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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...

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 the first steel cut for Norwegian Bliss

Norwegian Cruise Line is celebrating the cutting of the first piece of steel for Norwegian Bliss, the line’s sixteenth ship and the first one designed for the ultimate Alaska cruising experience. Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings and Meyer Werft executives gathered at the Meyer Werft Laser Center in Papenburg, Germany on October 28 to mark the ceremonial start of construction of Norwegian Bliss, which is set for delivery in spring 2018 and will be the twelfth Norwegian ship built by Meyer Werft. Frank Del Rio, President and Chief Executive Officer of Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd., pressed the start button of...

Norwegian Cruise Line to debut new ship designed for Alaska cruising in 2018

Norwegian Cruise Line will once again pioneer a new era of Alaska cruising from June 2018, as the company has announced that its next new vessel, Norwegian Bliss, will be the first cruise ship custom-built for the ultimate Alaska cruise experience. Norwegian Bliss will cruise to America’s Last Frontier from Seattle and will be the first Norwegian Cruise Line ship to make its debut in the Emerald City. At a ceremony held at Port of Seattle’s Pier 66, Norwegian President and CEO Andy Stuart shared the exciting news, alongside Port of Seattle CEO Ted Fick and Port of Seattle Commission...

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...