June 18, 2024


Norwegian Getaway at 145,000 tons carries just under 4,000 passengers.

Norwegian Cruise Line has been named “North America’s Leading Cruise Line” for the first time, along with being honored as the “Caribbean’s Leading Cruise Line” for the fourth consecutive year at the 2016 World Travel Awards, announced Sunday evening at the Caribbean & North America Gala Ceremony in Ocho Rios, Jamaica.

Earlier this month, Norwegian also received awards for “Europe’s Leading Cruise Line” for the ninth consecutive year, “Europe’s Responsible Tourism Award” for the second consecutive year and the award for “World’s Best Cruise Spa” for the Mandara Spa® on board Norwegian Cruise Line.
“We are thrilled to once again be honored as a leader in the travel industry by the World Travel Awards, and celebrate our first ever win as North America’s Leading Cruise Line,” said Andy Stuart, president and chief operating officer of Norwegian Cruise Line. “We sincerely thank the many industry professionals who voted for us, and remain focused on providing an unforgettable vacation experience to each and every guest who sails with us.”

The World Travel Awards has been recognizing and acknowledging excellence amongst companies involved in the global travel and tourism industries since 1993. The annual awards are voted on by thousands of travel and tourism professionals from across the globe and honor travel companies that provide outstanding products and customer service.

Norwegian’s fourteen ships sail a variety of exciting itineraries, from the Caribbean to the Panama Canal, Europe, South America and the Mediterranean, as well as the Far East and Australia. Norwegian has eight ships, including the line’s newest ships, Norwegian Escape and Norwegian Getaway, cruising to the Caribbean and the Bahamas during the Winter/Spring 2016/2017 season from convenient homeport locations including Miami, New York, Tampa, Port Canaveral (Orlando), New Orleans and San Juan, Puerto Rico.

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