After keeping features on the new Norwegian Joy quiet, Norwegian Cruise Line today announced a long list of new and innovative onboard options for the Chinese market.

The company also elaborated on homeporting plans for the first time, noting the ship will sail from Shanghai and Tianjin.

At the top of the ship Norwegian said there would be a “two-level racetrack,” a first-ever at sea.

There will also be open-air laser tag, in addition to the Galaxy Pavilion, promising an immersive virtual reality experience, thrilling simulator rides and interactive video walls. There will be hover-craft bumper cars and a racing simulator.

Similar to the Escape, the ship will have two multi-story waterslides and the top deck will feature a new open-space park.

With a capacity of 3,900 guests, down from 4,200 on the Escape, Norwegian Joy will deliver on the promise that guests will enjoy ‘First Class at Sea’ experiences, said Norwegian, starting with VIP accommodations.

The Haven will feature 74 suites, and there will be a new class of rooms as well: The Concierge level, featuring larger balcony staterooms with in suite amenities and the services of a dedicated concierge to make arrangements onboard, from entertainment to dining.

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