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Norwegian, Oceania and Regent Seven Seas get approval to sail to Cuba

Norwegian, Oceania and Regent Seven Seas get approval to sail to Cuba

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings today received approval from the Cuban government to operate cruises to Cuba beginning March 2017.

The company that includes Norwegian Cruise Line, Oceania Cruises and Regent Seven Seas has plans for all three brands to make initial sailings from PortMiami with stops in Havana in either March, April or May next year. The first up will be Oceania Marina on March 7.

"We are tremendously excited to have all three of our award-winning brands receive approval from the Cuban authorities to offer cruises to Cuba from the United States," said company president and CEO Frank Del Rio who was born in Cuba. "As a Cuban-American and founder...

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