January 25, 2022 – TUI Cruises announces that Clas Eckholt will be appointed Vice President Marketing & Sales for the “Mein Schiff” brand as of May 1, 2022. Mr. Eckholt was previously 15 years worked in various marketing and sales functions at Stage Entertainment. His task will be to promote the interaction of all commercial disciplines of the cruise line and the premium brand "My ship" to strengthen.
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January 18, 2022 – TUI Cruises is sailing in choppy waters. Since July 2020, the Hamburg cruise line has been operating cruises without any problems after the previous business interruption caused by the corona pandemic. Corona cases have recently been reported on three ships.
January 3, 2022 | According to AIDA Cruises (AIDAnova), TUI Cruises is forced to cancel the Dubai cruise that starts today due to corona cases on board Mein Schiff 6. The Hamburg cruise company announces that the company has decided to take a short break to protect guests and crew.
- November 23, 2021 | Maximum variety with 4 to 14-day trips from February 23 to April 22, 2022
September 15, 2021 - To coincide with the upcoming autumn holidays, nicko cruises and TUI Cruises are offering time out for families at VASCO DA GAMA (nicko) and Mein Schiff 4 (TUI Cruises). Related to the autumn holidays, both companies organize boat trips for the entire family in the Mediterranean region.
September 07th, 2021 - Mein Schiff 6 will carry out Orient cruises in autumn and winter as planned. Travelers are requested to provide proof of full vaccination protection against COVID-19 before starting their journey. In addition, two negative COVID-19 test results are expected to be proven. There are restrictions on excursions.
July 22, 2021 - Norway lovers and TUI fans can breathe easy: From August 22nd, Mein Schiff 1 will start sailing towards Norway. Destinations are the Norwegian fjords, the historic Hanseatic city of Bergen or the capital Oslo. The only downer: all adults on board - guests and crew - must be fully vaccinated. A test is compulsory for children aged four and over.
May 12, 2021 Update - TUI Cruises is currently offering trips to the Canary Islands and Greece. That is not all: On Whitsunday, May 23, 2021, the first “German” cruise of the Mein Schiff fleet will start in Kiel. A “blue voyage” without going ashore is offered.
May 20, 2021 - Starting May 13, Mein Schiff 5 will undertake a total of six trips through Greece's archipelago. The announcement arouses hope among holidaymakers and the Greek tourism industry. The trips take place in accordance with the health and hygiene concept introduced by TUI Cruises. What is new is that two corona tests are required for the trips.
February 01, 2021 - TUI Cruises canceled the 14-day Dubai trip planned in March with Mein Schiff 6 today. The trip should start on March 1st, 2020. The shipping company cannot guarantee that the situation in the individual countries will make a call possible or that the necessary promises will be made in good time before your voyage begins. Booked guests are offered personal Mein Schiff travel credit with bonus options.
December 11, 2020 - Do the right thing and talk about it. TUI Cruises acts according to this motto. The hygiene concept of the cruise company battered by the COVID-19 pandemic has been certified for Mein Schiff 1 and Mein Schiff 2. The hygiene certificate was issued by the independent SGS Institute Fresenius.
December 04, 2020 - The effects of Corona on the cruise industry are terrifying. Royal Caribbean is considering extending the lay offs. NCL and its brand subsidiaries are suspending cruises for an extended period of time. Costa cancels Christmas and New Year cruises. TUI Cruises and their guests are hit hard. The planned 35-day Caribbean voyage of Mein Schiff 1 is canceled.
November 20th, 2020 - The cruise ship Mein Schiff 1 of TUI Cruises is going on a 35-day voyage. The destination is the Caribbean. On a private island nine days island vacation are offered. The journey with the special Caribbean feeling starts and ends in Germany.
November 4, 2020 - According to RTL, the state of Schleswig-Holstein has banned the Hamburg shipping company TUI Cruises from operating cruises from this state. The ban will come into force on November 5, 2020.
October 29.10.2020, 16 - Yesterday, the federal government, together with the 2020 federal states, decided on measures to combat the corona pandemic. The drastic measures in force until the end of November XNUMX all serve to limit contacts. What influence does the decision have on Germany's cruise lines?
