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Cruise operator TUI chooses Malaga as its base for 2020

Mein Schiff Herz in Malaga port.
Mein Schiff Herz in Malaga port. / SUR
  • This is the first time a cruise company with a focus on the German market has chosen Malaga as the base for its operations

German cruise operator TUI Cruises GmbH has chosen Malaga as its base port for summer 2020, with a total of six stopovers for its ship Mein Schiff Herz, which has a capacity for 2,861 passengers.

This is the first time a cruise company with a focus on the German market has chosen Malaga as the base for its operations.

There will be two main routes out of Malaga: the first heading to Lisbon with stops in Cadiz, Tangier and Gibraltar and the second headed to Palma de Mallorca with stops in Cartagena, Valencia, Barcelona and Sète.

Spokesperson for TUI cruises, Godja Sônnichsen, said that Malaga was "a very important port for the company" as it was "very well located" and had "quality infrastructure".