What does a mega-cruise ship have to do with New York City? NLC’s newest floating city was inspired by a real city, meant to embody the New York way of life. Find out more about the ship, what’s happening in the cruise industry, and how it will impact you when Peter broadcasts from the NCL Breakaway.
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Featured guests include:
Captain Evans Hoyt, captain of the NCL Breakaway, talks about his 30 years at sea as an experienced seafarer and his responsibility for all aspects of the ship, including its guests and crew.
David Molyneaux, blogger and editor at TheTravelMavens.com and AllThingsCruise.com, gives his thoughts on the Breakaway, and reveals cruise ship trends for 2013.
Denis Prguda, Norwegian Breakaway’s hotel director, tells us what sets apart this particular ship and explains how NCL pioneered the concept of freestyle cruising.
Genevieve Brown, travel and lifestyle editor at ABC News, shares her thoughts on the trend toward megacruising and what to expect in cruising this summer.
Arnie Weissmann, editor in chief for Travel Weekly & Senior VP of North Star Travel Media, shares the latest travel news headlines today.
Kevin Sheehan, CEO of Norwegian Cruise Line, talks about why they chose New York as the Breakaway’s home port and how it will benefit travelers.
Julie Valeriote, cruise director for Norwegian’s Breakaway, talks about the Broadway-style acts and over-the-top entertainment options on the ship.
George Hobica, founder of AirfareWatchDog.com, tells us where to find savings this fall and how to snag the best travel deals.
By Katharine Rooney for PeterGreenberg.com