NCL Closes $1 Billion Investment by Apollo

Miami – Jan 7, 2008 — NCL Corporation (“NCL”), parent company of Norwegian Cruise Line and NCL America, announced today the closing of a $1 billion cash equity investment by private equity group Apollo Management, LP (“Apollo”) in NCL.
The infusion strengthens NCL’s balance sheet and will… [Continue Reading]

Update on Windjammer Troubles

Thanks to the Miami Herald we have bit of an update on the Windjammer Woes. It seems that relief for the troubled company may not be coming any time soon. The Miami Herald reports that a potential investor has now sued Windjammer for negotiating with additional parties while… [Continue Reading]

Windjammer Barefoot Cruise in a Big Jam? May Be Gone for Good?

I had always put the idea of doing a Windjammer Barefoot Cruise on the list of things that I might do one day. The idea of sailing to different islands, enjoying snorkeling and other low key activities, while meeting new people and truly relaxing, seemed like an appealing alternative when I tired… [Continue Reading]