AIDA Cruises awarded as Germany's Top Employers 2014

AIDA Cruises awarded as Germany's Top Employers 2014

Friday, March 7, 2014 - 1:35pm

CAMPAIGN: Recognition of our Efforts

CONTENT: Press Release

The following press release has been translated from German to English. Please excuse any grammatical errors. 


March 7, 2014 /3BL Media/ - On March 6, 2014 was "Germany's Top Employer 2014" award as AIDA Cruises from the international research company Top Employers institutions. The international research company Top Employers institutions certified with the seal "Top Employer" world's leading employers with optimum working conditions that contribute to personal and professional development of all its employees.

 "Motivated and excellently qualified employees are the foundation of our success," Haike Witzke, Vice President Human Resources AIDA Cruises said at the award ceremony. "In AIDA, we offer a working environment in which the individual abilities of all employees are valued and developed. We continually invest in the practical education and training of our staff and support motivated employees with potential in their personal career planning. "

The Top Employers Institute assessed in a three-month evaluation, the personnel management of the participating companies based on the following criteria: career opportunities, Primary Benefits, Secondary Benefits & Work-life balance, training & development, corporate culture. Only the participating companies meet the objective evaluation standards at a high level could qualify employers for the certification top.To guarantee the validity of the analytical method all the answers and data were also subjected to an independent audit. After a pre-screening and two audits by the CRF Institute, all participants in the study underwent a final audit by independently owned accounting firm Grant Thornton.

In January 2014, AIDA Cruises was honored in the tourism industry, with a focus Seal "Best Employer 2014".

The cruise company is one of the fastest growing and most successful business tourism firms in Germany. As a shipping company and organizer operates and markets AIDA Cruises currently has ten cruise ships, one of the most modern fleets in the world. The company currently employs 6,900 people from 34 countries, 6,000 of them on board, 900 to the corporate headquarters in Rostock and Hamburg.With the commissioning of the new generation of ships in 2015 and 2016, the AIDA fleet and thus the demand of qualified staff, continue to grow. Professionals and managers find AIDA Cruises both onboard ships and ashore professional challenges at the highest level.