Sweet’s maiden voyage to set sail on Norwegian Spirit


SAN FRANCISCO, CA (August 27, 2008) – Sweet, a new lesbian travel company, today announced it has finalized an agreement with Norwegian Cruise Line to charter the 1,972-passenger Norwegian Spirit.

The Sweet Caribbean Cruise, November 8-15, 2009, on board the Norwegian Spirit, is the company’s first travel offering. Sweet will offer guests a pre-departure package in New Orleans including voluntourism programs in conjunction with a local Katrina relief organization.

Sweet is working with local agencies in several western Caribbean ports to develop ecotourism and voluntourism projects that address local needs. Activities may include education, wildlife and natural resource preservation or helping with school construction, beach clean ups, and wildlife habitat restoration.

NCL’s Freestyle Cruising provides flexibility and freedom with no set dining times, dining partners or dress codes. With Freestyle Cruising, Sweet travelers may create each day to satisfy their personal vacation goals.

In the evening, Sweet guests will enjoy entertainment events featuring popular performers such as comedienne Suzanne Westenhoefer; musical artist, Jen Foster; comedienne Erin Foley and singer Edie Carey. Additionally, Sweet is working with the country’s largest lesbian party promoter, Club Skirts, to host parties on board.

Recently, Sweet introduced the Sweet 100 Rewards program. It gives early booking guests VIP privileges, such as cocktail parties with entertainers and an express line at embarkation, regardless of which stateroom they purchase.

Founded in 2008, Sweet is a lesbian travel company whose mission is to provide fun-filled, eco-friendly, volunteer-oriented and empowering lesbian travel experiences. For more information, please visit www.discoversweet.com .