-day cruise departs from Passau, with departure dates running from June to October 2018.


A beginner’s guide to cruising

Fri, 2016-02-26 17:10

Cruising is a great way to see the world at a different pace.

German Top Ten

Top 10 cities to see in Germany

Thu, 2016-04-21 10:12

Germany has been at the centre of some of the biggest events in European history, and has shaped much of the world as we know it today.

Unesco Europe

15 must-see Unesco world heritage sites in Europe

Thu, 2016-04-21 11:14

Unesco’s mission is to preserve the cultural and natural heritage of the world for generations of people to experience long in to the future.

Hidden Gems

Europe’s top 10 hidden gems

Thu, 2016-04-21 12:38

For anyone well-travelled around the capitals of Europe, it’s not unusual to seek something a little bit off the beaten track for a getaway.

Best group tour operator Short Hall 2016

We won Best Group Tour Operator - Short Haul 2016

Wed, 2016-11-02 12:16


We won the Best Tour Operator Short Haul 2016

African Queen

African Queen

Wed, 2016-12-21 14:43


ms Serenity

Travellers Tales

Wed, 2016-12-21 15:10

group awards

A winner at Group Leisure

Wed, 2016-12-21 15:21

WINNER of Best Group Tour 

Spring Image - Keukenhof Gardens

Cruises for all Seasons

Wed, 2016-12-21 15:40

Cruises for all seasons

Price Guarantee

Price Guaranteed

Thu, 2017-11-23 11:40

Now really is a great time to book a River Cruise as your holiday price is guaranteed! With our price guarantee our cruises will not be sold for less, so you can experience beautiful destinations at great value for money.

Mary Gotts and her group aboard MPS Lady Anne

Interview with Mary Gotts, Ver-Colne Valley U3A

Thu, 2018-02-01 15:48

Mary Gotts is now in her eighth year as group travel organiser for the Ver-Colne Valley branch of the U3A near St Albans.

News from our award-winning team

Thu, 2018-02-01 16:22

We are pleased to announce that our award winning Group Travel Services department has grown from strength to strength and not only dealt with a record number of groups this year, we have already secured as ma

Brexit FAQ's

Frequently asked questions about Brexit

Tue, 2019-01-08 13:53

Many of you are booking your holidays for 2019 and 2020, and have some concerns or questions about how your travel plans might be affected after 31 October 2019, so we have put together a guide for you below. The Brexit extension to 31 October 2019 has provided absolute certainty that all current arrangements for travel will r