Category: News

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. brands receive approval to sail to Cuba

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. yesterday announced that it has received approval from the government of the Republic of Cuba to operate cruises to Cuba, beginning March 2017. All three of the company’s brands: Norwegian Cruise Line, Oceania Cruises and Regent Seven Seas Cruises, will offer international travellers the opportunity to visit the culturally and historically rich country on select sailings starting next year. The voyages will provide guests with a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to discover not only the rich culture, history and natural beauty of Cuba, but more importantly experience the warmth and hospitality of its people. The company’s first...

Norwegian Cruise Line launches 2016/17 Wave offer

Norwegian Cruise Line has announced that the popular Free at Sea offer will return as its 2016/17 Wave campaign, along with additional giveaways with bookings on Oceanview, Balcony and Mini-Suite staterooms, as well as the line’s exclusive suites. Between 1 December 2016 and 7 April 2017, guests will benefit from up to four fantastic add-ons to their holiday package on all cruises across the world of three days or more departing on, or after, 1 December 2016*. Guests booking Studio & Inside staterooms will be able to pick one value-add package, whilst those booking Oceanview, Balcony or Mini-Suite staterooms will...

Norwegian Cruise Line reveals Wyland’s visionary hull artwork for Norwegian Bliss

Continuing its tradition of featuring original artwork on its ship’s hulls, Norwegian Cruise Line has revealed the signature art designed by one of the world’s premier marine life artists, Wyland, for its upcoming new ship Norwegian Bliss, which will cruise to Alaska beginning in June 2018. Entitled “Cruising with the Whales,” the engaging and beautiful art prominently features a stunning image of a mother humpback whale and her calf as the centrepiece of the design, signifying the beauty of Alaska and the importance of conservation. Known for his iconic whale murals, marine life paintings and sculptures, Wyland has inspired generations...

Norwegian Cruise Line celebrates its first 50 years of unforgettable cruise holidays

2016 marks fifty years since the M/S Sunward made her first voyage from Miami to the Caribbean on 19 December 1966, signifying the birth of Norwegian Caribbean Lines. Today, the company now known as Norwegian Cruise Line is a leading global cruise brand with 14 purpose-built ships sailing to more than 300 destinations worldwide. To celebrate this golden milestone, Norwegian is inviting their guests, travel professionals, partners and team members to share fifty years of memories made through the company’s #NorwegiansFirst50 Anniversary Campaign. “We are celebrating fifty years of incredible moments aboard our ships and it’s the people — our...

Norwegian Cruise Line named “Europe’s Leading Cruise Line” for Ninth Consecutive Year

Norwegian Cruise Line has been named “Europe’s Leading Cruise Line” for the ninth consecutive year by the World Travel Awards, as well as receiving “Europe’s Responsible Tourism” and the “World’s Best Cruise Spa” award. The annual awards, held on 4 September 2016 in Sardinia, Italy, recognise travel companies for delivering an outstanding customer experience and are voted for by travel agents and consumers worldwide. Norwegian, which has been honoured with the “Europe’s Leading Cruise Line” accolade since 2008, has deployed four vessels in Europe this summer for the fifth consecutive year, including year-round cruises in the Mediterranean. Norwegian will continue...

Stellar line-up of culinary offerings planned for China’s newest cruise ship Norwegian Joy

  The international cruise company Norwegian Cruise Line has this week presented the wide array of culinary offerings that will be available to guests on board the line’s newest Breakaway Plus-Class ship Norwegian Joy when she starts sailing from her Shanghai homeport on 28 June 2017. From Chinese hot pot, to sophisticated French haute cuisine, the freshest Japanese sushi to hearty American burgers, Norwegian Joy promises 28 different food and beverage outlets on board – the widest array of dining experiences yet on any ship that has been purpose built for China. As part of Norwegian’s signature Freestyle Dining, Norwegian...

Norwegian Cruise Line expands partnership with Margaritaville

Norwegian Cruise Line announced the expansion of its exclusive partnership with Margaritaville. As a part of The Norwegian Edge, a $400 million investment program dedicated to delivering an exceptional onboard experience, Norwegian will introduce new Margaritaville at Sea restaurants onboard Norwegian Getaway and Norwegian Breakaway this fall. Building on its success and popularity on board Norwegian’s newest ship, Norwegian Escape, Margaritaville® at Sea onboard Norwegian Getaway and Norwegian Breakaway will bring to life nostalgic island moments with a tropical menu that features signature items like the Cheeseburger in Paradise and Who’s to Blame Margarita, available à la carte, in an...

Norwegian Cruise Line’s first-ever ship for China to feature custom artwork by Chinese artist Tan Ping

Norwegian Cruise Line announced today that it has commissioned renowned Chinese artist Tan Ping to design the artwork to be featured on the hull of its soon to-be-unveiled Breakaway-Plus class vessel Norwegian Joy. Scheduled for release in Summer 2017, with home porting in Shanghai and Beijing, Norwegian Joy will be Norwegian Cruise Line’s first ship that is purpose-built for the Chinese market to deliver on the promise that guests will enjoy ‘First Class at Sea’ experiences, starting with her VIP accommodations. Tan Ping’s distinctive artwork will serve to underscore Norwegian Cruise Line’s commitment to providing an unparalleled cruise experience for...

Norwegian Cruise Line increases variety in Europe for the 2017 summer season

Norwegian Cruise Line has announced alterations to Norwegian Jade and Norwegian Spirit’s 2017 summer season itineraries – two of five ships sailing in European waters in 2017. To meet customers’ demand, the international cruise line increases the variety in its cruise product by adding new destinations in the Mediterranean and offering an expanded choice in Northern Europe. Norwegian Jade, the first NCL-ship based in Hamburg, will offer a series of cruises from Hamburg for those looking to embark in Germany in June and July as well as a number of itineraries departing from Southampton throughout the summer season. The ship...

Norwegian Cruise Line celebrates the start of the European Championship with a special Europe promotion

As the continent is getting ready for the biggest football event of the season, so is Norwegian Cruise Line. The innovator in cruise travel has this week announced its largest Europe promotion to celebrate the start of this summer’s European Championship, offering a special 14-day sale from 9-22 June 2016, which will allow customers to save up to €400 on all Norwegian European itineraries until October 2017. The new promotion gives customers the perfect opportunity to book a last minute European escape this summer, or plan further ahead for next year’s exciting European deployment, which for the first time offers...