Posts Tagged ‘TUI Cruises’

TUI reports continued strong cruise demand in Germany and UK as operating profit leaps

Thursday, August 10th, 2017

TUI AG, the German tour operator that has its main listing in London, has reported a strong rise in the operating profit (EBITDA) of its cruise operations and said that the demand remains strong both in Germany and the UK. (cruisebusiness.com)

TUI UK contemplating to buy Mein Schiff 1 and Mein Schiff 2

Wednesday, July 12th, 2017

TUI UK, a fully owned subsidiary of TUI AG in Germany, is contemplating to buy Mein Schiff 1 and Mein Schiff 2 from TUI Cruises GmbH, the Hamburg based company in which TUI AG has a 50% stake. (cruisebusiness.com)

TUI Cruises revamps Internet tariffs

Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

Elbphilharmonie Hamburg launches  Mein Schiff 6 (Photo Hamburg Marketing Christian Spahrbier)TUI Cruises, the Hamburg based premium market cruise shipping company, said it has revamped its Internet use tariffs by introducing a range of new price plans that allow customers to use between 75MB and 6 GB of data per day. (cruisebusiness.com)

A unity of sound and light: Elbphilharmonie Hamburg launches “Mein Schiff 6” cruise liner

Friday, June 2nd, 2017

Elbphilharmonie Hamburg launches  Mein Schiff 6 (Photo Hamburg Marketing Christian Spahrbier)A musical genius goes maritime: last night (Jun 1st), Iveta Apkalna, head organist of the Elbphilharmonie Hamburg, launched the cruise liner “Mein Schiff 6” on behalf of the spectacular new concert hall. (more…)

“Mein Schiff 6” makes maiden call in Kiel

Friday, May 12th, 2017

The latest newbuilding to join TUI Cruises – “Mein Schiff 6” – has berthed in Kiel for the first time. Kiel is the ship’s first passenger port of call in Germany she has visited since she was handed over just a few days ago in Turku in Finland.

Mein Schiff 6 Delivered to TUI Cruises

Tuesday, May 9th, 2017

Meyer Turku has delivered to the new Mein Schiff 6 to TUI Cruises during a handover ceremony at the Finnish shipyard. “We are very happy about the delivery of Mein Schiff 6 which was on time and in excellent quality. With this ship we can again deliver the high TUI Cruises standard to our passengers and exceed it with fine tunings and small surprises,” said TUI Cruises CEO Wybcke Meier. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

TUI: Getting Ready for Mein Schiff 6

Monday, May 8th, 2017

While TUI Cruises is getting ready to take delivery of Mein Schiff 6 from the Meyer Turku shipyard, the full crew has arrived onboard. Of the 1,030 crew members, 70 percent come from the other TUI ships, the company said in a prepared statement. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

TUI Cruises to split senior marketing job between two persons

Wednesday, March 1st, 2017

Mein Schiff 3  (Photo courtesy Port of Kiel)TUI Cruises, the Hamburg based premium market segment cruise line, has decided to split its senior marketing role and appoint two persons to the posts. (cruisebusiness.com)

New Mein Schiff 1 & 2 construction is taking major milestones

Monday, February 13th, 2017

Mein Schiff 5  (Photo courtesy Port of Kiel)TUI Cruises and Meyer Turku shipyard have jointly designed the New Mein Schiff 1 & 2 to be an evolution on the successful foundation of Mein Schiff 6. (more…)

TUI group’s Germany based brands deliver strong performance

Friday, December 9th, 2016

The two Germany based cruise brands of TUI AG, the world’s largest travel company, have reported strong performance for the latest financial year, helped by turnaround of Hapag-Lloyd Kreuzfahrten. (cruisebusiness.com)

TUI Cruises offers €4,000-plus wedding present to win on first LGBT cruise

Tuesday, November 15th, 2016

TUI Cruises, the Hamburg based premium market cruise shipping company, is offering a wedding package worth more than €4,000 for a couple to win on the first Lesbian, Gay, Transsexual, Bisexual (LGBT) cruise of the line. (cruisebusiness.com)

World Club Cruise announce debut Cruise Festival with Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, Robin Schulz, W&W and many more

Thursday, October 20th, 2016

The World Club Dome is preparing for its first World Club Cruise, scheduled for 25th to 29th April 2017. The Mein Schiff 2 will weigh anchor in Palma de Mallorca and steam with 2,000 World clubbers to Barcelona and the party island of Ibiza before returning to the Mallorcan capital. (more…)

TUI upbeat as cruises and UK continue to perform well

Wednesday, September 28th, 2016

TUI AG, the Anglo-German tour operator, said its cruise operations and UK source market continue to perform well and highlighted four points that drive the good performance these activities. (cruisebusiness.com)

The production of a new generation of Mein Schiff ships started at Turku shipyard

Tuesday, August 16th, 2016

The production of a new generation of Mein Schiff ships started today at Meyer Turku shipyard, Finland, with the steel cutting ceremony. The new Mein Schiff 1, NB-1392, will be around 20 meters longer than the previous Mein Schiff ships and will have space for additional 180 cabins. (more…)

TUI Cruises Reduces Fuel and Water Consumption

Monday, July 18th, 2016

Mein Schiff 3  (Photo courtesy Port of Kiel)TUI Cruises has announced that it reduced its fuel consumption by 14.1 percent per passenger day in 2015 over 2014. The cruise line said this was achieved by optimizing itineraries, slower sailing speeds and more energy-efficient technologies installed on Mein Schiff 3 and 4. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

Mein Schiff 5 Christened

Sunday, July 17th, 2016

TUI Cruises’ new Mein Schiff 5 was christened Friday, July 15, by Godmother Lena Meyer-Landrut, a 25-year old German singer and songwriter. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

