Norwegian Cruise Line today announced and opened for sale its 2015 summer and year-round cruises. The deployment includes the line’s newest ship, Norwegian Getaway sailing to the Caribbean from her year-round homeport of Miami, and continues to offer three ships in Alaska, four in Europe, two in Bermuda, as well as a variety of exciting Canada & New England; Bahamas & Florida; and Repositioning Cruises.
Norwegian will also continue to offer its unique Hawaii cruises year-round on Pride of America from Honolulu and short Bahamas itineraries from Miami year-round on Norwegian Sky.
“We will continue to offer a variety of exciting cruises for our guests to choose from in 2015,” said Kevin Sheehan, Norwegian’s chief executive officer. “Back by popular demand, guests can continue to experience the best of Europe on their choice of four beautiful ships, cruise Alaska on some of the youngest ships in the industry, and experience the incredible innovations and unparalleled entertainment the ship that brings the best of NYC to sea, Norwegian Breakaway, and Miami’s Ultimate ship, Norwegian Getaway.”
Norwegian will continue its tradition of sailing from both New York City and Boston to the pink sand beaches of Bermuda between May and October, 2015. Norwegian Breakaway will return to Bermuda, sailing from New York City on seven-day cruises every Sunday from April 26, 2015 through October 18, 2015. Guests wishing to visit Bermuda from Boston can sail on board Norwegian Dawn for a seven-day cruise, departing every Friday, from May 1, 2015 through September 4, 2015 and from October 9 through October 23, 2015.
Miami’s Ultimate Ship, Norwegian Getaway, will sail from Miami to the Eastern Caribbean on seven-day cruises every Saturday. Ports of call include: Tortola, British Virgin Islands; St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands; and Nassau, Bahamas.
Norwegian will continue to sail three ships in Alaska in the summer of 2015: Norwegian Pearl and Norwegian Jewel from Seattle, Washington and Norwegian Sun from Vancouver, British Columbia and Seward, Alaska.
Norwegian Jewel, departing Saturdays, will sail a series of seven-day Sawyer Glacier cruises from Seattle between May 16, 2015 and September 12, 2015. Departing Sundays, Norwegian Pearl will set sail on seven-day Glacier Bay itineraries from May 17, 2015 through September 20, 2015. Both itineraries feature stops in Ketchikan; Juneau; Skagway, Alaska; and Victoria, British Columbia.
For those wishing to cruise on a longer Alaska itinerary, Norwegian Jewel will sail one nine-day Glacier Bay itinerary on May 7, 2015, and will visit Ketchikan; Juneau; Skagway; Icy Strait Point, Alaska; and Victoria, British Columbia.
Norwegian Pearl will offer a 10-day Glacier Bay itinerary from Vancouver to Seattle on May 7, 2015, stopping in Ketchikan; Juneau; Skagway; Icy Strait Point; Sitka, Alaska; and Victoria, British Columbia.
Norwegian Sun will sail seven-day one-way cruises between Vancouver, British Columbia and Seward, Alaska on Mondays from May 25, 2015 through September 7, 2015. Sailing north from Vancouver, guests will enjoy a cruise through the Inside Passage, Glacier Bay and Hubbard Glacier and visits to Ketchikan, Skagway and Juneau, Alaska. On Norwegian Sun’s Southbound itineraries from Seward, Alaska guests will cruise the Inside Passage, Sawyer Glacier and Hubbard Glacier and enjoy stops in Ketchikan, Skagway, Juneau and Icy Strait Point, Alaska. Norwegian Sun’s open-jaw cruises give guests the opportunity to see more of beautiful Alaska and make their cruise an adventure by adding on a pre or post-cruise CruiseTour, giving guests the chance to experience the real Alaska.
Norwegian Sun will also offer three seven-day roundtrip cruises from Vancouver, featuring stops in Ketchikan, Juneau and Skagway, and one 10-day Glacier Bay itinerary roundtrip from Vancouver on May 8, 2015. Ports of call include Ketchikan, Juneau, Skagway, Icy Strait Point, Sitka Alaska and Victoria, British Columbia.
Norwegian will offer a four-ship deployment in Europe during the summer of 2015. Norwegian Epic will return to Europe for her fifth season, sailing seven-day Western Mediterranean itineraries from Barcelona, Spain and from Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy, between May 3, 2015 and November 22, 2015. The itinerary features five exciting ports of call in three different countries: Italy, Spain and France and includes a stop in the very chic port of Cannes, France.
