(11:48 a.m. EST) — Norwegian Jewel is the most recent ship to finish a refurbishment as a part of Norwegian Cruise Line’s $400 million “The Norwegian Edge” initiative. The ship emerged from a two-week dry dock with new and redesigned cabins, new and refreshed venues and new leisure.
“Norwegian Jewel’s full renovation showcases our dedication to offering visitors with high quality experiences throughout the fleet and around the globe,” mentioned Andy Stuart, president and CEO of Norwegian Cruise Line. “Not solely are we revealing up to date designs and lodging all through the ship, however visitors can even get pleasure from new venues and three extremely thrilling reveals, one among which premiers for the primary time on Norwegian Jewel.”
All 1,188 cabins had been upgraded throughout the refurbishment with new TVs and USB retailers, in addition to new carpet, paintings and furnishings.
Two new Haven Deluxe Proprietor’s Suites had been added to the ship, every measuring practically 1,200 sq. ft and that includes 567-square-foot balconies and a non-public sizzling tub. Every can accommodate as much as 4 individuals.
Additionally within the Haven, updates had been made to the courtyard and extra cabanas had been added on the solar deck. All suites and villas within the Haven obtained new finishes, carpets, tiles, drapes, paintings and furnishings.
Eating places, Bars and Lounges
Two new venues had been added to Norwegian Jewel; The Pit Cease and Bliss Extremely Lounge, changing the Sky Excessive Bar and FYZZ Cabaret Lounge, respectively. The Pit Cease is an all-American bar retrofitted with classic license plates, gasoline station signage and different basic automotive parts of the period. Bliss Extremely Lounge gives late-night leisure.
Moreover, practically all different eating, bar and lounge areas on Norwegian Jewel had been up to date, together with the Atrium, which acquired a wholly refreshed look centered round a custom-designed chandelier. Different modifications embrace up to date flooring, refurbished reception and shore tour desk areas, and the addition of banquette seating and a big TV display screen.
Norwegian Jewel will function two information reveals: “Rock You Tonight” and “Velvet.” The primary showcases a medley of songs from the perfect rock bands of the ’70s, together with Queen, Journey and The Who.
“Velvet” is an Australian hit musical that makes its debut at sea on Norwegian Jewel. It options disco classics mixed with circus acrobatics, in addition to cabaret and burlesque parts. When the present premiers, it would function “X Issue UK” alum Brenda Edwards. Following her ultimately will probably be “The Voice” finalist Frenchie Davis.
Norwegian Jewel will debut in Sydney, Australia on December 1, 2018. It should sail seven- to 19-night itineraries from Sydney, Hong Kong and Singapore earlier than becoming a member of Norwegian Bliss and Norwegian Pleasure in Alaska for the summer time 2019 season.
–By Dori Saltzman, Senior Editor