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Tuesday, May 10, 2016

AIDA Cruise's AIDAprima Arrives in Southampton.

For our fluent German speaking cruise passengers - AIDA Cruises long awaited arrival of the NEW AIDAprima is finally over. The AIDAprima was built in Japan, operates on LNG fuel and has a new bow design.

Aida Cruises AIDAprima
Artist Rendition of Aida Cruises New AIDAprima

On the morning of April 27, 2016, AIDAprima, the new flagship of AIDA Cruises, docked in Britain's Port of Southampton for the first time as part of a four-day cruise.

From May 3, 2016 onwards, AIDAprima will be visiting Southampton on Mondays. This British port is one of the highlights on the seven-day cruises to Western Europe's most beautiful metropolises. The AIDAprima  Cruises originate from Hamburg and offer a cruise experience catered to German speaking passengers.

AIDAprima is the first cruise ship to depart from a German port all year round.
Starting April 30, 2016, Hamburg will be the origination point for seven-day round trips to Western Europe's most beautiful metropolises such as London, Paris, Brussels, and Amsterdam.

The highlights of AIDAprima include the Beach Club under a weather-independent transparent foil dome, the "Four Elements" with two water slides, a climbing garden, and the brand new Mini Club providing childcare for young children starting from age of 6 months and older. Spectacular veranda staterooms, the Lanai Deck with infinity pools, an exclusive patio deck with panorama staterooms, numerous new restaurants, the 3,100 m² Organic Body & Soul Spa wellness area, glass elevators and a skywalk. These are only a few of the new offerings making this ship an attractive year-round destination.

Technical data AIDAprima:
Shipyard: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd., Nagasaki
Keel laying: June 30, 2013
Commissioning: March 14, 2016
Length: 300 meters
Width: 37.6 meters
Max. draft: 8.00 m
Gross tonnage: 124,100 GT
Number of staterooms: 1,643
32 suites
1,101 veranda staterooms:
198 oceanview staterooms:
312 interior staterooms:
Restaurants: 12
Bars: 18
Crew members: over 900

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