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MS EUROPA 2 - from Bali to Hong Kong
Cruise EUX1703
10.03.2015 - 10.03.2015 (16 days)
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10.03.2015 - 10.03.2015

Pink sand and the Chocolate Hills

MS EUROPA 2 - from Bali to Hong Kong

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Cruise EUX1703

10.03.2015 - 10.03.2015

16 days (0 days cruise only)

    Life never stands still in the megacities of Manila and Hong Kong. The untouched tropical beaches and natural phenomena such as Pink Beach and the Chocolate Hills stand in contrast to these metropolises.


    International cruise
    This is a bilingual cruise with English shore excursions. [Read more]

    Price specials - Extended fun

    Combine this cruise with EUX1704 and save € 1,500.

    The highlights of this cruise

    Your ship - MS EUROPA 2

    Twenty-one-knots. And no tie.

    All the promises of a yacht and the serenity of a small resort: on board the EUROPA 2, you can enjoy the highest level of casual luxury with a maximum of 500 guests. The ship has been awarded the coveted distinction of 5-stars-plus by the Berlitz Cruise Guide 2018.

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    Your suites on MS EUROPA 2

    Veranda Suite
    • Living area: 28 m² (301 ft²); veranda: 7 m² (75 ft²)
    • Walk-in wardrobe
    • Exclusive living area with a chaise longue
    • Bathtub and separate shower
    • Free mini bar
    Ocean Suite
    • Living area: 28 m² (301 ft²); veranda: 7 m² (75 ft²)
    • Natural light in the bathroom
    • Bathroom with two sinks
    • Whirlpool tube and separate shower
    • Separate toilet
    • Free mini bar
    Penthouse Suite, for disabled guests
    • Living area: 42 m² (452 ft²); veranda: 10 m² (108 ft²)
    • Bathroom with two washbasins
    • Separate WC
    • Butler service
    • Free mini bar
    Family Apartment
    • Living area: 2 × 20 m²
      (2 x 215 ft²)
      veranda: 2 × 7 m² (2 x 75 ft²)
    • Connecting door between the rooms and verandas
    • Separate toilets
    • Free mini bars
    Grand Penthouse Suite
    • Living area: 78 m² (840 ft²); veranda: 10 m² (108 ft²)
    • Separate living and sleeping areas
    • Separate dining table
    • Guest toilet
    • Bathroom with two sinks
    • Shower with steam sauna.
    • Whirlpool and daybed in the bathroom
    • Butler service
    • Free mini-bar
    • Further exclusive service privileges
    Owner Suite
    • Living area: 99 m² (1,066 ft²); veranda: 15 m² (161 ft²)
    • Separate living and sleeping area
    • Separate dining table
    • Guest toilet
    • Bathroom with two sinks
    • Shower with steam sauna
    • Whirlpool and daybed in the bathroom
    • Butler service
    • Free mini bar
    • Further exclusive service privileges
    Grand Ocean Suite
    • Living area: 42 m² (452 ft²); veranda: 10 m² (108 ft²)
    • Bathroom with two sinks
    • Separate toilet
    • Natural light in the bathroom
    • Shower with steam sauna
    • Whirlpool tub
    • Free mini bar
    Penthouse Suite
    • Living area: 42 m² (452 ft²); veranda: 10 m² (108 ft²)
    • Walk-in wardrobe
    • Bathroom with two sinks
    • Whirlpool tub and separate shower
    • Separate toilet
    • Butler service
    • Free mini bar

    At anchor - If the ship anchors in open water the ferrying ashore will be done with tenders or Zodiacs.

    Zodiac - Wherever our small and nimble expedition ships cannot continue, you can safely continue your adventures in rugged inflatable boats.

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    Optional bookable
    Tuesday, 10.03.2015

    Scheduled flight from Frankfurt to Denpasar

    Tuesday, 10.03.2015

    Transfer to embarkation point
    Benoa/Bali/Indonesia, departure 18.00 hrs

    Bali
    Start your cruise on the island of the gods or explore it with our pre-cruise programme*.

    Tuesday, 10.03.2015

    Pink Beach/Komodo/Indonesia , 13.00 – 19.00 hrs

    Pink Beach
    The sand shimmers in shades of pink in the sunlight: enjoy a relaxing few hours on the famous Pink Beach.

