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Riviera River Cruises Among USA Today 10Best Readers’ Choice Winners

Riviera River Cruises Among USA Today 10Best Readers’ Choice Winners

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Riviera River Cruises is proud to announce it is among the winners of the 2021 USA Today 10Best Readers’ Choice travel award contest for Best River Cruise Line. Riviera was voted the fifth best river cruise line by readers after being nominated for the contest by a panel of experts, improving from 10th best in 2019. Riviera offers river cruises aboard one of the youngest fleets of ships in Europe, including dedicated departures for solo travelers with no single supplement. For the full list of Best River Cruise Line winners, visit


“We’re honored that readers voted Riviera among the top river cruise lines in the USA Today 10Best contest,” said Marilyn Conroy, Riviera River Cruises’ Executive Vice President Sales and Marketing North America. “It’s especially exciting to see that we’ve moved up in the rankings as it tells us word is getting out about the quality of our itineraries, ships and service, and the exceptional value we offer. We’ve become the go-to river cruise line for many travel advisors and their clients, and we hope to continue to build on that reputation as we return to Europe’s waterways.”


Twenty nominees were selected for the Best River Cruise Line contest by a panel of experts, including editors from USA Today, editors from, relevant expert contributors and sources for both these media and other Gannett properties. The contest was open to American readers, who voted for their favorite nominee once per day throughout the four weeks of the contest. Voting ended Monday, March 1.


Riviera River Cruises offers 20 itineraries on 10 rivers and waterways, including dedicated departures for solo travelers with no single supplement. Its fleet of 12 ships is one of the youngest in Europe, with no ships older than six years. Riviera’s cruises include spacious cabins and suites, fine culinary experiences from sumptuous breakfasts to four-course dinners featuring international classics and regional specialties, and expert-led excursions to classic sights and lesser-known places.


Riviera guarantees exceptional value, promising never to add hidden surcharges or fees. Riviera also doesn’t automatically include gratuities or drinks, so the choice is up to guests.


For more information about Riviera River Cruises, call 888-838-8820 or visit


Riviera River Cruises


Riviera River Cruises is the United Kingdom’s leading river cruise operator, with a sales staff working across North America. Riviera is known for its highly rated, award-winning service, its ships with spacious cabins and suites, relaxed atmosphere, sumptuous onboard meals and captivating excursions, and its exceptional value. Riviera puts its guests first, hosting over 100,000 on its river cruises in the past five years, and is very supportive of the travel agency community, accepting bookings exclusively from advisors. For more information, visit or call 888-838-8820.