Asia Cruise Yearbook : ASEAN Yearbook 2018
62 ASEAN CRUISE DIRECTORY 2018/2019 ASIAN FLEET RIVER APT One of the most recognised cruise companies, APT specialises in river cruises around the world – from the historic cities and towns of Europe to the temples and jungles of Asia. In Europe, APT explores the Rhine, Main, Danube, Moselle, Seine, Douro, Rhône and Garonne rivers, plus Russia’s Volga, Svir and Neva rivers. In Vietnam, food-lovers can cruise the Mekong with world-renowned Australian-born Vietnamese chef Luke Nguyen, who will take guests out into the produce markets of Ho Chi Minh City. Alternatively, cruise the Irrawaddy in Myanmar, the Lower Ganges in India, the Yangtze in China, or the Nile in Egypt. / FACT FILE Vessels: 18 Passengers: 14 - 200 Destinations: Vietnam, Myanmar, Cambodia, China, Egypt, Europe, India, Africa, Russia. / CONTACT APT P: 1300 336 932 E: firstname.lastname@example.org W: aptouring.com.au / DINING Expect gourmet cuisine onboard any of APT’s river ships. The chefs use regional produce, and open- seating dining means guests can dine when they like, with whom they like. On some ships, there is an al fresco dining option. Complimentary beverages are also served throughout the cruise. / ACCOMMODATION Suites are spacious and most have outside views and elegant ensuites. Cabins range from about 16 square metres up to 28 square metres for a Royal Suite. / FACILITIES WiFi, free bicycle use, library, lounge and bar, beauty salon, massage therapist. Travelmarvel Travelmarvel operates two ships in Asia. RV La Marguerite sails the Mekong River in Vietnam and Cambodia while RV Princess Panhwar cruises the Irrawaddy in Myanmar. RV L a Marguerite has colonial elements with a contemporary edge while RV Princess Panhwar is a sleek modern ship with Asian-inspired decor. On Mekong river cruises, onboard experts teach guests about local traditions and culture. Irrawaddy cruises are 14-night journeys from Yangon to Mandalay. There is a two-to-one staff ratio on both ships. / FACT FILE Vessels: 2 Passengers: 43-72 Destinations: Cambodia, Myanmar, Vietnam. / CONTACT Travelmarvel P: 1300 208 712 W: travelmarvel.com.au / DINING RV La Marguerite has the Mekong Restaurant, a lounge and bar. RV Princess Panhwar has the Mandalay Restaurant and a lounge. Both ships offer Western and Asian-inspired dishes. Local beer and spirits are included with lunch and dinner. / ACCOMMODATION Each ship has a number of different suite categories. RV La Marguerite’s luxurious suites have French Colonial-inspired decor. RV Princess Panhwar’s suites start from 26 square metres. / FACILITIES Bar, library, sundeck, spa, fitness centre, gift shop.
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