The daily grind of life can be tough. Day in and day out we are faced with tasks that can be stressful and emotionally draining. Every one needs a vacation eventually. It can be difficult to find the perfect way to spend those precious free moments in your calendar. But, a sweet escape that will entertain you and keep you smiling non-stop is to be found on the newest grand ship hitting the water.
Norwegian Cruise Line has launched their latest creation of a ship so wonderfully christened Norwegian Bliss. The inaugural days of the vessel this weekend unveiled shining star moments full of joy and the best in award-winning entertainment.
Programming on what is the line’s sixteenth ship is full of world-class dining, superb service and immaculate accommodations. But, the true stand out is the carefully curated entertainment platform that will blow any cruiser out of the water. A variety of shows and musical performances will make a traveler forget all their worries on the shore.
Over 200 talented singers, dancers and production staff prepare for these magical moments on the sea and the effect is heartwarming for all who embrace the sensational joy.
The new heights in entertainment on the Norwegian Bliss comprise of such delights as Happy Hour Prohibition- The Musical; an outpost of the legendary Beatles’ venue The Cavern Club; sensational country music band Camille Rae; a swinging, electrifying Havana dance show; and the newly added Tony Award® winner for “Best Musical,” Jersey Boys.
“With Norwegian Bliss, we are continuing our legacy of bringing our guests the finest entertainment at sea,” said Andy Stuart, Norwegian Cruise Line’s President and Chief Executive Officer. “Our entertainment team is bringing to life dazzling displays and award-winning musical sounds across our fleet, and Norwegian Bliss will continue that legacy with the Tony Award®- winning Jersey Boys and incredible new concepts created just for this spectacular ship.”
Jersey Boys features all of their hits including “Sherry,” “Big Girls Don’t Cry,” “Oh What A Night,” “Walk Like A Man,” “Can’t Take My Eyes Off You” and “Working My Way Back To You.” Jersey Boys will hit the high seas for its first production at sea after 11 record-breaking years on Broadway. As one of the longest running shows in Broadway history, including many world tours, Jersey Boys has been seen by more than 24 million people worldwide. It is such a joy to be on a great holiday cruise and be able to see a special version of the show.
It is this high-quality level of entertainment and appreciation for the art that make this a vacation that one will never forget. Norwegian Bliss offers so much, but the music and dancing especially will carry you away to heaven on your dream vacation. At approximately 167,800 gross tons and accommodating 4,000 guests the ship is a remarkable wonder for it’s size and luxurious surroundings, and as equally for the passionate performances.
During her inaugural summer season, Norwegian Bliss will sail weekly seven-day Alaska cruises each Saturday from Pier 66 in Seattle, offering guests the premier way to see America’s last frontier, while also providing all of the innovative features, entertainment, signature dining and onboard experiences that Norwegian Cruise Line is known for around the globe. The ship’s itinerary will feature calls in Ketchikan, Juneau, Skagway and Victoria, British Columbia, along with scenic glacier cruising. Norwegian Bliss will sail her inaugural Winter season beginning in November 2018, sailing seven-day Eastern Caribbean cruises each Saturday from Port Miami, featuring calls in St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands; Tortola, British Virgin Islands and Nassau, Bahamas.
Norwegian Bliss’ custom design offers guests the freedom and flexibility to “Imagine Bliss” and create their ideal experience at sea, with a wide variety of accommodations including luxurious suites in The Haven by Norwegian®, Studio staterooms for solo travelers with virtual ocean views, and new connecting staterooms ideal for large groups and families traveling together. Norwegian Bliss also features two observation lounges, including one exclusive to guests of The Haven®, perfect for whale watching in Alaska or taking in sunsets in the Caribbean.
Continuing its tradition of featuring original artwork on its ship’s hulls, Norwegian Cruise Line has commissioned Wyland, one of the world’s premier marine life artists, to design the hull art for Norwegian Bliss; the artwork features images of humpback whales, found in every ocean around the world. The ship’s hull serves as a large canvas to showcase the importance of conservation and ocean preservation.
For more information on Norwegian Bliss, including an animated video of the ship’s accommodations, please visit bliss.ncl.com. To book a cruise aboard one of Norwegian’s newest ships, contact a travel professional, call Norwegian at 888-NCL-CRUISE (625-2784), or visit www.ncl.com.