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  1. https://www.businessinsider.com/norwegian-cruise-line-cuts-pay-20-amid-coronavirus-cuts-2020-3?fbclid=IwAR1QCB2-408DaM-AgtCnrdt1Jv3rp_CudlUnk87-29nKysr9N0ezhf4YWzg Tough times for all... "Norwegian Cruise Line will cut salaried employee pay by 20% in response to the coronavirus outbreaks, according to a memo sent to staff on Wednesday."
  2. Link to a related article of the Bliss heading to Norfolk. https://www.wavy.com/news/norwegian-cruise-ship-to-dock-in-port-of-virginia-during-coronavirus-crisis/?fbclid=IwAR2KPY1b3Whgfi1FH3Y24mk9GqjxYgzuV39V0AzUBKGR2srvXgTqYDKQ_WY
  3. The Bliss has left NY Harbor and is heading towards Norfolk, VA to wait out the rest of the 30 days. https://www.wavy.com/news/norwegian-cruise-ship-to-dock-in-port-of-virginia-during-coronavirus-crisis/?fbclid=IwAR2KPY1b3Whgfi1FH3Y24mk9GqjxYgzuV39V0AzUBKGR2srvXgTqYDKQ_WY
  4. I see the ship moving now. You lucked out, today is definitely one of the nicest days in NYC for this year so far!
  5. Have a great cruise! I camped out at the base of the Verrazano Bridge hoping to get some photos of the ship leaving but gave up after seeing it still not moving at 4PM.
  6. Dammit, and I was looking forward to seeing the ship. I guess it does make sense to put a cap on any celebrations given what's going on in the world right now.
  7. Not sure how they publicized this (Instagram?) but everything sold out fast it seems.
  8. I've learned that the ship will arrive in NYC on Friday March 6 and leave on Tuesday March 10. The times for both are still unknown.
  9. Hi @AlyssaJames, I was on the Bliss in January and here are a ton of photos from that trip: https://flic.kr/s/aHsmKQn61V I've emailed Virgin directly to see if I can get any NYC departure time info from them. -Pete
  10. Does anyone know if the Scarlet Lady will be departing from NYC on Sunday (3/8) evening or Monday morning? I would love to get some photos of the new ship as it passes the NYC skyline but I'm unable to find any departure information from my normal go to ship schedule site. https://www.cruisemapper.com/ports/new-york-port-98 Thank you, -Pete
  11. Guest services told me they're at The Social when I was on board last month.
  12. For the sail away from NYC, you will still be able to get a good cell phone signal for over an hour AFTER you cross under the Verrazzano Bridge and into open water. This means you'll be able to use your plan for all of the time you're onboard in the pier and for a good amount of time after that.
  13. Oops, just realized I put the wrong date in the title! Should be 2/2/2020. Too bad I can't edit it anymore...
  14. The Bliss is off on it's 14-day Western Caribbean cruise again today. I'm still having withdrawal symptoms from my same trip last month! Unfortunately the sailaway weather was nasty today with sleet and some wet snowflakes. I was the only person standing at the Fort on Staten island trying to get some photos tonight. The photos look fuzzy due to the rain unfortunately.
  15. Thank you! I didn't notice any dueling piano show but I wasn't paying close attention. Check the cruise dailies that I uploaded earlier. There was always so much going on each day...
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