The cruise ship AIDAmira will be officially inducted into the AIDA fleet on November 30, 2019. Before the new Selection ship sets out for South Africa, AIDAmira guests can familiarize themselves with the ship on an exclusive 4-day cruise in the Mediterranean.
More than 10,000 people have signed a petition calling for a limit of one cruise ship a day docking in Palma de Mallorca. About 500 giant cruise ships dock in the city on the south coast of the popular holiday destination of Mallorca each year, disgorging 2 million passengers. (theguardian.com)
Last night, recording artist Craig David dazzled employees suppliers and media at an exclusive ceremony to celebrate the launch of Marella Cruises’ newest ship, Marella Explorer, in Palma, Majorca. (cruiseindustrynews.com)
CAMPAIGNERS in Mallorca are calling for a halt on the number of cruise liners pulling into the capital’s port by limiting them to just two a day – and charging passengers a tourist tax of €5 (£4.37) a night. The newly imposed sustainable tourism tax is already causing controversy after the Balearic Government increased it by 100 per cent from May 1 until October 31. (thesun.co.uk)
Around 150 demonstrators held up banners with messages including ‘Stop Cruises Palma’ and ‘Horror of the Seas’ shortly after the Symphony of the Seas, which can carry up to 6,680 passengers and 2,200 crew, docked at Palma Port yesterday. (express.co.uk)
Passengers will be met with a demonstration on the quay, organised by two environmental groups who are against more cruise arrivals. The claim that the large ships create pollution and more overcrowding of the “already saturated islands,” and that staff on board are being “exploited.” (thesun.co.uk)
Cruise liners are threatening to SHUN Mallorca and Ibiza unless the Balearic Government changes its mind about charging passengers two euros a day under the new tourist tax rules. The association of cruise companies in Europe, the Cruise Lines International Association says the new fee is undemocratic and could force companies to leave the islands out of its routes. (express.co.uk)
The big moment will arrive at around 10:15 p.m. on Friday, June 30, 2017: Model and TV host Lena Gercke will be christening the twelfth member of the AIDA fleet in the name of AIDAperla in the harbor of Palma de Mallorca (Spain).
Lena Gercke will christen AIDAperla, the twelfth member of the AIDA fleet, in Palma de Mallorca on June 30, 2017. In Germany the likable beauty is among the most famous and successful models and presenters.