TUI Cruises takes delivery of Mein Schiff 5 from Meyer Turku 10 days ahead of schedule

Tuesday, June 21st, 2016

Mein Schiff 3  (Photo courtesy Port of Kiel)Today, (June 20) ten days ahead of schedule, TUI Cruises took delivery of Mein Schiff 5 from the Meyer Turku shipyard. Wybcke Meier and Frank Kuhlmann, CEO and CFO of TUI Cruises, together with Dr. Jan Meyer, CEO of Meyer Turku Oy shipyard, marked the occasion with invited guests at the handing-over ceremony. (more…)

Mein Schiff 5 to feature coffee shop-reading room

Wednesday, June 15th, 2016

Mein Schiff 5, the latest unit of TUI Cruises in Hamburg, will feature a coffee ship reading room thanks to cooperation between the premium market cruise line and Nespresso, the coffee brand. (cruisebusiness.com)

TUI Cruises introduces E-Scooters and Stand Up Paddling Boards on two ships

Tuesday, May 31st, 2016

TUI Cruises, the Hamburg based premium market cruise shipping company, says it has decided to widen its range of shore excursions by introducing ones on E-Scooters and Stand Up Paddling Boards to its portfolio on two ships. (cruisebusiness.com)

Singer Lena Meyer-Landrut to name Mein Schiff 5 on 15 July

Tuesday, May 24th, 2016

Lena Meyer-Landrut, the German singer who made her breakthrough at the Eurovision song contest in 2010, will name Mein Schiff 5, the latest newbuilding of TUI Cruises, in Travemunde on 15 July. (cruisebusiness.com)

Mein Schiff 1 Refreshed for Summer Season

Saturday, May 14th, 2016

Mein Schiff 1 in HamburgMein Schiff 1 has undergone a freshening-up at Lloyd Werft Bremerhaven after her Asia season and before starting her summer program in Europe. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

Keel Laid for Cruise ship Mein Schiff 6

Tuesday, April 26th, 2016

Following old traditions of the shipyard coins were placed under the keel block to bring luck for the ship. Representatives of TUI Cruises, Royal Caribbean Cruise Line, Meyer Turku and the classification society Det Norske Veritas, invited guests, and members of the press joined the event. (marinelink.com)

TUI to add two more ships in UK in three years

Wednesday, April 20th, 2016

The Thomson Discovery  (Courtesy Thomson Cruises)TUI, the Anglo-German travel company that is rebranding most of its units, will add two more shops in the next three years to its Thomson Cruises fleet in the UK after the introduction of TUI Discovery (former Splendour of the Seas) this summer.

Mein Schiff 1 to be transferred to Thomson Cruises 2018

Thursday, March 3rd, 2016

Mein Schiff 1 in HamburgTUI Cruises’ first vessel, Mein Schiff 1, will be transferred to Thomson Cruises in 2018, the Hamburg based operator of the ship said in a statement. (cruisebusiness.com)

Meyer Turku Celebrates the Float-out of Mein Schiff 5

Friday, January 15th, 2016

On Friday 15 January, Meyer Turku Shipyard floated out the first ship being contracted and built totally under the ownership of the Meyer family. (more…)

TUI Cruises’ Mein Schiff 2 to stage Germany’s first LGBT cruise in 2017

Monday, December 14th, 2015

Mein Schiff 2 of TUI Cruises, the Hamburg based premium market cruise shipping company, will stage the first Rainbow Cruise catering for the LGBT-Community (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender) in the spring of 2017. (cruisebusiness.com)

Mein Schiff 6 to Visit U.S. and Canada in 2017

Tuesday, November 24th, 2015

TUI Cruises will head for North America with its new Mein Schiff 6 in late 2017. A 15-night crossing from Hamburg will end in Bayonne, New Jersey in September. The ship then embarks on a North America-based program for the shoulder season. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

TUI Cruises introduces cabin service on two latest ships

Thursday, November 19th, 2015

Mein Schiff 3 - Photo courtesy Port of KielTUI Cruises, the Hamburg based premium market cruise shipping company, says it will introduce 24 hour room service on board its two latest vessels, the Mein Schiff 3 and Mein Schiff 4. (cruisebusiness.com)

TUI Cruises appoints Denis Wiechert as Director Product Management

Wednesday, November 4th, 2015

TUI Cruises, the Hamburg based premium market cruise shipping company, says it has appointed Denis Wiechert to the newly created position of Director Product Management. (cruisebusiness.com)

TUI Cruises unveils new features on Mein Schiff 5

Monday, October 26th, 2015

From the top. The Mein Schiff 4 at the Hamburg Cruise Days, The Diamond, the Atlantik restaurant and the Himmel und Meer. (Kevin Griffin)TUI Cruises, the Hamburg based premium market cruise operator, will introduce a number of new features on its third newbuilding that will differentiate the vessel from the two previous units of the 99,500 gross ton class of ships. (cruisebusiness.com)

TUI Cruises to host musical festival at sea

Wednesday, August 26th, 2015

TUI Cruises, the Hamburg based premium market company, says it will host a musical festival at sea during a four night cruise from Hamburg to Kiel via Copenhagen and Oslo, which will sail on 27 August. (cruisebusiness.com)

TUI AG remains upbeat of performance of its cruise brands

Friday, August 14th, 2015

Mein Schiff 4 at cruise terminal Ostseekai, Port of KielTUI AG, the Hannover bawd travel group whose shares are main listed in London, retains an upbeat outlook of its cruise shipping activities. The company owns 50% of the premium market TUI Cruises unit that caters for the German market, plus 100% of Hapag-Lloyd Kreuzfahrten.