Budget: Getting from JFK Airport into New York City

Recently we took a trip on Norwegian Breakaway, which departed from Pier 88 at the Manhattan Cruise Terminal. To get to and from JFK airport and into the city in a taxi is a flat rate of $52 plus any tolls and MTA fees. That can add up once you include the tip. You may […]

11 Cruise Tips Before Sail Away

By: Sarah Phillips You’ve finally made it onboard your cruise and its vacation time!  Want to make your vacation even better? Take some time before you sail away to check everything out, get acquainted and get your bearings; this is going to be your new home for at least the new few days after all. […]

Episode: Norwegian Epic 2013 Review + Cruise News

[smart_track_player url=”https://traffic.libsyn.com/cruiseradioshow/EPI_189_APR_23_13_Mixdown.mp3″ title=”Norwegian Epic Review” artist=”Cruise Radio” ]This week we talk to listener Simon Duvall, Simon will give us his full review of Norwegian Cruise Lines’ Norwegian Epic — a 4,100-guest mega-ship that splits time between Port Miami in the winter and the Med during the summer. View the video of the 747 landing in […]

Cruise Ship Order Book for 2013

Compared to the past, 2013 is shaping up to be a relatively  slow year for cranking out new  builds. With exception of Viking River Cruises, which aren’t considered cruise ships, we’ll see three noteworthy new builds and one major refurbishment. Here is the cruise ship order book for 2013: Norwegian Cruise Line will take delivery […]

Celebrity Chef debuts at-sea dining concept on Norwegian Breakaway

Norwegian Cruise Line announced today that it has engaged celebrity chef and Food Network star Geoffrey Zakarian to create and oversee a seafood concept to open May 2013 on the line’s newest ship, Norwegian Breakaway. The restaurant, Ocean Blue by Geoffrey Zakarian, is envisioned as a luxury seafood dining experience, utilizing all of the ingredients […]

Norwegian cuts steel on upcoming Norwegian Getaway cruise ship

Norwegian Cruise Line cut the steel with a plasma torch for their upcoming 4,000-passenger Norwegian Getaway at a shipyard in Papenburg, Germany on Friday. 144,00-ton Norwegian Getaway is the second of two of the Norwegian cruise ships. “Norwegian Breakaway and Norwegian Getaway are going to revolutionize the cruise industry with their spectacular design and unique […]

Episode: Carnival Breeze 2012 Reveal + Cruise News

[smart_track_player url=”https://traffic.libsyn.com/cruiseradioshow/EPI139May812Mixdown.mp3″ title=”Carnival Breeze Reveal” artist=”Cruise Radio” ]This week we hit Cruise News regarding: Royal Caribbean’s Grandeur of the Seas refurb Keel laid on Norwegian Breakway in German shipyard Princess Cruises putting a ship in SFO year-round Disney Wonder making inaugural run to Hawaii Seattle-Alaska cruise season kicks off Greg Poplewko, Director of Product Development […]

Norwegian unveils exciting concepts for upcoming cruise ship

When Norwegian Breakaway debuts in April 2012 she’ll have more exciting features like an Aqua Park, outdoor sports complex, ropes course and a new mini-golf area. “Norwegian Breakaway’s outdoor decks will offer spectacular fun and thrills for the entire family,” said ceo Kevin Sheehan, at industry conference Cruise3sixty in Fort Lauderdale on Friday. New concepts: […]

Norwegian to homeport upcoming cruise ship to Miami in 2014

Miami can add another ship to call one of their own as Norwegian Cruise Line announced this morning that their upcoming 4,000-passenger Norwegian Getaway will homeport there in 2014. Norwegian Getaway is the second of two ships that the company has on ordered. It was announced earlier this year that Norwegian Breakaway will homeport in […]