Norwegian Cruise Line

Norwegian Cruise Line introduces flexible Speciality Dining Packages

Press release   •   Jun 15, 2015 12:13 CEST

Norwegian is bringing even more freedom to speciality dining, as guests can now  select from customizable dining packages

Wiesbaden, June 15, 2015 – Norwegian Cruise Line announced the  introduction of new Speciality Dining Packages that allow guests the freedom to  savour an array of tastes and unique experiences at the line’s signature  speciality restaurants and the flexibility to choose the number of nights they’d  like to dine for one set price. Norwegian guests sailing fleetwide from August  7* and beyond can enjoy a Speciality Dining Package ranging from three days to  the length of their entire cruise, with pricing starting at $59 per person** for  a three-day package when purchased online prior to sailing, providing cruisers  with an excellent value.

Guests who purchase a Norwegian Speciality Dining Package can opt to go  medium-rare at Cagney’s, Norwegian’s signature steakhouse; make it al dente at a  Norwegian’s La Cucina Italian restaurant; enjoy an evening of fine Parisian  dining at Le Bistro; and experience fun and fare at Teppanyaki, Norwegian’s  signature Japanese Hibachi restaurant.

With Freestyle Cruising and Norwegian’s new Speciality Dining Packages,  guests have the freedom to choose how, where and when they’d like to dine.  Guests can tailor their taste buds to their cruising schedule and discover a  different speciality restaurant each night or find a favourite and dine there a  few nights during their holiday. Guests on a 7-night cruise can choose from  packages ranging from three to seven nights, to make the most of their holiday  experience and at a saving from the restaurant’s individual cover charges.

Speciality Dining Packages are honoured in all speciality steakhouses,  Brazilian churrascarias, French, Japanese Hibachi and Italian restaurants.  Norwegian guests who have purchased a Speciality Dining Package additionally  have the flexibility to indulge in their heart’s desire in select à la carte  priced restaurants and entertainment-based restaurants for a small upcharge***  including:

  • Ocean Blue (Norwegian Getaway/Norwegian Breakaway) - $15
  • Cirque Dreams (Norwegian Breakaway/Norwegian Epic) - $10 general  seats/$15 premium seats/$35 VIP seating on Norwegian Breakaway
  • The Illusionarium (Norwegian Getaway) - $10 general seats/$15  premium seats
  • For the Record: Dear John Hughes (Norwegian Escape) - $15
  • Bayamo (Norwegian Escape) - $10
  • Pincho Tapas Bar (Norwegian Escape) - $7
  • The Raw Bar (Norwegian Getaway/Norwegian Breakaway) - $7
  • Sushi Bar (fleetwide) - $7

Speciality Dining Packages can be pre-purchased prior to sailing for  additional savings or on board during the first two days of the voyage; the  dining packages are exclusively sold on the first day of the voyage on 3-night  itineraries only. Norwegian guests who pre-purchase a Speciality Dining Package  prior to sailing can make their dining reservations online within 90 days of  their sail date or go Freestyle and decide when and where to dine once on board.  Speciality Dining Packages are purchased individually and guests travelling in  the same stateroom do not need to purchase packages as a group.

For more information on Norwegian Cruise Line’s new Speciality Dining  Packages, visit www.ncl.eu/already-booked/gifts-and-more. To book a cruise on  Norwegian, guests can contact their travel professional, call Norwegian or visit  www.ncl.eu.

*Guests sailing aboard Norwegian Gem, Norwegian Getaway, Norwegian Jade,  Norwegian Jewel, Norwegian Spirit, Norwegian Star and Pride of America can  purchase packages beginning August 1, 2015. Guests sailing aboard Norwegian  Breakaway, Norwegian Epic and Norwegian Pearl can purchase packages beginning  August 2, 2015. Guests sailing aboard Norwegian Sky and Norwegian Sun can  purchase packages beginning August 3, 2015.

**Pricing based on number of dinners purchased in package. An 18% gratuity  and speciality service charge is added to all package pricing. Dining packages  are not available on 1- and 2-night sailings. Speciality Dining Packages  purchased online through MyNCL provide greater savings.

***Carlo's Bake Shop items, Ice Cream Bar, Gelato, Chef's Table, Special  Occasion/Holiday menus (New Year's, Christmas, etc.), and beverages are not  included as a part of Speciality Dining Packages.

About Norwegian Cruise Line
Norwegian Cruise Line is an  internationally operating cruise line headquartered in Miami, Florida with two  offices in Wiesbaden and London overseeing operations in Europe.

Founded in 1966, Norwegian Cruise Line is the innovator in cruise travel with  a history of breaking the boundaries of traditional cruising, most notably with  the introduction of Freestyle Cruising which revolutionized the industry by  giving guests more freedom and flexibility. Today, Norwegian invites guests to  “Cruise Like a Norwegian” on one of 13 purpose-built Freestyle Cruising ships,  providing guests the opportunity to enjoy a relaxed cruise holiday on some of  the newest and most contemporary ships at sea. In August 2014, the line was  named “Europe’s Leading Cruise Line” for the seventh consecutive year, as well  as in October 2014, for the second consecutive year, “Caribbean’s Leading Cruise  Line” by the World Travel Awards. In addition the company has received the World  Travel Award as “World’s Leading Large Ship Cruise Line” from 2012 to 2014.

Norwegian Cruise Line’s largest Freestyle Cruising ship to date, Norwegian  Epic, debuted in June 2010 and, in the United States, has been named “Best  Overall Cruise Ship” by the readers of Travel Weekly two years in a row and  “Best Ship for Sea Days” by Cruise Critic. The Company recently took delivery of  its most innovative ship to date, the 4.000-passenger Norwegian Getaway in the  first quarter of 2014. The largest ship to homeport year-round in Miami,  Norwegian Getaway boasts 28 dining venues, including seafood restaurant Ocean  Blue and a branch of Carlo’s Bake Shop by Buddy Valastro, star of the TLC series  “Cake Boss”. The entertainment line-up includes Broadway shows Legally Blonde  and Burn the Floor and the unique dining and magic venue, the Illusionarium.  Known as New York’s ship, sister ship Norwegian Breakaway is the largest vessel  to homeport year-round in the city. The Company has four 4.200-passenger vessels  on order at Meyer Werft: Norwegian Escape with delivery scheduled in the autumn  of 2015, Norwegian Bliss with delivery in the spring of 2017 and two further  ships with delivery in the spring of 2018 and autumn of 2019.

Norwegian Cruise Line is the official cruise line of the Miami Dolphins/Sun  Life Stadium, The New York Knicks and Legends in Concert; and the official  cruise line partner of The GRAMMY Awards and is an official partner of the  Rockettes and Radio City Music Hall.

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