New vessels for the Amazon & Asia

Haimark is planning a “more affordable” luxury ship in the Peruvian Amazon – and five more ships for Asian rivers. US-based Haimark Travel has signed a contract to build a 40-passenger vessel for six-night roundtrip sailings from Iquitos, Peru, promising a competitive price compared to other “extremely expensive” ships on the river. According to the company’s Australian representative Damien van Eyk, the region is undergoing a resurgence of interest among Australian travellers who are seeking better value. “I think the growth in travel to South America from Australia is driven ...
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