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travel42 Cruise Ship Review: Avalon Waterways Avalon Luminary

Avalon Luminary travel42 Professional Ship Review

The Avalon Luminary launched in spring 2010 along with sister ship Avalon Felicity. The vessels are virtually identical to sister ships Avalon Scenery and Avalon Creativity, which launched in 2009.

Avalon Waterways is a subsidiary of Globus, a long-established tour operator, so many of the passengers come from bus tours. Additional passengers often hail from Australia.

In 2011, Avalon introduced upgraded features from the newer Panorama-class ships to the older ships in its fleet. Among th...

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