travel42 Cruise Ship Review: Hapag-Lloyd Cruises Europa 2

Europa 2 travel42 Professional Ship Review

Hamburg, Germany-based Hapag-Lloyd Cruises debuted the Europa 2 in May 2013. The US$360 million ship, built in France, was Hapag-Lloyd's first new build in more than a dozen years. The luxury line has previously drawn guests from Austria, Germany, Switzerland and other areas where German is the native tongue, but the Europa 2 targets cruisers in the U.S., U.K., Belgium, Netherlands and Australia.

English is the ship's second language, and an onboard ambassador is tasked with tra...

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