VIVA Cruises becomes the only river line operating with no winter break

   January 30, 2022 ,   Cruise Industry

VIVA Cruises/fleet (travel brand owned by Scylla) started its 2022 season with two Rhine River voyages, which returned to homeport Dusseldorf (Germany North Rhine-Westphalia) on January 24.

With these sailings, VIVA becomes the only river cruise company operating every single month of the year with no winter break.

VIVA Cruises (fleet) is running new cultural, art, and wellness-themed voyages from January through March this year with the riverboats VIVA Tiara, VIVA Moments, and Swiss Ruby.

  • VIVA Tiara has 13 scheduled departures of her 4-night “Arts, Culture and Culinary Delights” until March 2022, which will be visiting the port cities of Antwerp (Belgium), Amsterdam (Netherlands), and Rotterdam (Netherlands).
  • VIVA Moments is running a pair of different 4-night itineraries along the Rhine River focused on relaxation and wellness - Wellness trip Middle Rhine & Wellness trip Rhine-Main – all of which are roundtrips from Dusseldorf.
  • Finally, the 88-passenger Swiss Ruby is offering a series of 7-night “Crime cruises” to Dusseldorf and Berlin (Germany).

The rest of the fleet will be starting the season in March 2022.

MS VIVA Tiara cruise ship

Andrea Kruse, COO of VIVA Cruises, said they were delighted that their new themed cruises were being so well received by international customers.

"Not taking a big winter break was absolutely the right decision for us. Many guests want to travel from January to March and VIVA Cruises gives them just that option.”

All VIVA cruises feature the signature VIVA All-Inclusive product, which includes full board, snacks, minibar, high-quality alcoholic/non-alcoholic beverages, Wi-Fi, beauty products from the luxury cosmetic brand Rituals, all tips and gratuities.