World's Best 2016 Awards Rank: #5 River Ship
Best for: High-end cruisers looking for a stylish river voyage (Minimalists need not apply.)
Sails: The Danube River, the Main River, the Rhine River
At a Glance: A Travel + Leisure World’s Best 2016 winner, placing fifth in the River Ship category. Like Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection’s other ships, the River Empress feels like a floating boutique hotel. Its design? Old world with a modern edge.