Celebrity chef and APT brand ambassador Luke Nguyen will host three gourmet-themed river cruise holidays next year.
The itineraries in Vietnam, Myanmar and France will each explore the breadth and depth of the respective countries’ cuisines, with fares leading in from £5,395pp.
Angela Waite, APT head of sales and commercial, said: “By showcasing a destination through Luke’s eyes, and with APT having taken care of all the finer details, we are able to offer clients a truly immersive and authentic experience they simply can’t access elsewhere.
Aboard AmaLotus, APT’s 16-day Vietnam and Mekong cruise, leads in from £5,995pp twin share departing Ho Chi Minh City on November 28, 2019, sailing the Mekong to Siem Reap.
The journey features four Luke Nguyen Signature experiences, including a walking tour of Old Saigon, where his parents grew up, and an evening at his Ho Chi Minh City restaurant.
The 18-day Hidden Wonders of Myanmar itinerary leads in from £6,795pp twin share departing Yangon on October 1, 2019, aboard Samantha for Mandalay, taking in 16 cities, towns and villages en route.
It also features four Nguyen experiences, including a welcome dinner in Yangon, a market tour in Minhla, and drinks and canapes at sundown in Bagan.
Finally, the 11-night Grand Bordeaux itinerary, operated by AmaDolce, leads in from £5,395pp twin share departing Paris on August 29, 2019, and includes three nights in the French capital.
Highlights include lunch at the Ore restaurant in Versailles and a visit to a culinary school.