Chinese company Century River Cruises plans to launch a river cruise ship on the Yangtze River next year, the company's eighth on the river and its first newbuild since 2013.
The 650-passenger Century Glory, which will set sail in September 2019, will be the largest vessel on the Yangtze, according to Century, at 492 feet long and 70 feet wide.
A rendering of Century Cruises' forthcoming Century Glory.
Public areas will include a cinema, an atrium lobby, an indoor bar, an observation lounge, a sun deck bar, two dining rooms, a gym, a self-service laundry and a convenience store. The vessel will also incorporate newer technologies such as electronic propulsion, a rudder propeller and low-emission systems.
The staterooms will include connecting cabins for families traveling together.
Century River Cruises was founded 18 years ago, and the company has a fleet of seven river vessels sailing the Yangtze.