November 07, 2007

Norwegian Cruise Lines will add 32 Bahamas itineraries to its schedule by 2009. The bulk of the sailings will be made by NCL's newest ship, the Norwegian Gem, which launched last month. NCL also plans to build two new ships, to be completed in 2010.

Celebrity Cruises rolled out a new kit Tuesday to help planners book their next meeting or incentive cruise. The kit includes a guide to Celebrity's fleet, with specs on meeting space, dining choices, accommodations and spa options, as well as an overview of corporate amenities and charter programs. Interested planners should e-mail Ron Gulaskey at