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Thursday,  June 13, 2024 2:30 AM 

NCL christens Bliss in Seattle

NCL christens Bliss in Seattle

Norwegian Cruise Line executed an industry first event with the christening of Norwegian Bliss broadcasted throughout the ship’s multiple venues to the over 2,500 guests in attendance.

Following the official bottle-break led by Godfather Elvis Duran, guests were in awe as a bevy of stars performed in six different venues including the Bliss Theater where three-time Grammy award-winning rock band and headliner, Train, along with a performance by Gloria Gaynor and other acts.

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Earlier in the day Norwegian’s senior director of guest experiences and innovation, Simon Murray, and Tom Norwalk, president and chief executive officer of Visit Seattle, hosted an intimate event on one of the top deck’s honoring the continued partnership between Norwegian Cruise Line and the Port of Seattle.

Alaska and beyond

After a performance by Northwest Tap Connection (a youth program with a mission to provide quality dance and job opportunities to under-served communities), two skydivers descended over Norwegian Bliss bearing banners – “#NorwegianBliss” and “Norwegian Cruise Line.” Shortly after, Andy Stuart dropped in for a surprise appearance to present the local group with a donation of $10,000, representing the company’s continued support for the city and its community.

Norwegian Bliss will cruise seven-day voyages to Alaska from Seattle beginning June 2 and then in October she will sail select voyages to the Mexican Riviera from Los Angeles. For her fall/winter season, she will sail to the Eastern Caribbean from Miami and in 2019; she will sail from New York City to the Bahamas and Florida, the Southern and Western Caribbean.