AIDA expands range of restaurants on board with the Almhütte
ship AIDAluna has successfully ended her stay at the Blohm+Voss shipyard in
Hamburg from April 3–16, 2019. The ship now features many visible
refurbishments and diverse technical updates.
attraction on board is the Almhütte. With hearty music and tasty dishes from
the Alps, guests can look forward to undiluted fun in ski-lodge style. With the
expansion of the restaurant concept, guests can enjoy snacks, pork knuckle and
cheese spaetzle noodles as well as fresh draft beer. The foods and service are
already included in the travel price, with a surcharge for drinks. From a
sociable early beer to Oktoberfest with live music and karaoke, guests can be
assured of highly atmospheric entertainment.
inaugural party for the Almhütte will take place during the ship's first short
cruise after her shipyard stay. The band GletscherFezzer will also be on board:
for many years these consummate musicians have been the absolute guarantee of a
fantastic mood at the AIDA ship breweries.
future, the AIDAluna Shopping World will be operated by Gebr. Heinemann. This
Hamburg family business is a longstanding partner of AIDA Cruises and has 140
years' experience in the international travel market. At the new AIDA Shopping
World – now with a fresh, innovative design and a spacious 400 m² – AIDAluna
guests can look forward to even more choices from the exclusive Heinemann
portfolio with the latest trends and popular brands from all over the world.
guest staterooms and some of the public areas have also been modernized, while
the SPA, the restaurants and bars have been given a refit. At the new Fujifilm
Wonder Photo Shop, photography is turned into a creative experience for our
guests. Using a wide variety of materials, they are given a chance here to edit
and print their favorite vacation memories, or send them home to their loved
Apart from work
in the public areas, the time at the shipyard was used to put in place the
technical requirements for shoreside power operations. In addition, the regular
class and maintenance work was carried out. This involved the scheduled servicing
of the stabilizers, the bow and stern thrusters and refurbishment of the helm.
The ship's electrical propulsion plant was also inspected and modernized. The
scheduled exhaust and tank cleaning was on the agenda too, as was industrial
coating work. AIDAluna's smiling lips were also freshened up.
shipyard visit, AIDAluna will begin short cruises from Hamburg on April 16,
2019. From May, the "Polar Circle Highlights" and "Baltic & Scandinavia 1"
cruises from Kiel will be on the program. Further information about cruises
with AIDAluna is available at travel agencies, by telephone from the AIDA
Customer Center at +49 (0) 381/20 27 07 07 or at www.aida.de.
April 16, 2019