Saga to welcome Spirit of the Danube to fleet future year

Saga will increase a new vessel, the Spirit of the Danube, to its river cruising fleet from 2022.

With a style and design impressed by the lifestyle and nature identified along the Danube, guests will have entry to a assortment of initial-course amenities onboard the ship which includes a lounge, library, bar and two places to eat.

A single of the restaurants will provide a signature dish from celeb chef Mark Sargeant, who will also sign up for the ship on a amount of cruises when it enters provider.

The new ship will host a array of other superstars on upcoming cruises which include Television set presenter and all-natural historian Miranda Krestovnikoff, antiques expert and typical on BBC’s Antiques Roadshow, Eric Knowles as nicely as the renowned horticulturalist, Sir Roddy Llewellyn.

A keel laying ceremony is taking location now in Vahali’s shipyard in Serbia, which marks the official start off of the construction of the ship. 

As for every custom, a fortunate penny will be laid and will come to be embedded into the very first piece of hull marking the start off of building.

Commenting on news, Saga Holidays main executive, Chris Simmonds, claimed: “Over the past few many years, we’ve been centered on redefining river cruise range to deliver a Saga made expertise for our guests.

“Spirit of the Danube becoming a member of the fleet marks an exciting milestone in this journey and we cannot wait around till she joins her sister ship Spirit of the Rhine following year. 

“Guests will be capable to get pleasure from a range of initial-course facilities and we can’t hold out to demonstrate every little thing our most up-to-date ship has to provide.”

The ship will have ability for 190 attendees on board when it departs on its inaugural cruise from Amsterdam.

Long term locations attendees will be ready to examine from the ship include things like Budapest, Vienna, Rousse and Tulcea.

The moment released, Spirit of the Danube will be part of Saga’s very first river cruise ship, the Spirit of the Rhine, which is at the moment getting ready for its inaugural cruise in May well this 12 months.