AmaWaterways Announce Godmother of AmaMora
AmaWaterways has announced the name of the new godmother for their latest luxury river cruise ship AmaMora. Libbie Rice, co-president of the Ensemble Travel Group in the US and Canada, will serve as Godmother of AmaMora and will name the river ship during a ceremony on the 15th July 2019 cruise in Lahnstein, Germany.
Libbie Rice, AmaMora's Godmother
Libbie Rice has been in the travel industry for over 15 years, and has earned a reputation for being a forward-thinking leader and has received accolades for her expertise. Libbie has lived in Australia, Belgium and Hong Kong, and pairs her passion for travel with adventure, having climbed Mount Kilimanjaro, bungee jumped in Whistler and hang-glided in Rio de Janeiro. Libbie Rice has served as co-president of Ensemble Travel Group since January 2011.
“I’m deeply honoured to have been chosen to serve as the Godmother of this very special ship,” said Libbie. “Travel is such a rewarding experience, and AmaWaterways is a true leader in delivering extraordinary river cruises. AmaMora will provide guests with the opportunity to create memorable experiences to last a lifetime, and I could not be more proud to be a part of that legacy.”
The pool and swim up bar on AmaMora
The sister ship to AmaLea, AmaMora offers a total of 78 spacious staterooms, almost all featuring AmaWaterways’ signature twin balconies. On board, guests can experience AmaWaterways’ renowned cuisine with exquisite regionally-inspired dishes paired with hand-selected wines at the Main Restaurant and Chef’s Table Restaurant, as well as an all-day tapas menu, afternoon tea, complimentary daily Sip & Sail cocktail hour, and a 24-hour coffee station.
As on all AmaWaterways ships, AmaMora will carry a fleet of complimentary bicycles for guests to explore the riverside. For the more leisurely, there also is plenty of room for lounging by the heated Sun Deck pool, featuring a swim- up bar. The ship also features complimentary Wi-Fi and in-room Entertainment On Demand, as well as massage and hair salon services.
“We are delighted to have Libbie join the AmaWaterways family as Godmother of the beautiful AmaMora,” said Kristin Karst, executive vice president and co-owner of AmaWaterways. “Libbie is an extraordinary travel professional with incredible knowledge and experience, as well as an avid world traveller, which makes her the perfect choice to fill this exciting role. We’re looking forward to celebrating with her on board next year!”
AmaMora will begin her inaugural season June 3, 2019, sailing the seven-night Enchanting Rhine and Captivating Rhine itineraries between Basel to Amsterdam. The ship will also sail the festive Christmas Markets on the Rhine itineraries between November 25 and December 23 2019.