Line continues its popular four-ship deployment in Europe, three-ship deployment in Alaska and will offer a variety of other exciting itineraries.

Kreuzfahrtschiff Norwegian Getaway auf See / Foto © Meyer Werft / Hero Lang

Kreuzfahrtschiff Norwegian Getaway auf See / Foto © Meyer Werft / Hero Lang

Norwegian Cruise Line has announced its 2015 summer and year-round cruises. The sailings will open for sale in the course of the coming week. 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 Hawai’i 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 President and CEO. “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 of the ship that brings the best of NYC to sea, Norwegian Breakaway, and Miami’s Ultimate ship, Norwegian Getaway.”


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 7-night Western Mediterranean itineraries from Barcelona, Spain and from Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy, between May 3 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 9-night cruises from Copenhagen, Denmark on May 11 and 27, 2015 and between July 5 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-night North Cape itinerary, during the summer solstice. This incredible itinerary will set sail from Copenhagen, Denmark and will visit the best of Norway including Ålesund, Hellesylt/Geiranger, Trondheim, Lofoten Islands, Tromsø, Hammerfest, Honningsvåg, Molde and Bergen. This itinerary can also be combined with a 9-night Baltic Capitals itinerary for the ultimate northern Europe experience.

Norwegian Star will also sail two 7-night 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 Ålesund, Geiranger, Flåm and Bergen.

Norwegian Star will also offer one 12-night British Isles itinerary from Copenhagen to Dover (London). This itinerary will feature stops in Rotterdam, Netherlands; Portland, England; Falmouth, England; Cobh (Cork), Ireland; Dublin, Ireland; Belfast, Northern Ireland; Invergordon (Inverness), Scotland and South Queensferry (Edinburgh), Scotland.

Norwegian Jade will return to Venice from April 25 through October 17, 2015, sailing alternating 7-night 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-night 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-night itinerary sets sail from Venice, Italy on July 11, 2015 and visits some of Europe’s most sought-after ports of call including Piraeus (Athens), Greece; Kusadasi (Ephesus), Turkey; Santorini, Greece; Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy; Livorno (Florence/Pisa), Italy; Cannes, France; Valletta, Malta; and Messina, Sicily, Italy.

Norwegian Spirit will offer spectacular open-jaw 12-night 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.


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 7-night cruises every Sunday from April 26 through October 18, 2015. Guests wishing to visit Bermuda from Boston can sail on board Norwegian Dawn for a 7-night cruise, departing every Friday, from May 1 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 7-night cruises every Saturday. Ports of call include: Tortola, British Virgin Islands; St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands; and Nassau, Bahamas.


Norwegian will continue to deploy three ships in Alaska in the summer of 2015: Norwegian Pearl and Norwegian Jewel from Seattle, USA and Norwegian Sun from Vancouver, Canada and Seward, USA.

Norwegian Jewel, departing Saturdays, will sail a series of 7-night Sawyer Glacier cruises from Seattle between May 16 and September 12, 2015. Departing Sundays, Norwegian Pearl will set sail on 7-night Glacier Bay itineraries from May 17 through September 20, 2015. Both itineraries feature stops in Ketchikan, Juneau and Skagway in Alaska, USA and Victoria, Canada.

For those wishing to cruise on a longer Alaska itinerary, Norwegian Jewel will sail one 9-night Glacier Bay itinerary on May 7, 2015, and will visit Ketchikan, Juneau, Skagway and Icy Strait Point in Alaska, USA and Victoria, Canada.

Norwegian Pearl will offer a 10-night Glacier Bay itinerary from Vancouver to Seattle on May 7, 2015, stopping in Ketchikan, Juneau, Skagway, Icy Strait Point and Sitka in Alaska, USA and Victoria, Canada.

Norwegian Sun will sail 7-night one-way cruises between Vancouver, Canada and Seward, USA on Mondays from May 25 through September 7, 2015. Sailing north from Vancouver, guests will enjoy a cruise through the Inside Passage, to Glacier Bay and Hubbard Glacier and visits to Ketchikan, Skagway and Juneau in Alaska. On Norwegian Sun’s Southbound itineraries from Seward guests will cruise the Inside Passage, Sawyer Glacier and Hubbard Glacier and enjoy stops in Ketchikan, Skagway, Juneau and Icy Strait Point in 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 even more of Alaska.