Norwegian Star will return to the Baltic Capitals, offering nine-day cruises from Copenhagen, Denmark between May 11, 2015 and September 15, 2015. This exciting itinerary includes an overnight in St. Petersburg, Russia, as well as a scenic sail through the Stockholm Archipelago following the ship’s afternoon departure from Stockholm, Sweden.
On June 12, 2015, Norwegian Star will sail one 14-day North Cape itinerary, during the summer solstice. This incredible itinerary will set sail from Copenhagen, Denmark and will visit the best of Norway including, Alesund, Hellesylt/Geiranger, Trondheim, Lofoten Islands, Tromso, Hammerfest, Honningsvag, Molde and Bergen. This itinerary can also be combined with a nine-day Baltic Capitals itinerary for the ultimate northern Europe experience.
Norwegian Star will also sail two seven-day Norwegian Fjords itineraries from Copenhagen, on May 20 and June 5, 2015. This awesome itinerary will sail through the beautiful fjords of southern Norway featuring stops in Alesund, Geiranger, Flam and Bergen.
Norwegian Star will also offer one 12-day British Isles itinerary from Copenhagen to London (Dover). This itinerary will feature stops in Rotterdam, Netherlands, Portland, England, Falmouth, England, Cork (Cobh), Ireland, Dublin, Ireland, Belfast, Northern Ireland, Inverness (Invergordon), Scotland, and Edinburgh (South Queensferry), Scotland.
Norwegian Jade will return to Venice from April 25 through October 17, 2015, sailing alternating seven-day cruises to the Greek Isles and Adriatic, Greece and Turkey. Guests may also choose to combine these two exciting itineraries to enjoy the ultimate 14-day adventure.
For an incredible combination of eastern and western Mediterranean itineraries, guests can embark on Norwegian Jade’s ultimate Mediterranean voyage. This one-time-only 14-day itinerary sets sail from Venice, Italy on July 11, 2015 and visits some of Europe’s most sought-after ports of call including Athens (Piraeus), Greece; Ephesus (Kusadasi), Turkey; Santorini, Greece; Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy; Florence/Pisa (Livorno), Italy; Cannes, France; Valletta, Malta; and Messina, Sicily.
Norwegian Spirit will offer spectacular open-jaw 12-day Grand Mediterranean voyages from April 25 through October 24, 2015. Guests can choose to depart from either Barcelona or Venice on this incredible itinerary that visits five different countries – Italy, France, Spain, Greece and Turkey.
Bahamas and Florida
Norwegian Gem will sail from New York City on seven-day Bahamas & Florida cruises between April 25, 2015 and September 5, 2015. This popular family-friendly itinerary includes a stop in Orlando and the Beaches (Port Canaveral), Florida and also features exclusive Nickelodeon programming on board. On May 30, 2015 and June 13, 2015, Norwegian Gem will sail eight-day Bahamas and Florida sailings that feature an additional sea day as well as additional time in Orlando and the Beaches (Port Canaveral).
For a shorter cruise option, Norwegian Sky will continue sailing three and four-day cruises to the Bahamas year-round from Miami departing Fridays and Mondays. Ports of call I the Bahamas include: Nassau, Grand Bahama Island, and Great Stirrup Cay, Norwegian’s private island.
Canada & New England
Norwegian will continue its scenic Canada & New England itineraries in 2015, offering guests the opportunity to see the spectacular foliage from Norwegian Dawn or Norwegian Gem.
Norwegian Dawn will offer one-way cruises between Boston and Quebec from September 11, 2015 to October 2, 2015. These sailings can be combined for an ultimate 14-day Canada & New England experience.
Norwegian Gem will offer seven-day cruises round trip from New York City from September 12 to October 3, 2015, visiting four beautiful ports of call: Halifax, Nova Scotia; Saint John, New Brunswick; Bar Harbor, Maine; and Newport, Rhode Island.
Norwegian Gem will also offer two six-day Canada & New England cruises on June 7 and 21, 2015, round trip from New York City.
The newly-enhanced Pride of America will continue to sail her very popular seven-day Hawaii itinerary departing from Honolulu every Saturday through April 2017. Offering more than 100 hours of sight-seeing time, ports of call include an overnight in Kahului, Maui; Hilo, Hawai`i; Kona, Hawai`i; an overnight in Nãwiliwili, Kaua`i; and an afternoon cruise past the breathtaking Nãpali Coast.
In spring of 2015, Norwegian will offer a variety of once-in-a-lifetime repositioning cruises including Caribbean repositioning, Transatlantic cruises, Pacific Coastal itineraries and a variety of Panama Canal voyages.