There are some incredible ocean and river cruise ships launching in the year ahead – Nick Dalton has the lowdown to help you plan your next cruise holiday
1. Norwegian Getaway
Launches: February 2014
The 4,000-passenger family ship Norwegian Getaway, from Norwegian Cruise Line, is an entertainment hothouse, with the chance to see award-winners perform at the Grammy Experience. There’s also a three-story sports complex with water park and fireworks on every sailing. Add to that 27 dining options and accommodation for everyone from singles to families, and you have quite a cruise ship.
A nine-night Eastern Caribbean fly-cruise from Miami on board Norwegian Getaway with return flights from London Heathrow to Miami, departing 21 February 2014, costs from £1,524pp, based on two people sharing an inside stateroom. Ports of call include Phillipsburg (St Maarten), St Thomas (US Virgin Islands) and Nassau (Bahamas). 01612 362 444; ncl.co.uk.
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