Norwegian Cruise Line defends global title at World Travel Awards

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Norwegian Cruise Line has once again been named the World’s Leading Large Ship Cruise Line by the World Travel Awards, marking the third consecutive year that the company has been honoured with this award. The recognition was bestowed upon Norwegian at the 21st annual World Travel Awards Grand Final Gala Ceremony, this year hosted in Anguilla. The annual awards are voted on by travel agents and consumers across the globe and honour travel companies that provide outstanding products and customer …

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Norwegian Cruise Line defends World Travel Awards titles

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Norwegian Cruise Line has once again been named Caribbean’s Leading Cruise Line by the World Travel Awards. The 21st annual awards were voted on by travel professionals and consumers from around the globe and honour the world’s top travel companies for outstanding products and services. Norwegian, which has been voted Europe’s Leading Cruise Line for seven consecutive years as well as the World’s Leading Large Ship Cruise Line, has ten spectacular Freestyle Cruising vessels sailing the Caribbean this winter. The …

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Norwegian completes Prestige Cruises deal

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Norwegian Cruise Line has completed its previously-announced acquisition of Prestige Cruises International, the market leader in the upscale cruise segment and parent company of Oceania Cruises and Regent Seven Seas Cruises. The deal came in for a total of $3.025 billion in cash and stock, including the assumption of debt. With this acquisition, Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings operates a portfolio of brands that span all market segments in the cruise industry, from contemporary to upper-premium to luxury.  Each brand offers …

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Norwegian completes $3bn deal for Prestige Cruise International

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Norwegian Cruise Line has confirmed it will buy Prestige Cruises International from its owner Apollo Global Management for a fee of $3 billion. The deal sees NCL, the third largest of the major cruise lines, expand its high-end luxury cruise offerings. Prestige registered with US regulators for an initial public offering in January. The organisation owns upper-premium cruise operator Oceania Cruises and luxury cruise operator Regent Seven Seas Cruises. It operates eight ships, with about 6,500 berths. Miami-based Norwegian Cruise …

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Norwegian Cruise Line recognised by World Travel Awards

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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 …

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Norwegian Cruise Line orders two new vessels from Meyer Werft

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Two new Breakaway-Plus class cruise ships will be built by Meyer Werft Norwegian Cruise Line has announced it has reached an agreement with Meyer Werft of Germany to build two new Breakaway-Plus class cruise ships for delivery in the second quarter 2018 and the fourth quarter 2019. Each ship will be 164,600 gross tonnes and include 4,200 passenger berths. View the Original article

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Norwegian Cruise Line orders two new ships

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Norwegian Cruise Line announced today that it has reached an agreement with MEYER WERFT GMBH of Germany to build two new Breakaway-Plus class cruise ships for delivery in the second quarter 2018 and the fourth quarter 2019. Each ship will be 164,600 gross tonnes and include 4,200 passenger berths. View the Original article

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Norwegian Launches new air and hotel packages from Houston

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Norwegian Cruise Line is launching an all-new inclusive package from Houston, Texas, offering cruisers an easy way to book air, hotel accommodations and a Caribbean cruise aboard the recently enhanced Norwegian Jewel. The extensive package comes complete with the option of roundtrip air from major cities across the U.S., along with transfers, one-night pre-cruise accommodations, a seven-night Western Caribbean cruise aboard Norwegian Jewel, three specialty dinners onboard and more. Guests booking the inclusive Houston Caribbean cruise vacation package will enjoy …

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Norwegian Cruise Line launches Freestyle Cruising 2015-16 Brochure

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Norwegian Cruise Line UK is launching an early booking offer in celebration of its new Freestyle Cruising 2015-16 brochure, available in travel agencies across the UK from 16 June 2014. To help agents entice customers to book their next cruise, up to $300 per stateroom FREE on-board spending money is available for bookings between 16 June and 31 July 2014. Guests can use this on-board spending money to treat themselves in a variety of ways including dinner and drinks in …

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Norwegian Cruise Line launches new marketing and sales tools

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Throughout May, Norwegian Cruise Line has been celebrating the second birthday of Partners First in the UK. Implemented under the four pillars of education, communication, easy to do business with, and reward and recognition, the Line’s business philosophy underlines its absolute commitment to agents. The philosophy focuses on co-operating with partners to create new initiatives to help travel agents to sell cruise. In conjunction with the celebrations, Norwegian has launched the Norwegian Marketing Studio which has been created to provide …

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