Cruise Radio (norwegian cruise line)

Matt gives us a review of Norwegian Cruise Line's Norwegian Escape. This was a seven-night cruise from New York City to Bermuda. We get a comprehensive review of Norwegian Escape, the dining venues, entertainment, and the nightlife offered onboard. 

Sherry has cruise news on: 

  • Carnival Cruise Line's $200M announcement of Carnival Sunrise
  • Carnival is doing away with public health forms at embarkation
  • Princess Cruises reveals details about Sky Princess
  • Royal Caribbean is updating their booking policy 
  • Cruise ship employee kills a polar bear on an excursion

Cruise Critic stops by the give us a recap of their 2018 Cruisers' Choice Destination Awards. 

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Category:Norwegian Cruise Line -- posted at: 3:00am EDT

We get a seven-night Western Caribbean review of Norwegian Cruise Line's Breakaway-class ship Norwegian Getaway. We get a comprehensive review from this first time Norwegian Cruise Line guest.

Sherry has cruise news on: 

  • Carnival Cruise Line going to another West Coast port
  • Carnival rescuing an NCL crew member that went overboard
  • Holland America ditching another cruise ship 
  • Cruise line helping fund a Statue of Liberty museum 

Listener Q: Where does the crew tips go when you hand them over directly?

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Category:Norwegian Cruise Line -- posted at: 3:00am EDT

We get a review of a seven-night Western Caribbean cruise on Norwegian Cruise Line's Norwegian Epic. This is a very polarizing ship, folks either love it or hate it. Steven gives us his thoughts of the ship, the experience he had, and a comprehensive review. 

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Category:Norwegian Cruise Line -- posted at: 3:00am EDT

Kris recently returned from one of the first guest sailings aboard Norwegian Cruise Line's newest ship, Norwegian Bliss. The cruise went from Miami, Florida through the Panama Canal and ended on the west coast. We get a review of this newest ship, including the Haven experience, food, entertainment, and all the things to do outdoors like the go karts and laser tag. 

Sherry has cruise news on:

  • Carnival ship delayed from Tampa for two days
  • Royal Caribbean ship is out of dry dock with the new skypad 
  • Virgin Cruises reveals more inside spaces
  • Hawaii cruises still impacted by volcano eruptions 
  • Disney Cruise Line rolls out new itineraries 

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Category:Norwegian Cruise Line -- posted at: 3:00am EDT

We are aboard Norwegian Cruise Line's newest ship, Norwegian Bliss to test out all the new offerings. Norwegian has really upped the game with Norwegian Bliss bringing onboard go karts, laser tag, interactive shows, food options, and lots of observation areas which makes it perfect for Alaska. 

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Category:Norwegian Cruise Line -- posted at: 3:00am EDT

We get a review of Norwegian Cruise Line's Norwegian Pearl on a cruise out of New Orleans. 

Sherry has cruise news: 

Listener Question:
 
I am booked on an upcoming Carnival cruise through reduced deposit promotion. Did a dummy booking and my cruise went down $125. I called Carnival and they could not find that price. What would you do?- Jean 
 
Questions or review? Email me: doug@cruiseradio.net 

 

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Category:Norwegian Cruise Line -- posted at: 3:00am EDT

We get a review of Norwegian Cruise Line's Norwegian Escape. Plus, Stewart has our weekly dose of cruise news and industry insight. 

Dan from TripInsurance.com answers questions on picking the right travel insurance policy.

Stewart has cruise news on: 

  • Vista and Breeze fail USPH inspection. 
  • Jumper on Carnival Triumph 
  • Norwegian Epic heading to San Juan 
  • Cruise stock prices are on the rise!
  • Celebrity Edge floats out 

Listener Question: Booking a future cruise and not knowing who you are going to bring.  

Thoughts or suggestions? Email me: doug@cruiseradio.

