World’s ninth-largest cruise ship- MV Norwegian, makes inaugural call to Dominica 

World’s ninth-largest cruise ship, MV Norwegian Getaway of Norwegian Cruises, made its inaugural call to the shores of the Commonwealth of Dominica on Thursday, January 26, 2023.

World’s ninth-largest cruise ship- MV Norwegian, makes inaugural call to Dominica 
World’s ninth-largest cruise ship- MV Norwegian, makes inaugural call to Dominica 

Roseau, Dominica: World’s ninth-largest cruise ship, MV Norwegian Getaway of Norwegian Cruises, made its inaugural call to the shores of the Commonwealth of Dominica on Thursday, January 26, 2023. The cruise ship berth docked at Roseau port with 3,948 passengers. 

Ministry of Tourism, International Transport, and Maritime Initiatives took to Facebook and shared glimpses of the arrival of the cruise ship and how the guests grace the shores of Dominica. 

Tourism Ministry added that on Thursday, January 26, Dominica welcomed the world’s ninth-largest cruise ship MV Norwegian Getaway of Norwegian Cruises, at the Roseau Cruise Ship Berth with a total capacity of 3,948 passengers. 

Out of this amount, 3,931 passengers disembarked, and 1,230 discovered and explored Nature Island and its magnificent beauty through organized tours. 

As we are in the Carnival Season our guests were treated to a mini Carnival parade on the bayfront showcasing our Traditional Characters, Lapo Kabwit, Steel Pan, music by local artists, and more. 

This occasion was commended with a plague exchange between the Ministry of Tourism and the ship’s captain. 

Dominica received successful cruise guests last year with the cruise ships such as MSC Seaside. The view from a nature island cruise. On Thursday, December 1, MSC Seaside made her inaugural call to Dominica. The Bayfront port came alive with cultural displays filled with vibrant colours to welcome guests to The Nature Island.

REDISCOVER NATURE’S PLAYGROUND: Cruise into Dominica. A safe, welcoming and nature-endowed destination. Snorkel at the Champagne Reef, enjoy a refreshing swim at the island’s signature sight, the Emerald Pool, and Kayak on the mysterious Fresh Water Lake. 

On July 25, 2022, Disney Fantasy of Disney Cruise Line docked at the Roseau Cruise Ship Berth in the Nature Island Dominica. The streets of Roseau were filled with cultural displays from the Kalinago people, local craft, and cultural music as we all came together to welcome Disney’s first call to the shores of Nature Island. 

“Forget everything you think you know about what a Caribbean island should look like: Dominica is the exception to the rule, in just about every way… This is the perfect destination for the honeymooners who want it all.”