This is an archived post that originally appeared on CruiseInd on Jan 11, 2014 @ 12:11
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The Norwegian Getaway just departed for her maiden voyage. A 7-Day Eastern Caribbean cruise, Round-trip from Miami.
The Godmothers of the ship. The Miami Dolphin Cheerleaders.
The Norwegian Getaway has now been christened. Photos via Twitter to follow:
— Doug Parker (@CruiseRadio) February 7, 2014
The Norwegian Getaway has appeared on the Norwegian Pearls Webcam this morning:
After a quick stop in Nassau, the Norwegian Getaway is now sailing into Miami.
Cruise Industry News posted their video from inside the Bud Light Hotel. I think they definitely should have overlaid an audit track on it.
The Norwegian Getaway has just sailed under the Verrazano Bridge on her way out to the Atlantic. She’ll be arriving in Nassau on February 5th.
As the Bud Light Hotel transforms back to the Norwegian Getaway, PR Newswire has the final figures from the Bud Light Hotel experience:
- 2: ships (a brand-new cruise ship and the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum)
- 4: days and nights of exclusive parties and VIP concerts at Bud Light Hotel
- 11: number of musical acts confirmed to perform at Bud Light Hotel, including Foo Fighters, Imagine Dragons, The Roots and Fall Out Boy
- 13: days it took to transform the full event space into the Bud Light Hotel
- 45: bars and restaurants open to Hotel guests throughout the weekend
- 1,500: man-hours required to turn the two ships and surrounding space into Bud Light Hotel New York
- 1,900: staterooms on the cruise ship
- 4,000: approximate number of guests attending Bud Light Hotel nightly events
- 300,000: square feet of event space at Bud Light Hotel
Enjoy the Game!
They even covered the NCL logo on the ships funnel.
All the bars on the ship have apparently been turned into this:
— Andrew Stanfill (@madshrew) January 30, 2014
— CNBCBeerNews (@CNBCBeerNews) January 30, 2014
In preparation of the big game tonight; heres a collection of photos from the various parties on the Bud Light Hotel (Norwegian Getaway).
NY1 video with comments from NCL CEO Kevin Sheehan. Interesting bits where he talks about the charter contract.
Here’s a New York Times preview of the Bud Light Hotel (a.k.a. Norwegian Getaway.)
The Norwegian Breakaway pulled in alongside the Getaway this morning. Both sisterships are now docked right next to each other at pier 88.
— Joe Tolley (@cruise_social) January 29, 2014
The Getaway is currently berthing back at pier 88 having returned from her preview cruise. Let the super bowl charter commence.
The Norwegian Getaway departed last night on a 2-night preview cruise for agents and invited guests.
Flickr user Colin Cashmore has these fantastic photos of her all lit up. See more on his Flickr page.
Andy Stuart, NCL’s EVP Global Sales & Passenger Services, just tweeted the Getaway team at the NASDAQ to open it this morning.
via Flickr user ses7
Note the ice that’s forming on the Hudson.
Here’s a 30min video of the Getaway arriving. via PortFever on Youtube
The Getaway has safely arrived from her transatlantic crossing and is now berthed at Manhattan’s west side piers. She’s docked at pier 88.
She’s seen at the very end, upriver in the below photo from via earth cam.
Sailing in front of the Statue of Liberty via Earth Cam
Sailing in front of the Statue of Liberty via Earth Cam
On the left side of the photo via EarthCam
She’s now currently sailing under the Verrazano and now officially in New York harbor. Shes making 20 knots!
She’s picked up her pilots and now should be sailing under the Verrazano Bridge in a few minutes.
Norwegian Getaway is now inbound for New York Harbor.
According to her AIS, shes reporting an arrival at Ambrose light at 04:30am EST Sunday. Ambrose is the area where the ships will typically pick up the harbor pilot for entrance into New York harbor. Interesting fact, when the Blue Ribband was awarded, the trophy for fastest transatlantic crossing, they used Ambrose as the starting/finishing point for New York.
As we get ready for the Getaway’s arrival in New York tomorrow morning, stay tuned here for the latest in pictures and news.
Here are 2 more albums from guests onboard the preview cruise from Rotterdam.
Reports from onboard the ship suggest that NCL capped the bookings for her transatlantic crossing. There’s said to be only 1,100 passengers onboard. The ships double occupancy is 4,500.
The 145,655gt ship has now left the busy English Channel and its full away on passage to New York.
Andreas Depping of Depping Design has posted his collection of photos from the Getaway. My estimates put it at well over 340 photos, with 159 of them being interior shots. If you have questions about the ship or every wondered about her public rooms, this is where you’d find your answers. Enjoy!
Norwegian Getaway now headed down the Solent and out to sea on an preview cruise.
As the Norwegian Getaway is now safely berthed in Southampton, here her arrival captured on Twitter.
Here are 100 photos USA Today just posted at their CruiseLog page. By far, the most comprehensive that we have.
Now that I look at it. It seems her Atrium area is the exact same as her sisters.
Here’s a webcam from Rotterdam that you can use to watch the ship. (Must have Java installed unfortunately)
An Italian forum has a member posting live from onboard the ship.
Here she is in Rotterdam. There are also 26 interior photos from today while moored in Rotterdam.
Here are 29 photos from the handover ceremony. There’s also some Interior shots like the one above.