ACE has announced that it will hold its first River Cruise Expo this year. The event will be held in Amsterdam on 20 and 21 November and is open to ACE Ambassadors. It will feature five ships and focus on providing advice and guidance for travel agents. Ship visits will include AMA Waterways, APT, Elegant River Cruises and Shearings and delegates will spend a night onboard each. “ACE now has seven river members and we are working together to increase agent knowledge, so I’m delighted to announce details of our first River Expo,” said Flo Powell, director of ACE. “We will also be launching an online map making it easy for agents to see the wide and exciting range of river cruise destinations along with the operator details” Powell added that ACE plans to develop online training courses with APT, Avalon Waterways and Shearings.