Wednesday, 30 August 2023 23:24

NCL launches 2024-25 APAC

Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) has released a series of destination-rich itineraries for its 2024-25 season in Asia-Pacific.

This includes 14 voyages on the refurbished Norwegian Spirit, and 12 sailings for Norwegian Sun’s first foray into the region.

Published in Cruising Updates
Friday, 01 September 2023 05:31

NCL: Walk for Wellness 2023

Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) is inviting the entire New Zealand and Australia travel industry to step up for NCL’s fourth annual Walk for Wellness.

This year, the cruise line is bringing the industry together as a show of strength and support, and to be part of NCL’s official world record attempt for the longest distance achieved by a team of travel professionals in one month.

Published in Industry News

The delivery yesterday of Norwegian Cruise Line’s second Prima Class Norwegian Viva to the 19-ship fleet will give new opportunities to the New Zealand trade when it comes to Mediterranean and later Caribbean cruising, says NCL’s managing director and VP APAC, Ben Angell.

Published in Cruising Updates
Tuesday, 18 April 2023 00:53

NCLH’s Starlink plans

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd, which operates the Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL), Oceania Cruises and Regent Seven Seas Cruises brands, plans to improve connectivity for guests and crew at sea by offering SpaceX’s Starlink high-speed internet on its ships.

Using advanced low earth orbit satellites, Starlink delivers broadband internet connectivity which will improve the capacity, speed and reliability of internet on board. The company is testing Starlink, beginning with Norwegian Breakaway, with the intent to have a phased rollout this technology across its entire fleet.

Published in Cruising Updates
Wednesday, 01 February 2023 04:41

Agents get into cruising Spirit

Travel agents not only had the opportunity to look around Norwegian Spirit and enjoy lunch on board last week but also received an in-depth update from NCL business development manager Megan Porter.

The group of 24 in Auckland on Friday also heard about changing trends noticed by the line and what this can mean for trade selling NCL cruises.

Published in Cruising Updates
Friday, 11 November 2022 19:30

A matter of Mayan Observation

By Stu Freeman

More than a thousand years ago up to 40,000 people are believed to have lived in Dzibilchaltun, a thriving city of temples, palaces and observatories that were scientifically well before their time.

Published in Places
Friday, 11 November 2022 19:15

NCL to pay commission on NCFs

Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL), says it will pay travel advisors commission on non-commissionable fares (NCFs).

NCL is the first major contemporary cruise line to compensate travel advisors on NCFs for reservations booked outside of the 120-day window.

Published in Cruising Updates
Tuesday, 08 November 2022 17:14

Onboard sales soar for NCL

Norwegian Prima has already shown its pulling power to lure repeat guests, says NCL’s president and CEO Harry Sommer.

Published in Cruising Updates
Monday, 31 October 2022 17:10

Prima Donnas: It’s Summer season

When NCL does a Broadway show, it really wants to do the Broadway show, says the line’s senior artistic director Robert Dean Hertenstein.

Published in Cruising Updates

Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) is expecting new ship Norwegian Prima’s 2023 winter season out of Galveston Texas to prove popular not only with the local market but also those from further afield taking advantage of the Houston gateway.

Published in Cruising Updates
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