Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Smooth sailing ahead for cruise industry

Smooth sailing ahead for cruising | Washington Times Communities: " . . . the international cruise industry is moving ahead full steam. In fact, cruising remains the fastest growing segment of the tourism industry. And to accommodate expected bookings, over the coming months some will put into service newer—and bigger – ships. Norwegian Cruise Line for one will debut its Norwegian Breakaway in May.  It  will accommodate 4,000 passengers and be home ported in New York City initially sailing to Bermuda. Then coming along behind it will be its sister ship Norwegian Getaway, It will go into service in February 1, 2014 making seven day sailings out of Miami. Norwegian paid nearly $1.6 billion for the two vessels. . . ."

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