Up in the Explorer’s top, $10,000-per-night Regent Suite, which occupies much of Deck 14, travel agent Bob Newman aka “CruiseExpertBob” was wide-eyed and smiling so hard he could hardly talk.
Cruise ships are continually upping the ante with specialty restaurants that feature international dishes, celebrity chefs, intimate venues, innovative menus and all-round delicious food.
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Del Rio suggests that you narrow the portfolio of brands you represent so you can be an expert. Who wants to deal with an amateur with a non-informed, or worse, misinformed travel advisor? Market your expertise and your willingness to serve your customers aggressively.
Cruisers have two shiny new cruise ships on the East Coast to consider. Norwegian Cruise Line has unveiled its biggest cruise ship yet, Norwegian Escape, which will sail from Miami come early November. Making its U.S. debut around the same, Royal Caribbean’s Anthem of the Seas arrives in Bayonne’s Cape Liberty in NJ after a stint sailing from Southampton, U.K. Both cruise ships are packed with concept restaurants, brand partnerships, innovative entertainment options and an abundance of activities that encompass running, jumping, climbing and even flying. So how do you know which is right for you?
Norwegian Breakaway Review and Tips
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CruiseDeals by Rich Tucker In May, Norwegian cruise line will be introducing the Norwegian Breakaway, their newest ship since the cruise line introduced the popular Norwegian Epic in 2010. The Breakaway will not be a sister to the Epic, but will have some of the best aspects from Norwegian’s existing ships, mixed with a number of innovative things that will be … Read more
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Cruise Diva Linda Coffman Norwegian Cruise Line has been slowly revealing the fantastic enhancements for their next new ship Norwegian Breakaway and yesterday’s announcement was a big one. DINING SENSATIONS The line has engaged celebrity chef and Food Network star Geoffrey Zakarian to create and oversee a seafood concept to open May 2013 on the vessek. The restaurant, Ocean Blue by Geoffrey … Read more