Posts Tagged ‘Celebrity Cruises’

In 2019, Celebrity will base five ships, including the newest, Celebrity Edge, sailing in Europe

Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

The 117,000-ton 2,900-berth Celebrity Cruises' Edge class ship (Artist impression)From Athens to Barcelona to Reykjavik, Celebrity Cruises has all of Europe covered with the brand’s award-winning fleet that delivers unrivaled modern luxury vacations. In 2019, Celebrity will have five stunning ships, including the newest, Celebrity Edge, sailing in the region. (more…)

Celebrity Cruises Becomes First Cruise Line to Offer Same Sex Marriages at Sea

Wednesday, October 11th, 2017

Celebrity Cruises has announced that legalised same sex marriages will be offered on all of its ships, effective immediately, making it the world’s first cruise line to legally conduct gay weddings at sea. (

Celebrity Silhouette to host performing arts cruise in May 2018

Wednesday, October 11th, 2017

Celebrity Silhouette in HamburgCelebrity Silhouette, which Celebrity Cruises will bring to Southampton in 2018 instead of Celebrity Eclipse, will hos a performing arts cruise in May next year, The Luxury Cruise Company that arranges the event said in a statement. (

Celebrity Cruises to Modernize All Cabins and Suites Across Fleet and Add New Sun Deck and Cafe

Friday, October 6th, 2017

Celebrity Cruises has announced a fleetwide modernization of all cabins and suites, a new sun deck and a revamped lounge, as well as a new cafe on four of its ships. As part of the $400 million ‘Celebrity Revolution’, which starts with Celebrity Edge, the renovations are expected to begin in 2019. (

Celebrity unveils The Meeting Place – a state-of-the-art meeting venue onboard the heralded Celebrity Edge

Thursday, September 28th, 2017

Celebrity Cruises redefines what it means to “work remotely” with the reveal of The Meeting Place – a state-of-the-art meeting venue onboard the heralded Celebrity Edge. (more…)

Celebrity Cruises Partners with Public Television Series Moveable Feast

Wednesday, September 6th, 2017

Celebrity Cruises invites guests to dig into the modern luxury brand’s newest iconic culinary partnership with Fine Cooking magazine and its Emmy® Award-nominated Public Television series Moveable Feast – introducing Moveable Feast with Celebrity Cruises. (more…)

Celebrity Cruises Unveils New Industry-first announcing a unique partnership with the Regional Maritime University (RMU) in Ghana

Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017

Celebrity Cruises is proud to announce a unique partnership with the Regional Maritime University (RMU) in Ghana. For the first time in cruise industry history, female bridge officers will be openly recruited from a West African country through a new Celebrity Cadet Program in partnership with RMU. (more…)

Celebrity Cruises and Canyon Ranch Launch Sleep-Themed Spa Treatments

Saturday, August 19th, 2017

Sleep deprived cruisers heading to a Celebrity ship will soon be able to get some help getting shut eye with a series of four sleep-themed spa treatments created in partnership with Canyon Ranch SpaClub. (

Royal Caribbean Rolls Out New Espresso Features

Wednesday, August 16th, 2017

Royal Caribbean Cruises announced it has rolled out a new set of business-ready features for its state-of-the-art Espresso reservation system, which covers the Royal Caribbean, Celebrity and Azamara brands. (

Celebrity Solstice returns to Australia: Convert your clients to cruisers

Monday, August 14th, 2017

Celebrity Solstice returns to Australia in just over two months, launching her sixth local season with a special two-night “Sampler” cruise – ideal for first time cruisers. (

Celebrity Summit arrives in Portland with 4 passengers needing medical help

Tuesday, July 4th, 2017

Emergency responders were called to the Portland waterfront Monday morning for what was initially reported as a mass casualty incident aboard a cruise ship. It turned out that four people with unrelated injuries and medical conditions arrived aboard the Celebrity Summit in need of medical attention, according to Toni Doucette, a facilities security officer for the Port of Portland. (

Celebrity’s Reimagined Garden of Eden, Featuring the Largest Window to the World

Wednesday, June 28th, 2017

Celebrity’s Reimagined Garden of Eden

Celebrity Cruises reveals the next exciting feature on its newest ship, Celebrity Edge, which debuts next year. Eden, is a unique venue where state of the art design is fused into every element, including cuisine served by “Edenists.” (more…)

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. (

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. (

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. (

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. (

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. (

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. (

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. (

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. (

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. (

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. (

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. (

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. (

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. (

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. (

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…)