2022-05-06 | NYSE: NCLH | Press release
-The GRAMMY-winning artist to perform at Norwegian’s Giving Joy™ Awards Ceremony in Galveston, TX–
-The company will reward 100 teachers with a cruise on its revolutionary new ship Norwegian Prima and three grand prize winners with $25,000, $15,000 and $10,000 for their school
-Norwegian’s Giving Joy™ contest is now open and accepting entries to nclgivingjoy.com by June 3, 2022–
MIAMI, May 6, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — GRAMMY Award-winning artist and superstar Kelly Clarkson announced today that it will join Norwegian Cruise Line in celebrating and rewarding educators through the annual “Norwegian’s Giving Joy™” recognition program, hosted by Norwegian cruise line (NCL), the innovator of global cruise travel.
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In honor of Teacher Appreciation Week (May 2nd – 6, 2022), the singer and television host and producer concluded a week-long live celebration recognizing the educators of her critically acclaimed program, “The Kelly Clarkson Show”, by announcing that she will be joining the Norwegian winners of This year’s Giving Joy aboard Norwegian Cruise Line’s new record-breaking ship, Norwegian Prima. Clarkson will perform at the awards ceremony honoring these top 100 teachers across the United States and Canadawhen the ship debuts in its original state of Texas on October 272022.
“Not only has Kelly been a wonderful friend to our cruise line since joining our NCL family as Norwegian Encore Patron, but she has also been a strong supporter of educators over the years,” said Harry Sommer, President and CEO of Norwegian Cruise Line. “We all have a teacher who holds a special place in our hearts, and Norwegian’s Giving Joy program gives us a platform to publicly recognize them and provide them with an unforgettable experience. Kelly shares our deep appreciation for this community of unsung heroes. , making her the perfect partner to help us bring this special program to life.”
Annual program, which recognizes the connection between travel and education and celebrates teachers for their unwavering dedication to inspiring students every day, rewarded 130 teachers with free cruises and more $185,000 in schools since 2019. This year, 100 teachers across the United States and Canada will win exclusive sailing aboard the cruise line’s groundbreaking newest ship, Norwegian Prima, on the first five-day sailing from Galveston, TX from October 27 – 31, 2022. Additionally, the top three grand prize winners will receive an additional seven-day trip for two from the United States or Canadaas well as a $25,000, $15,000 and $10,000 donation respectively for their school.
“Teachers deserve all the credit for their tireless commitment to inspiring students every day,” said Kelly Clarkson. “As a patron of Norwegian Encore, I’m very proud to partner with NCL through Norwegian’s Giving Joy program. This community does amazing work, and through this annual program, I get to play a small part in showing our gratitude to these educators with I look forward to celebrating the 100 deserving winners in October as I welcome them to my home state of Texas before setting sail.”
Norwegian Cruise Line encourages nominations from certified or accredited teachers in the United States and Canada now through June 32022. To nominate a Beloved Teacher, to vote, and for contest terms and conditions, please visit www.nclgivingjoy.com.
For more information on Norwegian Cruise Line or to book a cruise, please visit www.ncl.com or call 888-NCL-CRUISE (625-2784) or contact a travel professional. For Norwegian Prima’s press kit and resources, click here.
About Norwegian Cruise Line
As a cruise innovator, Norwegian Cruise Line has been pushing the boundaries of traditional cruising for 55 years. Most notably, the cruise line revolutionized the industry by giving guests the freedom and flexibility to design their ideal vacation on their preferred schedule, with no assigned dining and entertainment times and no formal dress codes. Today, its fleet of 17 contemporary vessels sail to more than 300 of the world’s most desirable destinations, including Great Stirrup Cay, the company’s private island in the Bahamian and its resort destination Harvest Caye in Belize. Norwegian Cruise Line not only provides superior customer service from land to sea, but also offers a wide variety of award-winning entertainment and dining options as well as a range of accommodations across the fleet, including single traveler cabins, club balcony suites, spa-suites and The Haven by Norwegian®, the company’s ship-within-a-ship concept. For more information or to book a cruise, contact a travel professional, call 888-NCL-CRUISE (625-2784) or visit www.ncl.com. For the latest news and exclusive content, visit NCL Newsroom and follow Norwegian Cruise Line on Facebook, Instagram, ICT Tac and YouTube @NorwegianCruiseLine; and Twitter @CruiseNorwegian.
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