Today, in coordination with the Norwegian Escape’s homeport announcement, Norwegian Cruise Line has announced a number of deployments for the 2015/16 winter cruise season. The new deployments will see new ships in a number of regions and the return of Norwegian to South America.
Caribbean, Bahamas, & Florida
Norwegian Escape – Norwegian Escape will offer weekly seven day eastern Caribbean sailings from Miami, Florida. Ports of call will include Tortola, St. Thomas, and Nassau. Read more.
Norwegian Getaway – Norwegian Getaway will continue offering Caribbean sailings from Miami, calling in ports throughout the western Caribbean. Weekly seven day sailings will call in Great Stirrup Cay, Ocho Rios, Grand Cayman, and Cozumel.
Norwegian Breakaway – Norwegian Breakaway will continue sailing from New York City to the southern Caribbean. Norwegian Breakaway will sail 12 day sailings calling in San Juan, Tortola, St. Thomas, St. Lucia, Barbados, and St. Kitts. Norwegian Breakaway will also offer a number of Florida & Bahamas sailings, calling in Great Stirrup Cay, Nassau, and Port Canaveral.
Norwegian Gem – Norwegian Gem will offer ten day eastern Caribbean sailings from New York City, calling in San Juan (full day), St. Thomas, St. Maarten, and Tortola.
Norwegian Star – Norwegian Star will offer guests six day western Caribbean sailings from Tampa. Ports of call include Roatan, Costa Maya, Cozumel, and Norwegian’s private destination in Belize, Harvest Caye.
Norwegian Dawn – Norwegian Dawn will offer guests weekly seven day western Caribbean sailings from New Orleans. Ports of call will include Cozumel, Roatan, Costa Maya, and Harvest Caye.
Norwegian Jade – Norwegian Jade will offer similar seven day western Caribbean sailings as the Norwegian Dawn from Houston. Ports of call will include Cozumel, Roatan, and Harvest Caye.
Norwegian Spirit – Norwegian Spirit will return from the Mediterranean to begin new seasonal eastern and western Caribbean sailings from Port Canaveral. The seven day eastern Caribbean sailings will feature calls in Nassau, St. Thomas, and Tortola. Seven day western Caribbean sailings will call in Cozumel, Grand Cayman, Ocho Rios, and Great Stirrup Cay.
Norwegian Epic – As announced earlier this month, the Norwegian Epic will offer guests a variety of Mediterranean, Canary Island, and European sailings ranging from ten to twelve day sailings. Read more.
Norwegian Sun – Norwegian Cruise Line will return to South America as the Norwegian Sun begins sailing between Santiago, Chile and Buenos Aires, Argentina in November 2015 on 14 day sailings. Ports of call will include Puerto Montt, Chile; Puerto Chacabuco, Chile; Punta Arenas, Chile; Ushuaia, Argentina; Stanley, Falkland Islands; Puerto Madryn, Argentina; and Montevideo, Uruguay. The arrival of the Norwegian Sun will mark the first time Norwegian has sailed to South America since 2010.
Norwegian Jewel – Norwegian Jewel will offer Norwegian’s West Coast fans a number of seven day Mexican Riviera sailings, calling in the classic ports of Cabo San Lucas, Mazatlan, and Puerto Vallarta.
Norwegian Sun – The Norwegian Sun will also join the Norwegian Jewel in the Mexican Riviera for three special eleven day sailings. Each sailing will feature the ports of Manzanillo, Puerto Vallarta, Mazatlan, La Paz (Pichilingue), an overnight in Cabo San Lucas, and Ensenada.
Norwegian Pearl – The Norwegian Pearl will offer roundtrip, alternating ten and eleven night sailings through the Panama Canal from Miami. Including the transit of a lock, guests will also experience the ports of Oranjestad, Cartagena, Colón, and Puerto Limón. The Norwegian Pearl will also offer a one time Panama Canal transit from San Francisco to Miami on October 1, 2015. Ports of call will include Los Angeles, Cabo San Lucas, Puerto Vallarta, Huatulco, Puerto Chiapas, Puerto Quetzal, Puntarenas, and Cartagena.
Norwegian Jewel – The Norwegian Jewel will offer two fifteen night Panama Canal sailings and two thirteen night sailings. All sailings will embark and disembark in Los Angeles and Miami. Ports of call on the fifteen night will include Cabo San Lucas, Puerto Vallarta, Huatulco, Puerto Chiapas, Puntarenas, a daylight transit of the Panama Canal, Cartagena, and Ocho Rios, Jamaica. The thirteen night sailing will call in Cartagena, Puntarenas, a daylight transit of the Panama Canal; Huatulco, Puerto Vallarta, and Cabo San Lucas.
Norwegian Escape’s itineraries will open for Travel Partners to book groups on March 19, for Latitudes Rewards Members on March 25 and to the general public on March 26, 2014. The remaining winter itineraries will be open for Travel Partners to book groups starting April 8, for Latitudes Rewards Members on April 15 and to the general public on April 16, 2014.