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Norwegian Cruise Line Welcomes Seasoned Marketing Executive

Maria Miller to lead company's marketing efforts


Miami   -    Jun 2, 2009   ---   

Norwegian Cruise Line today announced that Maria Miller has joined the company as senior vice president, marketing. In this senior role, she is responsible for all of Norwegian's marketing efforts, including advertising, branding, direct marketing, web site/e-commerce and market research. Miller is a seasoned marketing executive with more than 25 years of experience.

"Maria is a smart, strong brand marketer who is focused on delivering results that drive revenue and create brand loyalty," said Kevin Sheehan, Norwegian Cruise Line's chief executive officer. "We believe that she has the expertise and leadership skills to invigorate our marketing efforts."

Miller most recently served as chief marketing officer at Dallas-based Dave & Buster's, one of the country's premier entertainment/dining concepts with 52 locations throughout the United States and in Canada. Prior to that, she worked as a marketer and consultant within the technology industry. In addition, Maria has a wealth of increasingly responsible travel industry experience as the senior vice president of marketing with Avis and several executive level positions with American Express.

Maria received her undergraduate degree in business administration from New York University in New York City and has an MBA from Stanford University.

About Norwegian Cruise Line

Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) is the innovator in cruise travel with a 42-year history of breaking the boundaries of traditional cruising, most notably with the introduction of Freestyle Cruising which has revolutionized the industry by allowing guests more freedom and flexibility.

Today, NCL has the youngest fleet in the industry with 11 purpose-built Freestyle Cruising ships, providing guests the opportunity to enjoy a relaxed cruise vacation on the newest, most contemporary ships at sea.

NCL is presently building Norwegian Epic, a third generation Freestyle Cruising ship, for delivery in 2010.

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Vanessa Picariello
Senior Director of Public Relations
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