Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL), the innovator in global cruise travel, is proud to announce the arrival of the new Norwegian Prima in Port Canaveral, Florida, which will sail round-trip Caribbean cruises through March 2023.
Norwegian Prima begins its first full season of voyages from the home port of Port Canaveral, the second busiest cruise port in the world. This upcoming milestone follows an extraordinary inaugural season that began when Norwegian Prima made history as the first major cruise ship to be christened in Reykjavik, Iceland. After her inaugural tour with trips from New York; Galveston, Texas; and Miami, she finally makes it to the Space Coast.
On December 11, 2022, Norwegian Prima embarked on her first cruise from Port Canaveral, offering round-trip Caribbean voyages through March 2023, calling in the tropical ports of Mexico, Jamaica and Honduras, and includes visits to the NCL's exclusive resort: style destinations: Harvest Caye in Belize and Great Stirrup Cay, the Company's 270-acre private island in the Bahamas.
"We are delighted to bring our newest ship, Norwegian Prima, to Port Canaveral with the opportunity to introduce her to the tens of millions of travelers who visit the Orlando area each year," said Harry Sommer, Norwegian Cruise President and CEO. . Line. "The city offers the best family vacation destination, given its accessibility to attractions, the cruise port, and easy air transportation from almost anywhere in the world. There is fun for everyone, making it one of the best cities ever and after the cruises".
This year, Port Canaveral will welcome more NCL ships than ever before, including Norwegian Escape, Norwegian Getaway, Norwegian Joy, Norwegian Gem and Norwegian Prima, the newest ship of any cruise line to visit the port.
"We are delighted to welcome Norwegian Prima to Port Canaveral, the first ship of a completely new class for Norwegian Cruise Line," said Port Canaveral General Manager Capt. John Murray. "We have a great partnership with NCLH and this important decision to host their newest and most innovative ship in our port underscores our commitment to supporting the expectations of our valued cruise partners."
Norwegian Prima is the first of six ships in Cruise Line's highly anticipated Prima Class, the brand's first new class of ships in nearly 10 years. The elevated offerings of the Prima Class prioritize the guest experience and raise the bar for sailing through world-class cuisine, the brand's most spacious layout to date, and stellar onboard activities, including Prima Speedway, the first and only race track in the world that spans three levels. With nine new food and drink options, guests can sample cuisines from around the world by visiting Indulge Food Hall, the exclusive food market showcasing 11 unique restaurants; or enjoy elevated menus at Hudson's, the complimentary restaurant with 270 degree ocean views.