Aqua Expeditions Announces Third Boat on the Amazon
Cruise News – Jun. 16, 2016
In line with its aggressive growth strategy, Aqua Expeditions announced it will start construction in December 2016 of a third vessel to sail on Peru’s Amazon River. Announced by Francesco Galli Zugaro, the company’s founder and CEO, the third all-suite vessel is scheduled to launch in early December 2017, and will mostly resemble the company’s newest boat, Aqua Mekong, with twenty 320-square-foot suites, a spa, a gym, a pool, and a fleet of four customized tenders for intimate daily explorations.
“We are excited to be expanding our product in the Peruvian Amazon and maintaining our position of market maker,” said Galli Zugaro. “The extraordinary demand demonstrated by our past guests and trade partners has only fueled our expansion and growth in the small ship expedition segment. We have some exciting new destinations we will be announcing this summer to complement our current destination offering.”
Since its inception in 2007, Aqua Expeditions has become known for its exclusive, luxury cruise experiences that provide insider access to Amazonian communities, remote areas of the Pacaya Samiria Reserve, and highly acclaimed naturalist guides. The vessels are renowned for their expansive design suites and world-class cuisine curated by some of the world’s top chefs.
The new vessel will be called Aqua Amazon and the existing Aqua Amazon will be re-named Aqualina and will be offered as a wholesale charter-only vessel.
VIDEO: Check out this time-lapse video of how Aqua Mekong was built:
Photo: Aqua Expeditions
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