Posts Tagged ‘Celebrity Cruises’

R Family Vacations, Celebrity Cruises Partner on LGBTQ+ Cruises

Friday, February 3rd, 2017

LGBTQ+ vacation entertainment company R Family Vacations and Celebrity Cruises have announced a new lineup of experiences tailored to the LGBTQ+ community, available exclusively through R Family Vacations, Tzell Travel Group, and Protravel International. (travelagentcentral.com)

Just Released: Bravo UK 2018! A 7-Night Cruise Of The Performing Arts On Board Celebrity Silhouette

Friday, January 27th, 2017

Cruising aboard modern luxury in the Celebrity Silhouette, “Bravo! A Cruise of the Performing Arts” will be departing Southampton for seven glorious nights, May 19-26, 2018. Plus more than fifteen other stars who will perform around the ship morning, afternoon and evening. In Bilbao, passengers will have an exclusive visit to the stunning Guggenheim Museum.

Celebrity Hires Designer Nate Berkus to Introduce New Edge-Class Ships

Tuesday, January 24th, 2017

Celebrity Cruises has announced a partnership with designer Nate Berkus, naming him Design Ambassador for the brand’s newest class of ships – Edge Class. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

Celebrity Names New Head of Sales and Marketing to Asia Team

Wednesday, January 18th, 2017

Celebrity Cruises has appointed a new dedicated head of sales and marketing for the Asia region.
Apple Woo, a hospitality industry professional, joins the Singapore-based Asia team of Celebrity Cruises with immediate effect. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

UK: Celebrity Cruises SLASHES cruise flight prices to UNDER £100

Saturday, January 14th, 2017

The modern luxury cruise line has announced its new flight sale will continue until all cut-price fares have sold out. The cheap flights are to places in Europe where passengers can join onto a cruise itinerary. (express.co.uk)

Four Celebrity Ships Meet in St. Maarten

Sunday, January 1st, 2017

Celebrity Cruises had four of its ships docked in St. Maarten last week, the Celebrity Equinox, Celebrity Eclipse, Celebrity Summit and Celebrity Reflection, as part of a holiday offering including a performance by Demi Lovato in what was the cruise line’s first holiday performance. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

STX France and two owners sign firm contracts for eight ships

Wednesday, December 21st, 2016

STX France, the French cruise ship builder, and two of its customers have signed firm building contracts to cover eight ships that have been under a preliminary contract so far. (cruisebusiness.com)

Celebrity Cruises Revamps Ultimate Specialty Dining Packages

Sunday, December 18th, 2016

Celebrity cruisers who love to splurge on the line’s specialty dining venues will notice a new structure for their dining packages in 2017. (cruisecritic.com)

Celebrity Cruises Released Details on its 2018 and 2019 Cruise Season

Wednesday, December 14th, 2016

Celebrity Solstice at Ft. LauderdaleCelebrity Cruises has released the details on its 2018 and 2019 cruise season, including new ports of call in Australia, New Zealand, and the Caribbean, as well as expanded itineraries in the Arabian Peninsula, India, East Asia, South America and the Panama Canal. (travelagentcentral.com)

Booking Ease

Tuesday, December 13th, 2016

If a travel agent can make a cruise booking easily and rapidly with just a few clicks, then it’s possible to have more time to do other things — such as sell more cruises. (travelagentcentral.com)

Celebrity Cruises to Launch North American Trade Loyalty Program

Tuesday, December 6th, 2016

Celebrity Cruises has announced the first-ever trade loyalty program in North America for the cruise industry, called Celebrity Rewards. Through the incentive program, the company is inviting more than 85,000 eligible travel agents, in the U.S. and Canada, to receive rewards for every qualified bookings. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

Celebrity Cruises Launches 2018 Europe and Alaska Program

Wednesday, November 30th, 2016

The Celebrity ConstellationCelebrity Cruises announced its 2018-2019 cruise program, with 282 ports featured in 77 countries and 188 overnight calls. Celebrity rolled out the program today by announcing its Europe and Alaska programs. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

Celebrity Silhouette to Replace Celebrity Eclipse Cruise Ship in Southampton in 2018

Wednesday, November 30th, 2016

The Celebrity Eclipse at Cork, Ireland (Courtesy Port of Cork)Celebrity Eclipse will not be based in Southampton for the first time in eight years in 2018, Celebrity Cruises has revealed. Celebrity Eclipse will instead split its time between Dublin and Amsterdam, as hinted by Celebrity a fortnight ago. (cruisecritic.com)

Premier cruise anchors in Abu Dhabi waters

Monday, November 28th, 2016

Celebrity Constellation, a luxury vessel from one of the world’s biggest cruise operators, is the first ship to make the UAE capital its home. The vessel is one of three cruise departures originating from Abu Dhabi in the 2016/17 season, which also sees the highest number of new callers and the highest recorded number of regional rotational callers. (khaleejtimes.com)

NZ: Cruise ship tours linked to two deaths in 45 minutes

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016

Cruise New Zealand says two deaths linked to tours from one ship are “highly unusual”. Both tours were organised for passengers of the Celebrity Solstice cruise ship, which was docked in Tauranga overnight. (radionz.co.nz)

Construction begins on “Celebrity Edge” as the first piece of steel is cut at the STX France shipyard

Monday, November 21st, 2016

The next generation of cruise ships moves from concept to construction today, as the first piece of steel is cut at the STX France shipyard for Celebrity Cruises’ newest — and boldest — ship. (more…)

