– First of Six Vessels in New Groundbreaking Class Officially Opens for Sale with
Sensational Itineraries Sailing Northern Europe, The UK, The Caribbean, and Bermuda –
– Industry’s Most Spacious New Cruise Ship Offering the Most Outdoor Deck Space and the Most

Norwegian Cruise Line

Expansive Accommodations of Any New Build –
– Cutting-Edge Ship Launches Multiple NCL Firsts with
Indulge Food Hall, Infinity Beach, Oceanwalk, and The Concourse –

LONDON (12 th May 2021) – Norwegian Cruise Line, the innovator in global cruise travel with a 54-year
history of breaking boundaries, today opened for sale the first of six ships within its highly anticipated next
class of vessels, Prima Class, the Brand’s first new class of ships in nearly 10 years.
With voyages beginning in summer 2022, Norwegian Prima, the first of the six ships, will be 965 feet long,
142,500 gross tons and able to accommodate 3,215 guests at double occupancy. The vessel will be a
game-changer for NCL, offering guests exciting itineraries, more wide-open spaces, thoughtful and
stunning design, a variety of new experiences as well as Norwegian’s exceptional service.
“Despite not having sailed in more than a year, we never stopped working and innovating, we never once
pressed pause,” said Harry Sommer, president, and CEO of Norwegian Cruise Line. “In fact, we doubled
down on our brand investment in order to deliver unforgettable guest experiences that go well beyond
expectations. Not only will we begin cruising this July, but we’re also so proud and so incredibly happy to
announce the start of an exciting new chapter as we introduce the Prima Class and the first ship in a line
of unrivaled vessels with Norwegian Prima.”
Sommer continued, “An exemplary representation of our brand evolution, bringing together our ‘Guest
First’ philosophy and our spirit of innovation, Norwegian Prima personifies everything our guests love
about NCL and raises the bar. This brand-new class of ships is truly designed to put our guests first.”
The show-stopping vessel built in Marghera, Italy by Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri features striking hull
artwork designed by Italian graffiti artist Manuel Di Rita, known commonly as “Peeta.” For the first time on
any NCL vessel, the captivating hull art extends to the forward superstructure of the ship. World-class
architects that helped design Norwegian Prima include Italian designer Piero Lissoni and powerhouse
architectural firms Rockwell Group, SMC Design, Tillberg Design of Sweden, YSA DESIGN, and Miami-
based Studio Dado who conceptualized and composed the aesthetic of various restaurants, staterooms, and public areas on board.
“The name ‘Prima,’ which means “first” in Italian, is a natural fit that ties into our legacy of firsts in the
industry and a fitting tribute to our new Italian shipbuilding partners at Fincantieri” added Sommer.
“We are very honored to partner with Norwegian Cruise Line for the development of its next class of
ships,” said Giuseppe Bono, CEO of Fincantieri. “Norwegian Prima marks the beginning of our
collaboration, which will see the delivery of six next-generation vessels that are designed to take guest
experiences to a new level focusing on elevated, spacious, and thoughtful design. As we emerge from this

global crisis, this announcement marks a strong sign of hope for the cruise sector and is a testament to
Fincantieri’s global leadership role in the industry.”
Wide-Open Spaces and Elevated Experiences That Go Beyond Expectation
“We innovated with purpose and created Norwegian Prima to push the boundaries of conventional
cruising, offering our guests more wide-open spaces, thoughtful art, and design, and world-class service
which places our guests at the heart of it all,” added Sommer.
Norwegian Prima will offer the highest staffing levels and space ratio of any new cruise ship in the
contemporary and premium cruise category, delivering an unrivaled guest experience. She will offer the
the largest variety of suite categories available at sea with 13 suite categories as well as the largest three-
bedroom suites of any new cruise ship and the Brand’s largest-ever inside, oceanview, and balcony
staterooms, including the Brand’s largest-ever bathrooms and showers for standard stateroom
categories. Norwegian Prima will also offer the most outdoor deck space of any new cruise ship including
more total pool deck space than any other ship in NCL’s fleet as well as multiple infinity pools and vast
outdoor walkways allowing guests to take in the sea, the ocean breeze, and a variety of elevated
The Elevated Haven By Norwegian
To provide guests with an unrivaled experience in luxury cruising, The Haven by Norwegian on
Norwegian Prima has been elevated to offer the Brand’s most exclusive and centralized suite complex.
Spanning eight decks of suites and public areas, the ultra-premium keycard only access ship-within-a-
ship concept provides guests with private amenities, dedicated services, and the most luxurious
accommodations on board. For the first time, the Cruise Line relocated all 107 Haven suites to the aft (the
rear of the ship) within close proximity of private elevators exclusively reserved for Haven guests. These
elevators rise directly into The Haven public areas on decks 16 and 17. NCL evolved The Haven’s design
to be more open to the sea than ever before. For the first time, every public area in The Haven offers
stunning sea and destination views. The Haven Courtyard on Norwegian Prima has been transformed
into an expansive Haven Sundeck, boasting a stunning new infinity pool overlooking the ship’s wake and
a new outdoor spa with a glass-walled sauna and cold room.
Pushing the boundaries of exclusive design within the reimagined exclusive space, all public areas and
suites in The Haven have been designed by Piero Lissoni, one of Italy’s preeminent designers. Lissoni
provided an elegant and sophisticated design to The Haven Sundeck, The Haven Restaurant, The Haven
Lounge & Bar and the Outdoor Spa: Sauna and Cold Room.
Outdoor Living on Ocean Boulevard
Furthering the elevated experience that places guests first and understanding the important connection
they have with the outdoors and proximity to the sea, NCL reimagined its industry pioneering The
Waterfront by doubling the space and adding a greater variety of experiences and dining options than
ever before by introducing Ocean Boulevard.
Located on deck eight, Ocean Boulevard at 44,000 square feet long, wraps around the entire deck,
allowing guests to walk around the entire ship and experience amazing ocean views while having the
the choice to partake in numerous exceptional outdoor activities.
Global Cuisine with Indulge Food Hall
As part of the multifaceted experiences offered on Ocean Boulevard, NCL introduced the Brand’s first-
ever upscale open-air marketplace with Indulge Food Hall. Created to elevate the guest-sensory
experience on Norwegian Prima, Indulge Food Hall offers visitors diverse menu items from a variety of
culinary venues as well as a mix of indoor and outdoor seating.

