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Berlitz Cruise Guide 2017: Highest distinction 5-stars-plus for EUROPA 2 and EUROPA

In the new edition of the “Berlitz Cruising & Cruise Ships 2017“ guide, EUROPA 2 and EUROPA have been awarded the highest distinction as the only 5-stars-plus cruise ships worldwide. They defend their pole positions as the world’s best cruise … Continue reading

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EUROPA 2 Receives the Highest Distinction, 6 stars-plus in Stern’s Guide to the Cruise Vacation 2017

In the 28th edition of Stern’s Guide to the Cruise Vacation 2017, the EUROPA 2, Hapag-Lloyd Cruises’ luxury ship, took top ranking with the highest distinction, 6-stars-plus for cruise ships worldwide. The EUROPA was also honored in the latest edition … Continue reading

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For the second time Hapag-Lloyd Cruises’ HANSEATIC navigates the Northeast Passage successfully

In the early morning of September 7th, 2016, MV HANSEATIC, one of Hapag-Lloyd Cruises‘ two expedition vessels, has once again navigated successfully the Northeast Passage. In 2014, the HANSEATIC was the first non-Russian cruise ship to navigate this legendary sea … Continue reading

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Hapag-Lloyd Cruises orders two new expedition vessels

Hapag-Lloyd Cruises’ fleet grows. TUI Group, the world’s number one tourism group, will invest in two new-builds for its Hamburg-based subsidiary Hapag-Lloyd Cruises. The two, new, 5-star expedition vessels are scheduled for launch in April and October 2019, respectively, following … Continue reading

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Highest distinction 5-stars-plus: Berlitz Cruise Guide 2016 awards EUROPA and EUROPA 2

In the 31th edition of the “Berlitz Cruising & Cruise Ships 2016” guide, EUROPA and EUROPA 2, Hapag-Lloyd Cruises’ luxury ships, have defended their pole position and have been awarded the highest distinction as the only 5-stars-plus cruise ships worldwide. … Continue reading

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EUROPA 2: Modernization work completed successfully during docking stay in Hamburg

As part of its first scheduled docking, Hapag-Lloyd Cruises’ EUROPA 2 underwent technical maintenance at Blohm + Voss in Hamburg from April 11-24, 2015. At the same time, cosmetic repairs and modernization work were carried out on board: the Sansibar … Continue reading

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EUROPA 2 Declared The Best Ship – Twice!!

Hapag-Lloyd Cruises received the “Best Cruise Liner of the Year” award for the EUROPA 2 from the magazine HIDEAWAYS. As it presented the prestigious “Hideaway of the Year” award, one of the most coveted prizes in the luxury hotel sector, … Continue reading

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Highest distinction 5-stars-plus: Berlitz Cruise Guide 2015 awards EUROPA and EUROPA 2

In the 30th anniversary edition of the Berlitz Cruising & Cruise Ships 2015 guide, EUROPA and EUROPA 2, Hapag-Lloyd Cruises’ luxury ships, have defended their pole position and have been awarded the highest distinction as the only 5-stars-plus cruise ships … Continue reading

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Expedition ship HANSEATIC sets new record for passenger ships

The expedition ship HANSEATIC of Hapag-Lloyd Cruises has set a new record for passenger ships in the Northeast Passage. Yesterday afternoon (August 26, 2014), the 122.8-metre-long ship reached the northernmost point at 85°, 40.7′ north and 135°, 39.6′ east. At … Continue reading

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EUROPA 2 Culinary School: Cookery Courses at Sea

Preparing dishes indigenous to the cruise destinations Cookery courses focus on special delicacies, e.g. sushi, truffles or foie gras On family cruises: children’s pizza baking sessions “Connoisseurs of Cuisine” – workshops hosted by gourmet experts, who share their skills The … Continue reading

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