Celebrity Cruises Announces The First-Ever DC Chefs’ Caribbean Culinary Cruise

Thursday, November 17th, 2016

Celebrity Cruises’ recently announced details of Celebrity’s upcoming DC Chefs’ Caribbean Culinary Cruise, scheduled for January 28 to February 4, 2017. (more…)

Celebrity Cruises becomes first major cruise line to call Dublin a ‘home’

Saturday, November 12th, 2016

Celebrity Cruises is set to become the first major cruise line to home port in Dublin, with a “mini-season” announced for the city during 2018. (independent.ie)

Celebrity Cruises Debuting ‘Sail Beyond Borders’ Campaign During Presidential Debate

Monday, September 26th, 2016

Celebrity Cruises is debuting its new marketing campaign, “Sail Beyond Borders,” which encourages people to reach out globally to explore the world and other cultures — with a TV advertisement during tonight’s U.S. presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. (cruisecritic.com)

Celebrity Solstice to Pair Movies and Food

Wednesday, September 21st, 2016

Celebrity Solstice at Ft. LauderdaleCelebrity Cruises is promising a new twist on food pairings. When the Celebrity Solstice returns to service on Oct. 31, 2016 after drydock, she will feature A Taste of Film, pairing films that evoke a specific cultural, culinary or destination experience with cuisine that brings the scenes to life through the guests’ taste buds. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

Smooth sailing for huge cruise ship in Unalaska

Sunday, September 18th, 2016

Following a familiar “repositioning” seasonal pattern, a very large cruise ship carrying over 3,000 people, the Celebrity Millennium, spent a day in Unalaska/Dutch Harbor last week, while crossing the Pacific Ocean from Vancouver, B.C., to Japan. (thebristolbaytimes.com)

Celebrity Cruises Adds More Mediterranean Sailings for 2017

Thursday, September 8th, 2016

The Celebrity Eclipse at Cork, Ireland (Courtesy Port of Cork)Celebrity Cruises has added new sailings in the Mediterranean for the 2017 season, when it will offer cruises in the Mediterranean and northern Europe onboard four ships: Celebrity Reflection, Celebrity Constellation, Celebrity Eclipse and Celebrity Silhouette. (travelagentcentral.com)

Celebrity Cruises Debuts Concert Series with Pop Singer Demi Lovato

Wednesday, August 31st, 2016

Celebrity Cruises is debuting its first-ever live concert series with one show by Demi Lovato available to passengers on four Caribbean sailings over the December holidays. (cruisecritic.com)

Moody Blues Announce Artists and Dates for 2018 Cruise

Thursday, August 25th, 2016

The Moody Blues will be joined by Alan Parsons, Jefferson Starship, Dave Mason and others for the fifth Moody Blues Cruise. To be held Jan. 2-7, 2018, the trek includes stops at Grand Cayman and Cozumel. (ultimateclassicrock.com)

Celebrity Cruises Adds New Culinary Experiences, Expands Restaurants

Wednesday, August 24th, 2016

Celebrity Summit at Cherbourg, FranceCelebrity Cruisies has premiered a variety of new culinary adventures and expanded its restaurant portfolio in the past 18 months. (travelagentcentral.com)

Celebrity Adds Short Cruises Back to Caribbean Deployment in 2018

Wednesday, August 17th, 2016

Celebrity Summit in Bermuda (Courtesy Linda Allen)After dropping short cruises in the Caribbean this year on the Celebrity Summit, Celebrity Cruises is adding four- and five-night sailings back for 2018, citing demand from Port Everglades. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

Celebrity Cruises Revamps “Five Star Academy” Education Program

Friday, August 12th, 2016

Celebrity Cruises has redesigned its “Five Star Academy” for travel agents, with new design and content inspired by the senses. (travelagentcentral.com)

Celebrity Cruises to Sail Caribbean Year-Round, Will Debut New Family and Culinary Programs

Tuesday, July 19th, 2016

The Celebrity EquinoxThe line has revealed Celebrity Equinox will sail year-round Eastern and Western Caribbean cruises from Miami in 2017. Beginning next April, the 2,850-passenger ship — which typically repositions to the Mediterranean for the summer — will offer a total of 24 cruises from its new homeport. (cruisecritic.com)

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. Cancels Two Calls to Nice, France

Friday, July 15th, 2016

In light of yesterday’s attack in Nice, France, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. has cancelled two cruise calls — one today for Royal Caribbean International and one tomorrow for Celebrity Cruises. (travelagentcentral.com)

Ketchikan dock repairs complete after cruise ship crash

Friday, July 1st, 2016

Repairs to a Ketchikan dock that was damaged in early June by a cruise ship have been completed ahead of schedule. (newsminer.com)

Sushi on Five Replaces Bistro on Five Across Celebrity Cruises Fleet

Sunday, June 12th, 2016

Celebrity Cruises is replacing its popular creperie, Bistro on Five, with Sushi on Five, after a four-month test onboard Celebrity Reflection. (cruisecritic.com)

Cruise ship Infinity heads for repairs after crashing into Ketchikan dock

Tuesday, June 7th, 2016

The cruise ship Infinity has headed south for repairs. The 90,000-ton ship crashed into a Ketchikan dock Friday afternoon, damaging itself and taking out shore-side facilities. (alaskapublic.org)