Next Big Thing: European River Cruise Vacations

January 23, 2013 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel News
Visalia, CA - has been recognized for the second year in a row as one of the top river cruise agencies in the nation. The agency achieved this recognition due to the volume of river cruise sales they generate and the level of expertise demonstrated, resulting in high customer satisfaction ratings. The 2013 "wave season" was kicked off by launching an aggressive European river cruise campaign.

River cruising has quickly become one of the most popular ways to travel through Europe., a leader in the cruise consultant industry, recommends Avalon and Viking River Cruises for travelers who are looking for a different vacation experience. Customers regularly seek out their knowledgeable agents who specialize in European river cruises. These agents offer deals not available through other agencies and provide acclaimed customer service.

Clients receive detailed information on 40-plus European river cruise itineraries. River cruises range from five to twenty-eight days long and prices include dining, onboard activities and an array of shore excursions. River cruise ships are much smaller than ocean liners. They only accommodate 150-300 passengers and sell out quickly. Ship accommodations are luxurious and provide fine dining experiences , fitness centers, libraries, hair salons and sun decks with 360-degree views. The top two reasons river cruising is preferred is that historically European cities developed around river ports, therefore those ports are located in the heart of the city and passengers enjoy spectacular views of the beautiful European countryside while cruising. customers enjoy the advantage of working with knowledgeable agents who help them secure the right cabin, on the right ship, and the right itinerary at the best available value. Some of the itineraries offered for 2013 include "The Heart of Germany at Christmastime," "Paris and the Heart of Normandy," "Tulip Time," "North Sea to the Black Sea," and "A Taste of the Danube" to name just a few. has helped customers nationwide reserve cruises throughout the world. As a cruise specialist, special offers and deeply discounted prices are given to the agency for their preferred status and association with major cruise lines such as Avalon and Viking, as well as ocean cruise lines such as Norwegian, Royal Caribbean, Celebrity, Princess, Holland America and Oceania. Their partnerships, website, innovative database system and expertise have made them a leading cruise agency and ideal choice for those wanting to take a cruise anywhere in the world.

Based in Visalia, California, has helped thousand of customers book cruises at the best available price and walked them through the process to a flawless travel experience. All of the agents are Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) accredited and have gained the trust and repeated business of their clients.

"Just wanted to say what a pleasure it was to work with you (Darlene) and Cruise Experts. I am thankful for the patient and prompt responses leading up to the trip," Bridgette Witte said.