AIDA Cruises Sponsors Olympic Medalist

Sep 29, 2016

The German silver medalist in eight rowing team at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio, Hannes Ocik, , visited his sponsor Aida in Rostock, Germany. The Company spokesman Hansjörg Kunze, who is also Olympic bronze medalist at the 1988 Olympic Games in Seoul in the 5,000 meter race, congratulated the athlete on his success.

"As a company which is at home with its 11 ships on the world's oceans, and where employees from over 40 nations work together as a team each and every day to give our guests an unforgettable vacation, we feel a special affinity with the Olympic spirit. Teamwork and trust are values which we also live by and promote in our everyday working lives," stated Kunze.

“Thank you AIDA for the amazing gift and nice reception. I'm looking forward to further cooperation with you. Full speed ahead!” Said Hannes Ocik.

AIDA Cruises support and commitment in sponsoring young athletes has long tradition. The company assisted in the past, as a partner of TEAM HAMBURG athletes on their way to the Olympic Games in Rio. In addition, the cruise company promoted the Olympic preparations of the North German Sail Mixed teams of Lea Spitzmann and her sailing partner Hauke Erichsen.