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Norwegian Cruise Line Wins Best Suites in the 2017 Cruise Critic Australia Editor’s Picks Award

December 16, 2017 Cruise No Comments Email Email

Norwegian Cruise Line has today been awarded “Best Suites” in Cruise Critic Australia Editors’ Picks Awards for 2017. The purpose of the awards it to highlight the best cruise lines of the year across dozens of categories, as chosen by the site’s international team of editors.

Cruise Critic said of the win: “Norwegian Jewel has introduced the ‘ship within a ship’ concept to Australia with The Haven. Hidden away on the top deck, this private area houses huge family suites, courtyard penthouses and a three-bedroom garden villa with three bathrooms and terrace. Other perks for Haven passengers include an exclusive lounge, sun deck, pool and hot tub, with a dedicated butler and concierge service.”

Vice President of Sales for Norwegian Cruise Line Australia and New Zealand, Nicole Costantin, said: “Norwegian Cruise Line has been leading the way in innovative and accessible cruising for the past fifty years, and we are thrilled to have been recognised by Cruise Critic for giving our guests access to some of the best suites in contemporary cruising. This follows the recent commencement of Norwegian Jewel’s highly anticipated inaugural Australia and New Zealand homeporting season, illustrating Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings long-term commitment to the region.”

The Haven by Norwegian® is a ship-within-a-ship key card access-only enclave, offering the ultimate in luxury and service. Norwegian ensures that guests staying in The Haven will be pampered with privacy, personalised service and a deluxe array of complimentary amenities so they can experience everything a luxury holiday should offer discerning guests.  All guests staying in The Haven will enjoy 24 hour butler and concierge service, with butlers trained and certified by the International Institute of Modern Butlers; Priority embarkation and disembarkation; Distinctive gold keycard; priority boarding of tenders to shore; In-suite espresso/cappuccino machines; Gourmet treats delivered each evening; Bliss Collection by Norwegian™ pillow-top mattress; fine linens, feather duvet and pillow menu, along with plush bathrobes, slippers, and oversized towels; Access to a shore side concierge desk exclusively for guests of The Haven, which provides pre-cruise assistance enabling guests and travel partners to pre-arrange a variety of services and amenities; Complimentary room service delivery; and Bvlgari bath products.

Following her inaugural Australian and New Zealand season, Norwegian Jewel will travel to Asia, and then on to Alaska for the Northern Hemisphere summer before making her way back to Australia and New Zealand next year. The 2018/2019 homeported sailings are now on sale and offer a number of new itineraries, taking in destinations such as Cairns, Hobart, Milford Sound, and Tauranga, as well as sailings to the South Pacific, Southeast Asia, and a transpacific voyage from Vancouver to Tokyo (Yokohama).

Last refurbished in 2014 to exacting standards, Norwegian Jewel can host up to 2,376 guests, with personalised attention from 1,069 professional crew. 

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