Norwegian Cruise Line returns to cruise
Norwegian Jade is the first ship to sail after 500-day suspension.
Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) celebrated its cruise comeback with a double debut: Norwegian Jade was not solely the primary of its 17-ship fleet to welcome friends after 500 days, she additionally made NCL historical past as the primary vessel to homeport in Athens (Piraeus).
Until November 2021, friends crusing aboard Norwegian Jade’s Greek Isles itinerary will get up in a brand new vacation spot on daily basis, in a position to spend eight-to-nine hours exploring a few of Greece’s most picturesque islands together with luxurious Crete, bustling Mykonos, historic Rhodes and the enduring blue and white Santorini.
Harry Sommer, President and Chief Executive Officer of Norwegian Cruise Line.
“Welcoming our friends and crew onboard has been one of the memorable moments of my over 30-year profession.
“We are excited to embark on the Great Cruise Comeback with a brand-new itinerary and homeport for our brand, offering our guests an even greater selection of unique vacations at sea.”
Greek Minister of Tourism Harry Theoharis added,
“We are overjoyed to welcome Norwegian Jade and her guests to Greece. The planned itineraries will offer unique experiences that combine our rich history, bustling culture and famous gastronomy.”
Norwegian Jade’s deployment in Athens is a part of a long-term technique to additional improve NCL’s presence in Europe, one of many line’s hottest cruise locations.
In 2023, the Company plans to place 9 ships within the area, with Norwegian Dawn, Epic, Escape, Getaway, Gem, Jade and Star scheduled to sail in Greece.
“Norwegian Jade’s first Greek Isles voyages offered out shortly after we made the announcement that we had been on our means again.
“With such strong demand, we are glad to expand our offering in Greece with seven ships through 2023, providing our guests with a range of innovative vessels and itineraries to choose from.”
On seventh August, 2021, Norwegian Encore would be the first ship to return to service from the U.S., when she debuts in Seattle for her inaugural season of Alaska cruises.
Covid Travel Requirements
All crew and friends should be absolutely vaccinated to embark for voyages by way of thirty first October 2021. Updates will probably be revealed at www.ncl.com/sail-safe.