Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) continues its commitment to New Orleans with the inaugural arrival Sunday (Oct. 13) of Norwegian Jewel, the largest and newest ship from the line to homeport in the Crescent City. The 2,376-passenger ship features Norwegian’s signature Freestyle Cruising with 16 dining options, 13 bars and lounges and exclusive Nickelodeon programming and activities.
“We’ve taken the cruise experience up a notch in New Orleans this season by bringing one of our Jewel class ships here,” said NCL president Kevin Sheehan. “Norwegian Jewel enhances the cruise experience for guests with a wide range of amenities and accommodations to choose from.”
Jewel’s weekly seven-day Western Caribbean cruises will depart New Orleans’ Julia Street cruise terminal on Sundays from Oct. 13 to April 13, 2014 with ports of call including Cozumel, Mexico; Belize City, Belize; Roatan, Bay Islands, Honduras); and Costa Maya (Mexico). Cruise fares start at US$369 p.p., double occupancy. (http://www.ncl.com)