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Schiff 5 was launched on January 15, 2016, following the 14-month construction period. Around 1500 employees are involved in the building of each TUI vessel. TUI's Rhine voyages start on April 8 with the "Rhine Germs" itinerary visiting Koblenz and Speyer (Germany Rhineland-Palatinate) along with Basel Switzerland. The 7-roundtrip is from Frankfurt am Main (Germany Hesse), fares started at GBP 1170 pp. Marella Discovery 2 is homeported in Limassol Cyprus (commencing May 7, 2025) for the summer, marking the brand's return to Limassol since the winter of 2017 (under the Thomson brand). The liner will operate two different itineraries - "Aegean Gems" ( Kusadasi, Mykonos, Piraeus-Athens, Souda Crete, Rhodes) and "Grecian Discovery" (Piraeus, Santorini, Crete, Rhodes).
On October 1, 2020, was announced the retirement ( end of the charter) of the 34-year-old Marella Dream - after 10 years of service with Thomson-Marella UK (2010-2020). All Marella Dream cruises scheduled between May 4 and December 30, 2021 (37x itineraries) were cancelled. All Marella Dream Mediterranean 2021 voyages were transferred to Marella Discovery 1, which was rescheduled for homeporting in Palma de Mallorca Spain (instead of Port Canaveral USA). As a result of the redeployment, Discovery 1's summer 2021 Caribbean voyages were all cancelled.The "Sail the Irish Sea" itinerary (starting August 2021) from Southampton visits Liverpool, Dublin, Cobh. Marmaris (Turkey), At Sea, Thessaloniki (Greece), Volos (Greece), Izmir (Turkey), Patmos* (Greece), Heraklion (Greece), Marmaris (Turkey)
Singapore roundtrips are with longer itineraries (2-week plus) and visit ports in Thailand, Vietnam, and Malaysia. TUI Cruises GmbH (tuicruises.com) is a 50-50 Joint venture company between TUI AG (Germany) and Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (US corporation). The Hamburg-based company was founded in 2008 and operational since 2009. On April 22, 2018, the cruise line celebrated its 10th anniversary. In 2018, TUI fleet's capacity was 14,784 berths, serving 0,5+ million passengers annually. By year 2024, TUI will have annual capacity ~800,000 passengers - compared to 2017 (500,000), 2018 (550,000) and 2019 (650,000, berths 17,500), Aegean Jewels - 13th & 27th May, 17th Jun, 1st, 15th & 29th Jul, 12th & 26th Aug, 9th & 23rd Sep, 7th & 21st Oct | 7 NightsSchiff 9's itineraries will be announced on a later date. The boat is currently scheduled for delivery in 2026-H1.
TUI's riverboat fleet consists of three fully refurbished ships - TUI Maya, TUI Skyla, TUI Isla. The boats usually operate roundtrips from the homeports Passau and Frankfurt (Germany), Amsterdam Holland and Budapest Hungary.
In FY2016 (the fiscal year 2016), TUI Cruises had 60% growth (over FY2015) in earnings, with EBITA of EUR 130 million (EUR 81 million in FY2015). The reported growth came from the corporation's two main markets - Germany and UK. Casual – for daily activities in public areas, light sundresses or basic cotton shirts and shorts are expected