Uniworld’s Queen of the Nile, River Tosca, Resumes Sailing Egypt’s Legendary River

Uniworld’s Queen of the Nile, River Tosca, Resumes Sailing  Egypt’s Legendary River
Uniworld is one of several companies in The Travel Corporation family of brands, including Trafalgar, Insight Vacations, and Contiki, to bring back travel to Egypt. According to The Travel Corporation's CEO, Brett Tollman, “We are seeing a pent-up demand for the destination and are delighted to be able to elevate our support for this truly remarkable part of the world.”

Uniworld will resume its first sailing on October 3, 2015 with “Splendors of Egypt & the Nile,” a 12-day program starting and ending in Cairo. Guests will spend four nights at the luxurious Four Seasons Cairo at Nile Plaza–recognized by Travel + Leisure as one of the finest hotels–and they will spend seven nights onboard the elegant 82-passenger all-suite River Tosca–recognized by Egypt's Ministry of Tourism in 2012 as “Best Cruise Ship” out of nearly 300 cruise ships sailing the Nile River. “Egypt is one of the most awe-inspiring destinations that I have ever visited, and one that no culturally curious traveler will want to miss. I am delighted we are able to resume sailing the Nile and taking our guests to Egypt's most historic sites,” states Guy Young, President of Uniworld.

From the moment guests arrive in Egypt, Uniworld's team of dedicated professionals will be on hand to take care of all guests' details. Egyptologist lead small group excursions to such culturally significant sites as the Temples of Karnak and Luxor; various monuments around Ancient Memphis, including the great Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx; the Valley of the Kings; and the Temples of Horus, Hathor, and Hatshepsut.

Uniworld encourages travelers to book early for the greatest savings. For couples who pay-in-full at time of reservation before March 30, 2015, they can save $1,000 on Uniworld's "Splendors of Egypt & the Nile" boutique river cruise and journey.

For more details, please visit www.uniworld.com.

Uniworld is a member of CLIA and is highly regarded by discerning travelers, media, and cruise industry experts:

• Listed among the "World's Best River Cruises" by Travel + Leisure, and recognized for "World's Best Service" in the River Cruise category
• Seven ships listed among Travel + Leisure's "Top 20 River Ships," with River Countess rated highest of all cruise ships (river & ocean)
• Included on Condé Nast Traveler's Gold List for seven years (2008 – 2014)
• Top 3 ranking on Condé Nast Traveler's "Top Ten Cruise Lines" (river & ocean)
• Top 4 ranking on Condé Nast Traveler's Readers' Choice Awards for 'Top Cruise Lines" (2014)
• Named "Best Luxury River Cruise Line" by Cruise International (2012 – 2014)
• Name"Best Culinary Cruise Line" by readers of SAVEUR (2014)