NCL’s New Ship, The Breakaway

Scheduled for delivery in April 2013, NCL’s 4000-passenger Breakaway  is currently under construction in Germany.  It will be 144,017 gross tons upon completion, and the  largest ship ever to homeport (beginning in May 2013) in New York City.  After inaugural events, the ship will sail 22 seven-day cruises from New York to Bermuda- starting on May 12, 2013 and running through Oct 6, 2013.  The ship will make a minimum of 88 cruises from the Manhattan Cruise Terminal …

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Baby Boomers and Gen Y Coexist- On NCL

Norwegian Cruise Line: Baby Boomers:  NCL is well known for their “Freestyle Cruising” philosophy.  However, what’s less widely known is that they’ve been developing their own style of luxury onboard; there is a section of the ship dedicated to their “elite” guests.  The Haven is a private “ship-within-a-ship” area with the finest amenities, including concierge and 24-hour butlers.  A private courtyard allows guests to relax and dine in seclusion from the rest of the ship. Gen Y: …

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NCL’s Megaship Epic

Ready to get slimed? The kids can’t wait. We’re aboard Norwegians new megaship Epic (153,000 tons!) that has forged a partnership with Nickelodeon that means kids—and their parents-have the chance to get slimed, get up close and personal with SpongeBob, Patrick Star, Dora the Explorer, Diego and Jimmy Neutron at breakfast or “meet and greets.” On the pool deck of Epic (http://www.epic.ncl.com/ ), kids are lining up to be chosen to play the games Can you recite …

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Norwegian Cruise Line opens new marina and dining facility at Great Stirrup Cay

Norwegian Cruise Line has completed the first phase of enhancements at Great Stirrup Cay, the line’s 250-acre private island in the Bahamas. On February 3, the company opened the new marina and dining facility on the island, representing a significant milestone in the more than $20 million enhancement project currently underway. Norwegian Sky’s 2,000 guests were the first to experience the opening of the marina basin with four docks for the island’s tenders and the new 8,500 …

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