Port Everglades, Florida
Port of Los Angeles, California
The Dreamward was named at Port Everglades and started on her first cruise to Bermuda the following day. Subsequently, the ship was used for cruising from New York to the Bahamas and from Florida to the Caribbean. Her sister was a year later named as Windward at the Port of Los Angeles. Both the Dreamward and Windward carried the Norwegian Cruise Line livery with a white funnel and red and blue decorative stripes on the hull.
The Dreamward was formally christened by her godmother, Diana Ross
Former First Lady Barbara Bush served as godmother to the Windward during christening ceremonies