October 13, 2020 - TUI Cruises today publishes travel dates and sailing areas for the 2020 winter season. The shipping company is convinced that there is something for everyone. The offer includes classic one to two-week cruises into the sun with shore excursions as well as short trips from German ports. The two routes around the Canary Islands to be completed by Mein Schiff 2 are particularly interesting.
September 26, 2020 - Wybcke Meier, has been managing the cruise company TUI Cruises GmbH for six years. The company is one of the premium providers on the cruise market. Ms. Meier talks about current topics at TUI Cruises in an interview with the Berliner Tagesspiegel. We quote from the report.
September 7, 2020 - The Rockliner and Metal Cruises already existed. Now the "Jeckliner" is put on. On April 07th, 2022 Mein Schiff 6 will start a four-day “fifth season cruise” from Palma de Mallorca. TUI Cruises promise a superlative costume party. On board: ten well-known carnival artists such as the "Höhner", the Bläck Fööss "or the" Klüngelköpp ".
August 13, 2020 - The corona pandemic is being extended for cruise companies. A normal business operation is out of the question. As an intermediate step, TUI Cruises is again planning “Blue Voyages” in September with Mein Schiff 1 and Mein Schiff 2. At the same time, Mein Schiff 6 will offer 13-day cruises to and from Crete from September 7th.
July 9, 2020- Something's happening at TUI Cruises! The “Blue Journeys” will begin on July 24th, 2020. The starting point is Hamburg. The cruise will be with Mein Schiff 2. Until further notice, 3- and 4- day trips are planned. There are no ports of call and the number of guests on board the ship is limited to a maximum of 60 percent of capacity.
June 25, 2020 - TUI Cruises cancels the trip planned for winter with "Mein Schiff ♥". The shipping company considers it "rather unlikely" that the South African ports will be opened to cruise ships in the next few months.
June 17, 2020- The TUI Group, the world's leading tourism group, has expressed its opinion on the resumption of activities in submarkets in Europe. The company also comments on its cruise activities in this context. The main player, TUI Cruises, will start as soon as possible with short cruises in the North and Baltic Seas.
May 13, 2020 - TUI AG presents itself with the hashtag #holidays2020 - Holidays rethought in times of Corona. The company's CEO,Friedrich Joussen, comments on matters relating to TUI Cruises. After all, TUI AG is one of the two shareholders in the Hamburg cruise line. According to current plans, the brand will be present on the high seas again by the end of August 2020 at the latest.
Hamburg, May 5, 2020 / 17:00pm - Tui Cruises press release. Mein Schiff 3 is currently with around 2.900 crew members on board in Cuxhaven. The only reason for Mein Schiff 3's call was and is to enable the crew to return to their home countries.
Hamburg, May 2, 2020. Despite extensive preventive measures and the entire crew being in isolation for over four weeks, a crew member of Mein Schiff 3 was on Thursday, April 30.4th. Tested positive for COVID-19.
March 15, 2020 - Until recently, Royal Caribbean and TUI Cruises had not made a final statement on the coronavirus crisis. Now it is official: Both cruise lines are suspending ship operations for the foreseeable future.
February 7, 2020 - "The TUI Group wants to significantly expand the luxury, expedition and premium segment for cruises together with its long-term partner Royal Caribbean and win new customer groups for luxury cruises ”. This is today's press statement from the Hanover-based TUI Group.
August 31, 2019 - The Neue Mein Schiff 1 was stuck for 24 hours in the small town of Leirvik with 10.000 inhabitants on the Norwegian island of Stord. A defect in an emergency generator forced the ship's command to take a compulsory break at an equipment pier in the port area of Leirvik. After replacing the generator, Mein Schiff 1 continued its voyage around midnight on FridayMolde away.
February 09, 2020 -Tonight the new Mein Schiff 2 was christened in Lisbon in front of almost 3000 guests and many onlookers. The godmother of the latest TUI Cruises new building is Carolyn Niemczyk, singer of the electro-pop band Glasperlenspiel. The christening ceremony was followed by fireworks and a performance by the band on the pool deck.
January 26, 2019 - Yesterday, Mein Schiff 2 NEW came to Hamburg's port from Kiel. TUI Cruises' sixth new building moored at the Steinwerder cruise terminal under the command of Captain Kjell Holm. From the outside, the cruise ship is the same as the new Mein Schiff 1. The differences are only in the equipment..
