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Norwegian Debuts Ice Cream Bar Concept on Norwegian Breakaway

Guests on board can indulge in a variety of specialty sundaes and ice cream treats; new concept will also be available on Norwegian Getaway

Miami   -    Sep 17, 2013   ---   

Norwegian Cruise Line announced today that a brand new Ice Cream Bar* concept debuted on board the line's newest ship, Norwegian Breakaway and will also be available on Norwegian Getaway upon her arrival to Miami in February 2014.

 

Guests sailing on board Norwegian Breakaway's seven-day Bermuda or Bahamas and Florida cruises from New York City or on Norwegian Getaway's seven-day Eastern Caribbean sailings from Miami, can indulge in a variety of specialty sundaes, floats, shakes and other ice cream treats during their cruise.

 

Located inside O'Sheehan's, the ships' 24-hour neighborhood bars, Norwegian Breakaway and Getaway's Ice Cream Bars serve up the most delectable classic ice cream parlor creations, from floats, milkshakes and malted shakes, to egg creams and a variety of spectacular ice cream sundaes.

 

The signature item on the Ice Cream Bar menu is the enormously delicious Breakaway or Getaway Sundae. This massive ice cream creation serves from three to four guests, includes a whopping nine scoops of ice cream in up to three different flavors and is topped with "everything but the kitchen sink," from chocolate fudge, butterscotch and raspberry sauces to chocolate shavings, sprinkles, crumbled Oreos, sliced almonds, marshmallows, gummy bears, whipped cream and cherries.

 

"We've recreated a classic ice cream parlor on Norwegian Breakaway adding yet another exciting innovation to our newest ship," said Kevin Sheehan, Norwegian Cruise Line's chief executive officer. "The launch of the Ice Cream Bar on board has been extremely well received and we look forward to debuting it on Norwegian Getaway in February 2014. Our guests are delighted by the variety of ice cream creations ? especially the runaway fan favorite, the Breakaway Sundae."

 

The over-the-top menu also features an assortment of mouth-watering ice cream sundae creations, including classic Hot Fudge Sundaes, Hot Caramel Sundaes and Banana Splits. The menu also features other sundae favorites such as classic Peach Melba, with peaches, vanilla ice cream, raspberry sauce and whipped cream; and Pear William, made with pears, vanilla ice cream, chocolate sauce and whipped cream.

 

For more information on the incredible features and accommodations on Norwegian Breakaway, visit www.breakaway.ncl.com or Norwegian Getaway, visit www.getaway.ncl.com. To book a cruise on Norwegian Breakaway or Norwegian Getaway, contact a travel professional, call Norwegian at 800-327-7030 or visit www.ncl.com.

 

About Norwegian Cruise Line

 

Norwegian Cruise Line is the innovator in cruise travel with a 46-year history of breaking the boundaries of traditional cruising, most notably with the introduction of Freestyle Cruising which revolutionized the industry by giving guests more freedom and flexibility. Today, Norwegian invites guests to "Cruise Like a Norwegian" on one of 12 purpose-built Freestyle Cruising ships, providing guests the opportunity to enjoy a relaxed, resort style cruise vacation on some of the newest and most contemporary ships at sea. Recently, the line was named "Europe's Leading Cruise Line" by the World Travel Awards for the sixth consecutive year.

 

The Company took delivery of its most innovative ship to date, the 4,000-passenger Norwegian Breakaway on April 25, 2013. Known as New York's ship, Norwegian Breakaway is the largest vessel to homeport year-round in the city and includes hull art by legendary artist Peter Max; seafood restaurant Ocean Blue by famed New York Iron Chef Geoffrey Zakarian; bakery by Buddy Valastro, star of the TLC series "Cake Boss;" and fitness classes and a retrospective display from the ship's iconic godmothers, the Rockettes®. The entertainment lineup includes three Broadway shows: Rock of Ages, Burn the Floor and Cirque Dreams? & Dinner: Jungle Fantasy. Sister ship Norwegian Getaway, currently under construction at Meyer Werft, will be the largest ship to homeport year-round in Miami and will sail Eastern Caribbean voyages beginning in February. The Company also has two larger "Breakaway Plus" vessels on order for delivery in the fall of 2015 and spring of 2017.

 

The Company's largest ship, the 4,100 passenger Norwegian Epic has been named "Best Overall Cruise Ship" by the readers of Travel Weekly two years in a row and "Best Ship for Sea Days" by Cruise Critic. Norwegian Cruise Line is the official cruise line of Blue Man Group, appearing for the first time at sea on Norwegian Epic, as well as the official cruise line of Legends in Concert, The Second City®, Howl at the Moon Dueling Pianos, and Nickelodeon, the number-one entertainment brand for kids. Cirque Dreams? & Dinner is also featured on board Norwegian Epic as the first show of its kind at sea under a big top.

 

High resolution, downloadable images are available at www.ncl.com/pressroom. For further information on Norwegian Cruise Line, visit www.ncl.com, follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram @Norwegiancruiseline, Pin us on Pinterest, watch us on YouTube, or contact us in the U.S. and Canada at 888-NCL-CRUISE (625-2784).

 

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*A la carte pricing applies. Sundaes range from $2.50-4.75 and $12.75 for the Breakaway/Getaway Sundae.

 


AnneMarie Mathews
Vice President of Public Relations
Public Relations Department
7665 Corporate Center Drive
Miami, FL 33126
305-436-4713
publicrelations@ncl.com