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NORWEGIAN CRUISE LINE ANNOUNCES ADDITIONAL VOYAGES

Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL), confirmed that its newest innovative ship, Norwegian Encore will replace Norwegian Bliss in Alaska this summer.

As part of its relaunch plan, the Cruise Line has announced its highly anticipated return to Miami, the Cruise Capital of the World, with Norwegian Gem scheduled to cruise seven-day itineraries to the Cabirian beginning Aug. 15, 2021 and a four-day voyage to the Bahamas in November. Bermuda starting Sept. 26, 2021 from New York on Norwegian Breakaway; the Mexican Rivera on Oct. 24, 2021 from Los Angeles aboard Norwegian Bliss; and the Caribbean on Nov. 13, 2021. Norwegian Encore, the newest ship in the fleet, will make her debut on the West Coast, replacing the previously announced Norwegian Bliss in Seattle for the 2021 summer cruise season, calling to the Alaska ports of Juneau, Skagway, Ketchikan and Icy Strait Point, while also offering guests majestic views of Endicott Arm and Dawes Glacier or Glacier Bay. Guests and travel partners with impacted reservations will be contacted directly. All voyages in the U.S. are contingent on receiving authorization from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

“With these additional itineraries, we’re providing travelers with more opportunities to set sail from some of their favorite homeports and to some of their preferred destinations,” said Harry Sommer, president and chief executive officer of Norwegian Cruise Line. “We are very excited to sail in the U.S. again, and to sail first with our latest beautiful ship Norwegian Encore. We’re able to reintroduce her to our guests and invite them to experience her world-class offerings, as she makes her debut in Seattle and Alaska.”

The Cruise Line’s Peace of Mind cancelation policy remains in effect for guests sailing on cruises with embarkation dates through Oct. 31, 2021. These guests have the flexibility to cancel their cruise 15 days prior to departure. Those who take advantage of the Peace of Mind policy will receive a full refund in the form of a future cruise credit which may be applied to any sailing through Dec. 31, 2022. In addition, the Company recently extended its 60-day final payment requirement to all voyages with embarkations through Dec. 31, 2021, instead of the standard 120 days, allowing for more flexible payment terms.