2022 1st Qtr Travel and Cruise Magazine

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On Board Norwegian Cruise Line’s New Prima Class

Norwegian Cruise Line will serve up an elevated culinary and beverage offerings for its highly-anticipated Prima Class vessels: Norwegian Prima and Norwegian Viva. The first two of six vessels within this cutting-edge class will push the boundaries of traditional cruise cuisine with the debut of nine new dining and beverage venues including Metropolitan Bar, the Brand's first sustainably-focused bar. It will also feature the company’s first three-level atrium, the Penrose Atrium, in addition to major F&B updates including the launch of its revamped main dining menu set to rollout on Norwegian Prima as well as the enhancement to Norwegian's guest-favorite culinary staples Le Bistro, Cagney's Steakhouse and

offer the highest staffing levels and space ratio of any new cruise ship in the contemporary and premium cruise categories and largest variety of suite categories available at sea, but also boast a redefined The Haven by Norwegian, NCL's ultra-premium keycard only access shipwithin-a-ship concept. The Haven's public areas and 107 suites designed by Piero Lissoni, one of Italy's most renowned designers, will feature an expansive sundeck, a stunning infinity pool overlooking the ship's wake and an outdoor spa with a glass-walled sauna and cold room. The Prima Class' variety of recreational activities also make their elevated comeback on Norwegian Viva with onlyavailable-on-Prima-Class experiences including the fastest freefall drop dry Food Republic, as well as NCL's coveted slides at sea with The Rush and The Drop and the largest three-level racetrack Observation Lounge. at sea with the Viva Speedway. Norwegian Viva will also provide Norwegian Viva will feature Ocean guests with other elevated experiencBoulevard, the 44,000 square foot outes, including more wide-open spaces, door walkway which wraps around the thoughtful and stunning design and entire ship; Indulge Food Hall featuring exceptional service. Mirroring the 11 varieties of eateries; The Concourse upscale design and structure of her boasting an outdoor sculpture garden; record-breaking sister ship Norwegian expansive pool decks and infinity style Prima, Norwegian Viva will debut at 965 pools at Infinity Beach and Oceanwalk, feet long, 142,500 gross tons and accommodate 3,219 guests at double occupancy. showcasing glass bridges above water. Norwegian Viva will begin sailing Travelers will live up every second of Mediterranean itineraries in June 2023 their journey in the most spacious accomand then sail the Southern Caribbean for modations including the brand's largest her 2023-2024 Winter Season offering inside, ocean view and balcony category warm-weather getaways from San Juan, staterooms. Puerto Rico. The world-class vessel will not only

WONDER OF THE SEAS SETS SAIL Wonder no more, Royal Caribbean International's highly anticipated ship, Wonder of the Seas, welcomed its first guests on March 4 as it set course for the Caribbean from Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The cruise line invites vacationers of all ages on board the world's largest cruise ship to experience the ultimate combination of all-new adventures and Royal Caribbean favorites designed to inspire wonder and awe. Wonder sailed 7-night Caribbean cruises through April before heading to Barcelona, Spain, and Rome for a summer in the Mediterranean.

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