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What sets Celebrity apart from other vacation choices today is the cruise line's passionate dedication to providing guests with a cruise experience that exceeds expectations. This extraordinary performance level has become the definition of Celebrity Cruises, and has set the worldwide standard for today's expression of what first made cruising famous - high quality, superior design, spacious accommodations, grand style, attentive service and exceptional cuisine.

The excellence of Celebrity's existing cruise product continues with the cruise line's Solstice-class ships, which embody even greater technical achievement and meaningful innovation, while retaining the distinctive style, sophistication and service elements that have become the hallmark of a Celebrity cruise.

Celebrity continues to reap stellar rewards - including sweeping Conde Nast Traveler's "World's Greatest Ships" readers' survey (February 2003), which deemed seven Celebrity ships among the top 10 large ships. The line will continue to grow its customer base by offering the ultimate premium cruise experience with a taste of luxury across its 10-ship fleet-while also seeking innovative and unexpected ways to treat guests famously.

 

Captains Club

Celebrity's Captain's Club premier recognition and rewards program, with exclusive benefits for each membership tier, is designed to make you the center of their attention. It’s all part of Celebrity's effort to match their highest level of onboard design with the highest level of recognition.


Classic Member Benefits

As a Classic member, you'll receive complimentary access to Celebrity's Captain's Club Celebration event. You'll also enjoy great ways to save with exclusive onboard premium offers.


Select Member Benefits

As a Select member, you'll enjoy all the benefits of a Classic member, plus discounted Internet and laundry service specials.


Elite Member Benefits

Celebrity's Elite members know that loyalty yields great rewards, including complimentary Internet and laundry services, as well as access to the Captain's Club lounge.

Unlike other cruise loyalty programs, the Captain's Club uses tier credits rather than cruises to determine your benefits. Celebrity currently offers up to three ways to earn tier credits on a single cruise. This makes it easier for members to qualify for higher tiers and receive more exclusive benefits quickly.

Benefits are exclusive to sailings on Celebrity Cruises® (Excluding Celebrity Xpedition®)

Tier credits are awarded upon completion of each sailing

Celebrity Cruise's accommodations and exceptional level of personal service, award-winning cuisine, world-famous amenities and onboard experience ensure not only an unforgettable cruise experience, but a high level of commitment to their guests.

 

Personalized Service

 

 

Maybe it's the fact that you're greeted by name. Perhaps it's because you merely mentioned a favorite dessert and it appears after dinner without asking. As you cool off with chilled towels upon return from a shore excursion, you just know something is different aboard Celebrity.

With one staff member for nearly every two guests, Celebrity's personal service anticipates your every need. Unobtrusively. Intuitively. So you'll feel restored and relaxed-effortlessly. In your stateroom, outside by the pool, in the AquaSpa®, anywhere at all, at anytime, Celebrity's onboard family goes the extra mile to ensure every aspect of your cruise turns out just the way you want it.

Combining traditional European hospitality and warm engaging service, Celebrity's service is consistently top-rated by experts such as Condé Nast Traveler.

 

Dining

Celebrity's Dining Experience

Inspired & Artful Cuisine
Say bon voyage to boring buffets and unimaginative restaurants. Every meal is both a culinary and a visual masterpiece thanks to Chef Jacques Van Staden. Savor an entirely new vacation dining experience in any of Celebrity's 10 world-class, globally-influenced restaurants. With all this variety, there's something to please everyone in your party.

Five-Star Service
Cuisine is one part of the story. Exemplary service is another. With nearly two staff members per table, you'll enjoy service that's personal, instinctive, and memorable. Classic dishes are prepared tableside, an elegant tradition. And Celebrity's certified sommeliers have perfected wine and food pairing to a delectable art form, further enhancing your vacation experience.

Raising the Bar
Your choice of wine can be made from a list offering up to 480 selections, including some of the world's rarest, most sought-after vintages, as well as up to 500 varieties of spirits - uncommon cognacs, vodkas, scotches and Armagnac.

Chic Restaurants & Lounges
Each restaurant and nightspot has been created to provide a distinctive experience, crafted with the help of some of the world's leading designers. Every location is stunning and ultra modern.

Enriching Experiences
Palate pleasing. Intellectually stimulating. Life-renewing. Visually dazzling. High-spirited. Choose from the very best in onboard programs. Enrich your knowledge about the art of winemaking, the right way to quaff vino, and what bottle to order with dinner.

 

Wine Experience

It's robust. Extensive. And designed with you in mind.

It's Celebrity's Wine Experience. Underscored with a vast wine list and one of the largest teams of sommeliers in the world, this distinctive program offers you an enriching wine-centric experience and knowledge that will be enjoyed long after your cruise is over.

