Norwegian Jewel


Helloworld’s row with Norwegian Cruise Lines over refunds

One of Australia’s leading travel agencies, Helloworld, has changed its trading agreement with Norwegian Cruise Line in a row over its refund policy. Helloworld’s CEO Andrew Burnes claimed the line asked the agency to pay […]

WORDS BY Teresa Ooi . Jun 16 2020

Thousands of Australians imprisoned simply for being cruise passengers

Read your feeds on social media, and you will find them filled with messages about the world standing together in a bid to fight COVID-19. Corporates like banks and essential supply companies are hammering email […]

WORDS BY Peter Lynch . Mar 26 2020

Miracle: How the cruise industry got almost 90,000 passengers home

In the history of seismic maritime events, the past week will be remembered as one of the biggest. Even the Spanish Armada pales beside these numbers. Yet it was handled with hardly any fuss and […]

WORDS BY Peter Lynch . Mar 20 2020

Norwegian Jewel sparkles as first cruise visitor as Eden reopens

Norwegian Cruise Line’s Norwegian Jewel sailed into Eden this morning as the first ship to visit the town as it reopens for visitors after the region’s devastating bushfires. The 2,376-guest ship was greeted by Cruise […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Jan 23 2020

Look out Sydney – Norwegian has made Wollongong an embarkation port

Wollongong has announced Port Kembla will be an embarkation port in 2021 – and could be an alternative turn-around port for Sydney. Cruise Wollongong Chair Cr Leigh Colacino broke the news on Thursday morning when […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Sep 12 2019

Norwegian Jewel fresh from her dry dock

The Norwegian Jewel is on her way to Sydney, fresh from a two-week dry dock in Singapore. She is currently on a repositioning cruise and will make her debut in Down Under on December 1 where […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Nov 13 2018

Norwegian Cruise Line reveals its worldwide cruising guide

Norwegian Cruise Line has revealed its worldwide cruising guide for 2018 through to 2019 which highlights itineraries from Alaska to Asia. “We’ve designed the Guide with our trade partners in mind, including a handy deck […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Oct 12 2018

Norwegian lifts its presence to make Australia No2 market

Norwegian Cruise Line will boost its presence in Australia and New Zealand, with Norwegian Jewel returning for a third sailing season in 2019/2020 and Norwegian Jade cruising in Southeast Asia. “It has been a momentous […]

WORDS BY Teresa Ooi . Aug 31 2018

Norwegian Jewel makes triumphant entrance into Sydney

Norwegian Cruise Lines has made a triumphant return to the Australian market, sailing Norwegian Jewel into Sydney Harbour this weekend. Even before the Jewel’s arrival, her three-month season has already been declared a success. According […]

WORDS BY Peter Lynch . Nov 12 2017

Norwegian Jewel’s facelift before 2018/19 season in Australia

The new homeported Norwegian Jewel will be returning to Australia for the 2018/19 wave season with a fresh new look. Following strong bookings for her inaugural season, the Norwegian Jewel will be going into dry […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Nov 3 2017

Experience luxury in the ‘ship within a ship’

The Norwegian Jewel’s arrival in Sydney won’t just be the city’s first experience of a Norwegian ship in a long time. It will also herald the arrival of The Haven – its incredibly upmarket ‘ship […]

WORDS BY Peter Lynch . Sep 8 2017