AIDA Cruises has become the first big ship cruise line to incorporate biofuels into its range of maritime fuel sources.
AIDA Cruises opens LEGO store and play area aboard AIDAprima
AIDAprima has undergone a mini-refurb with a new LEGO store and play area introduced ahead of her Hamburg season.
AIDA Cruises expands AIDA Ahoy tour options out of Kiel, Germany
AIDA Cruises has launched additional AIDA Ahoy voyages aboard AIDAsol out of Kiel, Germany as a result of unexpectedly high demand.
AIDA Cruises appears to drop Dubai cruise itineraries for 2021/22 season
AIDA Cruises‘ planned Arabian Gulf cruise itineraries for the 2021/22 cruise season from Dubai have been removed from its website.
AIDAprima Dubai stay over as she heads to Fujairah for bunkering
AIDA Cruises‘ mega cruise ship AIDAprima has departed Dubai after spending several months in warm lay-up at the Dubai Cruise Terminal.
AIDA Cruises first cruise line to use brand new Dubai Harbour Cruise Terminal
German cruise line AIDA Cruises has become the first cruise line to use the new Dubai Harbour Cruise Terminal adjacent the famous Dubai Palm, opposite the city’s tourist JBR and The Walk […]
AIDA Cruises suspends operations until March, cancelling Dubai cruise season
AIDA Cruises has cancelled its planned 2020/21 Dubai cruise season, further suspending all cruises globally until March due to new anti-coronavirus measures introduced in Germany and across much of Europe.
AIDA Cruises repositions AIDAprima to Dubai ahead of 2020/21 cruise season
AIDAprima isn’t due to start cruising from Dubai for the 2020/21 cruise season until December, but AIDA Cruises have already positioned her in Port Rashid in preparation for the ship’s return to […]
AIDA second cruise line to confirm return to Dubai in 2020/21 cruise season
AIDA Cruises has joined MSC Cruises in confirming that it will return to the Arabian Gulf cruise sector for the 2020/21 cruise season, deploying its second-largest ship AIDAprima out of Dubai.
AIDAprima cruise ship lights up with message of thanks for Dubai
AIDAprima, a mega cruise ship belonging to German cruise line AIDA Cruises, lit up with a message of thanks to Dubai for all its help during the Coronavirus pandemic, as she departed […]
Dubai’s Port Rashid becomes one of the most crowded cruise ports in world amid virus
There are some seven cruise ships in hot lay up in Port Rashid in Dubai, the UAE’s primary cruise port, as the cruise industry remains in a global shutdown.
AIDA revamps entertainment across fleet for 2020 with celebrity chef on Dubai cruise
New shows, creative TV formats and a diverse entertainment program with celebrities and experts will debut across the AIDA Cruises fleet in 2020, the cruise line has announced. AIDA Cruises offers exclusive […]
Dubai’s ‘great popularity’ among AIDA Cruises passengers wins out over Iran tensions
AIDA Cruises says it has no plans to change it upcoming cruise itineraries from Dubai for the 2019/2020 cruise season, adding that the city “enjoys great popularity among our guests”.
AIDA Cruises returning AIDAprima to Dubai for 2020/21 cruise season
Three’s a charm for AIDAprima as the German cruise line AIDA Cruises announces itineraries for her third cruise season out of Dubai in the Arabian Gulf during the 2020/21 winter season.
AIDA Cruises sending AIDAprima back to Dubai for roundtrip cruises in 2019/2020 season
AIDA Cruises’ second-largest ship AIDAprima, will be cruising roundtrip from Dubai for the second time during next year’s Arabian Gulf cruise season.
Best roundtrip Dubai cruises in 2019/2020 season
For the first time ever, eight cruise lines will be homeporting nine cruise ships in Dubai for the 2019/2020 winter cruise season that runs from November to March annually.
AIDA reveals Abu Dhabi Formula 1 Grand Prix roundtrip cruise from Dubai
The German line AIDA Cruises is offering a seven-day roundtrip cruise from Dubai on November 23rd, 2018 aboard its new flagship AIDAprima that will coincide with the Abu Dhabi Formula 1 Grand […]
Ship Review: AIDAprima
Homeporting in the Dubai cruise market for the 2018/19 cruise season, AIDAprima is the new flagship of AIDA Cruises and one of the largest cruise ships ever to cruise roundtrip in the Arabian Gulf. She is also the only cruise ship in the Middle East with a ‘nudist’ area.
AIDAstella emerges from Dubai Drydocks with new ice-cream bar
During her final Middle East cruise season sailing roundtrip out of Dubai, AIDAstella was put into drydock at Dubai Drydocks World for a 5-day refit. The German cruise line is one of […]
AIDA Cruises sending largest ship to Arabian Gulf for roundtrip Dubai cruises in 2019 season
AIDA Cruises, the fun-loving German ‘holiday resort’ cruise line has confirmed that AIDAprima will homeport in Dubai and Abu Dhabi in the 2018/19 cruise season.