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Norwegian Cruise Line shows commitment to growing Mideast market – Brand launches 5% bonus commission for travel partners, plus $1 deposits for guests

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KUWAIT CITY, March 18: One of the leading cruises based companies in Kuwait, Cruise Center, launched the road show for the initial public offering (IPO) of its 2018 special commission from Norwegian Cruise Line and it’s offers to travel partners. The event in Kuwait showcased all the updates about Norwegian and the Monday night was full-fledged with the participation of more than 100 travel partners. For nearly one hour during the presentation, all the agents were onboard with Nick Wilkinson, Vice-President and Managing Director, Norwegian Cruise Line UK & MEA, has introduced the brand new ship Norwegian Bliss, which will be christened in April 2018. She will sail to Alaska and the Caribbean beginning in May 2018. Norwegian Bliss will feature the largest race track at sea, original new dining concepts, heart-racing water slides that round the side of the ship and so much more. The prominent personalities from the travel companies such as Alghanim, Booking Express, Jumbo, ITL, Ashkanani, Sawah, Jerallah, Cozmo are few of the participants attended the road show along with many other leading travel partners. At the event, Nick Wilkinson underlined the importance and value of the Middle East region to the brand’s overall global objectives, and revealed two exclusive incentives to support growth plans across Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Jordan, and Kuwait.

KLM — Air France Sponsored One ticket for the lucky draw winner and Cruise Center Kuwait (NCL partners) sponsored one cabin for 2 guests as well. It was the second time KLM — Air France participating with NCL for the road show and Rajat Kumar, Country manager of KLM announced the new updates on their fleets and their exciting marketing strategies with NCL for 2018 in launching exclusive Fly Cruise packages for Kuwait Market.

It’s an ongoing process of conducting such road shows by NCL and very soon, they will be planning to conduct more road shows in Kuwait with the participation of guests those sailed with NCL as well, to educate more about the floating resorts.

About Norwegian Cruise Line

Norwegian Cruise Line has demonstrated its commitment to the Middle East market during this special trade partners’ event (road show) held to mark the launch of the company’s plans for 2018. The brand has launched a 5 percent Bonus Commission for all new cruise holiday bookings. This incentive is exclusive to all travel partners in the Middle East market, for bookings made between March 11-25 2018 only. This incentive is applicable on a wide selection of sailings, including the Western Mediterranean, the Baltics, the Canary Islands, Southern and Western Caribbean and Alaska.

In addition, Norwegian is offering guests another reason to explore new destinations around the world and book their next cruise holiday with $1 deposits. From March 15-19 only, guests will have five days to take advantage of $1 deposits when they book a new cruise in a studio inside, ocean view, and balcony or mini-suite category stateroom. This limited time offer is available fleet wide, providing guests the freedom and flexibility to design their perfect cruise getaway. This is offer may also be combined with other incredible promotions available in March.

n Norwegian’s popular Free at Sea promotion will be extended through to March 19. This signature value-added offer provides guests who book a new three-day or longer sailing in an ocean view, balcony or mini-suite category stateroom with the opportunity to select their preference of two free choices from five spectacular onboard amenity offers, including free unlimited open bar, $50 towards shore excursions in each port per stateroom,a free specialty dining package, 250 minutes of free Wi-Fi, or Norwegian’s Friends & Family Sail Free offer that allows the third and fourth guests to sail for free on many 2018 sail dates. Inside staterooms, as well as Norwegian’s Studio staterooms for solo travelers, can choose one free offer. Those who want to enjoy more luxurious amenities, can book a cruise in a suite or The Haven by Norwegian® and enjoy all five free amenities, providing up to $2,700 in overall value to their cruise.

n Now through to March 19, guests can book a new three, four or five-day Bahamas or Cuba cruise aboard Norwegian Sun or Norwegian Sky with free unlimited open bar and Norwegian’s Free at Sea All-Inclusive. With this amazing offer, guests will choose from five onboard amenities including a $50 specialty dining credit, $50 towards shore excursions in each port, 100 minutes of complimentary Wi-Fi, a photo package with 10 free images, or Norwegian’s Friends & Family Sail Free offer that allows the third and fourth guests to sail for free on select sailings.

n The beautiful state of Hawaii is a cruisers paradise and Pride of America is the only ship in the world that can sail an incredible seven-day inter-island itinerary round trip from Honolulu year-round. Guests looking to experience over 100 hours in port time and explore the wonders of four different islands can take advantage of Norwegian’s Free at Sea Hawaii offer, which has also been extended through to March 19. Guests who book a new cruise vacation aboard Pride of America, have the freedom to choose from five offers to enrich their cruising experience, including a free one-night pre-cruise hotel stay with an option to select reduced airfare starting at $399 from select gateways, a free specialty dining package, free pre-paid service charges for the first and second guest in the stateroom, free $50 per port shore excursion credit per stateroom, or Norwegian’s Friends & Family Sail free,allowing the third and fourth guests in each stateroom also to sail for free on many 2018 sail dates. Guests who book a suite aboard Pride of America can enjoy all five offers.

“With the increasing importance of the Middle East market to Norwegian Cruise Line, we are delighted to launch our 5 percent Bonus Commission incentive and $1 deposits to support both partners and guests when making a new booking with us”. Nick Wilkinson, VP and Managing Director, UK&I and MEA.