Cruise News Recap | Week of March 19, 2023

1. Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings’ CEO Frank Del Rio has announced that he will be stepping down later this year.

2. Disney Cruise Line has announced the first sailings that will visit its new private destination in the Bahamas, Lighthouse Point.

3. A former Holland America ship is getting a new life as it’s scheduled to reenter service with a new cruise line in the Greek islands later this year.

4. Norwegian Cruise Line is quietly switching back to e-muster drills after moving back to traditional ones this past January.

5. Cruises aboard Carnival’s upcoming ship Carnival Firenze out of Long Beach, California have opened for booking.

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Norwegian Encore (Photo courtesy of Norwegian Cruise Line)

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Sarah Bretz

Sarah has been writing about the cruise industry since 2015. She’s been on 10 cruises and counting, and her favorite onboard activities include trying out the water slides, spending time in the spa’s thermal suite, eating lots of food, and attending the love & marriage show. You can keep up with her on Instagram at @IAmSarahJaneB.

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