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Amawaterways Celebrates National Nurses Week by Announcing 2021 Complimentary Travel Dates for Frontline Medical Heroes

Amawaterways Celebrates National Nurses Week by Announcing 2021 Complimentary Travel Dates for Frontline Medical Heroes

CALABASAS, CA – (May 10, 2021) – To celebrate National Nurses Week, award-winning luxury river cruise line AmaWaterways has opened a selection of Europe sailings between October through December 2021 for eligible frontline medical heroes to enjoy a complimentary river cruise with one paying guest in the same stateroom. Frontline medical heroes enrolled in the program can now redeem their complimentary cruise certificate on a choice of 30 sailing dates in 2021. In addition, in honor of National Nurses Week, the complimentary river cruise offer* is re-opened for a limited time to active medical professionals and active first responders who may not have had the opportunity to enroll last year.


“Our frontline medical heroes have worked tirelessly over the past year to keep our communities safe, and they deserve so much recognition for their unwavering dedication,” said Kristin Karst, executive vice president and co-founder of AmaWaterways. “It is our honor to provide these selfless individuals with a much-needed break on a memorable river cruise vacation, where they can rest easy and enjoy leisurely days full of discovery in magnificent European destinations!”


Frontline medical heroes can choose from a wide variety of seven-night itineraries on several of AmaWaterways’ award-winning ships. Welcoming on average 150 guests, ships sail national waterways, docking in the center of iconic towns, historical villages and spectacular vineyard regions along the Rhine, Main, Moselle and Danube rivers. Highlights of the itineraries include:

  • Romantic Danube, which travels into the very heart of the continent and visits Grand European cities like Vienna, Bratislava and Budapest. From meeting a local apricot grower in Austria’s Wachau Valley to exploring Czech Republic’s charming mountain town of Český Krumlov, guests will experience the romance of Old World Europe in all of its splendor.
  • Enchanting Rhine, providing guests with a front-row seat to beautiful scenery along the Rhine with its 40 castles strung like pearls along the river banks, along with magnificent cities and charming villages. Guests will enjoy timeless traditions like the making of Kölsch, Cologne’s legendary brew, as well as extraordinary experiences such as hiking Germany’s Black Forest.
  • Apple-web-attachment Singleton” style=”opacity: 1;”>Magical Christmas Markets, taking guests on a dreamlike journey through magical Christmas Markets brightly decorated with wooden huts stocked with handicrafts and delicious treats. Sailing through Austria and Germany, guests will be able visit Nuremberg’s Christkindlesmarket, one of the world’s most famous Christmas Markets, among many others including in Passau, Linz and Vienna.


During their cruise, frontline medical heroes will experience the high level of luxury for which AmaWaterways is known – including spacious staterooms, a wide choice of expertly guided shore excursions included in every port, award-winning dining, enhanced health and safety protocols, personalized service and extensive amenities including open-air Sun Decks with heated pools or whirlpools. Known for its culinary experiences, AmaWaterways provides guests with exquisite, regionally-inspired cuisine at every meal, paired with hand-selected wines and beer with every lunch and dinner. Guests also enjoy complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the ships and Entertainment-On-Demand systems in each stateroom.


To take advantage of this offer, frontline medical heroes are encouraged to contact their trusted travel advisor, call1.800.626.0126 or visit


*Frontline Medical Heroes offer is only applicable to active medical professionals and active first responders with valid ID. This limited time offer is not combinable with any other promotions. See website for terms & conditions that may apply.


To book an AmaWaterways river cruise for a client, call 1.800.626.0126 or visit the Travel Advisor Portal Follow AmaWaterways on Facebook at, Instagram@AmaWaterways, Twitter @AmaWaterways, and YouTube at