The River Cruise Revolution, August 3, 2012
By Wendy Perrin, Conde Nast Traveler
Article praises ships, Program Directors--and Grand Circle travelers
"The Cruise I enjoyed most, on the Seine, was ironically the least fancy. Grand Circle Cruise Line's M.S. Bizet had the smallest cabins and the most limited in-room movie selection, but it had the people I like best—Meaning extroverted. intellectually curious passengers and the highest-caliber guides. "These are the most stimulating and well-traveled people we've ever met on a cruise," said Betsy, a worldly traveler in her 70's for Asheville, North Carolina, and I had to agree. They included a Navy admiral, a legendary football coach, college profesors, and E.R. doctors. The passengers were almost exclusively retired Americans, but they were the best conversationalists I've found on a ship."
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