Articles Categorized as "River Cruise Week"

Avalon FAM Enriches KHM Travel Agents’ Knowledge of River Cruising

Written by: on November 19, 2015

During a recent Avalon Waterways FAM, 12 of KHM Travel’s Pinnacle agents discovered that river cruising more than just a mode of transportation. It’s a completely unique travel experience. Between October 31st and November 7th, these top-producing agents cruised through France on Tapestry II, one of Avalon’s newest ships. Sandy Stemen, our Business Development Manager… Read the full article…

River Cruising Through Europe with KHM Travel’s President & CEO

Written by: on April 08, 2015

From March 23rd to 28th, KHM Travel’s President and CEO Rick Zimmerman joined’s Executive Team and a group of travel industry professionals for a European river cruise on the Avalon Illumination. The itinerary, an abbreviated version of Avalon’s Waterways Tour of Belgium and Amsterdam cruise, began in Vilvoorde, Belgium. Rick had the opportunity to… Read the full article…

A Travel Agent’s Guide to Selling River Cruises

Written by: on March 27, 2015

This week, we’ve highlighted the advantages of European river cruises and how they differ from ocean cruises. We have also looked at Avalon Waterways’ innovative fleet of ships and the special interest packages they offer. But what do travel agents need to know about selling river cruises? The tips below will help you inform and sell… Read the full article…

Europe’s Top Special Interest River Cruises

Written by: on March 26, 2015

Cruising through Europe, there’s so much history, scenery and culture to absorb. Avalon’s special interest cruises give passengers the opportunity to focus their attention on the aspect of travel that they are most passionate about. If you are interested in learning more about the cuisine of France, or about the most important WWI sights, then check… Read the full article…

River Cruises & Ocean Cruises: A Comparison

Written by: on March 25, 2015

If you’ve never experienced river cruising, you may be wondering how it differs from the Royal Caribbean cruise you took last year. Of course, both vacations involve spending a major portion of your time on a moving vessel. However, river cruises are completely different from ocean cruises in several key ways. To help you decide… Read the full article…

Avalon Offers the Best Views & Biggest Rooms for River Cruisers

Written by: on March 24, 2015

Imagine waking to scenes of lush hillsides dotted with quaint villages and castle ruins — all from the comfort of your suite. After breakfast, you enjoy an expertly guided tour of one of Europe’s most extraordinary Gothic churches. In the afternoon, you might spend a few hours sampling vintages from one of the region’s best-known… Read the full article…

River Cruises Combine Innovative Ships & Unique Experiences

Written by: on March 23, 2015

Unlike ocean cruises, modern river cruising is a relatively new travel trend. Twenty to thirty years ago, river cruising was mostly restricted to privately owned and operated ships. They were expensive, and ships typically carried only a few passengers. Today, river cruising is one of the fastest-growing segments of the travel industry. European river cruises… Read the full article…

KHM Travel Group Kicks Off River Cruise Week on Monday

Written by: on March 20, 2015

River cruises is one of the highest-growing segments in the industry. In fact, in 2014, travel agents reported that more than 60 percent of their clients reported an interest in river cruising. Yet river cruises remain a mystery for many travelers. To shed light on the amazing amenities and excursions travelers can enjoy while river… Read the full article…

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