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AIDA Cruises Chooses Malaga As The Port Of Call In Its National Itinerary

AIDA Cruises chooses Malaga as the port of call in its national itinerary

Source: PortSEurope
Aida Cruises has announced the start of a new national itinerary departing from Palma de Mallorca, in which it has chosen Malaga as its port of call for the summer and autumn season – May 21, 2021 The ship AIDAPerla, consigned by Pérez y Cía, will visit the capital on 9 occasions from July 13 to November 1 , every fortnight. The tour of the Spanish Mediterranean, which includes the ports of
Palma de Mallorca, Cádiz, Malaga, Cartagena and Barcelona, ​​will last one week and its passengers will be able to add one more week to another of the scheduled itineraries that will visit the ports of Alicante, Ibiza and Valencia. In this way, the Port of Malaga takes up cruise tourism in a staggered manner in the capital through the commitment of the company Aida Cruises, which develops a “bubble” cruise experience , allowing only excursions organized by the shipping company itself and guaranteeing the measures anti-COVID-19 security for passengers and their crew, as well as for the populations of the destinations they visit. About Aida Cruises The shipping company, Aida Cruises, dedicated to the German market and whose ships are recognizable by their characteristic colorful design, the work of the painter Feliks Bütner, has doubled the number of calls at the Port of Malaga in recent years. Specifically, in 2019, the port complex received nearly 60,000 passengers on board several of its famous ships, with a direct economic impact on the destination estimated at 5 million euros. Figures that are expected to be resumed and this is a first step towards it. Cruise tourism reactivation The Health Delegation of the Junta de Andalucía has approved the TUI Cruises stopover request scheduled for next June 15 and consigned by Intercruises, thus confirming the reactivation of cruise tourism safely in the Port of Malaga. At this scale, included in the itinerary for the repositioning of the ship ‘Mein Schiff 2’ from the Canary Islands to Palma de Mallorca, two other stops must be added on June 22 and July 6, departing from the Balearic island within the framework of a weekly itinerary that includes the ports of Cádiz and Cartagena. Source: Autoridad Portuaria de Málaga (APM – Port Authority of Málaga)

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