Welcome Louis Aura

On 6th of October 2014, m/v Louis Aurasailed into the port of Gruz
This 16000 tonne cruise ship began his life in 1968 in Germany as the M/V Starward for Norwegian Cruise Lines until 1995. After 1995 the ship became the M/V Bolero until 2004. Then it became Orient Queen until being renamed in Louis Aura in September 2013. Most of its life it was registered in Panama until the 2013 renaming when its registry was transferred to Valletta, Malta.

Louis Cruises is an old company dating back to 1935, when the young Cypriot entrepreneur Louis Loizou founded the first travel agency in the then-British colony of Cyprus. The company continued to expand and modernise. Not so long ago the line operated a diverse collection of small- to mid-sized ships, built from the 1950s to the 1990s, all bought from other companies.

Today, the Louis Cruises fleet consists of five ships - Louis Olympia, Louis Cristal and Louis Aura which operates under the Louis Cruises brand and two other ships on charter to Thomson Cruises, Thomson Spirit and Thomson Majesty. Louis Cruises offers high quality, comfortable, organized services at sea and ashore.

Louis Aura has twelve decks, eight of which are accessible to passengers; ship can accommodate 895 passengers in 355 cabins. Ship offers facilities as: a la carte restaurant, buffet, 2 lounges, 4 bars, casino, mini-golf, 2 pools, sauna, gym, medical clinic, spa and massage room, beauty salon, hair salon, Internet area, Duty Free & Travel Value shop. Currently is operating cruises in the eastern Mediterranean.


General Manager of the Dubrovnik Port Authority, Mr. Antun Asić welcomed the Captain of Louis Aura Mr. Kostas Gritzelisand his crew.




09.10.2014.



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