Celebrity Cruises launched in 1989, taking the very best traditional aspects of cruising and fusing them with a modern makeover. The cruise line combined premium service with exceptional value and set about with an objective to embody classic, elegant cruising with a modern twist to meet the demands of today’s traveller.
Since 1997 Celebrity Cruises have enjoyed a significant reputation as one of the world’s leading cruise lines, delivering luxury accommodation, incredible architectural design, award winning dining and exemplary service. Since this time, Celebrity Cruises has gone from strength to strength, retaining a strong focus that revolves around ‘Modern Luxury’.
With an array of destinations means you can enjoy your home comforts aboard a British Isles cruise, enjoy the temperate climate with a Mediterranean fly cruise, relax in the sun-soaked Caribbean, or adventure and explore in Alaska, Canada, Bermuda and even the Galapagos Islands; you are certain to find the perfect cruise for you.
There is no doubt that you will love all aspects of a Celebrity Cruises holiday. You will sail on board one of the award winning ships while also experiencing the world’s most fascinating destinations, with each cruise tailor made to meet your every need. It won’t be long before you realise that with Celebrity Cruises, each cruise is as individual as you are.
Celebrity are adding to their fleet with their new Edge Class cruisers offering the height of modern luxury. The first of these new ships is Celebrity Edge which sails in November 2018, followed in Spring 2020 by Celebrity Apex.
Celebrity Flora launches May 2019, the 100-passenger all-suite ship is the first vessel ever to be purpose-built for Galapagos Islands cruising.
“Modern Luxury” is as synonymous with Celebrity Cruises as the iconic ‘X’ symbol located on each ships funnel. In our exclusive interview with President and CEO of Celebrity Cruises, Michael Bayley, he describes “Modern Luxury” as “a concept that is prevalent throughout the entire Celebrity Cruises experience”. Michael continued, “The guests on board our ships enjoy the finer things in life and expect a unique and luxurious holiday. Our ships sail to some of the world’s most beautiful destinations and our guests travel there in style.”
“Modern Luxury” is embodied by the cruise lines unique focus on contemporary design, with privileged art collections on board and the most luxurious experiences available, including the Canyon Ranch Spa Club, the world’s leading spa and wellness brand. Guests travelling with Celebrity Cruises are invited to relax and recharge mind, body and spirit while on holiday.
It is often the perception that in order to reach exotic locations and exciting ports of call, a fly cruise must be the way, but Celebrity Cruises give you the opportunity to forget the hassles of air travel and begin your holiday as soon as you leave home.
With Celebrity Cruises, the journey is just as important as the destination; therefore the cruise line offers sailings from two ports within the UK – Southampton and Harwich. From either of these UK ports you can experience some of the world’s finest destinations as well as two stars of the fleet, Celebrity Eclipse and Celebrity Infinity.
Sailing from the UK with Celebrity Cruises means you can say goodnight to the UK one evening and good morning to a whole host of thrilling destinations. Mediterranean Cruises aboard Celebrity Eclipse take in the inspirational sights of ports including Rome, Florence, Barcelona and Cannes to name a few. Enjoy the Mediterranean’s sunny climes from Southampton aboard a wide range of 14 night sailings.
If year round warm weather is what you’re looking for, the Canary Islands are also a fantastic choice to cruise with Celebrity Cruises. Within easy reach of the UK, these beautiful islands offer the excitement of Iberian way of life amongst tropical surroundings and volcanic landscapes. The Canary Islands are a great destination from the UK, defined by intriguing black sand beaches, not forgetting a great selection of shore excursions to choose from.
Alternatively, opt for a Northern Europe cruise from Southampton taking in the majestic scenery of the Norwegian Fjords with enchanting ports such as Geiranger on the itinerary. There are very few destinations in the world that can inspire and enchant like Norway.
Experience the sweeping landscapes of soaring peaks, crashing waterfalls and awe inspiring glaciers, all best viewed up close from your Celebrity Cruises ship.
There’s also the opportunity to explore the Baltic Sea and call at some of the major ports across the region. Celebrity Cruises offer an excellent choice of itineraries taking in the atmospheric lands of the Baltic including such destinations as Stockholm, Copenhagen, St Petersburg and Helsinki.
Celebrity Cruises offer the opportunity to take in the leading vineyard regions of France, Spain and Portugal, all accessible from the comfort of the UK. Food & Wine Cruises give passengers the chance to experience these stunning regions at the most exciting time of year, right when the grapes are being harvested.
Destinations across Europe include docking in La Rochelle, home of many of France’s finest wineries, Bilbao and Vigo, with the option to visit wineries such as the Agro de Bazan, not forgetting ample time to take in the sights and attractions of each city whilst sampling the unique tastes of international flavours that complement each sip of wine.
There is a phenomenal range of fly cruise holidays to choose from with Celebrity Cruises, with destinations across the globe. Fly cruise destinations include the Mediterranean, Caribbean, Alaska, Asia, the Pacific Islands and even South America. There’s even the unique opportunity to journey to the Galapagos Islands to experience a world like no other and one that many people will never get to see.
On a cruise to the Galapagos Islands with Celebrity Cruises, you will be among some of the most exclusive visitors in the world as Celebrity Cruises are the only major cruise line to offer trips to this isolated archipelago year-round.
Regional flights are available with Celebrity Cruises on selected sailings from multiple airports including Glasgow, Edinburgh, Belfast, Manchester, Newcastle and London airports – all subject to availability.