New-build Waterway Cruise Ship Godmother Chosen

Press Release
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
An AmaWaterways Cruise Ship: Photo courtesy of AmaWaterways

AmaWaterways has chosen Valerie Wilson of Valerie Wilson Travel, Inc. to be Godmother of the lines new ship 'AmaPrima'.

Wilson will christen the ship at a traditional christening ceremony in Vilshofen, Germany on August 6, 2013.

As the New York City-based Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Valerie Wilson Travel, Wilson leads one of the largest privately owned and family-managed travel agencies in the United States. She also serves on numerous advisory boards and as a mentor to up-and-coming travel professionals.

The AmaPrima, a sister ship to the AmaCerto, will serve the Dutch and Belgium Waterways and the Danube and Rhine Rivers. She  is a deluxe164-feet passenger vessel that incorporates many innovative design features, including twin balcony staterooms and suites, which measure up to 350 sq. feet.

The AmaPrima also features a heated pool with swim-up bar, massage and beauty salon, fitness center, and complimentary in-room Internet access and ship-wide Wi-Fi. The ship even carries a fleet of bicycles onboard so guests can enjoy Europe's many miles of scenic riverside bike paths on their own.
 

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