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Category:Norwegian Cruise Line -- posted at: 3:00am EDT

Richard shares his seven-night review of Norwegian Cruise Line's New York City based Norwegian Breakaway. This cruise hit Orlando, private island Great Stirrup Cay, and Nassau, Bahamas. Being this is his fifth time sailing Norwegian Breakaway, Richard offers a unique perspective. 

Stewart Chiron the Cruise Guy has cruise news:

  • Norwegian Cruise Line named Godfather of upcoming ship
  • Carnival Cruise Line hikes drink package 
  • Carnival adds news menu items, takes some away
  • MSC Seaside is delivered and more ships announced 
  • Princess Cruises names fourth Royal-class ship 

Listener Question:

When will St. Maarten be 100 percent recovered? Steve - Dallas

Thoughts or questions? doug@cruiseradio.net 

 

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Category:Norwegian Cruise Line -- posted at: 3:00am EDT

We talk to Celebrity Chef Guy Fieri about his partnership with Carnival Cruise Line and the launch of the new sit down restaurant on Carnival Horizon, Guy's Pig and Anchor Smokehouse/Brewhouse. Plus, he answers some of your cruise and Guy's Burger Joint questions.

Sherry has cruise news on:

  • The first cruise line that goes adults-only
  • Disney Cruise Line is returning to the west coast
  • Carnival Cruise Line is showcasing digital artwork on Carnival Horizon
  • 23 countries. 40 ports. 90 days. Hear about this world cruise!  

Listener questions about a passenger with mobility issues and how accessible the private island with a wheelchair. Also about being lactose intolerant and cruising. 

With Norwegian Breakaway heading to the Baltic next year, we've been getting a lot of shore excursion questions on Northern Europe. Shelly from CruisingExcursions.com stops by to answer your Baltic cruise questions. 

Thoughts or questions? doug@cruiseradio.net 

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Category:Norwegian Cruise Line -- posted at: 3:00am EDT

This show is dedicated to Jeff. Rest in peace, my friend. 

Brad and his wife just returned from a Hawaii sailing on Norwegian Cruise Line's Pride of America. Pride of America spends the whole year sailing the Hawaiian islands on seven-night voyages. Brad gives us pre-cruise information, what it was like getting to Hawaii, the whole cruising experience, and the excursions he did. 

Stewart Chiron has cruise news on:

  • Carnival debuting Dr. Seuss-themed water park 
  • Norwegian Bliss entertainment is revealed 
  • Norwegian add lifeguards 
  • Royal Caribbean on first Cuba cruise - any word on how it's going?
  • Silversea’s Silver Muse recently christened - what makes this the most luxurious ship in the world?

Thoughts or reviews? Email me: doug@cruiseradio.net 

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Category:Norwegian Cruise Line -- posted at: 3:00am EDT

We get a review of Norwegian Cruise Line's Norwegian Getaway on a seven-night Western Caribbean sailing out of Miami, Florida. This sailing went to Honduras, Cozumel, and Costa Maya, Mexico. Harvest Caye was on the itinerary but the weather caused them to skip the destination and spend an extra day at sea. 

Sherry Laskin has cruise news on:
  • Virgin Voyages starts construction on their first cruise ship
  • Norwegian Crusie Line details a new class of ships 
  • Norwegian raises their daily surcharge 
  • Carnival expands the Fun Hub app to more ships 
  • You can now cruise to the Titanic 

Thoughts or reviews? Email me: doug@cruiseradio.net 

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Category:Norwegian Cruise Line -- posted at: 3:00am EDT

Tina gives us a Norwegian Sun review. She recently did a four-night re-positioning cruise from Vancouver to San Diego. She shares her experience on the cruise, the dining, entertainment, and what she thought of Norwegian Sun overall.  
 
Terry Thornton works with planning and itineraries with Carnival Cruise Line. He joins us to talk about Carnival going to Cuba this summer, what we can expect on the sailings, and details the itineraries. 
 
We get a soundbyte from Holland America Line President Orlando Ashford on their new partnership with The Oprah Magazine and her Alaska sailing she's doing on the ms Eurodam this summer. 

