Cruise Critic has a series of articles detailing River Cruise Lines in depth and comparing them head to head, for which I will try to keep up to date links here.

Best Budget River Cruise Ships
http://www.cruisecritic.com/articles.cfm?ID=2865

Best Luxury River Cruises
http://www.cruisecritic.com/articles.cfm?ID=3025

Best River Cruise Dining
http://www.cruisecritic.com/articles.cfm?ID=2868

Best River Cruise Pools
http://www.cruisecritic.com/articles.cfm?ID=2953

Why Amadeus Is the River Cruise Line for You
http://www.cruisecritic.com/articles.cfm?ID=2642

Why AmaWaterways Is the River Cruise Line for You
http://www.cruisecritic.com/articles.cfm?ID=2236

AmaWaterways vs. Avalon
http://www.cruisecritic.com/articles.cfm?ID=2709

AmaWaterways vs. Emerald
http://www.cruisecritic.com/articles.cfm?ID=3109

AmaWaterways vs. Scenic
http://www.cruisecritic.com/articles.cfm?ID=3098

AmaWaterways vs. Viking
http://www.cruisecritic.com/articles.cfm?ID=2496

American Cruise Lines vs. American Queen Steamboat Company
http://www.cruisecritic.com/articles.cfm?ID=2457

APT vs. Scenic River Cruises
http://www.cruisecritic.com/articles.cfm?ID=3027

Why Avalon Waterways Is the River Cruise Line for You
http://www.cruisecritic.com/articles.cfm?ID=2603

Avalon vs. Viking
http://www.cruisecritic.com/articles.cfm?ID=2384

Why CroisiEurope Is the River Cruise Line for You
http://www.cruisecritic.com/articles.cfm?ID=2230

Why Crystal is the River Cruise Line for You
http://www.cruisecritic.com/articles.cfm?ID=2602

Why Crystal Mozart Is the River Cruise Ship for You
http://www.cruisecritic.com/articles.cfm?ID=2642

Crystal vs. Scenic
http://www.cruisecritic.com/articles.cfm?ID=2613

Crystal vs. Uniworld
http://www.cruisecritic.com/articles.cfm?ID=2612

Why Delfin Is the River Cruise Line for You
http://www.cruisecritic.com/articles.cfm?ID=3045

Why Emerald Waterways Is the River Cruise Line for You
http://www.cruisecritic.com/articles.cfm?ID=2256

Emerald vs. Vantage
http://www.cruisecritic.com/articles.cfm?ID=2336

Emerald vs. Viking
http://www.cruisecritic.com/articles.cfm?ID=2385

Why Gate 1 Travel Is the River Cruise Line for You
https://www.cruisecritic.com/articles.cfm?ID=3091

Gate 1 vs. Viking River Cruises
http://www.cruisecritic.com/articles.cfm?ID=3099

Why Grand Circle Is the River Cruise Line for You
http://www.cruisecritic.com/articles.cfm?ID=2708

Grand Circle vs. Vantage
http://www.cruisecritic.com/articles.cfm?ID=2311

Why Riviera Travel Is the River Cruise Line for You
http://www.cruisecritic.com/articles.cfm?ID=3129

Why Scenic Is the River Cruise Line for You
http://www.cruisecritic.com/articles.cfm?ID=2231

Scenic vs. Tauck
http://www.cruisecritic.com/articles.cfm?ID=2949

Scenic vs. Viking
http://www.cruisecritic.com/articles.cfm?ID=2302

Why Tauck Is the River Cruise Line for You
http://www.cruisecritic.com/articles.cfm?ID=2549

Why Tauck Bridges Is the Family River Cruise for You
http://www.cruisecritic.com/articles.cfm?ID=3024

Tauck vs. Uniworld
http://www.cruisecritic.com/articles.cfm?ID=2548

Tauck vs. Viking
http://www.cruisecritic.com/articles.cfm?ID=2586

Why Uniworld Is the River Cruise Line for You
http://www.cruisecritic.com/articles.cfm?ID=2232

Uniworld vs. Scenic
http://www.cruisecritic.com/articles.cfm?ID=2309

Why Vantage Is the River Cruise Line for You
http://www.cruisecritic.com/articles.cfm?ID=2290

Why Viking Is the River Cruise Line for You
http://www.cruisecritic.com/articles.cfm?ID=2234

Viking vs. CroisiEurope and A-Rosa
http://www.cruisecritic.com/articles.cfm?ID=2387

Viking vs. Grand Circle
http://www.cruisecritic.com/articles.cfm?ID=2952

Viking vs. Uniworld
http://www.cruisecritic.com/articles.cfm?ID=2307

Viking vs. Vantage
http://www.cruisecritic.com/articles.cfm?ID=2201

Viking River vs. Viking Ocean
http://www.cruisecritic.com/articles.cfm?ID=2546
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