Norwegian Cruise Line recognised by World Travel Awards

4th Aug 2014
Norwegian Cruise Line recognised by World Travel Awards

Norwegian Cruise Line has been named Europe’s Leading Cruise Line for the seventh consecutive year by the World Travel Awards.

The annual awards, held in Athens, Greece, 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 accolade since 2008, has for the third consecutive year deployed four Freestyle Cruising vessels in Europe this summer, offering an array of sailings ranging from four to fourteen nights.

The company will deploy its largest ship, Norwegian Epic, year-round in Europe beginning next summer.

“Receiving this award for an unprecedented seventh year in a row is a testament to Norwegian’s unique cruise experience, and our wide variety of exciting itinerary options,” said Kevin Sheehan, chief executive, Norwegian Cruise Line.

“This award shows that both industry professionals and guests appreciate our world-class cruise vacation and we’re so proud to be named Europe’s Leading Cruise Line once again.”

Norwegian’s European sailings provide guests with the opportunity to visit the most beautiful places in Europe with the convenience of only unpacking once.

Currently Norwegian Jade sails seven-night Greek Isles and seven-night Adriatic, Greece and Turkey cruises from Venice, Italy. In the upcoming autumn/winter season 2014-2015, the ship will sail a ten-night Eastern Mediterranean and an 11-night Western Mediterranean itinerary from Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy.

Norwegian Spirit currently offers 12-night Grand Mediterranean voyages between Barcelona, Spain and Venice, Italy and in the winter season will sail a ten-night Canary Islands and Morocco itinerary from Barcelona, Spain.

On September 22nd 2014, Norwegian Star will embark the popular, 14-night Norway, Iceland and Faroe Islands itinerary from Copenhagen, Denmark visiting Bergen and Alesund, Norway; Lerwick, Shetland Islands; Thorshavn, Faroe Islands; Reykjavik, Iceland; Glasgow, Scotland; and Dublin, Ireland.

Currently Norwegian Star visits the Baltic Capitals on nine-night cruises from Copenhagen.

Norwegian Epic, currently sailing the Western Mediterranean through October 19th, will return to the Mediterranean year-round next spring, offering seven-night Western Mediterranean cruises from Barcelona, Spain and from Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy beginning May 3rd, 2015.

The itinerary features five exciting ports of call in three different countries: Italy, Spain and France and includes a stop in the very chic port of Cannes, France.


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