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Ex-AIDAcara to Offer Mediterranean Cruises From Sochi Starting March 5

The former “AIDAcara” – the 1,186-passenger ship previously operated by Germany’s AIDA Cruises – is set to start new adventures as part of a new Russian project soon. Renamed the “Astoria Grande”, the ship is so far scheduled to operate four cruises out of Sochi, Russia. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

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AIDAcara reported sold to Russian interests

AIDAcara at Sydney on December 19, 2017  (Photo courtesy AIDA Cruises)AIDAcara, which the Carnival Corporation & plc group recently sold to an undisclosed buyer, has been acquired by Russian intersts, Tradewindsnews.com reports. The ship has been renamed Astoria Grande. (cruisebusiness.com)

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AIDAcara is first ship in AIDA fleet to dock Down Under

AIDAcara at Sydney on December 19, 2017  (Photo courtesy AIDA Cruises)On Tuesday evening, December 19, 2017 (CET), AIDAcara was the first ship in the AIDA fleet to dock at the harbor in Sydney, Australia. This first docking during her world cruise – which, over 116 days, will take the ship to 41 ports in 23 countries on five continents – was streamed live on the AIDA Facebook fan page. (more…)

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AIDAcara opens 2017 cruise ship season in Kiel

This year’s cruise shipping season opens in Kiel on April 9th with a call by “AIDAcara”. Up to the middle of October 28 different cruise ships will berth in the port a total of 142 times while up to half a million passengers are expected to go ashore or embark. (more…)

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AIDAcara Returns to Turku for First Call

Monday marked a special day for the port and city of Turku, as AIDACara was welcomed for its maiden call – the first of five for the ship in 2015. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

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Holiday highlights on board AIDA

Holiday highlights on board AIDA CruisesWhether Cape or Caribbean, wellness or hiking: AIDA’s variety of vacation highlights for Christmas and New Year’s Eve offer something for everyone. Leaving all the holiday stress and winter behind while still enjoying the traditional Christmas spirit far away from home. (more…)

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The record set by Columbus Cruise Center Bremerhaven in 2018 has been broken again in 2019

The terminal at the Columbus Cruise Center (CCCB) in BremerhavenAn exceptionally successful and exciting cruise year at the Columbus Cruise Center Bremerhaven (CCCB) came to a close on October 9, 2019 with the final visit of the “ms Artania”. Looking back on the season at Columbus Cruise Center Bremerhaven (CCCB), we were able to welcome a total of almost 120 cruise vessels. (more…)



AIDA Cruises presents latest sustainability report: World’s first LNG-operated cruise ship, AIDAnova, commissioned in 2018

AIDANova at Tenerife (Courtesy AIDA Cruises)In the latest edition of “AIDA cares” the company documents further progress on its way to emission-neutral cruising. As early as 2023, 94 percent of all AIDA guests will be sailing on ships that can be fully operated with low-emission liquefied natural gas or, in port, with green shore power. (more…)



Infrastructure woes sharply slowed down Australian market growth last year

AIDAcara at Sydney on December 19, 2017  (Photo courtesy AIDA Cruises)Problems with land based infrastructure particularly in Sydney contributed to a sharp slowdown in the growth of the Australian cruise market last year, CLIA Australasia figures show.In 2018, a total of 1.35 million Australians took a cruise, which was just 0.9% more than in the previous year. In 2017, the year on growth had been robust 4.4%. (cruisebusiness.com)

Cruise season kick-off in the port of Kiel

Ostseekai Cruise Terminal at the Port of KielThe call by the cruise vessel “AIDAcara” on Sunday, 7th April, marks the beginning of Kiel’s cruise season 2019. Dr Dirk Claus, Managing Director at PORT OF KIEL (SEEHAFEN KIEL GmbH & Co. KG): “The upcoming cruise season will be very exciting and we will welcome a lot of new ships to Kiel. (more…)

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New Plan to Build Cruise in New South Wales

AIDAcara at Sydney on December 19, 2017  (Photo courtesy AIDA Cruises)“A new Cruise Development Plan released by the New South Wales government earlier this year promises to look into the viability of more cruise berths in Sydney, either at Molineaux Point or Yarra Bay”, said Sandra Chipchase, CEO, Destination NSW. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

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AIDA to presents “My hotel shows me the world” its new brochure with cruises from March 2019 to April 2020

From Greenland to Greece, from the Caribbean to the Canary Islands: The 2019/20 AIDA year is going to be as diverse as the regions on this earth. In its new catalog “My hotel shows me the world,” AIDA presents unforgettable vacation experiences, the most beautiful destinations, and vibrant cities for the travel period March 2019 to April 2020, along with a glimpse of the 2020 summer season. (more…)

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The AIDA New Year 2018 Countdown

Festively decorated ships, the “Happy New Year” live concert by the AIDA Show Ensemble, spectacular shows, and an unforgettable party will be making the turn of the year into a very special night full of surprises aboard the AIDA fleet. And it will be happening around the globe in seven time zones from the Caribbean to the Canaries, and from the Mediterranean to Southeast Asia. (more…)

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