WHY IT RATES: Scenic visitors can choose from a wealth of newly-announced European river cruises for 2021 with added peace-of-mind, because of a brand new ‘Ebook with Confidence’ program that gives diminished deposits and a Deposit Safety Plan. — Laurie Baratti, TravelPulse Affiliate Author
Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours has unveiled its 2021 ‘Hidden Wonders of Europe’s Rivers’ assortment and a brand new ‘Ebook with Confidence’ program. The 2021 choices are detailed in a brand new digital brochure, obtainable at www.scenicusa.com/brochures, and embody two new French culinary cruises and a number of other new excursions.
The brand new Book with Confidence program, provided on bookings made by August 31, 2020, offers visitors with extra flexibility and peace-of-mind when planning their 2021 river cruise—decreasing deposit quantities and together with a free Deposit Safety Plan (worth $125) with each reserving.
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Scenic has additionally added a couple of further incentives for visitors reserving by August 31, 2020:
—Free economic system flights on cruises of eight to 10 days or financial savings of $1,200 per visitor.
—Free premium flights on cruises of 11 days and longer or financial savings of $1,800 per visitor.
—Diamond Deck visitors obtain an extra $250 financial savings on all cruises.
—Paying in full inside 14 days of reserving saves an extra $350 per visitor or pay in full by August 31, 2020, for $250 per visitor in financial savings on all cruises.
Scenic can also be providing enterprise class air for under $1,995 per visitor and 50-percent Single Complement on choose European river sailings.
New for Scenic visitors in 2021 are visits to World Struggle I websites in Belgium’s Ypres and Passchendaele and two culinary itineraries highlighting French gastronomic delights with the Tastes of Southern France on the Rhône and the Flavours of Bordeaux itinerary cruising the Garonne.
The brand new culinary cruises embody an onboard dinner ready by Michelin star chef Didier Goiffon and a cooking class at three-star Michelin chef Georges Blanc’s restaurant. Company can be taught the household secrets and techniques of regional recipes with Scenic’s new ‘Ancestry of the Kitchen’ program. This system features a collection of genuine cooking lessons held within the properties of locals together with Dutch Apple Pie baking in Hoorn, Bulgarian Banica in Vidin and a standard Portuguese bread-making expertise.
Scenic is working intently with [European River Cruise Association] IG River Cruise, Cruise Strains Worldwide Affiliation (CLIA) and native and worldwide Authorities Well being companies, to make sure developed protocols meet and exceed the newest regulatory necessities.
The five-star Scenic House-Ships provide all-inclusive luxurious experiences—from non-public butler service and limitless complimentary drinks and spirits together with mini-bar re-stocked every day, to 6 on-board eating choices, a wellness space, health middle and Salt Remedy Lounge (on most ships). And visitors won’t ever have to succeed in for the pockets or purse as all the things (besides a haircut or therapeutic massage) is included: suggestions and gratuities, professional native guides, all Scenic Freechoice actions that permit for a extra personalised trip, plus Scenic Enrich occasions that are unique to Scenic and its visitors.
Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours has grown over its 34-year historical past to incorporate award-winning, all-inclusive river and ocean cruises, and handcrafted land excursions that take individuals to most of the world’s most fascinating locations. Since 2008, Scenic has provided river cruises in Europe, SE Asia, Russia and Egypt on its fifteen House-Ships. In 2019, Scenic launched the world’s first luxurious Discovery Yacht, the 228-guest Scenic Eclipse.
Sister model Emerald Waterways has eight Star-Ships providing sailings on European rivers and Southeast Asia’s Mekong River. In 2021, the Emerald Azzura would be the first ship to launch below the brand new Emerald Yacht Cruises model—a 100-guest superyacht that may ply the nice and cozy waters of the Mediterranean, Adriatic and Pink seas.
SOURCE: Scenic Luxurious Cruises & Excursions press launch.