The Blue Man Group on Norwegian Epic | pic Ken Howard

Entertainment on an Epic scale

July 4th, 2010 in Cruising by Sarah Lee 2

With today being American Independence Day its fitting New York’s Macy’s 4th of July fireworks are hosted by Epic, the new ship from Norwegian Cruise Lines. Entertainment is an intrinsic part of cruising and though it can amount to a few cheesy line dancing sessions it’s generally good – very good. But now Norwegian Epic is taking on-board entertainment to another level.

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Could singletons meeting in The Studio's Living Room turn Epic into the Loveboat?

Epic’s solo Studios could change the face of cruising

July 2nd, 2010 in Cruising by Sarah Lee 0

There was a time when cruising was the domain of the newlywed and nearly dead. But Norwegian Cruise Line seems intent on changing cruising demographics with Epic, their latest ship being christened in New York this afternoon. NCL has done something daring in cruising – introducing 128 staterooms for solo travellers with no single supplement.

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All aboard Norwegian Epic | pic NCL

All aboard Norwegian Epic for a whistlestop tour

June 30th, 2010 in Cruising by Sarah Lee 1

I recently hopped aboard Norwegian Cruise Lines’ Epic for a nosey round ahead of the ship’s official naming ceremony in New York. The UK launch has been followed up by a fully-booked sailing to the city where Epic will host the 34th Annual Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks event before heading to its homeport of Miami on July 7 for it’s launch.

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Norwegian Epic promises big things for solo travellers

Epic news for solo cruisers

February 2nd, 2010 in Cruising by Sarah Lee 1

Last week Norwegian Cruise Lines (NCL) announced that it will be bringing it’s newest ship Norwegian Epic to the UK for Summer 2011 sailings around the Mediterranean. The ship is set to deliver a host of new features when it launches later this year. The company is hoping it’s most innovative of ships will appeal to everyone – not just the families usually found on an NCL cruise.

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