Onboard Wine Collection

Celebrity's extensive onboard wine collection includes over 480 selections on Solstice Class® ships and over 350 selections on Celebrity Century® and Millennium Class® ships. Every major wine-producing region is represented. Choose from a spectacular assortment, including Rare Vintages, California Rare Cult Wines, and Grand Cru Champagnes.

More Sommeliers Than You Can Shake a Corkscrew At

Educate your palate. Tap into the knowledge of the sommeliers located in every restaurant onboard. These respected wine experts are readily available to make suggestions and assist with you wine pairing questions. Every sommelier is certified by the United States Sommelier Association and Celebrity is proud to say they have one of the largest teams of sommeliers in the world.

Cellar Masters, Our Dedicated Wine Bar

Inspired by the vineyards of Napa Valley, Cellar Masters brings to life the experience of a global wine tour. A welcoming and unique onboard environment, it's a place to discover new wines, receive recommendations and enrich your knowledge of wine. A new addition to the Cellar Masters wine bar is Celebrity's state-of-the-art Enomatic® wine serving and preserving system. Choose your wine, push a button, and pour a glass. Cheers!

The 2-Story Glass Wine Tower Designed By Tihany

All Solstice Class® ships boast one of these remarkably tall wine towers, created by renowned designer, Adam Tihany. Each holds 1800 bottles of wine-so many choices.

Celebrity Programs for Wine Enthusiasts

From Wine Appreciation 101 to the Riedel® Comparative Wine Crystal Workshop and everything in between, these onboard programs make the most of your love of fine wine. They're part of Celebrity's onboard activities and entertainment programs, CelebrityLife.

 

 

Celebrity Life

 

How to live your CelebrityLife℠

Welcome to CelebrityLife℠, an exciting and entertaining series of activities that redefine traditional onboard programming. Celebrity provides a vast array of choices that let your passions lead the way for you to dive into fun with an expansive onboard activities program. And they have created partnerships with some of the world's most well known companies to bring you the ultimate in onboard experiences. There's the fact that we're the first authorized Apple® reseller at sea. There's Riedel® and Smithsonian Journeys. Rosetta® Stone and The Corning Museum of Glass. OK. Maybe they're name-dropping. But wouldn't you?

With a list of exhilarating activities involving such renowned brands, there's something to please everyone.


Taste

Taste the promise of a delicious vacation.

If you have a passion for food, wine, and spirits - Celebrity has a menu of activities you're sure to love. Experience just how robust life at sea can be. Some of Celebrity's sumptuous CelebrityLife℠ culinary activities that await you include:


Champagne High Tea

The art of hospitality is elevated to new levels at afternoon high tea, as a string quartet plays softly in the background. This soothing ritual, in one of their specialty restaurants, features white glove service and fine bone china. Offerings include Tea Forté® loose teas, espresso, lattes and cappuccino accompanied by tea afternoon Savories, pastries, fresh berries and freshly baked Scones served with imported Devon Cream.


Star Chefs Cooking Competition

Watch two of Celebrity's chefs, with the assistance of two guests, showcase their culinary skills as they contend for the coveted best chef honors-at least for the day.


Mixology 101

Learn how to master the perfect Mojito and other fabulously delicious concoctions.


Molecular Mixology from the Liquid Chef

Experience the new trend of "chef-inspired" bartending.


Wine Appreciation 101

Join Celebrity's Cellarmaster to learn, taste, and compare several wine varietals and styles.


Riedel® Comparative Wine Crystal Workshop.

Discover the difference the shape and quality a Riedel glass makes to the enjoyment of fine wine.


The Art of Food and Wine Pairing

Learn the answers to your food and wine pairing questions in this educational workshop hosted by their Cellar Master.

 


Learn

Learn something now – and rediscover yourself.

If you're passionate about energizing your gray matter, while having fun, discover an assortment of activities designed to spark your intellectual curiosity. Some of Celebrity's cleverly entertaining CelebrityLife enrichment activities that await you include:


Celebrity iLearn

Turn your vacation photos into an artistic masterpiece in their iPhoto® class-just one of 18 classes featuring MacBook Pro®, iPods®, iPads® and iLife® software.


Beyond the Podium Speaker Series featuring Smithsonian Journeys

Expand your scholarly horizons with exciting presentations from expert speakers.  Available on every 2011 Mediterranean, Holy Land, Transatlantic, Antarctic, Bermuda and Panama Canal sailing.


Let's Dance Series

Discover your hidden flair for the Salsa, Jive and other ballroom dances-and Hip Hop, too.


Rosetta Stone Language Lessons

Perfect your naturally rolling "rrrrr"s while learning Spanish with the Rosetta Stone program. Or choose from a list of other languages you'd love to learn.


