Senior editor Tom Stieghorst spoke with the CEO about Cuba's finally taking action on his brands' port authorizations.
There will be five cruises in all, each departing on a Monday in May and returning to Miami on Friday.
The top award, Norwegian's Elite Agency of the Year, went to Cruise Planners.
Camille Olivere worked at Norwegian from 2009 to 2014, when she resigned as senior vice president of sales. She is now back in that role.
The private island in Belize will open on Nov. 17, when the Norwegian Dawn is scheduled to call there.
Keeping two big new ships, Norwegian Escape and Norwegian Getaway, in Miami for the summer has not worked out.
The line will convert existing restaurants on the Norwegian Getaway and the Norwegian Breakaway in September and October.
<em>Frank Del Rio launched the Seven Seas Explorer July 13 in Monaco, the second ship Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings has introduced since he became CEO in 2015 and the first for Regent Seven Seas Cruises in 13 years. Del Rio spoke with cruise editor Tom Stieghorst in the Explorer's
The cruise line said the prohibition "reduces the need for individual time-consuming screening and package inspection of large volumes of beverages."
Clark Reber, Norwegian's director of the Independent Travel Professional channel, said that the new program will strive to make independent agents feel less invisible.