"The thoughts and commiseration of AIDA Cruises are with the relatives," the line said.
AIDA is the only cruise line scheduled to visit Margarita Island this year.
A quick search of cruise ships in the area revealed only AIDALuna was in port at the time. AIDA is a German cruise line, marketed solely to the German market.
According to Reuters, the man, aged 76, was shot outside a shopping center. Another foreign tourist was also said to have been injured in the incident.
Cruise Critic is awaiting comment from AIDA.
--By Dori Saltzman, News Editor