Cruise Guy has news on:

Carnival Cruise Line going to Havana, Cuba 
Royal Caribbean's Majesty of the Seas briefly shut down by the Coast Guard 
MSC Cruises bringing more ships to America and the response 
Carnival Dream undergoing a multi-million dollar dry dock 
 
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Category:Norwegian Cruise Line -- posted at: 6:35pm EDT

On this episode we get a review of Norwegian Cruise Line's Norwegian Escape. Hear a detailed review of this massive ship, the dining options, entertainment, and staterooms. 

Sherry Kennedy has cruise news on: 

  • Carnival Corporation's announcement on their new digital technology rolling out on Princess Cruises 
  • Royal Caribbean wants to send you onboard and pay you to take pictures 
  • Listener question: Can we bring a power strip on the ship? 
  • Listener question: Should I prepay my tips? 

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Category:Norwegian Cruise Line -- posted at: 8:10pm EDT

We get a comprehensive review of Norwegian Cruise Line's Norwegian Breakaway from Richard Simms today. Richard just returned from a seven-night Florida-Bahamas cruise on Breakaway from New York City. He leaves no stone unturned on this review. 

Sherry has cruise news: 

  • Half Moon Cay gets new additions 
  • Harvest Cay opens to cruise ship guests 
  • Fathom cruise line going away in 2017
  • Celebrity Cruises cuts steel on new class of ships 
  • MSC Seaside is floated out of dry dock where construction continues 

Thoughts or reviews? Email me: doug@cruiseradio.net 

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Category:Norwegian Cruise Line -- posted at: 12:11am EDT

Today we get a review of Norwegian Sky. Norwegian Sky is currently sailing three- and four-night cruises from Miami to the Bahamas with stops at the private island Great Stirrup Cay, Freeport, and Nassau. The ship introduced an exciting new concept starting in January 2016 where alcohol is included in the cost of the cruise. We get a full review of Norwegian Cruise Line's Norwegian Sky.

Sherry Kennedy has cruise news:

  • Mobile, Alabama is gearing up for a new cruise ship - it's been a while since we've seen a ship there.
  • Princess Cruises' Royal Princess showed the new hull art of Royal Princess, what did they do to it?
  • Disney Cruise Line released some new schedules, which includes a new port - what are we gonna see?
  • Fathom laid out how much good they have done over the past six months - what are some of the numbers?
  • Listener Question: If we take advantage of a future cruise credit on our current sailing, will my travel agent get credit for it? She has been working very hard for me to rob her of a booking.

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Category:Norwegian Cruise Line -- posted at: 6:00pm EDT

We get tips on maximizing your inside cabin from CruiseTipsTV. CruiseTipsTV was born over a family dinner table conversation- they love to cruise and felt the had a secret to share. So, in 2013, they took the plunge and decided to try YouTube as their format for creating full ship video tour and cruise related tip videos. Their CruiseTipsTV and CruiseGear channels have grown to a library of over 200 videos, ranging from interactive vlogs and Q&A with our subscribers, to packing and fashion tips, using technology to enhance your cruise, and even food videos.

Ben and his wife just returned from a seven-night Hawaii cruise on Norwegian Cruise Line's Pride of America. Ben gives us a review of getting to Hawaii, the cruise, the islands visited, and his overall impressions of Pride of America. 
 
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Category:Norwegian Cruise Line -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT

We get a detailed review of Norwegian Cruise Line's newest ship, Norwegian Escape. John and his wife just returned from a seven-night Western Caribbean sailing. He gives a detailed review of the sailing, the itinerary, and what to do on Norwegian Escape. A lot of first time tips for cruisers considering Norwegian Escape.

Also, we get your shore excursion questions answered by CruisingExcursions.com.

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Category:Norwegian Cruise Line -- posted at: 4:00pm EDT

On this episode, we get a detailed review of Norwegian Jade. 

