Rock of Ages/Scott Suchman/Norwegian Cruise Line; Star Clippers; American Broadcasting Companies, Inc./Holland America
Independence of the Seas
transformation even a butterfly would envy. As the latest
beneficiary of the cruise line’s $300-million revitalization
program, the ship has rejoined the fleet for European and
Mediterranean itineraries this summer, before setting sail for
the Caribbean in November. Some of the new features include
a mammoth outdoor cinema, the Royal Babies & Tots Nursery
with Fisher-Price–designed activities, and new eateries,
including Giovanni’s Table and Cupcake Cupboard, with the
latter offering baking classes and, of course, glorious
concoctions sure to please
even the most discerning
To celebrate Oceania
anniversary, the cruise
line is offering a series of
four special sailings.
Indulge in some rather
including a gala dinner
(complete with a
and cocktail reception.
sailings will feature
from which to choose:
Italian Escapade, Roman
Legends, and Coastal
Everyone loves a fireworks show.
Everyone loves a cruise vacation. Enjoy
both on the
New York–to-Bermuda sailing through
April 2014 will feature a dynamite
pyrotechnic display, as well as a massive 1980s-themed party inspired by the ship’s
Rock of Ages
. So pack your stonewashed jeans and studded jacket —
alongside your golf shirts, of course — and get ready to jam to the music of Quiet
Riot, Devo, and Prince while fireworks sizzle across the sky.
And here’s another bang: All Norwegian Cruise Line guests now have more specialty dining options to
choose from. The Signature Trio provides discounts on three select dining experiences — a steakhouse, an
Italian eatery, and a French bistro. But plan ahead: You must reserve online before you set sail.