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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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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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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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MS EUROPA 2 Leaves Dry-Dock

Four months after the laying down of the keel, the EUROPA 2 left the dry-dock of the shipyard STX France in Saint-Nazaire on 6 July. In the context of a festive ceremony, the dock was flooded and the new addition … Continue reading

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MS EUROPA 2: Construction begins at the STX shipyard in Saint-Nazaire

The first steel cut on September 5, 2011 marked the official beginning of the construction of the MS EUROPA 2, the new addition to the Hapag-Lloyd Cruises fleet. Sebastian Ahrens, Managing Director of the cruise operator, officially gave the start … Continue reading

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