NCL-Norwegian Cruise Line celebrated company's first homeporting season from Amsterdam Holland with Norwegian Pearl's European debut - growing brand's presence to 6 liners in Northern Europe for the first time ever.
On Saturday, June 8, the Captain of Norwegian Pearl, Paul von Knorring, and the officers were honored with a plaque and key to the port city from local officials from the Port of Amsterdam, Amsterdam Cruise Port and Passenger Terminal Amsterdam.
On May 11, the 2,400-passenger NCL Pearl ship embarked on its first European summer season, becoming the largest liner to cruise on Thames River (at Tilbury, Essex England). Pearl will cruise the North Sea and Baltic Sea through the end of June, prior to the Atlantic coastal repositioning to Civitavecchia-Rome Italy for a season of varied Mediterranean cruises.
Conveniently situated near Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, the 3rd busiest international airport in Europe, and the cultural attractions of the city, guests can explore the various sites of the Dutch capital from its Avant Garde architecture and iconic canals to its charming streets and quaint cafes before or after setting sail on Norwegian Pearl.
During her first European season, Norwegian Pearl will offer 10-14-day voyages to the Greek Isles, Mediterranean, French, Spanish and Italian Riviera’s out of Amsterdam, Barcelona, Venice, and Rome through October 14.