By Don Douloff, March 12, 2009
Newwest Special Projects LP has signed an agreement with Norwegian Cruise Line to charter its luxury freestyle cruising ship, Norwegian Star, during the Vancouver 2010 Winter Games.
Norwegian Star will arrive in the city on Feb. 10, 2010, after a four-day journey from Los Angeles, and will dock in North Vancouver until March 2, 2010, arriving back in Los Angeles on March 6, providing pre and post cruise options.
Hosting 2,240 guests in 1,119 staterooms, the Norwegian Star offers a number of room and suite options, including inside and outside staterooms, mini-suites with balconies and luxurious penthouse suites. Customized packages could include private coach transfers, multilingual guides, private meals and functions for up to 1,000.