Norwegian Cruise Line halts 2024 Israel port stops – others also make changes

Norwegian Cruise Line has cancelled all stops to Israel in 2024 as the war with militant group Hamas continues to escalate.

WORDS BY Grant Jones . Nov 2 2023

‘Despacito’ singer Luis Fonsi announced as godfather of Norwegian Viva

Norwegian Viva will celebrate its new Puerto Rican home through the appointment of a new godfather, Grammy-winning Latin singer Luis Fonsi. The singer of chart-topping ‘Despacito’ will christen the second NCL Prima Class ship on […]

WORDS BY Tallis Boerne Marcus . Jun 27 2023

Gourmet guides and design destinations: NCL’s brand new shore excursions

Norwegian Cruise Line has announced six brand new shore excursions to suit all customers from those who want the perfect Insta snap, to keen foodies and architecture fanatics.  These new shore excursion categories stretch across […]

WORDS BY Tallis Boerne Marcus . Jun 6 2023

The countdown is on for Norwegian Cruise Line return to Asia

Norwegian Cruise Line is just about five months away from finally returning to Asia after three long years. While a blockbuster 2024 and 2025 are already penciled in, the 2023 season will mark a triumphant […]

WORDS BY Tallis Boerne Marcus . Apr 19 2023

What it’s like to sail on the Norwegian Spirit after her sparkling makeover

The oohs and aahs coming from the hundreds of passengers on board the Norwegian Spirit fell silent as the ship sailed under the Harbour Bridge. Couples were embracing, people were waving furiously to yachties and […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Mar 24 2023

A first for Norwegian Cruise Line: Three ships are coming to the Asia Pacific

For the first time ever, Norwegian Cruise Line is deploying three ships to the Asia Pacific in 2024 and 2025. As expected, Norwegian Spirit will return to Australia and New Zealand for her third consecutive season, while […]

WORDS BY Tallis Boerne Marcus . Mar 8 2023

Norwegian Cruise Lines’ Africa cruises are returning with bigger and better itineraries

Norwegian Cruise Line’s has revealed they will be returning to Africa after a successful inaugural season in the region. Norwegian Jade sailed the first NCL Africa season and now Norwegian Dawn will be joining the party, […]

WORDS BY Tallis Boerne Marcus . Jan 30 2023

The Norwegian Cruises shore excursion that sounds like a chore but is proving a hit

It may not seem like everyone’s idea of a shore excursions.  But it has proved popular nonetheless. As part of its ‘Take 3 for the Sea’ campaign, Norwegian Cruise Line has taken passengers out on […]

WORDS BY Tallis Boerne Marcus . Jan 19 2023

Cruise ships banned from docking in Venice? One line has a loophole

While cruise ships have been outlawed from docking in Venice in a bid to curb overtourism, Norwegian Cruise Line seems to have found a loophole. Norwegian Gem anchored itself a bit out of Venice and then […]

WORDS BY Tallis Boerne Marcus . Jul 29 2022

NCL will now be sailing in Europe all year round with new Canary Islands itineraries

Norwegian Cruise Line is set to return to the Canary Islands with the line sailing all-year round in Europe.  Norwegian Sun was initially meant to sail in Asia, but has been diverted to the Canary […]

WORDS BY Tallis Boerne Marcus . Jun 17 2022

EXCLUSIVE: First look inside the Norwegian Prima

It was the first glimpse of Norwegian Cruise Lines’ epic new ship Prima the first of NCL’s new class of vessels in a decade. She is currently nearing the end of its 27-month build in […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Mar 17 2022