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AIDA Career Days 2017: Set sail for a job at sea

Informative Career Days on board the AIDA fleet

Those interested in the many entry-level and career advancement opportunities on board the AIDA fleet will once again have a chance this year to inform themselves in detail at the AIDA Career Days. The first AIDA Career Day this year takes place in Hamburg on March 4, 2017, aboard AIDAprima. After that, potential crew members can get insights into their dream job on board AIDAdiva in Rostock on May 9 and 19, and on July 4, 2017.

At the AIDA Career Days, qualified individuals will have the opportunity to demonstrate their theoretical knowledge and practical skills in the areas of wellness, beauty, retail, photography and gastronomy. They are also granted an insight into everyday life and work aboard a modern cruise ship and given information on staff benefits. Crew members from the respective areas guide the visitors through the ship, relating their personal, first-hand experiences. The program also includes personal interviews and Q&A sessions with colleagues on board and HR decision makers. Those who convince and also pass the subsequent selection process will receive a contractual commitment and the opportunity to travel to the most beautiful parts of the planet together with their new floating workplace.

"We offer an attractive working environment and outstanding career prospects in a vast array of different areas. With the AIDA Career Days we give cruise-loving applications a comprehensive and intensive insight into the exciting working world on board AIDA," says Haike Witzke, Vice President Human Resources Management.

Anyone interested can apply now to attend the AIDA Career Days 2017 by visiting, where further information on current job postings on shore and at sea is also available with just a few clicks, along with details of entry-level and career advancement opportunities at AIDA Cruises.

Information about AIDA Cruises:

AIDA Cruises is one of the fastest growing and most successful tourism businesses in Germany. The company employs about 8,000 people from 40 different countries at their corporate offices and on board AIDA ships. AIDA Cruises operates and markets one of the world's most state-of-the-art fleets, currently comprising 11 cruise ships. In summer 2017 AIDA Cruises will welcome its twelfth cruise ship – AIDAperla – to the fleet with the smiling lips, and will be offering cruises from Palma de Mallorca and Barcelona. Two more new ships will be commissioned in 2019 and 2021. AIDA is the world's first cruise operator to apply the "Green Cruising" concept, powering its new generation of ships entirely with LNG (liquefied natural gas) from 2019.

Rostock, February 7, 2017

Issuer: AIDA Cruises Am Strande 3d I 18055 Rostock Tel.: +49 (0) 381 / 444-0  Fax: + 49 (0) 381 / 444-88 88

Communication: Hansjörg Kunze Vice President Communication & Sustainability Tel.: +49 (0) 381 / 444-80 20  Fax: + 49 (0) 381 / 444-80 25