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Travelmarvel Diamond

Former name: Avalon Imagery

Travelmarvel Diamond Review and Specifications

Specifications of Travelmarvel Diamond

Year built2007  /  Age : 12
Flag state Malta
BuilderNeptun Werft GmbH (Rostock, Germany)
OwnerPremicon AG
OperatorAPT (Australian Pacific Touring)
Speed12 kn / 22 kph / 14 mph
Length (LOA)135 m / 443 ft
Beam (width)12 m / 39 ft
Gross Tonnage5000 gt
Passengers85 - 170
Decks with cabins3
Sister-shipsTravelmarvel Jewel
Former namesAvalon Imagery

Review of Travelmarvel Diamond

Launched in 2007, the 135-metre-long river cruise ship Travelmarvel Diamond joined the APT-Travelmarvel fleet in 2014. Together with the fleet mates Travelmarvel Jewel (sistership) and Travelmarvel Sapphire, Diamond cruises on itineraries along the European rivers Rhine, Main and Danube.

Travelmarvel Diamond cruise ship

This stylish riverboat features 81 staterooms and 4 suites accommodating up to 170 passengers. Passenger cabins come in 2 basic types - French Balcony and Porthole;e Window. All cabins are equally sized - at 16 m2 (172 ft2). All 7 Window Staterooms are located on the Moselle (lower) Deck, and as amenities offer a deluxe queen-size bed, desk, vanity, hairdryer, closet, safe, minibar, flat TV, en-suite bathroom (shower, WC). Each room has a pair of portholes positioned near the ceiling. French Balcony staterooms feature identical amenities and layout and are located across decks Rhine (upper) and Danube (middle). Each of those has floor-to-ceiling sliding doors, that open to allow travellers to enjoy views and fresh air.

The 4 Owners Suites have a mid-ship location on Rhine Deck and are sized 24 m2 (258 ft2). Besides the French Balcony, they have an additional floor-to-ceiling window (non-opening). Other amenities include a sofa with chair and low (coffee) table, deluxe queen-size bed, desk and vanity, closet, safe, flat TV, minibar, full-size en-suite bathroom (WC, shower). The outdoor Sun Deck spans the vessel's full length. The ship also has a single-seating dining room, bar lounge, wellness area (fitness centre), hair salon.

Travelmarvel Diamond cruise ship

APT-Travelmarvel cruise passengers are mostly from Australia and New Zealand. The company offers a good value-for-money vacation experience with plenty of inclusions. River cruise fares are inclusive of most sightseeing tours, port charges and fees, tipping, complimentary use of wireless Internet and bicycles. Tea and coffee are available 24 hours, and free of charge. Bottled water is provided daily (also complimentary). Lunches and dinners come with complimentary local wine, beer, soft drinks.

River cruise itineraries

Travelmarvel Diamond itinerary program offers European river cruises on the Rhine, Main, Moselle and Danube, with departures from Amsterdam and Budapest (the "European Gems" themed itinerary), as well as from Budapest to Prague ("The Delightful Danube" itinerary).

Note: You can see the CruiseMapper's list of all river cruise ships and riverboats in the "itinerary" section of our River Cruises hub. All companies and their fleets are listed there.

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Travelmarvel Diamond Wiki

The vessel is owned by Premicon AG (funds and investments company) and operated under charter by the Australian cruise and tour operator Travelmarvel. Between 2007-2013, the Travelmarvel ship Diamond was operated as "Avalon Imagery" by the US-based cruise tour company Avalon Waterways. Sistership (by design) is the fleet mate Travelmarvel Jewel (fka Avalon Tranquility).

MS Travelmarvel Diamond belongs to the TwinCruiser boat type, in which passenger sections are structurally separated from the drive unit. River ships of the TwinCruiser-class have two separate hulls linked to each other by clutches. The advantage of such separating is that the transmission of vibrations and noises can be mostly avoided.

Travelmarvel Diamond Itineraries

The below listed Travelmarvel Diamond cruise prices on itineraries are only indicative and Per Person (in US dollars, based on double occupancy). These are the cheapest River Cruises fares on the ship’s lowest category cabins available for booking. Cruise fares typically change with departure dates approaching, last minute deals, discounts, promotions, independent travel agency offers.

DateCruise NameDeparture PortPrice from
2019 Oct 28 14 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Budapest Amsterdam $3297
2019 Oct 28 7 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Nuremberg Amsterdam $1491
2020 Mar 26 5 days, round-trip 5 days Danube Cruise Cologne $890784
2020 Mar 31 5 days, round-trip 5 days Danube Cruise Cologne $890784

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