Business is booming at the Norwegian Cruise Line which in 2017 reported its highest profits in the company’s history and in 2018 its highest bookings to date. “We posted record profits in 2017, which was a fantastic year for us“, said a delighted Kevin Bubolz, managing director Europe, at ITB Berlin. According to him the cruise operator’s net profit last year was 759.9 million US dollars. A new ship, the Norwegian Bliss, is to be christened on 30 May and will initially sail from Seattle on cruises to Alaska. Later on it will depart from Miami and cruise the eastern Caribbean.