New cruises for the luxury Hapag-Lloyd Cruises fleet for 2022/2023 have been posted
- MS EUROPA and MS EUROPA 2 open the booking season from October 2022 to September 2023
- Two five-star vessels *, a total of 56 luxury cruises with 24 major ports
- Exceptional routes especially for small ships around the world
From Tahiti to Auckland, from Cape Town to Mauritius or Barcelona to Bilbao: Hapag-Lloyd Cruises publishes the main catalogs of EUROPA and EUROPA 2 for the season from September / October 2022 to September 2023. Interested parties can find detailed information on a total of 156 and 132 pages at Running 56 new luxury cruise, all you need to know about the offer on board the ship as well as activities on the ground and prices. Whether it’s divers routes, first-class entertainment, variety in cooking or fitness and wellness: aboard the fleet of two sisters named Best Ships in the World by Berlitz Cruise Guide 2020, no two days are the same. Catalogs can be viewed on the Internet. All excursions can now be booked at www.hl-cruises.de and in partner travel agencies.
With Europe & Europe 2, Hapag-Lloyd Cruises has always set the trends for luxury cruises. The EUROPA Hotel stands for a modern, translated, luxury cruise experience and exceptional hospitality. Guests can expect innovative gourmet pleasure at a total of five restaurants, including THE GLOBE by Kevin Fehling and the Pearls, as well as an extensive wellness program. The sister ship EUROPA 2 is a pioneer in ocean lifestyle and luxury. It is known for its modern interior design, culinary diversity, unique fashion events and live shows on board as well as a sports program with a team of stars. Both combine a top-notch travel experience with a premium service culture.
Sustainability and environmental issues are also very important to Hapag-Lloyd Cruises. Since 2020, the entire fleet has been operating 100 percent with low pollution, 0.1 percent marine gas oil (LS-MGO) and not using heavy fuel oil. Worldwide routing relies on proven classics and many first niches in the 2022-2023 season.
New cruises in Europe: a personal atmosphere aboard a cruise symbol
After 15 years, Europe is heading again to Brazil, bringing together Australia and the Philippine Islands for the first time. The first 14 calls include popular destinations including Waiheke Island. Here, at the gates of Auckland, New Zealand’s smallest wine-growing region is introduced. Those in Europe as part of an expanded program
If you want to get acquainted with the weekend, there are two four-day trips on the Mediterranean, either from Palma de Mallorca to Nice or from Monte Carlo to Monte Carlo. In general, the roads of New Europe are slightly shorter than in previous years in order to offer a more varied and flexible range. Several stages can still be combined. The longest phase takes 62 days. The ‘Around the World in Five Phases’ concept allows guests to travel the world on five consecutive itineraries. The entire journey from Hamburg to Hamburg takes 265 days. A Christmas trip from the East to the West Coast of South America is also a highlight. It’s part of the theater from Barbados to Panama City and takes guests around South America in 50 days. The main new EUROPA catalog also focuses on travel coordination, for example within the framework of the EUROPA Refresh Wellbeing Program. During the cruise from Asia to Europe, guests receive new impulses for their well-being and can relax in front of the backdrop of the Indian Ocean with yoga workshops or meditations.
New Travels in Europe 2: Ocean Lifestyle and Luxury
EUROPA 2 has ten major niches in the 2022/2023 program, including Incheon (Seoul). On this first route, guests enjoy Japan during the cherry blossom season. In addition to the massive Tokyo metropolis, bathing traditions, and the historic bay in front of Hiroshima, guests can visit the traditional Bukchon Village and Changdeokgung Palace. The palace is part of the UNESCO world heritage and is known for its secret garden. This trip is also an art2sea-coordinated excursion, where art experts accompany the trip, organizing an on-board exhibit in their own gallery to match the route and give insight into the international art scene during exclusive visits to galleries, galleries and museums. Europe 2 is also heading for the first time on the road from China to Japan to Tianjin as the starting point for a trip to Beijing. However, if you want to practice innovative training methods and relaxation techniques in the Far East with well-known athletes and experts, you can combine that with a trip from Mahe (Seychelles) to Cape Town. The IN2BALANCE pathway lives through the contrasts and experiences of nature: while those seeking relaxation increase their stamina, strength and focus under the guidance of coaches, they enjoy sandy beaches, species-rich fauna and flora, and vibrant capitals such as Durban or Cape Town. Fashionistas can look forward to the popular fashion2sea in July 2023. Here you can enjoy an exclusive fashion show on a cruise along the coasts of Monaco, France, Italy and Spain.
From Barbados to Panama City
In 50 days, guests sail around South America and also spend Christmas on the plane. The cruise begins in Barbados and includes stops in Rio de Janeiro, the Falkland Islands and Valparaiso. From December 2, 2022 to January 23, 2023 (52 days). It is possible to book from € 25,860 including the arrival and departure package.
More information at: https://www.hl-cruises.de/EUR222801
From Tahiti to Auckland
Lakes, rainforests and traditions in the middle of southern seas: from Tahiti, Moorea, Moto Mahaya, Bora Bora, Aitutaki, Rarotonga, Nukualofa, Fiji to New Zealand. In New Zealand, EUROPA makes its first stopover on Waikheke Island, a popular wine-growing region. From 02/07/2023 to 02/28/2023 (20 days). Bookable from 13,190 € including arrival and departure package. More information at: https://www.hl-cruises.de/EUR2303
From Seychelles to Cape Town
Turquoise blue waters and wildlife combine on this journey from Mahe, Praslin, La Digue, Antsirana (Madagascar), Nosy B (Madagascar), Richards Bay, Durban, Jakeberha (formerly Port Elizabeth), Mossel Bay to Cape Town. From October 12, 2022 to October 29, 2022 (17 days). It is possible to book from € 10,510 including the arrival and departure package. More information at: https://www.hl-cruises.de/EUX2225
From China to South Korea to Japan
For the first time with EUROPA 2: The Great Wall of China, the Peace Park in Nagasaki, and the Imperial Palace in Tokyo are just a few of the many attractions. From Hong Kong it passes through Xiamen and Shanghai to Tianjin, the starting point for a visit to Beijing. The journey continues to Nagasaki, Busan and Shimizu before ending in Tokyo. From 03/09/2023 to 03/28/2023 (19 days). It is possible to book from 12,230 € including the arrival and departure package. More information at: https://hl-cruises.de/EUX2305