TV host Franziska Knuppe, with Capt. Manuel Pannzek by her side named AIDAmira Saturday evening at 11:00 p.m. in Palma de Mallorca.
A 20-minute fireworks display above the port opened the christening ceremony. Star guest Johannes Oerding entertained the 1,000 guests onboard with his hits. A highlight of the evening aboard AIDAmira was also the charity event for AIDA Cruise & Help, hosted by Mary Amiri.
During her premiere 2019-2020 season, AIDAmira is heading to southern Africa. Her 14-day voyage begins and ends in Cape Town. Further ports of call include Durban, East London, Luderitz. The highlight of the cruises is the multi-night stops at Walvis Bay and in Cape Town.
From May through September 2020 AIDAmira is due to be sailing from Corfu on Eastern Mediterranean cruises.