Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) launched its newest ship, Norwegian Viva, on a maiden voyage from Venice (Trieste), Italy to Lisbon, Portugal. The ship will sail a series of Mediterranean and Greek Isles itineraries before its official christening ceremony in Miami on November 28, 2023.

Norwegian Viva features standout onboard experiences, including the Viva Speedway, Indulge Food Hall, and the fastest slides at sea, The Drop and Rush. The ship also has an upscale and spacious design, with an expansive array of artwork across the ship.

Following the ship’s maiden voyage, Norwegian Viva will homeport in San Juan, Puerto Rico for a season of Caribbean voyages. In May 2024, the ship will return to Europe, where its Mediterranean itineraries offer an unmatched opportunity to experience the beauty and culture of the continent.

For more information about Norwegian Cruise Line’s award-winning 19-ship fleet and worldwide itineraries, or to book a cruise, please contact a travel professional, call 888-NCL-CRUISE (625-2784) or visit