    Tuesday, 10.03.2015

    Relaxation at sea

    Tuesday, 10.03.2015

    Parepare/Sulawesi/Indonesia, 7.00 – 20.00 hrs

    Parepare
    This port town is your starting point for an excursion to Tana Toraja*, a regency famous for its unusual funeral ceremonies: ornate sarcophagi stand upright in burial chambers carved into the rock – “watched over” by carved effigies of the deceased. Alternatively, discover the culture of the Buginese people and their masterful shipbuilding skill.

    Tuesday, 10.03.2015

    Relaxation at sea

    Tuesday, 10.03.2015

    Sandakan/Sabah/Malaysia , 7.00 – 20.00 hrs

    Sandakan
    With dense jungles and mangroves, Borneo is a natural paradise. Watch orphaned orangutans in the Sepilok Orang Utan Centre* and honey bears in the rainforest*. A speedboat safari on the Kinabatangan River* is an exciting alternative.

    Tuesday, 10.03.2015

    Relaxation at sea

    Tuesday, 10.03.2015

    Tagbilaran/Bohol/Philippines , 7.00 – 19.00 hrs

    Tagbilaran
    An indescribable phenomenon: the Chocolate Hills* consist of over 1,000 equally sized cones and the grass growing on them turns a chocolate-brown colour during the dry season. Impressive natural spectacles also await you on a kayak tour on the Abatan River*.

    Tuesday, 10.03.2015

    Boracay/Philippines , 12.00 – 19.00 hrs

    Boracay
    Lose track of time on the white beaches in the turquoise lagoon.

    Tuesday, 10.03.2015

    Malcapuya Island/Calamian Group/Philippines , 8.00 – 18.00 hrs

    Malcapuya Island
    Spend the day doing whatever you want on the untouched beaches, be it snorkelling, swimming or sunbathing.

    Tuesday, 10.03.2015

    Manila/Philippines, 8.00 – 21.00 hrs

    Manila
    This metropolis is home to 12 million people and combines the past and present in impressive ways. Fort Santiago is the historic heart of the city and the Cultural Centre, with its futuristic architecture, is a more recent landmark. Explore the megacity on Jeepneys* – converted jeeps – or on a Segway*. The alternative programme: a wellness day in the Nurture Spa* with traditional treatments such as a herbal compress massage or aromatherapy massage. Nature lovers can travel to the heart of the rainforest to see Pagsanjan Falls*, which crash down into the depths from cliffs towering almost 100 m above.

    Tuesday, 10.03.2015

    Relaxation at sea

    Tuesday, 10.03.2015

    Hong Kong/China, arrival 12.00 hrs
    Overnight stay on board

    Hong Kong
    Glittering facades and traditional junks: even entering the port is an experience. This vibrant metropolis has a wide range of sightseeing and shopping opportunities. Enjoy the hustle and bustle of the city which never seems to sleep; explore the shops, restaurants and bars on Nathan Road or take a tram ride in the evening to visit the Night Market*.

    If you would like to experience more of Hong Kong at the end of your cruise, stay a little longer in the city with our post-cruise programme*.

    OUR TIP:
    Wooloomooloo is one of the most popular rooftop bars in Hong Kong, boasting exclusive drinks and an incredible panoramic view.

    Tuesday, 10.03.2015

    Hong Kong
    Transfer to a first-class hotel, day room, transfer to scheduled flight to Germany in the evening

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    Optional bookable
    Tuesday, 10.03.2015

    Arrival in Germany

    Pre & Post-Program for your trip

    The following programmes can be booked.

    Please note that our pre- and post-cruise programmes are conducted in German.
    For individual programmes kindly consult your travel agent.

    Following programmes we offer in German:

    PRE-CRUISE PROGRAMME A: BALI – READY FOR THE ISLAND?
    POST-CRUISE PROGRAMME A: HONG KONG – SKYSCRAPERS AND PAGODAS

    * The pre- and post-cruise programmes and shore activities are not included in the cruise price and are in the planning stage. Subject to changes. = at anchor / = Zodiac landing (subject to weather conditions)

    BOY, Duo

    German-Swiss duo BOY, Valeska Steiner and Sonja Glass, have released their second album WE WERE HERE. The album follows on from the duo's debut album, the highly-acclaimed and international success MUTUAL FRIENDS released in 2011.

    WE WERE HERE finds BOY spreading their wings, exploring new textures and musical approaches while remaining true to their aesthetic.


    talk2christiansen

    Exclusive, renowned guests discuss contemporary issues.

