This is what friends can hope

When Norwegian Cruise Line was designing its new Norwegian Prima ship, rather than just likely bigger than their past ships, the company took a unique technique.

When the 1st vessel in the new Prima Course – Norwegian’s 1st new class in virtually 10 decades – is not a lot more compact than the line’s Breakaway Plus Class ships. Prima can accommodate a quarter less attendees, Harry Sommer, the cruise line’s president and CEO, explained to United states of america Today. That allows for a increased employees-to-passenger ratio and more space for those people on board, from the outside decks to the cabins.

“The reason we went more compact is we preferred to be able to provide an even much more upscale knowledge,” Sommer said.

Prima established sail on its inaugural voyage from Reykjavik, Iceland, on Aug. 27. Here is what company can count on from the ship: