7 things that make NCL’s Norwegian Encore an astonishing new ship

Norwegian Encore is a big, big ship – 168,000 tons (bear in mind that Titanic was a mere 46,000), 19 decks and 4,000 passengers. But don’t let that put you off. The ship is cleverly zoned with the social spaces mostly on decks 6-8, and 15-18 so you aren’t needing to travel from top to bottom or end to end all day, and there are lifts aplenty….

Norwegian Spirit

Built in 1998 for Star Cruises as SuperStar Leo the ship transferred to Norwegian Cruise Lines in 2004 as Norwegian Spirit since which time it has built up a very loyal following across the world. Norwegian operate a fleet of 17 ships with Spirit being their smallest weighing in at only 75,900gt and carrying just over 2,000 passengers….

Experiencing The Haven on Norwegian Epic

With such hige ship and a lot of guests wouldn’t it be nice to find a select area where you can relax, unwind and experience exclusive facilities but still have access to all that a cruise on Norwegian Epic has to offer? There is! It’s called the Haven….

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