The AIDAcosma, owned by the German line AIDA Cruises, was greeted with a lot fanfare when it arrived for the primary time on the new Dubai Harbour Cruise Terminal on November 17.
A light-weight present illuminating the 800-foot-tall Ain Dubai Ferris wheel, plus dance and music performances that includes German DJ Alle Farben heralded the ship’s maiden name to the Center Jap port.
AIDAcosma Launches Winter Sequence of Orient Cruises
Officers from the cruise line, the Dubai Port Authority, the Dubai Harbour Cruise Terminal, and ship’s Captain Tommy Möller and Basic Supervisor Nicolas Goelen held a plaque ceremony to mark the event of the ship’s arrival in Dubai and kick off AIDA Cruises’ Orient winter cruise schedule.
The area is among the hottest cruise locations for German vacationers throughout winter months, stated Carnival Corp., the cruise line’s mother or father firm.
Carnival Corp. performed a key position within the improvement of the brand new Dubai terminal. In 2018, Carnival entered right into a strategic partnership with Shamal Holding to show Dubai into the area’s premier maritime tourism hub.
A part of the settlement included the development of the Dubai Cruise Terminal, which opened in December 2021 and serves as the primary hub for Carnival Corp.’s passenger switch and transit operations within the area.
The 6,654-guest ship, in-built 2021, set sail on her first voyage from Dubai on November 20, launching a collection of 7-day Center East cruises between Dubai and Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates.
On cruises from Dubai, the ship calls at Doha, Qatar, Muscat, Oman, and Abu Dhabi. Choose voyages additionally characteristic a port name in Bahrain, and at Sir Ban Yas Island, within the UAE, the place visitors can go to the Arabian Wildlife Park and several other archaeological websites.
Friends can embark on the ship at Dubai or Abu Dhabi for 7-day cruises, or mix two sailings right into a 14-day trip at sea. The collection of cruises is scheduled to proceed to mid-April, when the AIDAcosma repositions to the Western Mediterranean for 7-day spring and summer time sailings between Barcelona and Palma de Mallorca.
Enjoyable Park, Digital Actuality Onboard AIDAcosma.
The 16-deck AIDAcosma options an Ocean Deck that spans 4 decks and provides panoramic ocean views and an infinity pool on the stern of the ship.
For kids, the Enjoyable Park with a big indoor playground and the Boulder Wall will maintain kids entertained. Additionally, new onboard AIDAcosma is the digital actuality attraction at sea, YULLBE GO, the place visitors select from 4 digital sport worlds.
The ship has 17 eating places and 23 bars and cafes. The AIDAcosma, the cruise line’s second vessel to be powered by liquified pure fuel, was christened in Hamburg in April 2022.