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Celebrity Cruises Sails to New Heights, Unveiling New Destinations, Rich Itineraries, and One-of-a-Kind Overnights

20 March 2019 No Comment

MIAMI – Nov. 29, 2016 – Celebrity Cruises continues to open up the world, offering sailings to some of the most dynamic ports of call from around the globe, highlighting new destinations and the hottest events by unveiling its ultimate 2018-2019 season. The modern luxury brand is revealing many Celebrity firsts for guests to choose from, among 282 destinations in 77 countries across all seven continents that include new ports of call, 188 exciting overnights in 41 cities and 28 double overnight stays in seven different ports. This is the Celebrity Distinction.

Today, Celebrity has revealed the first of its 2018-2019 itineraries, starting with new European and Alaskan itineraries, the first to open for sale. Valued Captain’s Club members have early priority access to begin planning their ultimate vacation, two days before the 2018-2019 sailings open to the public on Thursday, December 1, 2016. More destinations will be unveiled over the coming month.


Celebrity Silhouette

  • For the first time ever, Celebrity Silhouette will home port in Southampton, starting summer 2018. The award-winning ship will offer:
    • Seven- and eight-night Norwegian Fjord sailings
    • Seven 14-night Scandinavia and Russia sailings on three different itineraries
    • 14-night Mediterranean, Canaries and Azores, and Iceland and Ireland sailings from Southampton

  • Guests onboard will enjoy recent enhancements including Slush, a poolside frozen drinks bar, Passport Bar and Gastrobar

Celebrity Eclipse

  • After eight years of homeporting in Southampton, Celebrity Eclipse will offer a mini season out of Dublin, Ireland, beginning in late April through June 2018, making Celebrity the first major cruise line in the world to homeport out of Dublin:
    • Itineraries will include a 10-night Ireland and Iceland sailing calling at Belfast, Northern Ireland, Reykjavik, Iceland, Akureyri, Iceland, Lerwick/Shetland, Scotland, and Cork, Ireland, as well as offering an eight-night Norwegian Fjords itinerary
    • In Dublin, the modern luxury cruise line will be offering a brand new Celebrity City Stay. Guests can opt to start their vacation a little earlier and enjoy three nights in a luxury hotel, enriching fully-guided tours, and a farewell dinner to bid the Irish city adieu before embarking on their sure-to-be unforgettable vacation

  • From late June 2018, Celebrity Eclipse will be based out of Amsterdam, offering 12-night British Isles itineraries and 12-night Scandinavia and Russia sailings
  • In September, the ship will sail from Barcelona for a 12-night Western Mediterranean and a 12-night Italy and Greek Isles sailing

Celebrity Constellation

  • The guest-favorite ship will offer enhanced Mediterranean itineraries with a series of three seven-night sailings – the Greek Isles; Italy, France and Spain; and Italian Renaissance
  • The ‘Grand Med Tour’ will take in 16 ports of call across six countries, including overnight stays in Ibiza and Barcelona
  • Throughout the rest of the season, Celebrity Constellation will offer nine- and 12-night sailings throughout the Mediterranean, including stops in the Greek Isles; the Holy Lands; the Western Mediterranean and the Adriatic

Celebrity Reflection

  • Celebrity’s newest ship, Celebrity Reflection, will continue to offer its 11-night Western Mediterranean sailings, as well as its hotly popular 10-night East Mediterranean itineraries, calling Civitavecchia (Rome, Italy) homeport throughout the warm summer season
  • For the modern luxury escape of a lifetime, guests can combine the Eastern and Western Mediterranean itineraries, pinpointing each of the Mediterranean’s most popular destinations in one go

Collectively, the new European itineraries represent one of Celebrity’s richest seasons, featuring 51 overnights in 15 vibrant cities and 2 double overnight stays in Europe.

Signature Event Sailings in Europe

Celebrity Silhouette’s newest Signature Event Sailing to the 2018 world soccer tournament in St. Petersburg, Russia, will have guests on the edge of their seats. With a double overnight in the city, travelers and sport lovers alike will have the opportunity to attend both the third place game in St. Petersburg, and the thrilling final match in Moscow via an overland tour.

In addition, the modern luxury cruise line will continue to offer opportunities to visit destinations during global events through its popular Signature Event Sailings, including sailings to The French Open, The British Open, The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo and the Cannes Film Festival.


Celebrity Infinity

  • The modern luxury brand will continue to offer the industry-defining seven-night, round-trip itinerary to the Hubbard Glacier from Vancouver on Celebrity Infinity.

Celebrity Solstice

  • Onboard the recently upgraded Celebrity Solstice, guests can embark on Celebrity’s popular, seven-night roundtrip Tracy Arm Fjord itinerary from Seattle, Washington, onboard Celebrity Solstice
  • Under the starry Alaskan night sky, enjoy the iconic gastronomic adventure A Taste of Film, which pairs films that evoke a specific cultural, culinary or destination experience, with cuisine that brings the scenes on the screen to life through guests’ taste buds

Celebrity Millennium

  • Modern luxury travelers looking to venture farther into the vast expanse of the last frontier can enjoy alternating open-jaw sailings out of Vancouver, British Columbia, or Seward, Alaska, aboard Celebrity Millennium

Onboard, Celebrity brings Alaska to life, offering authentic food sourced from each port to local performers who introduce guests to the area’s unique culture.

Special Offer

To celebrate the brand’s rich lineup of cruises, Celebrity will continue to offer the popular “Go Big, Go Better, Go Best!” promotion for nearly all of the brand’s 2018-2019 sailings. Guests who book an oceanview or higher stateroom and “Go Big” can enjoy a free perk from the choice of Classic Beverage Packages, unlimited internet packages, gratuities or $150 to spend onboard. Vacationers can even choose to upgrade and “Go Better” to get their choice of two perks, or “Go Best” and get all four perks, plus a premium beverage package upgrade. Any guests who book Suite accommodations will be given all four perks (“Go Best”) for free. Full details about this offer are available at celebritycruises.com/gobigbetterbest.

Celebrity will continue to reveal more of its robust 2018-2019 cruise vacation lineup in the upcoming weeks. To learn more and book, guests can contact Celebrity at 1-800-CELEBRITY or call their travel agent. Information soon will be available online at celebritycruises.com/sailbeyondborders2018-19.

About Celebrity Cruises:
Celebrity Cruises’ iconic “X” is the mark of modern luxury, with its cool, contemporary design and warm spaces; dining experiences where the design of the venues is as important as the cuisine; and the amazing service that only Celebrity can provide, all created to provide an unmatchable experience for vacationers’ precious time. Celebrity Cruises’ 12 ships offer modern luxury vacations visiting all seven continents. Celebrity also presents incredible cruise tour experiences in Alaska and Canada. Celebrity is one of six cruise brands operated by global cruise vacation company Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE: RCL). For more information, dial 1-800-437-3111, visit www.celebritycruises.com, or call your travel agent.


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