Posts Tagged ‘Celebrity Cruises’

STX France Lays Keel for Celebrity Edge

Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

Today, (June 21) the ceremonial keel laying took place for Celebrity Edge in Saint-Nazaire, France at STX France. An 875 ton block was lifted in the air and a lucky coin was placed in the dock before the block was lowered into position. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

Celebrity’s Mobile Cinema Tour a Hit

Wednesday, June 14th, 2017

Celebrity Cruises is putting the wraps on its cross-country “Leading Edge Mobile Cinema Tour” after 48 stops in just 12 weeks. The Celebrity mobile cinema vehicle has traveled more than 10,000 sharing the story behind the Celebrity Edge, according to a company statement. Over 20,000 people have participated. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

Royal Caribbean and Celebrity Cruises Confirm Return to Lifou in 2017/2018

Friday, June 2nd, 2017

Royal Caribbean Cruises has confirmed the line plans to call at Lifou during the upcoming South Pacific season after it cancelled all visits last summer. (cruisecritic.com)

Royal Caribbean Inserts Fun Into Cruise Muster Drill With Operation: Little Bear

Thursday, June 1st, 2017

Cruisers on all three Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. brands will soon be introduced to their ship’s safety and security practices through an eight-minute video designed to make the muster drill more fun. (cruisecritic.com)

Celebrity Constellation Cruise Ship Delayed in Barcelona For Two Days Post Dry Dock Due to Propulsion Issues

Friday, May 26th, 2017

Celebrity Constellation has been delayed in Barcelona until Sunday due to propulsion issues — just a day after its dry dock refurbishment. (cruisecritic.com)

Celebrity Cruises Launches Interactive In-Cabin Wine Tasting

Wednesday, May 24th, 2017

Celebrity Cruises has launched an interactive wine-tasting show on in-cabin TVs onboard Southampton-based Celebrity Eclipse that is intended to be rolled out to the whole fleet. (cruisecritic.com)

Celebrity Constellation to Undergo Bold Refresh

Tuesday, May 9th, 2017

The standard-setting Celebrity Constellation is scheduled to enter dry-dock this upcoming Friday, May 12, 2017, and will emerge two weeks later on Friday, May 26, 2017. During the ship’s revitalization, it will be fitted with even more iconic venues, including brand new culinary concepts and a few guest favorites. (more…)

Celebrity Cruises Announces Support for Malala Fund. Malala Yousafzai to be honored as Godmother of Celebrity Edge

Thursday, April 27th, 2017

Today, April 27, Celebrity Cruises has announced a two-year partnership with Malala Fund. With the shared commitment to diversity, inclusion and gender equality, the brand is partnering with Malala Fund whose mission is to secure 12 years of safe, free quality education for every girl. (more…)

Royal Caribbean Closes Out Record Breaking Australia Season

Monday, April 24th, 2017

The Explorer of the Seas made her final visit to Sydney’s OPT this summer on April 22, concluding Royal Caribbean’s record breaking summer cruise season in Australia and New Zealand, according to a company statement. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

Celebrity Cruises Sponsors 2017 Miami Beach Gay Pride

Monday, April 10th, 2017

In a sea of rainbow flags, “Pride” banners and local vendors, Celebrity Cruises’ tents flanked the main stage at the 2017 Miami Beach Gay Pride festival Saturday, April 8. (cruisecritic.com)

Coming to a City Near You: Celebrity Cruises Announces One-of-a-Kind ‘Leading EdgeSM Mobile Cinema Tour’

Monday, April 10th, 2017

The 117,000-ton 2,900-berth Celebrity Cruises' Edge class ship (Artist impression)Celebrity Cruises brings new experience to lovers of cinema and travel across North America with a unique mobile cinema tour. (more…)

Expedia® CruiseShipCenters® Celebrates 30th Anniversary “Leading the Way” Aboard Celebrity Reflection®

Monday, April 3rd, 2017

Riding the wave of a record-setting year in 2016, Expedia CruiseShipCenters – part of the Expedia, Inc. family of brands, is gearing up once again for its highly anticipated annual national conference at sea. (more…)

Celebrity Cruises Cancels Summit Sailing, Shortens Another

Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

Celebrity Summit in Bermuda (Courtesy Linda Allen)Celebrity Cruises will pull Summit from operation for a two-week emergency dry dock after ongoing problems with the ship’s propulsion system continue to plague the ship. (cruisecritic.com)

Australia’s first Celebrity Cruises Business Development Manager announced

Tuesday, March 21st, 2017

RCL Cruises has announced the appointment of Cameron Mannix to the newly created role of Business Development Manager for Celebrity Cruises Australia and New Zealand, effective 1 April 2017. (etbtravelnews.global)

Celebrity Cruises Partners With Bravo for Digital Series

Tuesday, March 21st, 2017

Celebrity Cruises is partnering with Bravo Media to create an original video series titled “Isaac Takes On,” starring “Top Chef” fan favorite Isaac Toups. The series follows Chef Toups as he travels the Caribbean on a Celebrity cruise, competing against tastemakers in a variety of culinary challenges. (cruisecritic.com)

Pool deck redesigned to face outward on Celebrity Edge class

Tuesday, March 14th, 2017

All sunbeds on the Resort Deck, which is the new name of the pool deck, look out to the sea rather than the middle of the deck, where the pool is. (cruisebusiness.com)

Celebrity Cruises Reveals Celebrity Edge

Monday, March 13th, 2017

The 117,000-ton 2,900-berth Celebrity Cruises' Edge class ship (Artist impression)Today, Celebrity Cruises delivers a first look at the transformational Celebrity Edge, whose dramatically expanded staterooms, ship-climbing Magic Carpet platform and stunning suites set a new standard for ship design. (more…)

Snap up a New Zealand Cruise with Celebrity

Monday, March 13th, 2017

The Celebrity SolsticeCelebrity Cruises is encouraging Australians considering a New Zealand cruise to get in quick, before next season’s 2017/18 summer sailings are snapped up by US and UK travellers. (etbtravelnews.global)

Florida couple shaken by close encounter with Celebrity Equinox cruise ship

Thursday, March 9th, 2017

Watching boats sail by might be one of the benefits of waterfront living, but getting buzzed by a massive cruise ship was more than one Florida couple had in mind. (kdvr.com)

Cruise Planners Unveils Exclusive Cruise Ship Wedding Expo

Wednesday, March 1st, 2017

For the first time, Cruise Planners, an American Express Travel Representative, has united with Celebrity Cruises and The Wedding Experience to create an interactive wedding expo event on board. (more…)

Port of New Orleans to Host Celebrity Equinox for Maiden Mardi Gras Sailing

Saturday, February 25th, 2017

The Celebrity EquinoxThe longest and one of the most premium cruise ships ever to dock in New Orleans will sail into the Port’s Julia Street Cruise Terminal Sunday, Feb. 26, just in time for the finale of Mardi Gras festivities. (more…)

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)