Posts Tagged ‘TUI Cruises’

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.

TUI Cruises to offer cruises from Singapore in winter 2015-16

Thursday, August 6th, 2015

SingaporeTUI Cruises will offer for the first time cruises from Singapore in the winter of 2015-16. Three 7-night itineraries will be on offer, one focusing on Thailand, the other one on Vietnam and the third one on Malaysia. They are offered as fly cruises and also on cruise only basis. (cruisebusiness.com)

Breakdance to Mozart shows drops in on board Mein Schiff 3 from Berlin stage

Thursday, August 6th, 2015

Mein Schiff 3 - Photo courtesy Port of KielA show that ranged from breakdance to the music of Mozart and acrobatics that went to sea on board Mein Schiff 3 of TUI Cruises has returned back home to Wintergarten Variete in Berlin. (cruisebusiness.com)

TUI Cruises opens 4,000 sqm Arts & Entertainment centre in Berlin

Tuesday, August 4th, 2015

TUI Cruises, the Hamburg based premium market cruise shipping company, says its 4,000 sqm Arts & Entertainment centre in Berlin. (cruisebusiness.com)

TUI Names New Captain for Mein Schiff 2

Friday, July 10th, 2015

TUI Cruises has named a new captain for Mein Schiff 2, Andreas Greulich. A native of Berlin, Greulich went to sea in 1977. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

Mein Schiff 1 and Mein Schiff 2 to Thomson after latest newbuildings delivered

Wednesday, July 1st, 2015

Thomson Cruises, the UK based cruise brand in the TUI AG group, will receive Mein Schiff 1 and Mein Schiff 2 once the two 99,300 gross ton newbuildings ordered today will enter service, TUI Cruises said in a statement. (cruisebusiness.com)

TUI Cruises orders two ships at Meyer Turku

Wednesday, July 1st, 2015

Mein Schiff 4 at cruise terminal Ostseekai, Port of KielTUI Cruises GmbH and Meyer Turku Oy signed an agreement for two cruise ships. This order further strengthens the order book of the shipyard, which contains now a high work load until the year 2020. (more…)

TUI Cruises’ Meine Reise now allows booking services during cruise; calls and messenger to follow

Friday, June 26th, 2015

TUI Cruises, the German premium market line, says it has expanded the use of its Meine Reise online portal so that passengers now can book services also when on their cruise, while online messaging and phone calls are on the pipeline. (cruisebusiness.com)