Norwegian Cruise Line News
Two new Pride Of America sailings added In Spring 2010
Norwegian Cruise Line announced today that the company has added two new Hawai`i cruises on Pride of America next spring. Pride of America is the only ship offering seven-day interisland cruises from Honolulu to all four of Hawai`i’s most beautiful islands. The two sailings go on sale Monday, October 5 with fares starting at $999 per person, based on double occupancy.
Norwegian Epic’s transatlantic crossing set for June 24, 2010
Norwegian Cruise Line announced today that Norwegian Epic, the company’s largest and most innovative ship to date currently under construction in France, will make her inaugural transatlantic seven-day cruise on June 24, 2010, departing from London (Southampton). The 4,200 passenger Freestyle Cruising ship will arrive in New York, her first port of call in the United States, on July 1, 2010. In addition, Norwegian Cruise Line also announced that a new seven-day Eastern Caribbean cruise has been added to Norwegian Epic’s inaugural season, departing Miami on July 10, 2010, one week earlier than previously scheduled.
Tropical weather notice
Norwegian Cruise Line is closely monitoring the path of all tropical storms in the Atlantic as the safety and security of our guests and crew is of the utmost importance.
Norwegian Cruise Line sights financial U-turn in Q2
Norwegian Cruise Line recorded a net profit of $15.4 million in the three months ending June 30 following a $27 million loss for the same period last year.
Sharp turnaround for Norwegian Cruise Line
Norwegian Cruise Line has reported a sharp today turnaround in fortunes, with net profits in the second quarter rising to $15.4m from a loss of $27m in the same quarter last year.
Norwegian Cruise Line Withdraws Norwegian Sun From Alaska In 2010
Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) has announced that it has redeployed Norwegian Sun for the summer of 2010, moving the ship from Alaska to Europe. The 1,936-passenger Norwegian Sun is assuming the summer 2010 itinerary previously announced for Norwegian Jewel and will sail a 12-day Baltic Capitals itinerary from London (Dover) beginning May 11, 2010 through September 8, 2010. In addition, the 2,376-passenger Norwegian Jewel will move from Europe to New York, sailing a combination of seven-day Bahamas & Florida, 10-day Canada & New England and 10-day Eastern Caribbean sailings from April 24, 2010 through April 24, 2011.
Norwegian Cruise Line Offers Agent Training for Disabled Passengers
Norwegian Cruise Lines has now introduced agent training for disabled passengers on the cruise line. The company’s online training programme has introduced a module on accessibility, designed to provide agents with knowledge of the line’s facilities and policies to sell cruises to disabled passengers.
Norwegian Sky Sizzles Following Fresh Summer Makeover
Norwegian Cruise Line today announced that Norwegian Sky underwent a complete refurbishment focused on enhancing the guest experience while the 2,002-passenger ship was in dry dock last month in Freeport, Bahamas. The ship, which entered the Miami short cruise market approximately one year ago, received enhancements to its public areas, staterooms and suites, as well as the addition of three new staterooms.
Celebrate Vacation Independence This July Fourth With A Freestyle Cruise On Pride Of America
Travelers can declare their vacation independence this summer with a Freestyle Cruising experience aboard Norwegian Cruise Line’s Pride of America, the only U.S.-flagged ship to offer seven-day Hawai’i inter-island cruises to all four main islands. With more than 100 hours of port time, guests have the opportunity to explore active volcanoes, lush canyons and endless beaches.
Norwegian Epic Crowned with Last Block
Norwegian Cruise Line announced that the last block, number 0898, in the construction of Norwegian Epic was lowered onto the vessel on Friday, June 5 at STX Europe in Saint-Nazaire, France. The block, which weighed 563 tons, equivalent to the weight of approximately 64 elephants, and measured 133 feet wide, 113 feet long and 63 feet high, was placed above the bridge on Deck 13 and took one hour to move onto the ship.
Sail away with the next generation of cruises from NCL
NCL today revealed the full range of innovative accommodation on board its next generation Freestyle Cruising ship, Norwegian Epic, which will include the biggest ship-within-a-ship suite complex at sea and a new category of inside staterooms called The Studios.
NCL and STX reach agreement on F3 project
Norwegian Cruise Line and STX France Cruise SA, STX Europe’s French shipyard, have announced that they have reached an agreement and are moving forward with the construction of the F3 cruise ship project.