11 Brand New Cruise Ships
Courtesy of Norwegian Cruise Line
800/234-7350; ncl.com; 7 days from $949
Launch Date: June 2010
Cabins: 2,114; from 100 to 1,000 square feet
Routes: 7-day Caribbean sailings
Top Features: 18 nightlife venues, including the Ice Bar, kept at 17 degrees with faux-fur coats on loan; three-slide water park; sports arena with rock-climbing wall and batting cages; six bowling lanes; two kids’ and teens’ clubs (surround-sound cinema; light-up dance floor); state-of-the-art fitness center with squash court and Kinesis room; 20 restaurants, from an Argentinean churrascaria to a Tuscan trattoria.
Don’t Miss: The world-class entertainment options: the Blue Man Group, Cirque Dreams and Dinner Show, and Second City comedy troupe.