MIAMI – June 12, 2014 -- Norwegian Cruise Line is launching an all-new inclusive package from Houston, Texas, offering cruisers an easy way to book air, hotel accommodations and a Caribbean cruise aboard the recently enhanced Norwegian Jewel.
The extensive package comes complete with the option of roundtrip air from major cities across the U.S., along with transfers, one-night pre-cruise accommodations, a seven-night Western Caribbean cruise aboard Norwegian Jewel, three specialty dinners onboard and more. The Houston Caribbean package starts from just $599 per person without air and $999 per person with air*.
Guests booking the inclusive Houston Caribbean cruise vacation package will enjoy a relaxing, one-night stay in a deluxe room at the Crowne Plaza Houston River Oaks, complete with complimentary transfers from the airport to the hotel and from the hotel to the cruise pier.Once on board, guests will enjoy three spectacular dinners for two at popular specialty restaurants, including the line’s signature steakhouse Cagney’s; guest-favorite Le Bistro; and the traditional Italian restaurant La Cucina.
In addition, cruisers will receive a special delivery of gourmet chocolate-covered strawberries and a bottle of wine, along with 20 complimentary professional photos capturing their favorite on board memories, and more than $300 worth of e-coupon savings to use at the onboard shops, spa, fitness classes and more. Guests also have the option of including roundtrip air from major U.S. gateways to Houston in their package.
Norwegian Jewel recently underwent a major refurbishment as a part of the Norwegian NEXT program, bringing new enhancements, experiences and transformations to Norwegian’s young, modern fleet.
Cruisers who take advantage of this Houston package will experience Norwegian Jewel’s new features like the popular O’Sheehan’s Neighborhood Bar & Grill, Sugarcane Mojito Bar, and Carlos’ Bake Shop by Buddy Valastro, star of TLC’s Cake Boss and Next Great Baker. The ship will also soon feature interactive touch screen signs that allow guests to order specialty items, get directions and reserve dining and shore excursions simply with a scan of their stateroom key.
Featuring 16 dining options, 13 bars and lounges, exciting entertainment including Nickelodeon™ and some of the largest suites at sea in The Haven™, Norwegian Jewel offers something for every cruiser. The ship features two pools, plus a dedicated kids-only pool, six hot tubs, a fitness center, spa and beauty salon, along with a full-size basketball court and the Jewel Club Casino.
Norwegian Jewel begins sailing a series of Western Caribbean cruises from Houston on October 11, 2014 through April 11, 2015, with stops in Cozumel, Mexico; Belize City, Belize; and Banana Coast, Honduras.
To book this exclusive Houston Caribbean package, contact a travel professional or call Norwegian at 1-866-234-7350. For more information on Norwegian Jewel, visit http://www.ncl.com/cruise-ship/jewel/overview.
About Norwegian Cruise Line
Norwegian Cruise Line is the innovator in cruise travel with a 47-year history of breaking the boundaries of traditional cruising, most notably with the introduction of Freestyle Cruising which revolutionized the industry by giving guests more freedom and flexibility. Today, Norwegian invites guests to “Cruise Like a Norwegian” on one of 13 purpose-built Freestyle Cruising ships, providing guests the opportunity to enjoy a relaxed, resort style cruise vacation on some of the newest and most contemporaryships at sea. Recently, the line was named “Europe’s Leading Cruise Line” for the sixth consecutive year, as well as “Caribbean’s Leading Cruise Line” and “World’s Leading Large Ship Cruise Line” by the World Travel Awards.
The Company recently took delivery of its most innovative ship to date, the 4,000-passenger Norwegian Getaway on January 10, 2014. The largest ship to homeport year-round in Miami, Norwegian Getaway boasts 28 dining options, including seafood restaurant Ocean Blue by famed New York Iron Chef Geoffrey Zakarian and a branch of Carlo’s Bake Shop by Buddy Valastro, star of the TLC series “Cake Boss.”
The entertainment lineup includes Broadway shows Legally Blonde and Burn the Floor and a unique magical theatrical experience, the Illusionarium. Norwegian Getaway’s sister ship, Norwegian Breakaway, was named “Best New Ship of 2013” by the editors of Cruise Criticand “Best Rookie Cruise Ship” by the readers of Travel Weekly. Known as New York’s ship, Norwegian Breakaway is the largest vessel to homeport year-round in the city. The Company has two 4,200-passenger vessels on order at Meyer Werft: Norwegian Escape with delivery scheduled in October 2015; and Norwegian Bliss with delivery in February 2017.
Norwegian Cruise Line is the official cruise line of the Miami Dolphins/Sun Life Stadium, The New York Knicks, Blue Man Group and Legends in Concert; and the official cruise line partner of The GRAMMY Awards and is an official partner of the Rockettes and Radio City Music Hall.
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* Prices per person, based on double occupancy. Houston Cruise package available on select dates.