Norwegian Sun will also offer three 7-night roundtrip Glacier Bay cruises from Vancouver, featuring stops in Ketchikan, Juneau and Skagway, and one 10-night Glacier Bay itinerary roundtrip from Vancouver on May 8, 2015. Ports of call include Ketchikan, Juneau, Skagway, Icy Strait Point and Sitka in Alaska and Victoria, Canada.

Bahamas and Florida

Norwegian Gem will sail from New York City on 7-night Bahamas & Florida cruises between April 25 and September 5, 2015. This popular family-friendly itinerary includes a stop in Port Canaveral (Orlando), USA and also features exclusive Nickelodeon programming on board. On May 30 and June 13, 2015, Norwegian Gem will sail 8-night Bahamas and Florida sailings that feature an additional sea day as well as additional time in Port Canaveral (Orlando).

For a shorter cruise option, Norwegian Sky will continue sailing 3- and 4-night cruises to the Bahamas year-round from Miami departing Fridays and Mondays. Ports of call in 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 to October 2, 2015. These sailings can be combined for an ultimate 14-night Canada & New England experience.

Norwegian Gem will offer 7-night cruises round trip from New York City from September 12 to October 3, 2015, visiting four beautiful ports of call: Halifax, Canada; Saint John, Canada; Bar Harbor, USA; and Newport, USA.

Norwegian Gem will also offer two 6-night Canada & New England cruises on June 7 and 21, 2015, roundtrip from New York City.


The newly-enhanced Pride of America will continue to sail her very popular 7-night Hawai’i itinerary departing from Honolulu every Saturday through April 2017. Offering more than 100 hours of sightseeing time, ports of call include an overnight in Kahului, Maui; Hilo, Hawai’i; Kona, Hawai’i; an overnight in Nāwiliwili, Kaua’i and an afternoon cruise past the breath-taking Nā Pali Coast.

Repositioning Cruises

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.

About Norwegian Cruise Line

Norwegian Cruise Line is an internationally operating cruise line headquartered in Miami, Florida with two offices in Wiesbaden and London overseeing operations in Europe.

Norwegian Cruise Line is the innovator in cruise travel with a 47-year history of breaking the boundaries of traditional cruising, most notably with the introduction of Freestyle Cruising which revolutionized the industry by giving guests more freedom and flexibility. Today, Norwegian invites guests to “Cruise Like a Norwegian” on one of 12 purpose-built Freestyle Cruising ships, providing guests the opportunity to enjoy a relaxed cruise holiday on some of the newest and most contemporary ships at sea. In August 2013, the line was named “Europe’s Leading Cruise Line” for the sixth consecutive year, as well as in September 2013 “Caribbean’s Leading Cruise Line” and, for the second consecutive year, in November 2013 “World’s Leading Large Ship Cruise Line” by the World Travel Awards.

Norwegian Cruise Line’s largest Freestyle Cruising ship, Norwegian Epic, debuted in June 2010 and, in the United States, has been named “Best Overall Cruise Ship” by the readers of Travel Weekly two years in a row and “Best Ship for Sea Days” by Cruise Critic. Norwegian Cruise Line is the official cruise line of Blue Man Group, appearing for the first time at sea on Norwegian Epic, as well as the official cruise line of Legends in Concert, The Second City®, Howl at the Moon Duelling Pianos, and Nickelodeon™, the number-one entertainment brand for kids. Cirque Dreams & Dinner is also featured on board Norwegian Epic as the first show of its kind at sea under a big top.

The Company took delivery of its most innovative ship to date, the 4.000-passenger Norwegian Breakaway on April 25, 2013. Known as New York’s ship, Norwegian Breakaway will be the largest vessel to homeport year-round in the city, sailing to Bermuda for the summer beginning May 12, 2013. Norwegian Breakaway’s features include hull art by legendary artist Peter Max, seafood restaurant Ocean Blue by famed New York chef Geoffrey Zakarian, and fitness classes and a retrospective display from the ship’s iconic godmothers, the Rockettes®. The entertainment line-up includes three Broadway shows: Rock of Ages, Burn the Floor and Cirque Dreams & Dinner: Jungle Fantasy. Sister ship Norwegian Getaway, currently under construction at Meyer Werft will be the largest ship to homeport year-round in Miami and will sail Eastern Caribbean voyages beginning in February 2014. The Company also has two larger vessels on order: Norwegian Escape with delivery scheduled in the autumn of 2015; and Norwegian Bliss with delivery in the spring of 2017.

Information source: Norwegian Cruise Line

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