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Uniworld Announces “A World of Thanks” Travel Agent Appreciation Event with Three World-Class Prizes

LOS ANGELES, California–January 2, 2013–Uniworld Boutique River Cruises kicks off 2013 with a Travel Agent appreciation event, “A World of Thanks,” offering three world-class prizes to give thanks to the travel agent community for their support. Travel Agents can book their clients on any 2013 Uniworld boutique river cruise between January 1 through February 28, 2013, and they will be entered into a drawing to win one of three unforgettable prizes. The more the travel agents book, the more opportunities they will have to win one of the three prizes.

The prizes showcase Uniworld’s new product offerings in 2013, including their new Italy destination, the new Century Legend and Century Paragon in China on the Yangtze, and the new River Orchid in Vietnam and Cambodia on the Mekong.

The first prize winner will receive an 8-day luxury river cruise for two on Uniworld’s new “Venice and the Po River” itinerary, as well as two economy class air tickets. For seven nights, they will travel onboard Uniworld’s stunning River Countess visiting breathtaking Ravenna, Padua, Verona, Bologna, and Venice, all while experiencing the very best of the region’s food, wine, art, culture, and history.

The second prize winner will receive an 11-day river cruise and tour package for two on Uniworld’s “Highlights of China and the Yangtze,” where they will visit the top sites in Beijing, Xi’an, and Shanghai, including the Great Wall, the Forbidden City, the Terra Cotta Warriors, and so much more all while staying in five-star luxury hotels. They will also travel onboard the new state-of-the-art Century Paragon in a Uniworld Signature Suite enjoying the legendary Yangtze and being treated to a host of exclusive VIP benefits available exclusively to Uniworld guests. 

The third prize winner will receive a 15-day river cruise and tour package for two on Uniworld’s popular “Timeless Wonders of Vietnam, Cambodia & the Mekong” itinerary. From the lively and changing cities of Vietnam’s Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, and Cambodia’s Phnom Penh and Siem Reap, gateway to the UNESCO temple complex of Angor Wat, to towns and floating villages along the Mekong, the winner and their guest will be treated to an up close view of two amazing countries joined by one life-giving river. They will stay in five-star luxury hotels and sail onboard the new River Orchid.

“We want to sincerely thank our valued Travel Agent partners by starting 2013 off with a Travel Agent promotion to incentivize them with an opportunity to win a trip to our newest destination, Italy, or onboard one of our newest ships along the Yangtze and Mekong,” states Guy Young, President of Uniworld. “Our business success is built on the support we receive from travel agents and we want to do all we can to continue to strengthen our already great partnership,” furthers Young.

To enter the contest, travel agents should bookmark and visit For complete rules and regulations on Uniworld’s “A World of Thanks” Travel Agent Promotion, please visit

Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection, the world’s only authentic boutique cruise line™, is recognized among the “World’s Best River Cruises” by Travel + Leisure. Uniworld was voted the“#1 River Cruise Line in the World” in Condé Nast Traveler’s Readers’ Choice Awards, was named to Condé Nast Traveler’s prestigious Gold List and their Platinum Circle for having made the list consistently for the past five years, and won “Best River Ships” in their Readers’ Poll, which ranked River Queen and River Beatrice #1 and #3 of all cruise ships in the world, respectively, along with eight other highly ranked ships in the top 40 river ships category. Uniworld’s cabins and dining are also ranked among the top three in the world by Zagat Survey®, with Uniworld being the only river cruise line named in the Zagat Survey® amongst the best of the best in the cruise industry. Uniworld features luxurious boutique ships with an average capacity of 130 guests, included shore excursions fully hosted by local experts, world-class gourmet cuisine, and award-winning, personalized hospitality. Uniworld offers over 500 departures sailing on over 13 rivers in more than 20 countries throughout Europe, Russia, Egypt, China, Vietnam, and Cambodia.  

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