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Blake Shelton and Friends Cruise Annouces Additional Artists

25 total artists will perform on Norwegian Pearl's October 14 voyage

Miami - May 29, 2012

The first ever Blake Shelton and Friends cruise will set sail on board Norwegian Pearl from Miami, October 14, 2012, for a seven-day cruise to the Eastern Caribbean. This cruise offers fans of Blake Shelton, one of the hottest names in country music, the exclusive opportunity to spend a week at sea with their favorite artist.

Hosted by Flying Dutchmen Travel and Fan Fair Country Cruises, this incredible country music festival at sea will feature non-stop entertainment by a host of popular country artists. And, just announced, additional fan-favorite artists will be joining Shelton on board. The star-studded line-up now also includes Frankie Ballard; Brett Eldredge; Jana Kramer; Tyler Farr; Chuck Wicks; Logan Mize; Brinley Addington; Chris Cavanaugh; JJ Lawhorn; Brandon & Leah; McKenna Faith, an up-in-coming 17-year old talent; Johanna Smith; Her & King's County; Clayton Anderson; Nik and Sam; the exciting Maggie Rose; and from the hit television series, The Voice, Rae Lynn and her band. Previously-announced country artists that will also perform on board, include Trace Adkins, Jerrod Niemann, Justin Moore, Easton Corbin, Lee Brice, Neal McCoy and Randy Houser. This cruise will feature the biggest and brightest ensemble of musicians ever to appear before such a small and select group of country music fans.

Shelton will perform two live concerts during the cruise in Norwegian Pearl's intimate Stardust Theater and there will be live music every night in at least three different venues around the ship.

The Blake Shelton and Friends Cruise will set sail to San Juan, Puerto Rico; St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands; Tortola, British Virgin Islands and Nassau, Bahamas. Guests will also have three relaxing days at sea to experience Norwegian's signature Freestyle Cruising on board Norwegian Pearl. A destination of her own, Norwegian Pearl features 13 bars and lounges and 16 delicious dining options - from endless buffets with custom-order action stations, to gourmet French, Japanese teppanyaki and an upscale steakhouse. Guests will also enjoy a wide range of on board activities and amenities including a bowling alley, rock climbing wall, large casino, expansive spa, pools, and state-of-the-art fitness center.

Staterooms are priced starting at $1,099, based on double occupancy. To book the Blake Shelton and Friends Cruise, visit or contact Flying Dutchmen Travel at 800-248-7471. To learn more about Norwegian Cruise Line, visit or call a travel professional.

About Norwegian Cruise Line
Norwegian Cruise Line is the innovator in cruise travel with a 45-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, Norwegian invites consumers to "Cruise Like a Norwegian" on one of its 11 purpose-built Freestyle Cruising ships, providing guests the opportunity to enjoy a relaxed cruise vacation on some of the newest and most contemporary ships at sea. The Company has two 4,000-passenger vessels, Norwegian Breakaway and Norwegian Getaway, on order for delivery in April 2013 and April 2014. Norwegian's largest and most innovative Freestyle Cruising ship, Norwegian Epic, debuted in June 2010 and has been named "Best Overall Cruise Ship" by the readers of Travel Weekly. Norwegian Cruise Line is the official cruise line of Blue Man Group, appearing for the first time at sea on Norwegian Epic, as well as the official cruise line of Legends in Concert, Second City® Comedy Troupe, Howl at the Moon Dueling Pianos, and Nickelodeon, the number-one entertainment brand for kids. Cirque Dreams™ & Dinner is also featured on board Norwegian Epic as the first show of its kind at sea under a big top.

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About Flying Dutchmen Travel
Flying Dutchmen Travel is an award winning travel company and innovator in entertainment charters and large groups, including meetings, incentives and themed group programs. For information, visit or call 707-546-1212.

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