Plus Cruise Guy has cruise news on: 

  • Royal Caribbean upgrades
  • Norwegian upgrades
  • Norwegian's private island upgrades
  • Queen Mary 2 remastered
  • Faster passport re-entry program arriving to Port Everglades

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Category:Norwegian Cruise Line -- posted at: 11:11pm EDT

On this show, we get a review of Norwegian Breakaway, but not just a normal sailing, Markus stayed in the Haven. The Haven is NCL's ship within a ship concept. We get a review of the ship, the Haven, entertainment, food, ports, and what Markus thought of this once in a lifetime cruise experience. 
 
Cruise Guy has cruise news on:
  • Carnival Vista completes sea trials
  • Royal Caribbean's newest ship delivered 
  • 5 more ships for Carnival Corp confirmed
  • Fathom's Cuba problem
  • MSC orders 4 more mega ships. Nearly a dozen new ships in next few years 
 
Listener Question

Listener Q: We leave in 16 days and I just realized that marriage license has my name from my previous marriage on it and maiden name on birth certificate of course and then my married name now is on my drivers license so I don't know if that's OK?

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Category:Norwegian Cruise Line -- posted at: 7:59pm EDT

Tina just returned from Norwegian Escape where she did a seven-night Eastern Caribbean sailing aboard Norwegian Cruise Line's newest ship. She gives us a comprehensive review. 

 
Theresa Norton-Masek has cruise news on:
  • Anthem of the Seas safely back in port 
  • Princess Cruises changes their hull on all ships 
  • Carnival Inspiration out of dry dock with Fun Ship 2.0 
  • Carnival reveals 3,500 itineraries through April 2018
  • How is Harmony of the Seas shaping up?
  • Carnival Vista update

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Category:Norwegian Cruise Line -- posted at: 8:40pm EDT

Jessica and her family just returned from a seven-night Western Caribbean sailing aboard Norwegian Star, a ship that sails seasonally from the port of Tampa. Being Jessica's first time aboard, she gives a comprehensive review of embarkation from Tampa, first impressions, staterooms, dining, entertainment and ports. 

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Category:Norwegian Cruise Line -- posted at: 1:59pm EDT

On this episode, Tommy gives us his review of his latest cruise aboard Norwegian Pearl. This wasn't an ordinary cruise, though. It was a themed cruise put on by country superstars Florida-Georgia Line. Tommy gives his impressions of the cruise overall, the food, staterooms, and, most importantly, the entertainment. 

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Category:Norwegian Cruise Line -- posted at: 4:14pm EDT

Brand new ship alert! We are broadcasting aboard Norwegian Cruise Line's Norwegian Escape. There are over a dozen dining venues, tons of partnerships like Jimmy Buffet's Margaritaville and more. We give you a comprehensive Norwegian Escape review. 

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Category:Norwegian Cruise Line -- posted at: 12:32am EDT

Theresa just returned from a seven-night Caribbean cruise aboard Norwegian Getaway, a Norwegian Cruise Line ship that does seven-night Caribbean cruises from Miami, Florida. She leave no stone unturned in this Norwegian Getaway talking about embarkation, dining, staterooms, ports and pre-cruise. 

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Category:Norwegian Cruise Line -- posted at: 8:00pm EDT

Richard just returned from a seven-night Florida-Bahamas sailing aboard Norwegian Gem from Manhattan. Being a NYC resident, Richard loves sailing from the Manhattan Cruise Terminal because it's a short walk from his house. Richard leave no stone unturned on this Norwegian Gem review and covers all the bases of this cruise ship. 

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Category:Norwegian Cruise Line -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT

Theresa just returned from an 18-night repositioning sailing aboard Norwegian Cruise Line's Norwegian Jewel from Houston to Seattle. Hear a comprehensive Norwegian Jewel review.

Theresa Norton-Masek has cruise news:

  • New class of service for Royal Caribbean
  • Carnival WIFI soon to go fleetwide
  • Houston loses cruise ships, again
  • Hawaii seeking consultants to boost cruise business
  • Norwegian Cruise Line extending Seattle
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Category:Norwegian Cruise Line -- posted at: 12:00am EDT

We talk to a couple from Florida who have done 100 cruises on the same ship from Port Canaveral, Florida. They tell us why they have been on the ship 100 times, what keeps them coming back, and if they plan to cruise elsewhere. 

