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Newest NCL Cruise Ship Completes Inaugural Season

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Cruise Hive Weekly News: November 28, 2020

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Norwegian Bliss Completes Inaugural Season

The flagship of Norwegian Cruise Line has completed its Caribbean inaugural season and on March 29 will depart for the U.S. west coast for the summer season.

The ship which features a go-kart track has been based out of Port of Miami, Florida recently after completing a tour. The third breakaway Plus class vessel made its U.S. debut from New York on May 3, 2018, and has also offered cruises from Seattle with cruises to Alaska.

Andy Stuart, president and chief executive officer of Norwegian Cruise Line, said:

“Norwegian Bliss continues to exceed our expectations as our guests and travel partners continue to truly enjoy her stunning design and innovative offerings.”

“We are thrilled that Norwegian Bliss homeported in our home of Miami and we are looking forward to seeing her once again return to the West Coast to meet her sister, Norwegian Joy, for the first time.”

Returns to the West Coast

Norwegian Bliss will depart Miami, Florida tomorrow for the west coast on a 14-night cruise. The ship will go through the Panama Canal and arrive at the Port of Lost Angeles on April 14, 2019. Other ports of call include Cartagena, Colombia; Puerto Caldera, Costa Rica; Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala; Acapulco, Mexico; Mazatlan, Mexico and Cabo San Lucas, Mexico.

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The ship will remain sailing Mexican Riviera cruises from LA during April and will then reposition to sail Alaska cruises from Seattle, Washington for the summer. The ship will join Norwegian Joy which is repositioning from China and completing a dry dock.

Norwegian Bliss will move back again to the east coast in November 2019 offering cruises from New York. The NCL vessel will stay there for the winter season through early 2020. The ship will then reposition once again!

The third Breakaway-plus ship is 168,000 gross tons with a guest capacity of 4,000.

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