DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Nov. 20, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Uniworld Boutique River Cruises is giving away a river cruise package for two on their new 7-night 2013 Venice & the Po River cruise itinerary including enchanting Venice; Ravenna, a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site; Padua, with its astonishing frescoes; Verona, home to literature's most famous lovers, Romeo and Juliet; and Bologna, the culinary capital of Northern Italy. To enter the contest, go to facebook.com/uniworldrivercruises, "Like" Uniworld on Facebook, and enter a caption for the photo to submit your entry.
Starting on November 16, 2012 through February 28, 2013, Uniworld's Facebook fans can enter to win the river cruise package in Italy including a riverview stateroom on the elegant River Countess; all meals onboard; complimentary fine wine, beer, and soft drinks during lunch and dinner onboard; six shore excursions with a local expert, four UNESCO World Heritage Sites; and Uniworld's exclusive Epicurean Adventurer Program™, which allows Uniworld's guests to delve deeper into the world of Italian food and wine. Uniworld's Epicurean Adventurer Program™ includes a pasta-making workshop in Bologna, an Italian dessert-making demonstration and tasting, an olive oil and wine tasting, and a special wine and food pairing dinner.
"We're thrilled to launch our third Facebook contest exclusively to the wonderful fans of Uniworld. We enjoy connecting and getting to know them using social media and also meeting people who may never have heard about river cruising, which is now the fastest growing segment in the cruise industry. Uniworld is also proud to announce that we will be the only North American river cruise line to sail the Venice Lagoon and Po River in 2013," states Maria Ellen Grimardi, Vice President of Marketing for Uniworld.
Please visit facebook.com/uniworldrivercruises to read more details and for the terms and conditions of the contest.
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.
For more details, please visit uniworld.com or connect with Uniworld Boutique River Cruises at facebook.com/uniworldrivercruises or twitter.com/uniworldcruises.
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