AIDA Cruises opened the ice rink on its new AIDAprima in time for the winter season, with the ship week-long cruises from Hamburg.
It is the first ice rink on a ship dedicated to the German market, according to AIDA.
The rink was inaugurated during a ceremony onboard by skating duo Salomé Casabona Studer and Peter Turner, who are best known from the Holiday on Ice show: Believe. The cruise line also announced a partnership with Holiday on Ice.
“With this partnership we are once again expanding our high-caliber edutainment program on board and are offering our guests unique added value for the coming winter season,” said Borris Brandt, Director Entertainment with AIDA Cruises. “The floating ice rink is part of AIDAprima’s year-round
The rink will be open until mid March. The rink is 200 square meters and located on Deck 16. AIDA said it took a week to install on the ship. The rink offers skating lessons, free skate times and shows.