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Following on from the post about Carnival’s new builds, here’s a list of the ships either under construction or on order for NCL and its associated companies. The companies included are NCL itself, Regent Seven Seas Cruises, and Oceania Cruises. Not a very long list, this time. Note there are currently no ships either under […]

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I posted on Wednesday about the return of NCL to UK home-porting, in the shape of Norwegian Jade which will be based in Southampton for summer 2017. I mentioned that she will do a program of cruises from 2 to 9 nights, and that the 2-nighter(s) will just be from Southampton to Hamburg and back. […]

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NCL returning to the UK

NCL are to return to the UK – Norwegian Jade will be home-ported in Southampton from May 2017. The ship will offer a range of shorter cruises, including 2 nights, 7 nights and 9 nights. Each cruise will also call at Hamburg, where passengers will be embarked & disembarked. The 2-night cruises will simple be […]

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I’ve picked up a few pieces of information on these points, so here we go. Dynamic Dining:┬áRoyal Caribbean introduced this on their Quantum-class ships; it’s a change to the traditional dining model. As I understand it, instead of a single (or multiple, identical) Main Dining Room, there are multiple different dining rooms, with different menus. […]

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More changes at NCL

I did a post a couple of months ago to report some changes at the top of the enlarged NCL empire. Essentially, I reported that the previous President and CEO of NCL Holdings, Kevin Sheehan, was leaving. Sheehan was being succeeded by Frank Del Rio, previously CEO of Prestige Cruises, the umbrella company which owns […]

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Changes at NCL

Some while ago I did a post about the takeover of Prestige Cruising, whose brands are the decidedly upmarket lines Oceania and Regent Seven Seas, by NCL. At that time I said that there was some concern among regular customers of Oceania and Regent Seven Seas that NCL would either ‘dumb them down’ or reduce […]

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The big new in the last couple of days is the takeover by NCL of Regent Seven Seas and Oceania. Well, actually, I think NCL are buying the company that owns both of those lines, Prestige Cruises. And it gets even more complicated than that: the previous majority shareholder in Prestige Cruises was a private […]

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