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Trip Report: A few fun days on the new Norwegian Prima

Norwegian Cruise Line recently invited my husband Matt and I on a three-night media cruise to check out the brand new Norwegian Prima.

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NCL Plans to Develop an Eco-Friendly Destination in Belize

Norwegian Cruise Line announced that it has purchased approximately 75 acres in Southern Belize for the planned development of an eco-friendly cruise destination. The land, called Harvest Caye, is made up of two adjoining islands in the Stann Creek and Toledo districts that had previously been approved for a resort development with an...

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NCL now offers Certified Angus Beef Steaks

Norwegian Cruise Line announced it is now the only cruise line to serve Certified Angus Beef brand steaks, the world’s leading Angus brand and consumers’ top choice for premium beef. Certified Angus Beef brand steaks are rated above USDA Prime, Choice and Select, and are known for their superior flavor, juiciness and tenderness....

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NCL looking to Breakaway with two new ships

By Jackie Roseboom On Sept. 21, the first piece of steel was cut at Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany for the construction of Norwegian Breakaway, the first of two new ships for Norwegian Cruise Line. The Breakaway is set for delivery in April 2013. “Today’s steel cutting marks the start of construction for Norwegian...

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Dining, NCL, Ports

Jade’s varied culinary mix a hit with passengers

By Michael Coleman VENICE, ITALY, August 6, 2011 — World class dining venues abound on Norwegian Jade. That might seem surprising to some — great dining is traditionally the domain of the luxury cruise sector and not necessarily what one expects to find on a 2,402-passenger mass market vessel. Jade, however, delivers. There are some...

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Dining, Europe, NCL

Norwegian Jade epitomizes “Freestyle Cruising’’ concept

By Michael Coleman EN ROUTE TO SPLIT, CROATIA, August 4, 2011 – The “Freestyle Cruising’’ concept is playing out brilliantly aboard Norwegian Jade here in the Mediterranean this summer. NCL pioneered the model over a decade ago — regimented onboard routines and set dining times would not be thrust on their passengers....

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Europe, NCL

Follow us this week in the Mediterranean aboard Norwegian Jade

Norwegian Cruise Line’s 2,402-passenger Norwegian Jade (formerly Pride of Hawaii) embarked on a 7-night roundtrip Mediterranean journey from Venice, Italy, this past weekend. One of 11 ships in the NCL fleet, this European-based vessel will be unveiling a series of 9-day cruises from Barcelona to the Canary Islands beginning in...

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Dining, NCL

NCL to offer pizza delivery 24/7

By Michael Coleman You’ll have to book a cruise to enjoy it but Norwegian Cruise Line announced this week it will now offer pizza delivery service 24 hours a day, seven days a week, fleet-wide. Presently offered only aboard the line’s newest ship, Norwegian Epic, “Pizza 24/7’’ is scheduled to roll out to the eight …...

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Cunard, Entertainment, MSC, NCL, Princess, Royal Caribbean

Cruise lines celebrating the royal wedding at sea

By Jackie Roseboom Many businesses are celebrating the Royal Wedding by offering their guests a viewing party and special offerings, and the cruise industry is no exception. From small viewing areas to lavish parties, it will all be available at sea. Royal Caribbean International Royal Caribbean is celebrating the upcoming British royal...

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YouTube launches new travel channel with Norwegian Cruise Line

By Jackie Roseboom Norwegian Cruise Line and YouTube have just launched the first-ever YouTube Vacationer. It’s a travel-specific channel within YouTube designed to provide inspiring ideas and advice from well-traveled, nationally known experts. You can interact within the “Vacation You” section: a selection of short clips created...

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