AIDA Cruises will have 35 percent of its 2015 capacity in the Mediterranean this year, according to the 2015-2016 Cruise Industry News Annual Report. This is a major change for the leading German cruise line as prior years saw Northern Europe dominate AIDA’s fleet deployment data.
While Mediterranean capacity has grown, AIDA has slowly cut back in Northern Europe, cutting back nearly 18 percent from 2014 to 2015. The line has also added capacity and offerings in the Caribbean, where it will carry over 70,000 passengers this year, as opposed to 50,000 in 2014.
AIDA is making moves in Asia as well, as the line will double its Asia capacity this year, growing by nearly 100 percent to carry over 20,000 passengers in the region.
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