The reported that river cruises are now the “fastest-growing sector in the UK cruise market”, and the travel world is abuzz with cruising excitement.

The Passenger Shipping Association’s 2011 Cruise Review reported an eight per cent growth in Britons taking river cruises over last year.

With over 134,000 people enjoying river cruises, there is no better time to experience river cruises from Avalon, said a company spokes­man.

Avalon Waterways, leaders in the river cruise industry, offer a whole host of popular cruise routes. Regarding the increased interest in river cruises, Avalon Waterways spokesman said: “Here at Avalon Waterways we’ve noticed a definite growth of interest in river cruising. To us, this is no surprise. Our river cruises are already incredibly popular and it’s exciting to have confirmation of the growing awareness of our industry as a whole. The rise in river cruise popularity commends both our itineraries and services.”

With the rising demand for luxury cruises, Avalon Waterways are delighted to confirm their current promotions on a range of luxury European river cruises.

The spokesman mentioned the saving up to £700 per couple on the hugely popular Paris to Normandy’s Landing Beaches route; The Blue Danube Discovery which takes passengers from beautiful Budapest to picturesque Prague; the ever-popular Windmills, Vineyards and Paris route which traverses through Amsterdam all the way to France’s spectacular capital city.

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