Josh the Cruise Director from Carnival Sensation drops by the talk about Carnival Sensation and what makes it so appealing. 

A listener gives us a review of their eight-night Florida/Bahamas cruise on Norwegian Gem. 

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Category:Norwegian Cruise Line -- posted at: 3:47pm EDT

Listener, Richard, gives us a Norwegian Getaway review after returning from his seven-night Eastern Caribbean sailing out of Miami.

Plus, travel expert Jason Coleman and answers listener questions about U.S. Customs and Immigration, passport stamps, and seasickness medication.

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Category:Norwegian Cruise Line -- posted at: 3:00am EDT

On this episode, we get a comprehensive review of Norwegian Cruise Line's Pride of America from Theresa Russell. She shares her Hawaii cruise experience, what is was like sailing on a U.S. flagged ship, and what the Hawaiian Islands were like. 

Cruise News

  • Norwegian revamps their dining package
  • Cruises to nowhere ending
  • Recapping Carnival's no bottle policy 
  • HAL Noordam rescues sightseeeing boat
     
    Listener question:
     
    A Villa on Carnival's private island Half Moon Cay for 8 people is $499.99. The villa itself holds 18 people. Every person over 8 is required to pay $49.99 per person.
    We have 11 people in our party total - I am confused why we have to pay extra if the villa itself is designed for 18 people in the first place. Any ideas?
     
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Category:Norwegian Cruise Line -- posted at: 6:30pm EDT

On this episode, Jeff from Tampa gives us a comprehensive review of his latest four-night Bahamas sailing aboard Norwegian Sky from Miami.

Jeff covers his impressions of Norwegian Sky; the stateroom, food, entertainment, and what he did in Freeport and Nassau, Bahamas.

Last week, we had Nancy Schretter on from Family Travel Network about her review of Norwegian Jade. Listener, Jessica, emailed in to ask a couple questions about sailing Europe with her family – so Nancy is back to answer those questions.

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Category:Norwegian Cruise Line -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT

On this episode, Nancy Schretter stops by to give us her Norwegian Jade review. She just returned from a 10-day cruise in the Eastern Mediterranean.  

Stewart Chiron the Cruise Guy has cruise news:

  • Allure of the Seas dry dock complete
  • NCL reverse food only in dining room policy
  • Three queen meet up in Liverpool
  • Queen Elizabeth 2 left to rot
  • New guesses on Carnival Corp. announcement
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Category:Norwegian Cruise Line -- posted at: 8:57pm EDT

Listener Tommy lives in NYC and just took a 9-night Eastern Caribbean sailing aboard Norwegian Gem. On this sailing they hit San Juan, Puerto Rico; St. Thomas, USVI; Philipsburg, St Maarten; and Tortola.

Tommy gives his first impressions of the ship, and reviews Freestyle Dining, his stateroom, entertainment, ports, and gives his final thoughts of Norwegian Gem. He leaves no stone unturned on this Norwegian Gem review!

Plus, we talk upcoming cruise ships!

Upcoming Ships 2015/2016

  • Anthem of the Seas
  • Viking Star
  • Norwegian Escape
  • Carnival Vista
  • Holland America's Koningsdam

Thoughts or reviews? Email me: doug@cruiseradio.net 

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Category:Norwegian Cruise Line -- posted at: 10:59pm EDT

Listener Kabir just returned from a sailing aboard Norwegian Epic, taking him on a seven-night jaunt around the Western Caribbean. Kabir gives us a full Norwegian Epic review, including embarkation, the stateroom, dining options, entertainment, and shares his tips and secrets.

Bill Panoff, president and CEO of Fort Lauderdale-based PPI Group, began his career as a cruise director and went into cruise publishing. Bill took his company a step further and now has over 60 port shopping lecturers. No one knows cruise port shopping like Bill. He joins us to answer a listener question about Caribbean port shopping.