NCL’s first-ever food hall was thoughtfully designed, offering various cuisines and showcasing captivating
colours and smells with 11 venues including returning guest culinary favourites Coco’s, serving artisan
sweet treats; Q Texas Smokehouse, boasting delicious American Southern comfort food and barbecue;
and Starbucks. Indulge will unveil first-ever dining venues including Seaside Rotisserie, offering a wide
array of rotisserie-cooked dishes; Nudls, an emporium serving noodle dishes from around the world, from
Italian to Thai cuisines; Tamara, preparing classic Indian dishes and multiple vegetarian food options;
The Latin Quarter, serving classic Latin food with a twist; Tapas Food Truck, cooking elevated Spanish-
inspired street food; Garden Kitchen, where guests can order customized salads with more than two
dozen ingredients to choose from; Just Desserts, featuring classic dessert items such as pies and cakes
and Just-Ice Cream serves all guests’ favourite ice cream flavours and over-the-top decadent creations.
Hybrid Dining on Ocean Boulevard
Adding to the culinary offerings available on Norwegian Prima’s Ocean Boulevard, the site will host three
additional dining venues offering both indoor and outdoor seating including Onda By Scarpetta, Los
Lobos and The Local Bar & Grill. Onda by Scarpetta, which debuted on Norwegian Encore in 2019 and
also available on Norwegian Spirit, will showcase the rich and bold flavours for which the modern Italian
land-based, award-winning Scarpetta restaurants are recognized. The venue, designed by esteemed
design firm Studio Dado, features an elegant atmosphere, modern design, and expansive indoor and
outdoor ocean views. Los Lobos, the Brand’s premium Mexican restaurant, returns on Norwegian Prima
to boast traditional Mexican flavours with modern flair set in a contemporary atmosphere also designed
by Studio Dado. The revamped Local Bar & Grill set in an upscale beach club atmosphere will showcase
live music where guests can relax and enjoy cocktails and classic Americana cuisine.
A Day on Ocean Boulevard: The Concourse, Infinity Beach, Oceanwalk, and La Terraza
Created to be a destination in and of itself within Norwegian Prima and furthering the day-to-day elevated
guest experiences available on Ocean Boulevard, the Company unveiled additional “firsts” for the Brand
including The Concourse, an outdoor sculpture garden that features an art wall designed by famed artist
David Harber and six installations designed by Alexander Krivosheiw featuring immersive art inspired by
ancient mythology and contemporary abstract forms. The seven sculptures, valued at over $2 million,
offer stunning effects that change as the sun sets, making them perfect for photos and social media
posts. Guests can also relax at Infinity Beach featuring two infinity pools, one located on each side of the
ship and close to the ocean surface, which is an industry-design first that allows pool-goers to take in the
vastness of the ocean while soaking in the open air. The two Oceanwalk glass bridges, also new to the
Brand, will provide guests with photographic, breath-taking views that will make them feel as if they are
walking on air over the water. La Terraza, an open-air lounge, features a quaint retreat for visitors to
catch stellar forward-facing sea views.
Bucket-List Itineraries on the Industry’s Newest Ship
Summer 2022: Northern Europe and The UK
Following a string of inaugural cruises and beginning August 2022, Norwegian Prima will be the newest
ship embarking in Northern Europe. From 17 th August to 13 th September 2022, she will sail a series of
eight-day voyages from Amsterdam, the Netherlands, and Copenhagen, Denmark, offering guests the
opportunity to explore the continent’s Northern Europe, Norwegian Fjords, and Baltic regions.
Autumn/Winter 2022: Bermuda and The Caribbean
On 23 rd September, Norwegian Prima will depart Southampton, England, on a 12-day transatlantic
voyage visiting Lerwick, Scotland with an overnight in Reykjavik, Iceland, before arriving in Halifax, Nova
Scotia, and ending her journey in New York to commence a five-day roundtrip itinerary on 10 th October to
Bermuda, where she will make her debut as the newest ship sailing the fall and winter season. On 15 th
October, she will depart from New York on a 12-day open-jaw immersive Caribbean itinerary where she
will be the newest ship in the region and for the first time ever for NCL, the vessel will visit Galveston, TX.
She will have calls to Willemstad, Curacao; Kralendijk, Bonaire; Oranjestad, Aruba, with all visits featuring
between nine and 10 in-port hours. On 31 st October, Norwegian Prima will kickstart her Caribbean season
departing from Galveston, TX, to Miami on an 11-day itinerary with visits to Willemstad, Curacao;
Kralendijk, Bonaire, and the Company’s recently enhanced private island Great Stirrup Cay, Bahamas.

