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Family and friend cruise for Christmas. We have done a family cruise for Christmas the last four years. This was our friends first cruise. Entertainment and activities could have been better. There were times events were scheduled and then never happened. Of course we always make the best out of the situations. Service was top notch as always. Loved our Washy Washy lady at the buffet, so friendly and always smiling. The Park West personnel were AWESOME!!! Very knowledgeable and helpful. We bought several pieces. Only did one excursion, the Jolly Roger in Barbados and it was fantastic. We were traveling with older children but all ages had a fantastic time! Otherwise, we did our own thing at all of the other ports. As long as you stick to the timing, we have more fun exploring out on our own. Loved the itinerary, just wished the shows and activities were better.

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Norwegian Gem Cruise Review by Taja1002

Trip Details
  • Sail Date: December 2018
  • Destination: Caribbean
  • Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Oceanview Picture Window
Family and friend cruise for Christmas. We have done a family cruise for Christmas the last four years. This was our friends first cruise.

Entertainment and activities could have been better. There were times events were scheduled and then never happened. Of course we always make the best out of the situations.

Service was top notch as always. Loved our Washy Washy lady at the buffet, so friendly and always smiling.

The Park West personnel were AWESOME!!! Very knowledgeable and helpful. We bought several pieces.

Only did one excursion, the Jolly Roger in Barbados and it was fantastic. We were traveling with older children but all ages had a fantastic time! Otherwise, we did our own thing at all of the other ports. As long as you stick to the timing, we have more fun exploring out on our own.

Loved the itinerary, just wished the shows and activities were better.
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