    Sabine Christiansen, one of the most famous journalists in Germany, will invite renowned experts in the fields of finance, politics and society to discuss contemporary issues. At “talk2christiansen” presentations, discussion rounds and... Read more

    Exclusive, renowned guests discuss contemporary issues.

    Sabine Christiansen, one of the most famous journalists in Germany, will invite renowned experts in the fields of finance, politics and society to discuss contemporary issues. At “talk2christiansen” presentations, discussion rounds and conversations, you will meet international politicians, Nobel Prize winners, entrepreneurs, experts, best-selling authors and figures from public life. In this exclusive format, you will come face-to-face with people who have something to say. For example, previous guests who have participated in “talk2christiansen” include Joseph Stiglitz, winner of the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences; Wolfgang Ischinger, Chairman of the Munich Security Conference; Frank Sieren, a leading specialist on Asia; Dirk “Mr DAX” Müller; and many others.

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    Wirtschaftsausblick 2017 (Teil 1)

    Deutschland übernimmt im Dezember 2016 die G20-Präsidentschaft von China. Hamburg wird im Juli 2017 Gastgeber des wichtigsten Weltgipfels der Staats- und Regierungschefs. Unter neuer US Präsidentschaft und einem verlangsamten... Read more

    Deutschland übernimmt im Dezember 2016 die G20-Präsidentschaft von China. Hamburg wird im Juli 2017 Gastgeber des wichtigsten Weltgipfels der Staats- und Regierungschefs. Unter neuer US Präsidentschaft und einem verlangsamten Wachstum in China - was sind die Erwartungen für die globale Wirtschaft, die Finanzmärkte? Wird der Euro den politischen Turbulenzen standhalten? Was sind die größten Herausforderungen in 2017 - vor dem Hintergrund von Brexit, Flüchtlingsströmen, geopolitische Spannungenn und einem fragilen Bankensystem - und was ist dran an den Gerüchten über neue, drohende Finanzkrisen? Exklusiv für die Gäste der MS EUROPA 2 begrüßt Sabine Christiansen im ersten Teil dieser Reise zu diesen Themen Ex-Finanzminister Theo Waigel.

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    Wirtschaftsausblick 2017 (Teil 1)

    Deutschland übernimmt im Dezember 2016 die G20-Präsidentschaft von China. Hamburg wird im Juli 2017 Gastgeber des wichtigsten Weltgipfels der Staats- und Regierungschefs. Unter neuer US Präsidentschaft und einem verlangsamten Wachstum in China - was sind die Erwartungen für die globale Wirtschaft, die Finanzmärkte? Wird der Euro den politischen Turbulenzen standhalten? Was sind die größten Herausforderungen in 2017 - vor dem Hintergrund von Brexit, Flüchtlingsströmen, geopolitische Spannungenn und einem fragilen Bankensystem - und was ist dran an den Gerüchten über neue, drohende Finanzkrisen? Exklusiv für die Gäste der MS EUROPA 2 begrüßt Sabine Christiansen im ersten Teil dieser Reise zu diesen Themen Ex-Finanzminister Theo Waigel.

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    Wirtschaftsausblick 2017 (Teil 2)

    Im zweiten Teil der Reise will Sabine Christiansen diese Fragen mit Deutschlands bekanntestem Ökonomen, Prof. Hans Werner Sinn, erörtern. Kein anderer Ökonom hat die wirtschaftlichen Debatten der vergangen Jahrzehnte so stark... Read more

    Im zweiten Teil der Reise will Sabine Christiansen diese Fragen mit Deutschlands bekanntestem Ökonomen, Prof. Hans Werner Sinn, erörtern. Kein anderer Ökonom hat die wirtschaftlichen Debatten der vergangen Jahrzehnte so stark geprägt wie er. Ob Wiedervereinigung, Sozialstaatsdebatte, Klimapolitik oder Finanzkrise stets bezog der Wissenschaftler klare, nicht immer mehrheitsfähige Positionen. Mit der Flüchtlingspolitik und der ungelösten Euro-Krise sieht Sinn auf Deutschland gewaltige Probleme zukommen.

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    Wirtschaftsausblick 2017 (Teil 2)

    Im zweiten Teil der Reise will Sabine Christiansen diese Fragen mit Deutschlands bekanntestem Ökonomen, Prof. Hans Werner Sinn, erörtern. Kein anderer Ökonom hat die wirtschaftlichen Debatten der vergangen Jahrzehnte so stark geprägt wie er. Ob Wiedervereinigung, Sozialstaatsdebatte, Klimapolitik oder Finanzkrise stets bezog der Wissenschaftler klare, nicht immer mehrheitsfähige Positionen. Mit der Flüchtlingspolitik und der ungelösten Euro-Krise sieht Sinn auf Deutschland gewaltige Probleme zukommen.

