Enjoy and do something good
A four-day charity trip “Soul and Food” on board nickoVISION for the benefit of Mukoviszidose Selbsthilfe eV
Experience in cooperation with Mukoviszidose Selbsthilfe eV and Stuttgart cruise operator nicko cruises Guests of NickoVISION from November 26 to November 29 a four-day “Soul and Food” charity trip on the Danube. Numerous star guests ensure a varied program and part of the proceeds from the sale of the cabins goes as a donation to Mukoviszidose Selbsthilfe eV.
A Heart Touching Journey: From November 26 to 29, 2023, guests aboard the innovative riverboat nickoVISION will experience a four-day soulful and wonderful food event in collaboration with Mukoviszidose Selbsthilfe eV Passengers can expect a slowed-down river journey. Danube from Passau via Vienna and Melk back to Passau. Numerous guest stars ensure a varied program, not only on land: TV star and chef Robin Pietsch offers culinary delights, singer Annemarie Eilfeld dazzles guests in a “Magic Diva” concert and singer Tess “Dynamite” Smith takes charge. The greatest hits of Tina Turner and other great stars for an unforgettable evening. In addition, all passengers have the opportunity to get to know the three stars better in a meet & greet in the lounge.
With this charity trip, nicko cruises Schiffsreisen GmbH wants to draw attention to the congenital metabolic disease cystic fibrosis. In addition, part of the proceeds from the sale of the cabins goes as a donation to Mukoviszidose Selbsthilfe eV, to finance research projects, public relations and a social fund for the affected and their families, while giving hope. “I am happy that together with nicko cruises we were able to organize such a wonderful event”, says Daniel Kemp, Chairman of the Board of Mukoviszidose Selbsthilfe eV “I have a 12-year-old daughter with cystic fibrosis and this is my motivation for all affected families I work for it with passion because I want to see my daughter grow up.” continues Kemp.
Enjoying the river includes short vacations
The return cruise from Passau to Vienna and Melk to Passau offers the perfect opportunity to sample the air of the cruise and do good at the same time. Wonderful views and many new impressions await guests on the “beautiful blue Danube”. From the nickoVISION “floating hotel” you have a unique view of the UNESCO World Heritage Wachau and the charming capital of Vienna cares for travelers with its cosmopolitan flair. A guided tour of Melk Monastery reveals the former importance of the place. The baroque Benedictine monastery towers over the town at the entrance to the Danube and was made famous in literature by Umberto Eco’s novel “The Name of the Rose”.
Delicious cuisine and great entertainment: three guardian angels on board
TV star and chef Robin Pietsch comes from the Harz Mountains and offers culinary masterpieces made with regional products from local producers in his restaurants “ZEITWERK” and “PIETSCH Restaurant”. He became popular among many viewers through numerous television programs such as “Exact – that’s how we live” on the MDR channel, “Grill den Profi” on VOX or “Das Perfect Promi-Dinner”. Pietsch is involved with Mukoviszidose Selbsthilfe eV and acts as the association’s guardian angel. On board NickoVISION, Robin Pietsch will prepare and serve a wonderful 5-course menu.
Singer and songwriter Annemarie Eilfeld is also the guardian angel of cystic fibrosis and has over 15 years of stage experience. In his unique show, Eilfeld proves his versatility and musically recalls the great hits of unforgettable pop greats like Michael Jackson or Louis Armstrong. In NickoVISION, she slips into the role of the most popular stars of our time, such as Lady Gaga, Britney Spears or Christina Aguilera, and gives a touch of “Viva las Vegas” on stage with the classics of Celine Dion and Sarah Brightman.
Tess “Dynamite” Smith accompanies this journey as the third guardian angel. Since 2005 she has been a regular in the role of Tina Turner, and she will be happy to create a fun evening on board nickoVISION with the hits of Tina Turner and other big stars.
Innovative river boat: nickoVISION
The 2018 River Boat of the Year sets a new standard on the river with its innovative design and new concept on board. The NickoVISION boat is perfect for all those who have found river cruises “full of dust” or for those who do not want to decide where and what to eat in the morning. Guests who rely primarily on spontaneous experiences and individual enjoyment of their vacations are in excellent hands here. From the outside, the large glass surfaces and striking lines of the river cruiser are immediately noticeable. The modernity and lightness of the overall concept are expressed in the elegant interior that is flooded with light.