Victoria Cruises Introduction

Victoria Cruise

Victoria Cruises, being the only American managed cruise fleet on Yangtze River, For over a decade, as an exclusive cruise operator based in New York, Victoria Series has been the leader in Yangtze cruising, because of the quality of our fleet, the outstanding service and innovative itineraries.

There are 7 vessels of Victoria Cruises fleet: Victoria Empress, Victoia Katarina, Victoria Prince, Victoia Queen, Victoria Rose, Victoia Star and Victoria Anna. All seven ships have a crew dedicated to ensuring the very best of international service standards and facilities. The latest addition to the line is Victoria Anna and its premier ship is the Victoria Katarina.This is now the foremost vessel of what is probably the most deluxe cruise fleet on the river and it boasts an even higher level of service.

Victoria Cruises Series, 7 ships


Victoria Cruises Remarks

The only American cruise line on the Yangtze River managed by international multi-lingual cruise directors ;
One of the valuable cruises on Yangtze River,
Redecoration in 2002-2005,every cabin has a private balcony and bathtub(except Rose);

Victoria Cruises Accommodations

Victoria Cruises Name: A,Katarina; B,Anna; C,Star; D,Queen; E,Prince; F,Empress; G,Rose
Standard Room: A,119; B,132; C,93; D,93; E,93; F,91; G,63
Area(sqm): A,19.11; B,21.00;C,19.60; D,19.60; E,19.60; F,14.60; G,14.00
Top Class Room: A,6; B,16; C,6; D,6; E,6; F,2; G, /
Area(sqm): A,30.42; B,29.70;C,27.34; D,27.34; E,27.34; F,22.00; G, /
Deluxe Suite: A,6; B,4; C,2; D,2; E,2; F,4; G, /
Area(sqm): A,37.80; B,34.68;C,42.53; D,42.53; E,42.53; F,29.96; G, /
·Shangrila Suite:A,2; B,2; C,2; D,2; E,2; F,2; G, 2
Area(sqm): A,60.03; B,58.80;C,57.80; D,57.80; E,57.80; F,36.91; G,32.00
Total(cabins): A,133; B,154; C,103; D,103; E,103; F,99; G,65

Victoria Cruise Cabin Facilities

Active Window,TV,Mini Bar,Weight Balance,Life Jacket,Memo Pad,Mineral Water,Tea Bags,Bath Foam,Bath Towel,Face Towel,Comb,Toothpaste,Tooth Mug,Shoe Sponge,Telephone Directory,Mini Refrigerator,Hair Dryer,Cloth Line,Private Safety Box,Ball-Pen, Coffee Bags,Shampoo,Shower Cap,Bath Robe,Hand Towel, Soap,Toothbrush,Slippers,Laundry Bag. Voltage:AV220v,50hz.

Victoria Cruise Onboard Facilities

First Floor(Upper Deck):Reception desk,Dining-Room,Business Center;
Second Floor(Promenade Deck):Shopping Center;
Third Floor(Bridge Deck): Conference Room,Reading Room ,Clinic;
Fourth Floor(Recreation Deck):Nightclub,Bar,Massage Room;
Fifth Floor(Viewing Deck):Sun Deck.

Victoria Cruise Onboard Services

Beauty Salon:
For cut, wash, set and blow dry. Massage is also available by appointment.

Electricity:
220 volts; wattage may not be compatible with your hair dryer. Please do NOT use personal equipment in your cabins. Video cameras, digital cameras and other electrical appliances can be recharged at the front desk.

Fitness Room:
A variety of exercise equipment is available.

Health Clinic:
Each Victoria vessel has a doctor and health clinic on board. Customary charges are in effect for medical care. We recommend that you bring enough of any prescribed medications for your entire trip throughout China. Do not pack your prescriptions in your checked baggage.

Laundry:
We offer same-day laundry service, but not dry cleaning. Press-only service is also available.

Victoria Cruise Dining

Passengers will experience the joys of Chinese cuisine, expertly prepared with the highest quality fresh ingredients. Victoria's award-winning dining experience is reflective of China's evolving culinary landscape, with a fusion of western dishes.

Meals are served in a single-seating Dynasty Dining Room. Sumptuous western and Chinese buffets are offered at breakfast and lunch. Elegant dinners are served family-style.

If you have special dietary requirements, please advise us of your needs at time of booking.

Meal times will be posted in a daily events schedule distributed to each cabin. The legal drinking age on board Victoria Cruises vessels is 18 years old.

Victoria Cruise Entertainment

Victoria Cruise

Tai Chi Chuan: The term Chuan refers to a school or method of boxing or combat. Tai Chi Chuan is a sophisticated method of fighting based on the reconciliation of dynamically interacting forces. Daily practice of Tai Chi promotes mental clarity and a healthy body, assists with balance and helps the circulation of the blood. Tai Chi is also a vehicle for the realization of surpassing beauty. We offer Tai Chi early mornings to begin the day.

Lectures: We offer lectures on Chinese history and culture which add insight and depth to the cruise experience. Topics include the evolution of the dam project and its importance to China, Chinese medicine, poetry by many of the famous Chinese sages, Chinese language, Chinese traditional brush painting, dumpling wrapping, etc.

Fashion Shows:Bring your cameras and your smiles, as our crew presents some of China's most elaboPrice fashions dating back to the Han Dynasty (206BC-220AD). A veriety of traditional costumes from all regions of China will reflect China's cultural diversity.

Cabaret Shows: Our crew puts on a performance not to be missed! Singing, dancing, music! The cabaret show is also an opportunity for passengers to display any special talents they may have, whether it be shaking a leg, or curling the tongue...anything! This is a wonderful opportunity to unwind and enjoy the experience while cruising on the Yangtze with Victoria.

Feature Films: If you prefer to simply relax in your cabin, feature films are presented on your cabin television.

Tea Time and Happy Hour: Complimentary tea and coffee is offered in the early morning before breakfast, and complimentary tea and cookies are offered in the afternoon. During "Happy Hour", enjoy your favorite cocktail at a discounted price in the Yangtze Club, as you unwind from the day's activities.

Ship
Victoria Anna
Victoria Empress
Victoia Katarina
Victoria Prince
Victoia Queen
Victoria Rose
Victoia Star
Year Built 2006 1996 2003 1994 1995 1992 1994
Refurbished   2002 ----- 2004 2003 2001 2003
Rebuilt   ----- ----- 2001 ----- ----- -----
Gross Tonnage
6200T
3868T
4860T
4587T
4587T
2428T
4587T
Length
106m
85.5m
96.6m
89.4m
89.4m
73.2m
89.4m
Beam/Width
16.4m
14.4m
15.2m
16.4m
16.4m
12.8m
16.4m
Draft
2.6m
2.65m
2.5m
2.7m
2.7m
2.6m
2.7m
Speed
28km/h
28km/h
28km/h
28km/h
28km/h
28km/h
28km/h
Passenger Decks
5
4
4
4
4
4
4
Crew
138
117
128
121
121
110
121
Standard Cabins
133
91
119
93
93
63
93
Junior Suites
16
2
6
6
6
0
6
Deluxe Suites
2
4
6
2
2
0
2
Shangri-La Suites
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
Total Cabins
153
99
133
103
103
65
103
Total Pessengers
308
198
266
206
206
130
206