035: River Cruise Godmother + Avalon Waterway Changes


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This week I had a chance to chat with Vanessa Lee, river cruise expert, and Godmother of the Avalon Vista. I've known of Vanessa for years and finally had a chance to meet her on a Holland America sailing in 2016, we quickly became friends.

We chat about:

Being a Godmother of a river cruise ship Where she thinks river cruising is going Are world events causing people to hedge with river cruising Terri Burke has been on both side of the cruise industry, once on the consumer side and now on the operations side as Managing Director of Avalon Waterways. Recently, Avalon Waterways announced some new enhancements and we caught up with Terri to speak about them. We talk about: Culinary enhancements The new Active Discovery shore excursion program How immersed does Avalon Waterways get into the destination Waiving the solo supplement fee for 2017 European sailings

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