TUI Cruises, a German line owned jointly by Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. and TUI Group, has ordered two cruise ships from the Meyer Werft shipyard in Turku, Finland.
The ships are scheduled for delivery in 2018 and 2019 and set to replace ships that previously sailed for Royal Caribbean and currently for TUI as Mein Schiff 1 and 2. Those vessels, in turn, are being passed onto the U.K. market’s Thomson Cruises, another brand in the TUI Group.
After the new ships start sailing for TUI Cruises, it will have six modern cruise ships in its fleet.
In May, TUI took delivery of Mein Schiff 4, a 100,000-gross-ton ship designed for 2,790 passengers.
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