Crystal River Cruises To Open In 2016 – Phoenix Reisen To Charter Deutschland – AIDA Cruises Announces AIDAbella for China
THE CRUISE EXAMINER at Cybercruises.com by Kevin Griffin
The Cruise Examiner for 9th November 2015.
Artist’s conception of one of the new Crystal River Cruises river yachts
This week sees two former Deilmann ships going to new operators. First, the Danube river cruiser Mozart has been purchased by Crystal Cruises for its nacent river yacht operation and second, the ocean-going Deutschland has been chartered from its US owners by Germany’s Phoenix Reisen for five summer seasons. Crystal has also announced orders for two new river yachts from Lloyd Werft. At the same time, AIDA Cruises followed Carnival Cruise Line last week with an announcement that it would be basing its AIDAbella year-round in Shanghai from the spring of 2017.