Today, Celebrity Cruises announced that their captains are now able to perform same-sex marriages at sea. This is great news - but why isn't everyone doing it? It has to do with flags...sort of. Let's learn a little but about about today's announcement and dig into why we don't see it happening across all cruise lines... read more
As excitement builds for Celebrity's newest ship (and class), Celebirty Edge, the line, a subsidiary of Royal Caribbean Cruise Line has announced big plans for it's Millennium and Solstice class ships.
“Celebrity Cruises has always been recognized as an innovative, trend-setting brand, and the Celebrity Revolution is just another instance in which we keep raising the bar in modern luxury travel,” says Celebrity Cruises President and CEO Lisa Lutoff-Perlo, who arrives in Sydney on Tuesday for her first ever visit down under.
“This is the largest investment the brand has ever made to modernize our fleet, and... read more
Advice for your next cruise can come from many places - even a first timer who hasn't yet embarked can discover information that can help guide us. Experience does count for quite a bit though, and few have more experience cruising than cruise ship captains. What are their favorite European ports? What tips do they have to share with other travelers? read more
Celebrity Cruise lines announced this week that Captain Nathaly Albán will command the exclusive Celebrity Xploration through the archipelago of the Galapagos. This marks the first time in cruise history that a woman will navigate the region as captain and continues the history-making promotion of qualified women to senior officer roles in the cruise industry, including appointments by lines such as Cunard and sister-company Royal Caribbean International... read more
Today in New York Celebrity Cruises revealed impressive new details about their upcoming flag ship, the Celebrity Edge. Presented was a new venue, Eden. Located at the aft of the ship and larger than the Hayden Planetarium, is a lounge, dinner theater, and more, featuring 7,000 sq ft of glass windows - more than any other room at sea, live plants and herbs, and truly inspired design... read more
An iconic step in the life of any new ship is the keel laying ceremony, when the first piece of steel is put in place. Today in Saint-Nazaire, France the foundation was laid for the innovative new structure of the Celebrity Edge. In front of leaders of Celebrity Cruises and STX France shipyard, an 875 ton block was lifted into the air and a coin was placed on the dock before lowering the metal section into position. Now the vessel will begin to take shape as additional blocks can be joined to the newly-laid foundation... read more
Today Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd, parent company to Royal Caribbean International and Celebrity Cruises had their first quarter earnings call, and in case your wondering, it seemed good news for shareholders. For cruisers there earnings calls don't generally offer much, so there wasn't any huge news, but interestingly, most non-financial comments were about onboard technology and Celebrity Edge... read more