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Harvest Caye: What to know about Norwegian Cruise Line’s Private Island

Off the southern coast of Belize lies Harvest Caye, Norwegian Cruise Line’s (NCL) private island retreat.

Surrounded by the lush greenery of Central America, guests are treated to a wide range of activities on the 75 acre oasis. The island was developed in partnership with the Belizean government, and local inhabitants own the businesses and work onsite, contributing to the local economy.

Top 10 Cool Things about Norwegian Prima

Debuting in the summer of 2022, Prima is the first in the new class of ships from Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL). Prima means first in Italian, an apt name for the inaugural ship made in Venice, a region steeped in maritime glory.

For this new series, Norwegian did not go bigger but decided to reinvent the ship from the ground up, focusing on innovative design, upgraded amenities, and the latest technology, all with the cruiser in mind.

Cruise lines are always pushing boundaries, and with Prima there are some key standouts that separate it from its competition.

NCL Latitudes Benefits, Tiers and Cruise Loyalty FAQ

Latitudes, Norwegian Cruise Line's cruiser loyalty program, is designed to reward passengers who cruise frequently with the line, offering them extras like shore excursion discounts, free laundry and specialty dinners and even complimentary cruises.

Want to know more about each level, what it takes to get there and which perks you're entitled to when you do? We've compiled all of that information and more, including some of your most burning frequently asked questions.

Comparing Norwegian Cruise Line sailings to Alaska in 2022

Norwegian Cruise Line will offer several sailings to Alaska in 2022. From April to October, five ships will sail on itineraries spanning 5 to 16 days departing from popular west coast ports.

2022 brings some unique Alaskan itineraries that include Japan, Russia, and Hawaii.

Norwegian will keep Covid vaccine mandate indefinitely

If you are unvaccinated and looking for a cruise line to sail on, cross Norwegian Cruise Line off your list.

NCL announced on Wednesday it will keep its Covid-19 vaccine requirements in place for the foreseeable future.

While the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will allow its stringent cruise protocols that are part of the Conditional Sailing Order (CSO) to expire in January, NCL will not let go of its requirement all guests be vaccinated.

Norwegian Cruise Line extends Covid-19 vaccination requirement until end of 2021

If you want to sail on Norwegian Cruise Line this year, you will need to be fully vaccinated.

Norwegian Cruise Line extended its mandatory vaccination protocols required for all guests and crew for all sailings through Dec. 31, 2021.

Guests must be fully vaccinated, at least 2 weeks prior to departure, in order to board.

Norwegian Cruise Line granted temporary right to require vaccines for cruisers sailing from Florida

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings, Ltd. has won the first battle in its fight against the state of Florida over Covid-19 vaccine requirements for cruise passengers. 

A United States district judge has granted the parent company of Norwegian Cruise Line, Oceania Cruises, and Regent Seven Seas an injunction, meaning that the cruise lines can require that cruisers show proof of Covid vaccination in order to board their cruise ship, even when sailing from Florida.

Great Stirrup Cay: Everything you need to know about Norwegian’s private island

Great Stirrup Cay is one of the ports of call on your Norwegian Cruise Line, but you can't find the island on a map. What is this island, which is a staple on the line's Bahamas and Caribbean cruises?

You’re in for a pleasant surprise because Great Stirrup Cay, Norwegian's private island, is the ideal place for an idyllic beach getaway, with plenty to do and little hassle.

Read on to discover everything you need to know about Great Stirrup Cay.

Norwegian Cruise Line’s parent company sues Florida over vaccine law

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. (NCLH) has sued the State of Florida over the state’s law preventing businesses from requiring customers to show proof of vaccination in order to receive services. 

The parent company for Norwegian Cruise Line, Oceania Cruises, and Regent Seven Seas Cruises is determined to set sail with fully vaccinated passengers, but it currently cannot do so from Florida homeports without risking “crushing penalties of up to $5,000 per passenger.”

Norwegian announces restart plans from the US for 8 cruise ships

Norwegian Cruise Line is ready to bring back a number of its cruise ships to the United States this fall.

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings (NCLH) announced plans for restart across its three brands, including ships sailing from the U.S.

Norwegian Cruise Line announced plans for eight additional ships to relaunch beginning Fall 2021. Oceania Cruises will resume cruise operations with three additional ships, Riviera, Insignia, and Sirena, between October 2021 and January 2022. Regent Seven Seas Cruises will see all five ships back exploring the oceans by February 2022. 

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