Press Release: Whet Travel Announces the Return of Groove Cruise Cali for the Biggest Sailing Yet

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The World’s Premier Electronic Music Cruise is Back on the West Coast! 

CLICK TO TWEET: Back by popular demand, @GrooveCruise returns to the West Coast this fall for its biggest sailing yet! Join the #GCFam aboard the NCL Bliss during the world’s premier electronic music cruise w/ 50+ DJs, costume themes, an amusement park at sea & more!

Miami, FL – (February 25, 2020)Whet Travel, the leader in independent music cruise experiences, will once again delight the West Coast with the return of its California sailing October 15-18, 2020 aboard the biggest ship yet: The Norwegian Bliss!

Groove Cruise “Captains” departing from Los Angeles will partake in six costume parties while dancing for 72 hours to non-stop electronic music from more than 50 diverse artists from all across the electronic music spectrum on multiple hosted stages and paired with unique high-end production designed for “The Ascension”-themed reunion.

Features of the NCL Bliss include:

  • An amusement park at sea complete with racetrack, waterslides, mini-golf, aqua park, laser tag, and more!
  • 30+ unique restaurants and bars including Teppanyaki Hibachi, The District Brew House, Margaritaville, The Cellars (Michael Mondavi Family Wine Bar), Los Lobos Mexican Restaurant, The Humidor Cigar Lounge, Whisky and Mojito bars, Starbucks, Coco’s Sweets, and more!
  • The award-winning “Jersey Boys” musical
  • Single studio staterooms for GCFam sailing solo
  • Built in 2018, the Bliss is the largest ship to ever sail from the West Coast!
  • Hidden at the top of the NCL Bliss, The Haven exclusive enclave features luxurious accommodations via a variety of premium suite categories, as well as 24-hour butler service, and concierge service, plus a private sundeck, bar, and restaurant.

Not only will Groove Cruise Cali Captains be treated to sets from top DJ/producers, but also unique experiences such as:

  • Numerous artist/fan activities
  • Hosted dinners with DJs
  • Six costume themes
  • Whet Oasis Zen zone
  • Undiscovered DJ contest
  • Non-profit Whet Foundation volunteer opportunity

“By popular demand, Groove Cruise West Coast is back and bigger than ever!” says Whet Travel founder and Chief Excitement Officer Jason Beukema. “With room for over 4,000 ‘Captains’ (our name for Groove Cruisers), both veterans and virgins alike will delight in sailing on the NCL Bliss! Designed to have all the trappings of a major mega-resort, The Bliss features over-the-top amusements such as a two-deck-high racing course where passengers compete against each other in electric go-carts — a first for a vessel based in North America! The Bliss also has a sprawling water park with multistory water slides, a restaurant-lined boardwalk, Tony Award-winning production shows, including Jersey Boys, and a giant spa. Dining options even include a modern Texas barbecue eatery called Q that will feature live pop-country music—a new concept for the cruise line.”

The public on-sale begins March 4, 2020 online with payment plans start at just $92! Captains can follow their inner compass to to reserve their spot on the next amazing adventure at sea!

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About Whet Travel

For the past 16 years, Whet Travel has curated and produced more half- and full-ship music cruises than any other independent company. Partnering with some of the cruise industry’s most recognized and trusted brands, the revolutionary company has executed more than 50 wildly successful events including Groove Cruise, Motorboat, Zen Cruise, Salsa Cruise, and Groove Island, among others. Innovators since their launch in 2004, Whet Travel was named Inc. Magazine’s No. 4 fastest-growing travel company in the country, has won the prestigious “Charter Partner of the Year” award from Carnival and Norwegian Cruise Lines, and has been featured in USA Today, Billboard, Forbes, and more.




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