Norwegian Cruise Line has launched a Freestyle Cruising Alaska Brochure, showcasing the very best sailings aboard the youngest fleet in Alaska as well as a range of new Cruisetour options.
Sailings in the brochure include 7-night trips to Glacier Bay or Sawyer Glacier from Seattle aboard Norwegian Pearl and Norwegian Jewel. On these itineraries guests can combine whale watching in Juneau with the mountainous scenery of Skagway and the famous art and coffee houses of Seattle. The cruise also stops in Ketchikan and Victoria.
Brand new 7-night one-way itineraries travelling on board Norwegian Sun between Vancouver and Whittier are also in the brochure and visit ports of call including: Icy Strait Point, Ketchikan, Juneau and Skagway as well as taking in natural highlights such as Glacier Bay and the Hubbard Glacier or Sawyer Glacier.
Agents can now offer guests choosing to sail to Alaska aboard Norwegian Sun the chance to travel into the six-million acre Denali National Park with a 3 or 4-night add-on Cruisetour. Here, guests will be escorted by qualified Alaskan tour guides to help them make the most of their visit which includes the opportunity to see a huge range of wildlife, enjoy spectacular scenery and take a journey on board the famous Alaska Railroad.
Guests will also enjoy Norwegian Sun’s wide range of facilities such as 16 dining options, including the Moderno Churrascaria where meats are served to guests by tableside passadors, as well as authentic French, Japanese and Italian restaurants. The ship is also home to 11 bars and lounges, luxurious spa, fitness centre and Splash Academy kids club and Entourage teens club.
The new brochure includes details of Norwegian’s partnership with tour operator ‘Great Rail Journeys’ which has led to the launch of a Canadian Rockies and Alaska Cruise trip. This 17-day trip combines a cruise on Norwegian Pearl with the chance to explore the best of Western Canada by rail. As a special launch benefit guests booking this trip by 31 December 2012 will receive $100 on-board spending money to spend during their cruise.
Francis Riley, vice president and general manager international, Norwegian Cruise Line said: “Alaska really is a dream cruise destination and agents can use the new brochure and tour operator partnerships to package up exciting journeys which give customers the chance to experience its stunning scenery by sea and by rail.
“Agents will be able use the itineraries to create specific marketing campaigns targeting guests who might be interested in Alaska as a special occasion trip as it is an ideal destination for those looking for a real ‘once in a lifetime’ journey.”