Posts Tagged ‘Celebrity Cruises’

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)

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)