Stewart Chiron the Cruise Guy has cruise news on:

  • Carnival Vista itineraries
  • Norwegian Cruise Line tipping increases
  • New venue for upcoming Holland America ship
  • Disney adds Star Wars themed cruises
  • Captain of Costa Concordia sentenced

Thoughts or reviews? Email me: doug@cruiseradio.net 

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Category:Norwegian Cruise Line -- posted at: 8:42pm EDT

Craig Storm and his wife just returned from a two-night cruise to nowhere, thanks to a 40th birthday gift from his parents. Being a first time cruiser, we ask Craig a lot of questions about his experience, if he had any preconceived notions about cruising the Norwegian Breakaway and the overall cruise experience.

Craig goes into detail about the dining aboard Norwegian Breakaway, the food options, entertainment, things to do aboard the ship and gives tips for cruisers considering Norwegian Breakaway.

Theresa Masek from TravelPulse.com has Cruise News on:

  • Carnival Corp aired their Super Bowl commercial and used content from a JFK speech -  why?
  • The old Carnival Celebration, now operating as the Grand Celebration, didn't quite make it out of port - what happened?
  • Is it still considered wave season? - any deals to be had
  • Royal Caribbean's Dynamic Dining issues 
  • Carnival Cruise Line changing their loyalty program

Thoughts or reviews? Email me: doug@cruiseradio.net 

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Category:Norwegian Cruise Line -- posted at: 5:26pm EDT

On this episode, Jason Leppert, editor of Popular Cruising joins us to talk about his latest experience aboard Norwegian Cruise Line's Pride of America, a cruise ship based year-round in the Hawaiian islands. Jason gives us a full review of the itinerary, the ship, dining venues and entertainment aboard the ship.

Finally, a cruise that over-nights in different ports!

MSC Cruises has launched Inclusive Experiences, a new pricing structure in which guests choose an “experience” based on their own personal preferences and amenities desired while cruising. Valued at up to $700+ per person, guests have the option of selecting from four different experience categories — Bella, Fantastica, Aurea, and MSC Yacht Club — ranging from a la carte to all-inclusive amenities. As a positioned industry expert, Theresa Masek, editor-in-chief of Vacation Agent Magazine, chats with us about the packages and gives her thoughts.

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Category:Norwegian Cruise Line -- posted at: 11:30pm EDT

We are aboard Norwegian Getaway for the inaugural sailing from her new home in Port Miami. We hear from guests onboard the ship, journalists, and give you a run down of activities, entertainment and dining options. Listen and learn about Norwegian Getaway!

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Category:Norwegian Cruise Line -- posted at: 12:00am EDT

Nancy Schretter with the Family Travel Network reviews her seven-night Western Caribbean sailing aboard Norwegian Pearl. Hear a detailed review about the ship, the dining options, entertainment venues, kid's program and the itinerary. Listen and learn! 

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Category:Norwegian Cruise Line -- posted at: 7:44pm EDT

Nancy Schretter gives her review of Falmouth, Jamaica - an up and coming cruise port.

Simon Duval gives his review of Norwegian Peal and Cruise Guy has cruise news. 

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Category:Norwegian Cruise Line -- posted at: 1:30am EDT

Rick Steves calls us about his travel tips, listener Joe Tolley gives his review of Norwegian Sun and Cruise Guy is here with Cruise News. 

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Category:Norwegian Cruise Line -- posted at: 1:00am EDT

We talk Solstice-class with Celebrity Cruise Line's CEO, hear about a vampire theme cruise, get a review of Norwegian Cruise Line's Pride of America, plus Cruise Guy is here with Cruise News. 

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Category:Norwegian Cruise Line -- posted at: 1:00am EDT

This week Anne Campbell joins us to talk about Freestyle Cruising on Norwegian Cruise Line.

Scott Lara chats with us about the benefits of getting married on a cruise ship.

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Category:Norwegian Cruise Line -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT

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