Norwegian Cruise Line made several changes
to its North American fleet deployment for 2007.
In the fall, the
line will send the Norwegian Sun to Miami from New Orleans, move
the Norwegian Spirit to New Orleans from New York and put its
upcoming ship, the Norwegian Gem, in New York beginning in
In Hawaii, the
fleet will be reduced to its three American-flagged ships when it
loses the Norwegian Wind, which will be sent to parent company Star
Cruises' Asia fleet.
NCL America's Pride
of Aloha will switch to longer, 10- and 11-day interisland Hawaii
Every fourth Pride
of Aloha cruise will include stops at Fanning Island in the
Republic of Kiribati.
Andy Stuart, NCL
executive vice president of sales and marketing, said that guests
on NCL's Hawaii ships typically stay in the Islands for more than
one week and have asked that the port-intensive itineraries also
include days at sea. The Pride of Aloha itineraries will have two
days at sea.
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