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A Major Increase in Flights to Martinique

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s about to get a whole lot easier to fly to one Caribbean island. As the Caribbean tourist season ramps into high gear, Martinique is readying for a significant boost in air traffic. The French Caribbean department will …

Norwegian Cruise Line Takes Delivery of Its Largest Ship

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Norwegian Cruise Line has taken delivery of the line’s largest-ever ship, the 164,000-ton Norwegian Escape, after a construction period of 17 months. The ship is the first in the company’s new Breakaway Plus Class. “We are thrilled …

Norwegian Epic Is Returning to the Caribbean Next Year

 NCL announces homeport change By the Caribbean Journal staff Norwegian Epic will be returning to Florida in November 2016 after more than a year in Europe, NCL announced. The ship will become the line’s largest ship to homeport from Port …

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Norwegian Cruise Line will begin offering à la carte specialty dining at its signature restaurants, providing guests the opportunity to enjoy a variety of tastes and gourmet dishes, as well as flexibility in choosing how many …

 Above: Martinique (CJ Photo) By Alexander Britell In a significant boost to the French Caribbean, Norwegian announced Thursday it would be launching flights to Martinique and Guadeloupe. The major launch includes flights from Boston, Baltimore/Washington and New York to both …

 Above: a Norwegian plane By the Caribbean Journal staff Norwegian Airlines is planning to launch a new flight between London Gatwick and the Caribbean island of Puerto Rico, the company announced. The flight will also be among the cheapest to …

 Above: a Norwegian Cruise Line ship By the Caribbean Journal staff Norwegian Cruise Line has named Drew Madsen the company’s new president and chief operating officer. Madsen was formerly the president and COO at Darden Restaurants, Inc, the world’s largest …

 Above: Norwegian Breakaway By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the world’s biggest cruise lines is getting a whole lot bigger. Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings announced Tuesday it had entered into an agreement to acquire Prestige Cruises International, the parent …

 Above: a Norwegian Breakaway Plus class ship By the Caribbean Journal staff Norwegian Cruise Line has reached a deal to order two new Breakaway-Plus class ships, the company announced. The agreement with Germany’s MEYER WERFT provides for two new ships …

 Above: Norwegian Getaway (Photo: NCL) By the Caribbean Journal staff Norwegian Getaway, the largest ship to homeport year-round at PortMiami, has officially arrived in Miami and begun its first voyage. The ship began what will be a weekly schedule of …

 Above: Norwegian Epic By the Caribbean Journal staff The Norwegian Epic cruise ship will be making its inaugural call to St Kitts on Wednesday. The 4,100-passenger ship will dock in Port Zante around 9 AM, remaining until 6 PM. Officials …