NCL continues Great Cruise Comeback with the restart of its 7th ship, Norwegian Bliss

   October 26, 2021 ,   Cruise Industry

NCL-Norwegian Cruise Line continues its Great Cruise Comeback with the restart of its 7th ship, Norwegian Bliss, sailing week-long cruises to the Mexican Riviera from Los Angeles (Long Beach-San Pedro, California).

Norwegian Bliss will be the fleet’s 2nd vessel operating from the West Coast following the restart of Norwegian Encore (Alaska from Seattle Washington) in August 2021.

On Sunday, October. 24, Norwegian Bliss’ crew welcomed guests as they embarked to sail the Mexican Riviera while looking forward to enjoying onboard experiences like world-class fare across 19 dining options, 20 bars & lounges, a 2-level racetrack with Bliss Speedway, and Broadway-style entertainment including “Six: The Musical”.

Norwegian Bliss will sail from Los Angeles World Cruise Center on week-long cruises and 5-day sailings to the Mexican Riviera, calling at Cabo San Lucas, Puerto Vallarta (Jalisco), Mazatlan (Sinaloa), Ensenada (Baja California Mexico).

On January 21, 2022, the ship will embark on a 14-day voyage crossing the Panama Canal and calling at notable destinations like Cabo San Lucas (Baja California Mexico), Puntarenas (Puerto Caldera) Costa Rica, and Cartagena (Colombia) prior to making her way to PortMiami Florida.

Norwegian’s Great Cruise Comeback to redeploy the entire fleet started on July 25 when Norwegian Jade was the first ship to set sail with 7-day itineraries to the Greek Isles following a 500-day suspension. NCL Norwegian Encore became the first cruise ship in the fleet to restart cruising from the United States on August 7 and is currently sailing an inaugural season of week-long Alaska cruises from Seattle WA.

Norwegian Bliss cruise ship

On August 15, Norwegian Gem was the first cruise ship in the fleet to restart operations from Miami and set sail from the new NCL Terminal at PortMiami FL with week-long Caribbean voyages and 4-day cruises to the Bahamas.

Norwegian Epic restarted from Barcelona on September 5, offering 7-day cruises through October 24 to the Western Mediterranean. On September 13, Norwegian Getaway restarted from Civitavecchia-Rome, sailing 10- to 11-day Greek Isles itineraries through October 25. On September 26, Norwegian Breakaway commenced week-long cruises to Bermuda from NYC New York.

Additional liners are expected to restart in North America during the autumn.