AmaWaterways today announced that Libbie Rice, co-president of Ensemble Travel Group, (pictured left) will serve as Godmother of AmaMora, one of three new ships entering its fleet in 2019, the most since the company’s inception. Rice will bless the 156-passenger ship alongside AmaWaterways’ executive team and local dignitaries
Rice has served in various positions in the travel industry for more than 15 years, including key roles in customer relationship management and revenue management for major airlines and hotel chains. She has earned a reputation in the industry for being a forward-thinking leader and received accolades for her expertise in quantitative marketing, revenue management, customer relationship management and information, as well as social media. Rice has lived in Australia, Belgium and Hong Kong, and couples her passion for travel with adventure, having summited Mount Kilimanjaro, bungee jumped with Ensemble members in Whistler and hang-glided in Rio de Janiero. Rice has served as co-president of Ensemble Travel Group since January 2011.
The sister ship to AmaLea, AmaMora (pictured right) 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.
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.