Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) has introduced the next generation of its booked guest mobile application, the Cruise Norwegian app.
Designed to be the ideal travel companion from time of booking to day of disembarkation, the new app features a multitude of functions designed to help provide a stress-free vacation experience, helping guests make the most of their time on and off the ship, as well as stay connected with their friends and family both on board and back home.
“Whether they’re 60 days from their sail date or in the middle of their cruise, the Cruise Norwegian app brings seamless anytime-access to a myriad of onboard offerings, services and activities right into the palms of our guests’ hands,” said NCL president Andy Stuart. “Once on board, the Cruise Norwegian app will allow guests to continue customizing their ideal cruise experience and view or manage their existing account information, allowing them to maximize their time and spend it on the things they enjoy the most.”
With the app, guests’ dream cruise vacation is right at their fingertips with the capability to preview and book shore excursions, make dining and entertainment reservations, purchase onboard packages such as dining and beverage packages or special occasion packages before they cruise. Helping provide a stress-free embarkation day, the app also provides directions to the port and with mobile online check-in functionality guests can save time at the pier and have a paperless boarding process with mobile e-docs.
Once on board, guests can use the Cruise Norwegian app complimentary by connecting to the ship’s WiFi to stay up-to-date on what’s happening on board. The app allows guests to make reservations for their favourite Broadway-style shows, snag a seat for a mouthwatering dinner at one of Norwegian’s many Freestyle dining restaurants and book their next in-port adventure on a shore excursion. Friends and family can stay connected on board using the Cruise Norwegian app, which features unlimited onboard calls and messages for a one-time fee of $9.95.
The free Cruise Norwegian app is currently available for use on cruises aboard Norwegian Sky. The new app will be available on board Norwegian’s newest ship, Norwegian Bliss, when it launches in summer 2018, and will be available fleet wide by year-end 2018.