Great news for cruise lovers, in 2018 you will have the opportunity to be among the first passengers to sail on a variety of amazing brand-new ships. And what incredible ones they will be! Stunning interiors, state-of-the-art designs, innovative amenities, dazzling entertainment, fabulous dining, spectacular accommodations and more will have your family “oohing and aahing.” This is also the ideal time for first-timers to establish their sea-legs. Some of the most popular names in cruising, including Carnival Cruise Line, Celebrity Cruises, Holland America Line, MSC Cruises, Norwegian Cruise Line and Royal Caribbean Cruiseswill all be introducing unique and special ships.
Norwegian Cruise Lineis offering more exciting experiences at sea than ever before, with new dining options, itineraries and fabulous ships. The line created its signature Freestyle Cruising several years ago, offering passengers flexibility and freedom in dining, which was then expanded to other areas, such as casual dress options and unique entertainment choices. A cruise with the family-oriented line includes innovative features, enticing signature dining – including many complimentary family venues — and special onboard experiences that this award-winning line is renowned for.
Excitement is building for the summer 2018 arrival of Norwegian Cruise Line’s swanky and state-of-the-art 4,000-guest Norwegian Bliss, the third ship in its popular Breakaway-Plus Class. She will be sailing itineraries in Alaska and the Caribbean among others. Spotlighting the importance of conservation and ocean preservation, the hull artwork of acclaimed marine life artist Wyland will feature stunning images of humpback whales and their calves.
Alluring enhancements will make Norwegian Cruise Line’s 250-acre private island in the Bahamas, Great Stirrup Cay, more fabulous than ever. Family-friendly amenities and new luxury features are just some of the exciting renovations that will make a visit here a fun and completely delightful experience. This project is expected to be completed by summer 2017 as part of a multi-million dollar upgrade program called “The Norwegian Edge.”
Be one of the first to sail on Norwegian Cruise Line’s 4,200-passenger Norwegian Escape, which made her debut in November 2015. At a whopping 164,600 tons, this stunner is the fleet’s biggest ship as well as the fifth largest in the world. She is also the most luxurious and the first Breakaway Plus Class ship. An expanded version of the popular Norwegian Getaway and Norwegian Breakaway – she is slightly wider and boasts an additional passenger deck. Two sister ships are slated for arrival in 2018 and 2019.
Delight in an ever widening array of exquisite cruise ship suites. Discerning travelers will feel right at home in these luxurious accommodations. Those who want to splurge on a special vacation experience are sure to feel like VIPs in these chic and top-of-the-line suites that are more like apartments. Continue reading →
April of 2013 marks a momentous moment for cruising. Norwegian Cruise Lines’ newest industry leading ship, The Breakaway, sets sail for its inaugural voyage from London to its new year-round home port in New York City. The Breakaway-class ships will each by 144,017 gross tons and accommodations for approximately 4,000 passengers and she will become the Manhattan Cruise Terminal’s largest ship ever to home port in the City. The Getaway, the sister ship; will set sail in spring of 2014.