| Apr 30, 2012
| 12:47 PM
It used to be people were happy with one water slide, but cruise lines these days are stepping up the liquid fun quotient, and the latest salvo is the Aqua Park aboard the Norwegian Breakaway.
Norwegian Cruise Line released renderings of the planned...
| Jul 12, 2012
Cruise lines' private islands, with their aquamarine lagoons, barbecue lunch, live entertainment and activities, usually figure as passengers' favorite port of call on guest feedback forms. Recently, the cruise lines have been adding a greater dimension...
| Sep 16, 2011
| 12:11 PM
The new ships from Norwegian Cruise Line will be named Norwegian Breakaway and Norwegian Getaway, the Miami-based company announced Tuesday.
The names were chosen from 230,000 entries submitted to a contest sponsored by the cruise line and USA Today....
| Mar 16, 2012
Norwegian Cruise Line is embracing the boardwalk for its new ship, the Norwegian Breakaway.
As part of the unique design for the new ship, NCL will be offering up The Waterfront and 678 Ocean Place, which includes an oceanfront boardwalk lined with...
| Apr 21, 2013
LAHAINA, Hawaii — "Here, take this one," Elisa said, lifting an orchid lei from her shoulders and draping it on Laurel's. "Aloha."
My wife, Laurel, and I were in the tender queue with Elisa, our "port shopping specialist," at Lahaina on Maui,...
| Sep 8, 2012
Norwegian Cruise Line has decided to spread the duties of its next ship's godmother across a few more people -- the Rockettes.
"Norwegian Breakaway is being designed as New York's ship and we want everyone to know that this is the 'must-sail' cruise ship...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 2:37 PM
Miami-based Norwegian Cruise Line will add the popular dance-fitness program Zumba Fitness aboard all its ship beginning this spring, the Miami-based cruise line announced recently.
Norwegian said it will offer a variety of energetic Zumba classes on...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 4:34 PM
The first GRAMMY Experience at sea will set sail on Norwegian Getaway in fall 2014, courtesy of a new partnership with The Recording Academy, Norwegian Cruise Line announced Tuesday.
As part of the deal, the Miami-based cruise line has also been named...
| Aug 29, 2011
| 11:36 AM
SEATTLE — Big or small? Luxury cruise ship or plucky coastal freight boat?
The choice is yours for cruising around the Pacific Northwest.
Sail away for a night this fall or next spring between Seattle and Vancouver, B.C., on a world-class cruise...
| Sep 12, 2011
| 8:47 AM
When clients ask Miami travel agent Ralph Santisteban what's included in the price of a cruise, he answers: "Before I tell you what is included, let me tell you what's not included, because that list is much smaller."
But as cruise lines diversify...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 5:46 PM
The first quarter of 2012 was supposed to be a sweet spot for passenger cruise lines. Wave season, as it's known, marks a time when cruise companies and travel agents roll out deep discounts on cruise vacations and rack up lots of sales.
But that changed...