TUI RIVER CRUISES AND MARELLA CRUISES SUMMER 2022 PROGRAMME ON SALE FROM 5 NOVEMBER
- TUI Maya becomes All Inclusive as standard
- Two new Rhine and Main itineraries – Legends of the Rhine and Treasures of the Main
- Marella Discovery homeports in Palma, Majorca
29th October 2020 – From 5 November 2020 TUI River Cruises and Marella Cruises summer 2022 programmes will be on sale. TUI River Cruises has announced that one of three ships, TUI Maya, will become All Inclusive as standard and Marella Cruises have six additional itineraries available across three of the ships, with another itinerary on Marella Discovery on sale from 10th December.
TUI River Cruise customers taking advantage of the all-inclusive offering onboard TUI Maya will enjoy a selection of drinks including draught beer, branded spirits and aperitifs, cocktails, soft drinks and premium Lavazza coffee. In addition, those who have upgraded their stay to a superior, superior French balcony or French balcony suite cabins will also enjoy a complimentary mini bar included in their package. Giving customers more choice when it comes to booking their river cruise, all departures on TUI Maya in summer 2022 will now depart on Fridays. As well as this, the river cruise line’s ‘Little Extras’ packages will be bookable from 5 November for river cruises setting sail in summer 2022. Customers are already able to book the popular packages for all seasons currently on sale.
In addition to the All Inclusive offering, TUI River Cruises has added a further two new itineraries to the summer programme sailing on the Rhine and Main rivers. Legends of the Rhine itinerary explores all areas of the Rhine Valley and gives customers the best of both worlds with a combination of popular cities such as Dusseldorf and Cologne as well as exploring charming wine-making towns. In addition, those setting sail on 12 August 2022 will be able to experience the annual Rhine in flames festival and see the spectacular fireworks display in Koblenz. The Treasures of the Main itinerary will visit some of Bavaria’s biggest cities and tiniest towns where cruisers will stumble upon hilltop castles and taste world renowned beer.
Marella Cruises will put 18 cruises on sale on November 5 and a further five in December offering an array of destinations visiting popular islands such as Santorini, Kefalonia, Corsica, Sardinia and Sicily and cities like Dubrovnik, Barcelona, Split, Venice and Lisbon. As well as gateway ports to tourist favourites Rome, Florence, Seville and Athens. Those wanting to explore natural or ancient wonders can take in fjord-like Kotor or Mount Etna or visit ancient wonders like Ephesus, Olympia, and the Colosseum.
Marella Discovery will homeport in Palma, Majorca for the fourth time after her first ever season in the capital of Mallorca, back in 2016. She will be there for 2021 and 2022 where customers can sail the 16-night cruise from Barbados to Palma, calling at the Azores on the way to her summer home.
Chris Hackney, Managing Director of Cruise said:
“We’re pleased to be able to share details of our summer 2022 programme and we are really excited to offer our first all-inclusive ship in our river cruise line. We have something to offer everyone as we have itineraries visiting some of the best places in the world.
“Our river cruise line is constantly developing and we’re always listening to what our customers want and we want to offer even more choice when it comes to booking their cruise. With a high percentage of guests already booking All Inclusive, it only seemed right we created a ship dedicated to the board basis, so we know it’s something our customers will love.”
The TUI River Cruises and Marella Cruises summer 2022 programme will be on sale from 5 November 2020.
*Little Extras Packages cost £35 per cabin. The package includes extras such as priority check-in, a small group ship tour, welcome prosecco and chocolates, a personalised card from the captain, one continental breakfast in bed and a late cabin check-out.
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TUI RIVER CRUISES
TUI River Cruises is part of TUI UK and Ireland and TUI Group.
There are three ships in the TUI River Cruises fleet, TUI Isla, TUI Skyla and TUI Maya.
TUI River Cruises offers customers a full board plus package as standard and £120 experience credit (based on a seven night itinerary).
Marella Cruises is part of TUI UK and Ireland and TUI Group. It is the third largest cruise line in the UK.
There are currently four ships in the Marella Cruises fleet, Marella Discovery, Marella Discovery 2, Marella Explorer and Marella Explorer 2.
Marella Cruises offers its customers all-inclusive as standard with all tips and service charges included, customers enjoy an unrivalled level of service and award winning entertainment.