From 19 th November to 3 rd December, Norwegian Prima will sail from Miami offering three, seven-day
Western Caribbean cruises visiting Harvest Caye, the Company’s private resort destination in Belize, in
addition to other notable ports including Cozumel, Mexico, and Roatan Island, Honduras.
Autumn/Winter 2022-2023: Western Caribbean Voyages Homeporting from Orlando, Fla. (Port
From 11 to December 2022, to 19 th March 2023, Norwegian Prima will homeport in Orlando, Fla. (Port
Canaveral), sailing 15 roundtrip Western Caribbean voyages featuring five, seven, and nine-day port-rich
itineraries visiting notable destinations, including Cozumel, Mexico; Ocho Rios, Jamaica; Grand Cayman,
The Cayman Islands, and NCL’s private island, Great Stirrup Cay, in the Bahamas.
Spring 2023: Bermuda
Starting 28 th March to 7 th May, Norwegian Prima will sail a mini-season of five and mostly seven-day
roundtrip Bermuda voyages from New York. She will call at Norfolk, Virginia – the gateway to Virginia
Beach and the historic area of Colonial Williamsburg. The vessel will also sail to the Royal Naval
Dockyard in Bermuda, where itineraries include one or two overnight stays at the Royal Naval Dockyard
to allow flexibility for guests to explore its shops, restaurants, and pristine beaches on their own time.
Spring and Summer 2023: Northern Europe
On 14 th May, Norwegian Prima heads back to Iceland and Northern Europe, departing on an 11-day
transatlantic journey from New York City to Reykjavik, Iceland, visiting Halifax and Sydney, Nova Scotia,
before making calls to several immersive Icelandic ports, including Akureyri, which resides on the longest
fjord in Iceland and Isafjordur, where guests can take in Icelandic Viking history and unspoiled natural
marvels. The voyage culminates in Reykjavik with an overnight stay, where guests can partake in the
cosmopolitan experiences of Iceland’s capital and largest city featuring contemporary art, a growing
culinary scene and thriving music culture while also maintaining a connection to the great outdoors with
geothermal springs and whale watching activities.
From 25 th May to 7 th September, Norwegian Prima’s summer 2023 season will offer a mix of 10 and 11-
day Norway and Iceland sailings from Reykjavik, Iceland, and Southampton, England, featuring extensive
port time between nine and 14 in-port hours to offer guests an immersive experience. Throughout her
voyage, guests will have the unique opportunity to cruise through the remarkable Heritage Fjords, a
UNESCO World Heritage site, where Norwegian Prima will be one of the few ships that meet the criteria
to sail in these environmentally protected waters. Other bucket-list worthy destinations include a call to
Geiranger, Norway, featuring 14 hours in port where guests can visit Norway’s most famous fjord,
Geiranger Fjord is an awe-inspiring deep blue UNESCO-protected nine-mile fjord surrounded by majestic,
snow-covered mountain peaks, wild waterfalls, and lush vegetation. The world-famous Seven Sisters and
The Bridal Veil waterfalls are just two of the numerous cascades that run down the steep mountainside
throughout Geiranger Fjord. Norwegian Prima will also call to Olden, Norway, and feature 10 hours in port
with access to the jaw-dropping Briksdal Glacier, a branch of the famous Jostedal Glacier, where guests
can partake in once-in-a-lifetime hikes and nature trails.
On 17 th September, Norwegian Prima concludes her summer 2023 season with a 14-day roundtrip
voyage from Southampton, England, featuring between seven and 10 in-port hours with notable calls to
Dublin, Ireland; Isafjordur and Akureyri, Iceland, with an overnight in Reykjavik; and visits to Geiranger,
Olden, and Stavanger, Norway.
For rendered images and video content of the all-new Norwegian Prima, please click here.
For more information about Norwegian Cruise Line ships and their itineraries, or to book a cruise, please
contact a travel professional, call 0333 2412319, or visit www.ncl.com.

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