January 9, 2019 - TUI Cruises' new Mein Schiff 2 has been moored at the Ostseekai in Kiel harbor since January 22, 2019. The MEYER Turku shipyard will officially hand over the new building to TUI Cruises on January 22, 2019. On January 23, the first guests will go on board the shipping company's new flagship.
November 9, 2018 - The website Crew-center.com, operated by former crew members, reports that crew members of TUI Cruises have had unrestricted access to the guest areas in their free time since October 2018. What was previously reserved for the ship's officers and individual employees now applies to all crew members.
October 24, 2018 - Italian cooking is now available on individual ships in the Mein Schiff fleet. These days, Mein Schiff 3 and Mein Schiff 4 are launching a surcharge-based restaurant with an Italian menu. It replaces the aging restaurant Richard - Feines Essen. The star chef Theodor Falser from Welschnofen near Bozen / South Tyrol is responsible for the culinary concept.
October 16, 2018 - Before Mein Schiff 2, TUI Cruises' new flagship, is christened in Lisbon on February 9, 2020, paying guests can enjoy an anticipation trip. The journey leads from Bremerhaven via Zeebrugge and Amsterdam back to Bremerhaven.
July 13, 2018 - The cruise company TUI Cruises, owned by the TUI Group and Royal Caribbean Cruises, is committed to expanding its fleet. In 2019 the Hamburg shipping company will have seven ships. But that's not all: two more large ships were ordered to meet the growing demand. The 161000 gross registered tons cruise ships are built by the Fincantieri shipyard in Monfalcone.
May 12, 2018 - Two Olympic champions were ready yesterday to christen the new Mein Schiff 1 in Hamburg. The youngest member of the TUI Cruises fleet focuses on sport and wellness. The cruise ship is 316 meters long and measured at 111.500 GT and has 12 restaurants and bistros as well as 15 bars and lounges. The wide range of options should be enough for a cruise.
May 09, 2018 - The listed TUI Group can look back on a strong first half of the year. Sales grew by 7,2 percent to 6,81 billion euros. The bookings meet the expectations of the board of directors, and the three cruise companies belonging to the group are apparently also giving management a lot of pleasure.
April 26, 2018 - The Hamburg-based TUI Cruises took over Mein Schiff 1 from MEYER TURKU shipyard yesterday. In the usual salami tactics, suitable information about the new building is now submitted. The godmothers are named. The ship is christened by the beach volleyball Olympic champions Kira Walkenhorst and Laura Ludwig.
April 26, 2018 - Yesterday TUI Cruises took over the new flagship Mein Schiff 1 in the Finnish port city of Turku. Only a few days ago the "old" Mein Schiff 1 was released from the TUI Cruises fleet. The Hamburg cruise line is celebrating the new Mein Schiff 1 as a new generation of ships. The number two in the German cruise market has set itself the goal of having one of the most modern and environmentally friendly fleets in the world by 2020.
April 17, 2018 - TUI Cruises is preparing intensively for the takeover of the "new" Mein Schiff 1. As part of the 829th Hamburg port birthday, the new building will be christened on May 11, 2018. - The "old" Mein Schiff 1 has to leave the fleet. It was decommissioned a few days ago in Palma de Mallorca.
March 20, 2018 - So far, the following has applied: With the introduction of the new, larger Mein Schiff 2 in 2019, the former Mein Schiff 2 would be transferred to the British Marella Cruises. With the presentation of the winter catalog 2019/2020, TUI Cruises lets the cat out of the bag. The "old" Mein Schiff 2 will remain on the German market until April 2022.
September 09, 2017- even better. Even better. Even sportier: This is how the Hamburg cruise line TUI Cruises describes its future flagship. Mein Schiff 1 is over 60 percent complete; It will float up at the end of September 2017. The new building will be christened on May 11, 2018. Today all kinds of innovations will be announced to the guests.
August 16, 2017 - On May 11, 2018, Mein Schiff 1, the upcoming new TUI Cruises ship, will be ceremoniously christened as part of the 829th Hamburg port birthday. The first two trips of the new flagship can be booked from today.
09.05.2017/6/1.000 - As a proud mother, TUI Cruises says hello. Today the Hamburg cruise line took over Mein Schiff XNUMX, their newest cruise ship, from Meyer Turku shipyard. In the early evening it leaves the Finnish shipyard in Turku with around XNUMX crew members in the direction of Kiel.