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AIDAdiva to be redesigned in France in early 2025

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All staterooms on board AIDAdiva will be redecorated and the number of suites increased
Sphinx-class ship AIDAdiva will be redesigned and enhanced during a seven-week drydock next year. 

The ship will be the first in the AIDA fleet to be modernised as part of the AIDA Evolution program - the largest fleet modernisation program in the line’s history.

The work will take place at Chantier Naval de Marseille from February 3 to March 22.

New interiors 

Extensive modernisation work will be carried out in the guest areas, all staterooms will be redecorated and the number of suites increased. 

Technical equipment and systems will be updated. 

Plus, popular concepts from the latest generation of AIDA ships will be incorporated and for the first time in this class of ships, exclusive areas and services will be created.

There will be a greater variety of restaurants; popular signature bars will be added to the bar offerings. 

The Theatrium will be refurbished with inviting seating and a harmonious colour concept. Especially for families with children, new activity areas will be introduced.

‘The desires of our guests constantly inspire us to rethink cruising and take existing concepts to the next level,’ said Felix Eichhorn, president of AIDA Cruises. ‘The ships of the Sphinx series made cruise history with their innovative space concept and design. We want to build on that with our AIDA Evolution program. Our guests can look forward to an even greater variety of experiences, service and comfort on board.’ 

Ships in the Sphinx series were commissioned between 2007 and 2013. Following AIDAdiva, the modernisation of AIDAluna and AIDAbella will take place in the autumn of 2025 and in the spring of 2026, respectively. 

Summer 2025

Post-dry dock, AIDAdiva will operate three itineraries from Rome/Civitavecchia, Italy to Malta starting March 23, 2025. Destinations include Valletta, Siracusa or Catania, Palermo, Naples and Olbia. The vessel will then head to its summer home port of Warnemünde, Germany from where it will sail to destinations in the Baltic Sea region and Norway. 

World cruise 

AIDAdiva's first world cruise will be the longest – and include more ports – than any previous AIDA world cruise. 

The 28-day voyage, from November 10, 2025 to March 18, 2026, will leave from Hamburg and include four continents, 28 countries and 53 ports. 

Also for the first time on an AIDA world cruise, the east and west coasts of the US as well as Japan will be included in the programme. 

New Year's Eve in Hawaii is set to be a highlight. 

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