Norwegian Cruise Line has announced a new partnership with Nickelodeon in which select Norwegian ships will feature Nickelodeon-themed family entertainment and programming all year long. Beginning in April on Norwegian Jewel and this summer on Norwegian Epic, Nickelodeonand Norwegian experiences for the entire family will include: character meet and greets and interactive game shows. The three-year partnership also includes select specialty Nickelodeon-themed cruises each year, featuring Nickelodeon TV stars, show premieres and continuous themed-entertainment on the ship.
"At a time when families are seeking special travel experiences, we see an opportunity to build on the success of our previous Nickelodeon cruises to create a unique family cruise vacation experience with Norwegian Cruise Line," said Howard Smith, executive vice president, Nickelodeon Recreation.
Nickelodeon at Seawill launch on Norwegian Jewel when the ship begins sailing from New York in late April, and on Norwegian Epic when she launches in July. Each cruise will feature live Nickelodeon-themed interactive shows, including: SlimeTime LIVE! with Nick's signature slime; Nick Live! Poolside entertainment; character breakfasts and meet and greets and Nick-themed dance parties. Nickelodeon-themed elements will also be incorporated into Norwegian's Kids' Crew program.
In addition to the year-round programming on Norwegian Jewel and Norwegian Epic, special Nickelodeon-themed cruises will be offered annually. These cruises will include: special appearances by the Network's live talent; show premieres; more live game shows and opportunities to visit with kids' favourite Nick characters. The first of the Nickelodeon-themed specialty cruises is scheduled on Norwegian Jewel later this year. More details and an on sale date will be released soon.