Kiel has always been an important port for TUI Cruises, according to ceo Richard Vogel. 'Right from the start it has been the base of most of our Baltic cruises as well as of many cruises to the north,' he said.
TUI will reveal further details about the christening program at a later stage.
Kiel Port md Dirk Claus, called TUI Cruises’ announcement 'wonderful news' that underscores the relationship between the port and the operator.
Bookings for the first two Mein Schiff 4 cruises will open Oct. 15. Passengers wishing to take part in the christening have until Oct. 27 to state their interest. Subsequently, 300 cabins will be chosen in a procedure overseen by a notary. Those selected will be charged for the extra night on board and their attendance at the christening depending on their cabin category. The price starts at €549 per person.
Mein Schiff 4 itineraries after June 14 were released in the spring and opened for booking in March.