Category: News

Norwegian EPIC Review – The Outstanding, The Average, But Also the Fair

It was our first time. Our premiere. We had never sailed with Norwegian before, the freestyle company or as they simply say, “Freestyle Cruising”. Considering that, our expectations were high. In the end it didn’t disappoint us. And despite many high points, others were just underwhelming… On this report we’ll tell you all about our premiere in the Norwegian Epic, a 153 thousand tons cruise ship with capacity for 4100 passengers. If it wasn’t for the giant Allure of the Seas, from Royal Caribbean, it would have been the biggest cruiser ship sailing the Mediterranean in 2015. The Choice The...

Norwegian Cruise Line unveils features for Norwegian Bliss

Norwegian Cruise Line has revealed features and amenities for Norwegian Bliss, the line’s sixteenth ship, which will sail to Alaska and the Caribbean with select voyages to the Mexican Riviera beginning in June next year. The ship will have the largest race track at sea and an open-air laser tag course. Its new features will join the brand’s signature elements of freedom and flexibility that Norwegian is known for including dining options, bars and lounges, award-winning youth programs and more. Many of the ship’s amenities were announced by Andy Stuart, Norwegian Cruise Line president and chief executive officer, at an...

Norwegian Joy christened by Wang Leehom at gala naming ceremony in Shanghai

Norwegian Joy, Norwegian Cruise Line’s first custom-designed ship for the Chinese cruise market, was christened yesterday in a lavish ceremony held on board the vessel in Shanghai that featured an over-the-top performance by the ship’s Godfather, singer songwriter, music producer, actor and film director, Wang Leehom. At 167.725 gross tons and accommodating 3.883 guests, Norwegian Joy features an innovative design, world-class finishes and amenities tailored to provide a “First Class at Sea” experience for Chinese guests, along with Norwegian’s signature cruising style that offers guests the freedom and flexibility to design their perfect vacation experience. “After years spent carefully designing...

Norwegian Cruise Line launching 7-Day Sale

  Next week, Norwegian Cruise Line is launching a 7-Day Sale running from 8-14 March 2017. This incredible sale offers up to 200 Euro savings per stateroom on a cruise of five days or longer on worldwide 2017/2018 sailings *. Guests can save money on exciting cruises around the Mediterranean, Northern Europe, the Caribbean, Alaska, Hawaii, South America, or even as far as Australia and New Zealand. Bookings made on any Norwegian Cruise Line ship sailing cruises of 5 nights or more during the week will benefit from generous savings of 50 Euro for a Studio, 100 Euro for inside...

Norwegian Cruise Line Extends Sailings to Cuba Through December 2017

Norwegian Cruise Line announced today that it will extend its offering of weekly roundtrip cruises from Miami to Cuba aboard Norwegian Sky, the largest vessel sailing to Cuba, through December 2017. Together with the five previously announced cruises in May 2017, these 25 additional cruises, which start in June 2017, all feature an overnight stay in Cuba’s historical and culturally-rich capital of Havana. “We are thrilled to be the first cruise line able to offer weekly sailings from Miami to Cuba through the fall of 2017, all with overnights in the beautiful city of Havana,” said Andy Stuart, president and...

Norwegian Cruise Line helps passengers stick to those New Year resolutions

As we kick start 2017, many of us are promising ourselves that this is the year that we will experience other cultures, travel the world, and finally see the sights that we have always wanted to. In celebration of the New Year and of the five Norwegian Cruise Line ships being deployed in Europe this summer, Norwegian Cruise Line has put together its top five resolutions. Whether exploring the picturesque town of Kotor, Montenegro – with its 9th century 64-foot protective walls, or discovering the whitewashed walls of Santorini, Greece while sailing on board Norwegian Spirit, guests have plenty of...

Norwegian Cruise line reveals enhanced Latitudes Rewards programme for loyal guests

Norwegian Cruise Line has unveiled enhancements to the line’s loyalty programme, Latitudes Rewards. Featuring exciting new benefits at all tier levels to make guests’ cruising experience with Norwegian even more rewarding, the new programme will be available for all cruises beginning on 3 February 2017. Highlights of the new programme include upgraded benefits across all tiers and the addition of two new elite tier levels for the most frequent cruisers: Platinum Plus, for guests who have earned 175 points and above, and Ambassador, for guests earning a minimum of 700 points. These new elite tiers reward Norwegian’s most loyal cruisers...

Norwegian Cruise Line’s Norwegian Bliss to sail from Miami in winter 2018

Norwegian Cruise Line announced today that Norwegian Bliss, the brand’s sixteenth ship, will set sail for the Cruise Capital of the World after her inaugural summer season in Alaska, to seasonally homeport in Miami in winter 2018. Beginning on 17 November 2018, Norwegian Bliss will sail seven-night Eastern Caribbean cruises each Saturday from PortMiami, featuring calls in St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands; Tortola, British Virgin Islands and Nassau, Bahamas. Norwegian Bliss’ custom design will offer guests the freedom and flexibility to “imagine Bliss” and create their ideal experience at sea, with a wide variety of accommodations including luxurious suites in...

Norwegian Cruise Line´s Cruises to Cuba now on sale

Norwegian Cruise Line opened for sale the line’s 2017 cruises to Cuba aboard Norwegian Sky, the largest vessel sailing to Cuba, which also offers an overnight stay in Havana. Norwegian Sky will sail a series of five, four-day cruises from Miami to Cuba in May 2017 that will include an overnight in the capital of Havana. On Monday, May 1, Norwegian Sky will set sail for her first voyage to Havana, arriving on Tuesday morning and staying alongside until Wednesday evening, allowing guests the opportunity to go ashore and experience the island’s rich cultural traditions through people-to-people exchanges. Norwegian will...

Norwegian Cruise Line announces 2018 and 2019 deployment

Highlights include five ships in European waters, among them Norwegian Breakaway in the Baltic from Copenhagen and Warnemünde, Norwegian Escape sailing to the Caribbean and Bermuda from New York, Norwegian Bliss sailing to Alaska from Seattle and bucket list destinations including Cape Horn and the Panama Canal. Norwegian Cruise Line today announced its summer 2018 and autumn/winter 2018/19 itineraries, featuring exciting new opportunities for guests to set sail to their dream destinations, while unpacking just once and enjoying the most free and flexible cruising experience at sea. Norwegian’s 2018/2019 deployment spans across the globe, from a wide range of cruises...