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    Sarah Henke, Michelin-starred chef

    After she received an education in a family owned business Sarah Henke began her career at the famous “Schlosshotel Lerbach”, and then moved to Portugal. In 2006 she started working at “Aqua”, a 3-Star Michelin restaurant at The Ritz-Carlton, Wolfsburg. At the early age of 29, she became a chef at... Read more

    After she received an education in a family owned business Sarah Henke began her career at the famous “Schlosshotel Lerbach”, and then moved to Portugal. In 2006 she started working at “Aqua”, a 3-Star Michelin restaurant at The Ritz-Carlton, Wolfsburg. At the early age of 29, she became a chef at the renowned restaurant “Spices” at the resort A-Rose Sylt in List. While working there, she earned her first Michelin star and 16 Gault Millau points for her subtle Asian aroma kitchen.

    Since December 2016 Sarah Henke is cooking at the restaurant “YOSO” in Andernach, where her trademark still is the Asian elements kitchen.

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    MS EUROPA 2 - FREEDOM THAT TAKES YOU PLACES

    The EUROPA 2

    All the promises of a yacht and the serenity of a small resort: on board the EUROPA 2, you can enjoy the highest level of casual luxury with a maximum of 500 guests. The ship has been awarded the coveted distinction of 5-stars-plus by the Berlitz Cruise Guide 2018.

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    Suites

    Plenty of room to feel good in our suites. On board there are no cabins but only suites with their own veranda. With a size of 35 to 114 m² and unlimited open space.

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    Restaurants

    Delicious diversity in seven restaurants. From upscale modern cuisine to a rich variety of Asian delights. Some opulent, some light, some fresh from the grill, some rustically inspired. The stylish ambiance in the seven restaurants underscores the most pleasurable gourmet expectations.

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    Bars

    Atmospheric evenings in six stylish bars. The bars on board the EUROPA 2 will quickly become your favourite places. Whichever you choose, a discreet service, a wide selection of drinks and snacks, as well as a wonderful ambience will provide you with unforgettable moments during your stay on board.

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    Relaxation

    The spacious OCEAN SPA awaits you with everything you could wish for to vitalise body and mind over an area of more than 800 m²/8,611 ft². And so that you never forget where you are, you'll always have a fantastic view of the open sea.

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    Entertainment

    Raise the curtain! Enjoy unforgettable events and spectacular shows featuring famous artists and stars on board the EUROPA 2. Great comedy, music from classical to pop, and exciting presentations and talks - and always first class.

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    Additional included services

    The Cruise Price Includes (Among Other Services)

    • Cruise in the booked category.
    • Fresh fruit and champagne await you in your sui te on your day of arrival.
    • Full board on the ship: welcome cocktail, breakfast, late morning bouillon, lunch, dinner, afternoon coffee and tea with pastries, hot waffles and midnight snack. Individual meal selection also possible.
    • Fresh fruit and vegetable juice available during breakfast hours.
    • A different entertainment programme every day with on-board activities, e.g. interesting courses, conversations, scientific lectures, film screenings, contemporary seminars or sophisticated evening programmes and more.
    • Adventurous Zodiac rides (depending on routes and weather conditions), all landings or tours in the ship’s own Zodiacs or tenders (potential admission fees or guided tours by local tour guides not included).
    • Television in every suite also boasting integrated music programmes, contemporary or classical video and audio programmes, news, weather map, reports, interviews, travel reports, up-to-date travel information, e-mail, Internet (subject to charge) and much more.
    • Mini bar filled with softdrinks and beer in the suite.
    • Bottled water during the shore excursions.
    • Use of on-board facilities and equipment free of charge (subject to availability): auditorium with film screenings and geography lectures, library, board games, entertainment programmes, sauna, fitness areas, golf simulator, tablet PC, snorkelling gear, bicycles and much more. The use of the Internet and services of the OCEAN SPA, the photographers and video producers as well as the boutique merchandise are subject to charge.
    • Your comprehensive EUROPA 2 travel gear including detailed country information, shoulder bag, document bag, luggage tags, travel guide and maps.
    • German ship and cruise managers as well as a German- and English-speaking service crew including travel concierge service, guest relation manager, cruise sales service, tour office, tour guides etc.
    • Harbour fees.
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