Take a look at U by Uniworld’s brand spanking new ship

Take a look at U by Uniworld’s brand spanking new ship

PSA: U by Uniworld has a new ship, and it’s killer.

The ship in questions is The A, U by Uniworld’s second ship, and started on it’s maiden voyage along the Rhine river in Europe on April 14.

Fiona Dalton, Managing Director U by Uniworld Australia, said that this new ship will, in turn, offer travellers a completely new river cruising experience through the stunning Rhine, Main and Danube rivers, which flow through the Netherlands and Central Europe.

Sounds pretty good right?

“We’re thrilled that our second U by Uniworld ship has officially set sail on the Rhine today,” she said.

“U continues to bring adventurous and curious travellers a completely new river cruise experience, with longer stays in destinations to allow guests the chance to truly immerse themselves in the local culture.”

“It’s a way to experience these incredible destinations like never before.”


The A is sleek, sophisticated, and can carry up to 120 of your closest friends.

Whilst on board, guests can take part in unique inclusions, such as mixology classes, silent discos, yoga, wine tastings, farm-to-table dining and more.

Offshore, guests can experience some of U by Uniworld’s cultural, immersive excursions like an evening tour in a medieval castle; a foodie tour through the Jordaan district of Amsterdam; strolling through Keukenhof’s tulip gardens; and a scenic bike tour and wine tasting at Eberbach Monastery, used as a filming location for Game of Thrones.

Then return back to the ship for some killer food and drink, obviously.

U by Uniworld’s dining experiences bring a taste of each destination onboard, utilising ingredients from the local markets and inspired by the fares of the cities that are visited along the way.

From comfort food to organic, healthy options, U by Uniworld’s master chefs accommodate every type of palate in an innovative and flavourful way.

But seriously, just look at this bar where you can sample a delicious taste of wherever you’re cruising through that day:


Boasting four suites, 26 balcony bedrooms, 29 studio bedrooms and two studios bedrooms with triple occupancy – all accommodation options on The A are equipped with waterfront views, flat screen TV’s, built-in Bluetooth speakers, various USB ports and more.

Meaning you won’t find any nosebleed rooms with no windows or happiness to be seen.

And if that wasn’t enough, U by Uniworld also offers organic BeeKind amenities in all rooms, uses WhatsApp and email for internal communication with guests, displays menus on screens in the bar and restaurant, and has a Press Reader app for guests to receive news onboard.

We want in.


Obviously, you’re now researching when you can take work off to cruise, so sailings on The A start at $262 per person, per day, with eight-day itineraries offered along the Rhine, Main and Danube rivers.

There are some killer itineraries alllll year, as well as special holiday cruises. A Merry Little Christmas Cruise, anyone?

Yeah, we thought so too.

Latest News

  • Cruise

Cruise Traveller’s new Scottish Highlands cruise tour package

Australian small ship cruising specialist, Cruise Traveller, offers a 20-night land and sea holiday in the UK aboard the Lord of the Glens. The tiny cruise line’s 52-guest boutique vessel, Lord of the Glens, is purpose-built to explore the intricate waterways and lochs of the Scottish Highlands. It boasts a rich, traditional ambience with polished […]

  • Cruise

Celebrity Xcel’s keel-laying ceremony in France, with 2025 inaugural sail planned

Construction has commenced on Celebrity Cruises’ next ship, Celebrity Xcel, with a keel-laying ceremony at the Chantiers de l’Atlantique shipyard in Saint-Nazaire, France. An Edge Series ship, Celebrity Xcel will set sail in autumn 2025, with several new yet-to-be-revealed offerings. At the ceremony, Jason Liberty, president and CEO of Royal Caribbean Group (RCG), the parent […]

  • Destinations
  • Tour Operators

Globus unveils nine new independent tours for 2025

Coach touring brand Globus has unveiled nine new independent tours for 2025, from Bangkok to Bali and Abu Dhabi to Nepal. “With Globus Independent tours, our guests are free to enjoy the many benefits of touring, untethered and unscheduled,” APAC head of marketing, Globus family of brands (GFOB), Chris Fundell said. “Providing hand-picked hotel accommodations, […]

  • Hotels

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group opens Mandarin Oriental Mayfair

The Mandarin Oriental has opened a second property in London, the Mandarin Oriental Mayfair, in the heart of historic Hanover Square. Designed by internationally renowned Rogers Stirk Harbour and Partners, the hotel is the first new build in Mayfair in over a decade. Bringing a modern architectural approach to one of London’s most storied squares, […]

  • Hotels

Outrigger Reef Waikiki Beach Resort unveils Coral Kids Club

On top of its US$85 million (AU$150m) transformation, Outrigger Reef Waikiki Beach Resort’s new Coral Kids Club provides an engaging activity centre for kids. Designed for keiki (children), ages 5-12, the activity centre offers daily cultural workshops with hands-on activities rooted around the Āina Guardian workbook. It was developed by Candes Gentry, co-author of Eat […]

  • Hotels

Minor Hotels announces fourth franchised hotel

Minor Hotels has added to its portfolio of more than 500 hotels in operation after signing Oaks Melbourne on William Suites as its fourth franchised hotel. The 220-room apartment hotel is the third Oaks property signed under a franchise model after the Oaks Toowoomba and Oaks Townsville Metropole. The proven success of these properties highlights […]

  • Destinations

Phuket unveils cutting-edge medical facility

Minor Hotels has announced Layan Life by Anantara, a world-class medical wellness facility that is set to elevate Phuket’s reputation as an international medical wellness destination. The new facility is set across 1,767sqm within the grounds of Anantara Layan Phuket Resort and is set to open in Q3 of this year. It offers a blend […]

  • Events

Out West Piano Fest comes alive in Bathurst

The three-day symphony of the senses comes back to Bathurst, at picturesque Blackdown Farm, as Out West Piano Fest returns 25-27 October. Located just five minutes away from Bathurst NSW is a pastoral heritage, art, and culture. It was also once home to Australian artist, Tim Storrier. The extensive gardens in full spring bloom offer […]

  • Attractions
  • Cruise

Japan in Bloom with Cruise Express

Send clients out to experience the best of the Land of the Rising Sun with Cruise Express and their Japan in Bloom expedition, a 21-night adventure. As interest in Japan hits an all-time high, Cruise Express is pleased to announce its ultimate Japanese bucket list trip. This adventure is geared for Australians wanting to tick […]

  • Road & Rail

Explore Uzbekistan with Golden Eagle Luxury Trains

Golden Eagle Luxury Trains presents an exclusive itinerary to Uzbekistan with ensuite cabins, a personal cabin attendant, and off-train excursions. Travelling aboard the opulent Golden Eagle train, with ensuite cabins, guests will dive deep into Uzbekistan’s spectacularly global cultural identity. A personal cabin attendant, all porterage and gratuities and all off train excursions are included […]