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Archive for the “Destinations” Category

Working On Board Norwegian Joy and Majestic Princess

June 30th, 2017

When you work on international cruise ships, the horizon is the limit. While a shipboard career fosters an insurmountable level of personal and professional growth, it also lends itself to thousands of snapshot-worthy experiences from all seven continents. As the cruise industry in Asia continues to grow at a record pace, two new ships set sailRead More

Onboard Careers Cruising to Cuba

June 30th, 2017

A career at sea is sure to open up a world of opportunity, and most recently, a world previously restricted to many wanderlust travelers—Cuba. Since the United States and Cuba restored diplomatic relations in 2015, Cuba has become one of the most coveted cruise destinations. As a growing number of fleets are expanding their itinerariesRead More

On Board the New Majestic Princess

April 12th, 2017

Refined, elegant, and cutting-edge—these are the characteristics of the newest addition to the Princess Cruises fleet: the Majestic Princess. The new ship is the first designed by Princess specifically for the Chinese Cruise market, a blossoming hub in global travel. As the Asia cruise industry grows at a record pace, Park West is also experiencingRead More

Norwegian Cruise Line Orders 4 New Megaships

February 28th, 2017

Norwegian Cruise Line ordered four new 3,300-passenger vessels to be delivered in 2022, 2023, 2024 and 2025. Italy’s Fincantieri shipyard will construct the new vessels with the option of adding two more in 2026 and 2027. Each 140,000-gross-ton ship is designed to focus on energy efficiency, fuel optimization and reducing environmental impacts. The ships areRead More

Port of Call: Havana, Cuba

January 17th, 2017

Mingle with locals and experience a place untouched by time in Havana, Cuba. Immerse yourself in unique opportunities, fascinating culture, and timeless sights. Hemingway’s Havana Encounter Havana through the eyes of author Ernest Hemingway! Visit Finca Vigia, the novelist’s residence-turned museum immortalizing his 20 years in Havana. Stroll through the village of Cojimar and takeRead More

Port of Call: Hong Kong

January 3rd, 2017

From cuisine to shopping to the arts, Hong Kong is emerging as one of the most popular ports in Asia. Whether you’re interested in a relaxing break from cruise ship life or a sightseeing adventure, the land will be sure to take your breath away. Victoria Peak Locally known as The Peak, Victoria Peak isRead More

Norwegian Cruise Line Celebrates 50 Years

December 20th, 2016

December 19, 2016 marks the 50th anniversary of Norwegian Cruise Line’s first voyage from Miami to the Caribbean, signifying the birth of the cruise line. Park West Gallery has held its unique art auctions and seminars aboard Norwegian Cruise Line’s ships for decades. An interesting facet of the relationship has been discovering artists through theRead More

Cruise Ships Flock to Florida

November 29th, 2016

Miami experienced a record-breaking docking of the world’s largest cruise ships this month, and is expecting to receive yet another cruise ship giant this week. Carnival Cruise Line is delivering its newest and largest ship, Carnival Vista, to homeport in Miami this week from its temporary re-positioning in New York. Once it arrives, the 133,500Read More

Norwegian Cruise Line Building Bliss for Alaskan Itinerary

November 23rd, 2016

Norwegian Cruise Line is building its 16th vessel to become the ultimate in Alaska cruising experiences. Norwegian’s third Breakaway Plus-class cruise ship, Norwegian Bliss, is now under construction and is scheduled for delivery in Summer 2018. Norwegian first announced the construction of the new ship in late October, a mere two months before Norwegian celebrates itsRead More

Cruise Lines Plunge into Growing Asia Market

October 19th, 2016

Now is a better time than ever to climb aboard a cruise ship to Asia. With more than 200 destinations across 17 countries, the number of cruise ship excursions in and through Asia has grown by more than 20 percent in the last three years. This rapid growth is encouraging major cruise lines to focusRead More