Norwegian Cruise Line makes full return to service

Norwegian Spirit has resumed operations marking the completion of Norwegian Cruise Line’s restart plan.

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Ten months after Norwegian Cruise Line officially made its cruise comeback with Norwegian Jade sailing from the port of Athens, the company has now brought its entire 17-ship fleet back into service.

The last ship to return, Norwegian Spirit resumed operations in the South Pacific. The ship will offer a series of longer cruises linking the region to Hawaii. During its first post-pandemic trip, Spirit is sailing a 12-night voyage from Papeete to Honolulu. During the one-way voyage the ship will call at four our destinations in French Polynesia and four ports in Hawaii.

Norwegian Spirit will reposition to Alaska in late June. Based in Seattle, the ship will offer five- to 11-night voyages to Haines, Hubbard Glacier, Icy Strait Point, Juneau, Ketchikan, Sitka, Skagway, Tracy Arm Fjord, Vancouver, Victoria and more.

Norwegian Spirit entered service in 1999 with for Star Cruises as SuperStar Leo. In 2004 the Asian cruise line transferred the ship to Norwegian Cruise Line. In 2020 Norwegian Spirit received a $100 million bow-to-stern renovation in Marseille, France. The revitalized Norwegian Spirit re-emerged with a complete reconstruction of most of its public areas and cabins. The renovation included 14 new venues, additional staterooms and an expanded Mandara Spa. Also included were new complimentary dining venues and an additional main dining room, Taste; the 24-hour eatery, The Local Bar and Grill; the all-day dining outlet, Garden Café; the Great Outdoors Bar; and Waves Pool Bar. For more details visit Norwegian Spirit receives bow-to-stern renovation.

Also read: Princess Cruises: updated return to service schedule

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