Hot Glass Show℠ featuring the Corning Museum of Glass

One of the coolest things at sea-the Hot Glass Show.℠. Witness the incredible art of glassblowing with an intimate demonstration.


Oceans Ahead Behind the Scenes and Environmental Programming

Brought to you by Celebrity's ships officers, you'll learn amazing facts on topics ranging from energy generation and ship navigation to onboard recycling.


Art Auctions

Conducted with great fanfare, Celebrity's auctions offer original works from many well-known and up-and-coming artists. Sip champagne as you discover the next great realist or surrealist.


Hands-On Art Classes & Lectures

Get creative. The Art Studio, Celebrity's new venue on The Lawn Club will be home base to two artists-in-residence who offer hands-on classes in many creative arts. Master Artists from The Art Center South Florida. Artists host art classes, lectures and demonstrations on topics ranging from jewelry making to sketching to painting.

 

Revive

Revive your well being with serenity or vigor. Or both.

If you have a passion for all things "wellness," we've designed a collection of activities to rejuvenate you-inside and out. Some of the renewing Celebrity Life wellness activities that await you include:


Tour de Cycle®

Get a great workout, while supporting the Lance Armstrong LIVESTRONG® Foundation in the fight against cancer. (Celebrity Solstice® Class ships only)


Introduction to Acupuncture Seminar

See how acupuncture can improve health and longevity by treating many ailments safely, effectively and painlessly.


Yoga

Stretch your limits with an enlightening yoga session. Appropriate for all levels, focus on posture, movement and breathing techniques to relieve stress and strengthen muscles.


Restore Your Youthful Skin Seminar

Learn about anti-aging solutions for both women and men during this introduction to MediSpa cosmetic treatments.


Chilates Fitness Classes

Combining a Pilates and meditation session into one, this class will strengthen core muscles and improve breathing and relaxation technique.


How to Boost Your Metabolism Seminar

Find out how to lose more fat, increase your metabolism, reduce water retention and boost your energy.

 

Play

Play up your vacation for all it's worth.

If you're passionate about having fun, Celebrity has an engaging arsenal of activities designed to tickle your funny bone and keep you on your toes to challenge your competitive spirit. Some of their ready-for-action CelebrityLife trivia and games that await you include:


Karaoke

Become the star you've always wanted to be. Choose from more than 1,700 songs and sing the night away with your fellow cruise stars.


Casino Tournaments & Lessons

Make a date with Lady Luck. Try your hand at Blackjack, poker and other casino games.


Trivia Contests

Have a blast challenging your knowledge of a wide variety of topics using Celebrity's new electronic interactive trivia system. Activities range from Daily Trivia to full-on Game Shows & Trivia Tournaments.


Lawn Games at the Lawn Club

Join a friendly pick-up game of Croquet or Bocce. Blongo or Baggo.


Interactive Video Games

Try your hand at bowling, tennis, boxing, darts and more.


Sports

Brush up on your basketball, ping-pong and golf putting skills. Then join in for fun-filled tournaments.


Pool Games & Events

Have fun in the water with pool volleyball, pool golf chipping and plenty more aquatic activities.

 

 

Entertainment

Shining the spotlight on your vacation.

Welcome to a destination filled with wonder and excitement - your Celebrity Cruises ship. Celebrity Cruises has designed a crowd-pleasing entertainment program to keep you captivated day and night. If you love live stage shows - you're never going to want to leave your theater seat. Be mesmerized by Broadway, Circus and the Song and Dance spectacular performance shows. Enjoy magicians and comedians. Musicians and jugglers. Whatever your entertainment preference - they have got a performance for you.

Or, maybe you'd rather be part of the entertainment. If so, welcome to Celebrity interactive theme parties.  Revive your 60s vibe at Groove, or be mysterious at Masque. Get caught up in the rhythm of music and movement during Everybody Dance. So, go ahead. Steal the spotlight and be the star of your vacation.

Some of the captivating experiences that await you include:

Production Shows: Broadway, Circus, Song and Dance spectaculars
Interactive Theme Parties: Flava, Groove, Masque, and Live@Sky
Custom performance featuring Poet Theatricals and Qdos
Everybody Dance - featuring guests who have been trained onboard in different types of dance by our professional dancers
Guest Entertainers featuring Comedians, Singers, Magicians, Jugglers and more
Live Music featuring String Quartets, Jazz Bands, Guitarists and A Cappella performances
DJs - to keep you dancing all night long

And so many more in their entertainment guide of choices. Celebrity is your front row ticket to an entertaining vacation.

 

Casino

Ready to Play?

Light up the night with Lady Luck by your side in Celebrity's world-class casinos. With a sophisticated ambiance and captivating sights and sounds, Celebrity casinos offer exhilaration for experienced high rollers and those trying their luck for the first time.

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