Cruise Norwegian Cruise Line unveils next-generation app By Tom Stieghorst / December 04, 2017 Share 1 -- Norwegian Cruise Line said the newest version of its mobile app is now available on the Norwegian Sky.Called Cruise Norwegian, the app succeeds the current iConcierge app. The new app enables passengers to make reservations for shows, shore excursions and alternative restaurants, and purchase beverage or specialty dining packages. The app is also useful for finding one's way around Norwegian Cruise Line ships.On embarkation day, the app will save time by allowing for paperless boarding, Norwegian said.Onboard, passengers connect to the ship's WiFi and can call or send text messages to others in their party for a one-time fee of $9.95. Calls can be made off the ship through the app for 79 cents a minute.Groups can organize meet ups and share their favorite photos with everyone in their party with group messaging through the app. Passengers can also review their onboard account.The new app will be available on the Norwegian Bliss when it launches next summer, and will be available fleetwide by the end of next year.