|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
1,101 veranda staterooms:
198 oceanview staterooms:
312 interior staterooms:
Crew members: over 900
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