Norwegian Cruise Lines’ new Norwegian Pearl hopes to bowl over
the competition with its latest onboard innovation a full size
bowling alley. The four-lane, ten-pin bowling alley is part of a
unique onboard entertainment, sports bar and nightclub complex
During the day, Bliss will serve as a sports bar, complete with
bowling alley, multiple flat screen televisions, air hockey,
foosball and other arcade games available for passenger
entertainment. The alley will also host bowling parties for guests
of all ages. Gutter bumpers will automatically pop up for kids’
bowling parties or for adults who might need a little help with
In the evening, Bliss will transform into a dance lounge, with
videos playing on the plasma screens, and music provided by
Norwegian Pearl’s D.J.
Bliss will sport a deep red, blue and purple color scheme.
Furnishings will include plush seating with high back chairs, day
beds with cushions and pillows and comfortable banquettes near the
“We are constantly pushing the Freestyle Cruising theme on our
ships bringing our guests all kinds of unexpected opportunities to
relax and have fun as the mood takes them. What better than to
bring one of the most popular landside activities in the nation
onto a ship,” said NCL president and CEO Colin Veitch.
In addition to the new bowling alley, Norwegian Pearl will also
feature the hallmarks of NCL’s Freestyle Cruising fleet, such as
multiple restaurants, vibrant public rooms, versatile,
family-friendly accommodations and NCL’s popular new style of
accommodations Courtyard Villas.