MIAMI, Dec. 14, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. (NASDAQ:NCLH) (“Norwegian” or the “Company”), today announced that it will become a component of the NASDAQ-100 Index® (NASDAQ:NDX) effective with the market open on December 21, 2015. The NASDAQ-100 Index is composed of the 100 largest non-financial stocks listed on the Nasdaq Stock Market based on market capitalization.
“We are honored to join this elite group of the world’s most successful and dynamic companies on the NASDAQ-100 Index,” said Frank Del Rio, president and chief executive officer of Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings. “Inclusion in the NASDAQ-100 Index is a testament to the extraordinary progress Norwegian has made in the three years since its initial public offering."
Launched in January 1985, the NASDAQ-100 Index reflects companies across major industry groups including computer hardware and software, telecommunications, retail/wholesale trade and biotechnology. The full NASDAQ-100 Index lists can be found at http://www.nasdaq.com.
Last month the Company introduced the newest and largest ship in its fleet, the 4,200-berth Norwegian Escape, for its Norwegian Cruise Line brand. The Company will be expanding its fleet with five additional ships through 2019.
This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. The forward-looking statements include, without limitation, statements concerning the timing of upcoming ship deliveries and any statement that may predict, forecast, indicate, or imply future results, performance, or achievements. Forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties, including but not limited to economic, competitive, and technological factors outside the Company’s control that may cause the Company’s business, strategy, or actual results to differ materially from the forward-looking statements. You should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements as a prediction of actual results. For information about the risks and uncertainties associated with the Company’s business, please refer to NCLH’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The Company expressly disclaims any obligation or undertaking to release publicly any updates or revisions to any forward-looking statements to reflect any change in expectations or events, conditions or circumstances on which any such statements are based.
About Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd.
Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. (Nasdaq:NCLH) is a leading global cruise company which operates the Norwegian Cruise Line, Oceania Cruises and Regent Seven Seas Cruises brands.
With a combined fleet of 22 ships with approximately 45,000 berths, these brands offer itineraries to more than 520 destinations worldwide. The company will introduce five additional ships through 2019.
Norwegian Cruise Line is an innovator in cruise travel with a history of breaking the boundaries of traditional cruising, most notably with the introduction of "Freestyle Cruising," which revolutionized the industry by giving guests more freedom and flexibility. Norwegian Cruise Line offers The Haven, a luxury enclave with suites, private pools and dining, concierge service and personal butlers. Oceania Cruises offers immersive destination experiences with destination-rich itineraries spanning the globe and the finest cuisine at sea. Regent Seven Seas Cruises is an all-inclusive luxury cruise line which provides all-suite accommodations, round-trip air, highly personalized service, acclaimed cuisine, fine wines and spirits, Wi-Fi, sightseeing excursions in every port and other amenities included in the cruise fare.
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