New 2018 Guide

New 2018 Guide

A password will be e-mailed to you.

Norwegian Cruise Line has started building its first Breakaway Plus-class vessel, Norwegian Escape.

The first keel was laid at German shipyard, Meyer Werft last week. The keel will be used on the first of 86 blocks that will make up the 164,600 gross ton vessel.

While laying the ‘lucky coin’ on the first block, Norwegian chief executive Kevin Sheehan said Norwegian Escape will be the line’s largest ship, carrying 4,200 passengers – 100 passengers more than the line’s current largest ship, Norwegian Epic.

Mr Sheehan said it will also be the line’s most innovative vessel, with new spaces and interactive experiences.

Further details of what guests can expect to see onboard will be released closer to the ship’s launch in October next year.

Additionally, the ship’s hull artwork is designed by a marine wildlife artist and will feature an underwater scene of marine wildlife.

When she launches, she will sail on seven-day cruises from Miami to the Eastern Caribbean.


Readers' Choice Awards

Settle in for a luxury voyage as you sail from Sydney to Singapore on board Cunard’s elegant Queen Elizabeth.

Free flight and hotel stay

In Sydney, you’ll embark the exquisite Queen Elizabeth. Stunning accommodation and the most exceptional fine dining you’ll ever experience at sea are just some of this ship’s glamorous delights. Settle into your luxury surroundings as you set sail for Singapore, discovering a wealth of captivating destinations along the way.