Uniworld was founded in 1976 in Los Angeles, California. In 2004 the cruise company was bought by the Tollman family, owners of The Travel Corporation. Beatrice Tollman started award-winning Red Carnation boutique hotels in South Africa, creating the first 5* hotel in Johannesburg. They now have 17 boutique hotels around the globe. When the Tollman’s moved into cruise holidays, they brought with them the same attention to detail and customer focused service they had created in their 5* hotels.

Each one of their luxury cruise ships is individually designed, and the elegant style reflects the care taken to create these opulent luxury ships. Bringing the five-star hotel experience to the waterways, Uniworld staff aim to make guests feel welcome and exceed expectations every time with unfaltering attention to detail. The Uniworld boutique river cruises offer a luxury all-inclusive cruise holiday.

Uniworld are dedicated to giving back to the environment and communities that make their cruise holidays possible. They partner with charities and organisations to ensure their river cruises, shore excursions and head office operations make as little impact as possible on the surroundings, while benefitting the local communities, donating to good local causes and working with small local businesses.

Uniworld Boutique River Cruises


Offering luxury all-inclusive river cruises, Uniworld are a family owned company who focus on attention to detail and welcome guests on board with open arms to create a fantastic experience and a memorable cruise holiday. Uniworld’s one of a kind cruise ships, each individually designed and carrying around 130 guests, sail the waterways of Europe, Russia and Asia. The high staff to passenger ratio, allows the crew to focus on personalised attentive service and to always go the extra mile for each guest.

Uniworld Cruise ship Imperial River Duchess


Imperial River Duchess

Carrying 130 passengers the Uniworld River Duchess was launched in 2013 and recently refurbished. She sails the Rhine, Main and Danube rivers, and boasts an onboard spa, a fitness centre and 65 opulent well-appointed cabins.


S.S. Maria Theresa

The S.S. Maria Theresa boasts an intimate capacity of 150 passengers, cared for by 57 staff. On board you will find 64 staterooms and 11 suites, all with made-to-order Savoir of England beds, Egyptian cotton sheets, an array of pillow options and marble-lined bathrooms offering L’Occitaine and Hermès bath and body products. Once on board S.S. Maria Theresa your drinks, meals, entertainment and on shore excursions are all included! Facilities on board this enchanting Uniworld ship include a fitness centre, the Serenity River Spa, intimate cinema, cafe, restaurant, lounge and sundeck.

Uniworld S.S. Maria Theresa
Uniworld River Royale


River Royale

River Royale was reinvigorated in 2014, embodying the true essence of the Bordeaux region. Focused on delivering comfort, intimacy and elegance, River Royale carries a maximum of 130 passengers. She has 41 staff to take care of your every need and boasts stunning, French-inspired decor in every stateroom and public area. On board you will find luxe lounge rooms, rest areas, Salon Gascogne’s Aquitaine Bar, exceptional dining in Le Bordelais restuarant, fitness centre, spa and sauna for the ultimate relaxation after your adventurous days.


My Cruises only partner with cruise companies who constantly push the boundaries and lead innovation in the cruise industry. Uniworld are not only unique in their approach to ship décor and provide guests with the ultimate boutique cruise experience, but they are leading the way in ship technology as well. From their swimming pools, to open-air balconies, and their onboard cinema. See below for our exclusive Uniworld cruise packages!

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