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NCL Plans to Develop an Eco-Friendly Destination in Belize

By Jackie Roseboom

Norwegian Cruise Line announced that it has purchased approximately 75 acres in Southern Belize for the planned development of an eco-friendly cruise destination. The land, called Harvest Caye, is made up of two adjoining islands in the Stann Creek and Toledo districts that had previously been approved for a resort development with an air... »

NCL now offers Certified Angus Beef Steaks

By Jackie Roseboom

Norwegian Cruise Line announced it is now the only cruise line to serve Certified Angus Beef brand steaks, the world’s leading Angus brand and consumers’ top choice for premium beef. Certified Angus Beef brand steaks are rated above USDA Prime, Choice and Select, and are known for their superior flavor, juiciness and tenderness. These... »

NCL looking to Breakaway with two new ships

By Jackie Roseboom

By Jackie Roseboom On Sept. 21, the first piece of steel was cut at Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany for the construction of Norwegian Breakaway, the first of two new ships for Norwegian Cruise Line. The Breakaway is set for delivery in April 2013. “Today’s steel cutting marks the start of construction for... »

Jade’s varied culinary mix a hit with passengers

By Jackie Roseboom

By Michael Coleman VENICE, ITALY, August 6, 2011 — World class dining venues abound on Norwegian Jade. That might seem surprising to some — great dining is traditionally the domain of the luxury cruise sector and not necessarily what one expects to find on a 2,402-passenger mass market vessel. Jade, however, delivers. There are... »

Norwegian Jade epitomizes “Freestyle Cruising’’ concept

By Jackie Roseboom

By Michael Coleman EN ROUTE TO SPLIT, CROATIA, August 4, 2011 – The “Freestyle Cruising’’ concept is playing out brilliantly aboard Norwegian Jade here in the Mediterranean this summer. NCL pioneered the model over a decade ago — regimented onboard routines and set dining times would not be thrust on their passengers. It’s their... »

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