Holidaymakers can now start securing places onboard Norwegian Cruise Lines
' (NCL) magnificent ship the Norwegian Epic
The company opened the order book for its largest vessel to the general public today (September 17th) for its inaugural voyage, which will be from Southampton to New York.
Departing the south of England city on June 24th 2010, the transatlantic journey will end in New York on July 1st 2010.
"In true maritime fashion, Norwegian Epic will make the non-stop crossing from the UK to New York in just one week," said Kevin Sheehan, Norwegian's chief executive officer.
"This seven-day voyage gives our guests the opportunity to be the first to immerse themselves in all of the innovative and varied activities, world-class dining and spectacular entertainment that will be offered on Norwegian Epic."
Norwegian Cruise Lines has also announced that a new seven-day Eastern Caribbean cruise will be added to the ship's maiden season
Popular theatre company Blue Man Group, which uses a combination of music, comedy and multimedia theatrics for its shows, will perform in the ship's 685-seat theatre.
Written by Chris Smith.