NCL Names Bliss Godfather

Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) has named Elvis Duran, US nationally syndicated radio and digital personality and on-air host of iHeartMedia’s “Elvis Duran and the Morning Show,” as Godfather of its newest ship, Norwegian Bliss.

As Godfather, Duran will have an honourary role in the official ship christening ceremony on May 30, 2018 at Pier 66 in Seattle.

Norwegian Bliss, the line’s 16th ship, will sail weekly seven-day Alaska cruises during its inaugural summer season and, beginning in November 2018, will move to the Caribbean sailing seven-day Eastern Caribbean cruises each Saturday from Miami.

“Elvis Duran epitomizes the high-energy, and liveliness that the ship represents and we’re very excited to have him join the family as Godfather to Norwegian Bliss,” said NCL president Andy Stuart (pictured, top right). “Norwegian Cruise Line’s mission is first and foremost to provide guests with a one-of-a-kind unforgettable vacation and continue to develop and offer guests the latest innovative experiences. As one of the most beloved radio hosts in history, Elvis’ commitment to entertainment and bringing laughter and joy to his listeners each day is exactly why we believe he is the perfect fit to represent Norwegian Bliss.”

At approximately 167,800 gross tons and accommodating 4,000 guests, Norwegian Bliss is currently being constructed at MEYER WERFT in Papenburg, Germany and is scheduled for delivery in Spring 2018.