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Celebrity Cruises

Celebrity  Cruises has the most stunning cruise ships to enter service in decades, heralding an exciting new era in cruising. Truly innovative, these floating masterpieces are the result of Celebrity’s collaboration with a team of world-class architects, designers and stylists. Where else at sea would you find half an acre of manicured lawn on deck where you can enjoy croquet, lawn bowls or a picnic, a Martini Ice Bar with its sleek, frosted main bar serving over 100 different flavours of vodka martini, a glass-blowing studio, Cellar masters wine bar inspired by the vineyards of Napa Valley, bringing to life the experience of a global wine tour while you learn about and taste a large variety of wines from around the world & no less than ten stunning dining venues? Truly inspired accommodations, 15% larger on average than on any other Celebrity ship, 85%  of these with private balconies.

In April 2012, Celebrity Eclipse sails from Southampton for her third season cruising the must see destinations of the Mediterranean, Scandinavia, Russia and for the first time, Norwegian Fjords & Iceland.

As you would expect, Celebrity ships have a wide range of dining venues to tempt guests including Murano’s speciality restaurant, decorated with handmade Venetian Murano Glass chandeliers – a dining experience not to be missed; Tuscan Grille sumptuous Italian steak and seafood; Silk Harvest – offering the very best in Asian cuisine and Qsine, a unique dining venue with tastes from around the world.

A Celebrity Cruise is designed to delight you, pamper you, entertain & renew you, stimulate and amaze you because there are really only 2 kinds of cruises – the Celebrity Cruises and everything else.

Many cruise lines claim to offer beautiful accommodations, great dining experiences, and excellent service, but those attributes consistently earn Celebrity Cruises recognition as one of the top cruise lines in the world including Conde Nast Traveler, Cruise Critic and Travel Weekly “Globe Awards”, which this year has honoured Celebrity as “Best Premium Cruise Line.” Those and ongoing press reviews year after year continuously recognize Celebrity for its inovative style and design, widely varied, high quality culinary experiences and personalized service with a guest-to-crew ratio of nearly 2:1 and 24/7 butler service in every luxurious suite.

CELEBRITY SOLSTICE CLASS

Discover ships that you’ll soon come to feel were designed just for you.

Innovative and excitingly luxurious. filled with unexpected delights that create a holiday like no other. Like a lawn Club on the top deck, where lush green grass invites you to contemplate a better view of our beautiful planet & you can dine al fresco under the stars. Or a glass blowing show – where prior notions of cruising melt faster than the glass in front of you.

Imagine a dining room that looks like something out of a movie. Featuring one of the world’s most amazing wine collections, but also displaying it in the most stunning crystal wine tower. Or an insightfully designed staterooms with a wide, expansive balconies – best described as a ‘whole new state of mind’ room, but one with a highly personal touch, where you’ll feel right at home.

At your special request, Celebrity have added a new premium category of balcony staterooms to these brand-defining ships, Aquaclass. Featuring a host of pampering extras, conveniently located near the AquaSpa by Elemis, Solarium and Persian Garden. Quite simply the perfect spa retreat.

Azamara Club Cruises

Embark on a voyage of the senses, experiencing life at its most exotic – not just as an observer, but as an actively engaged participant. The ships of Azamara Club Cruises are smaller and more agile, allowing you to delve deeper into the hidden corners of the world, including some that most travellers only dream of visiting. With longer stays and more overnights, you can truly experience everything a destination has to offer.

Carrying a maximum of  694 guests, they have been specially designed to help you discover not only the world’s off-the-beaten-path destinations, but also all the comforts of deluxe travel. Luxurious, yet reassuringly informal, Azamara Journey and Azamara Quest are the perfect setting to discover hidden corners of the world. Nothing is overlooked & the crew go to great lengths to understand your needs because it’s the best way to meet them. Azamara Club Cruises has transitioned to a more inclusive experience, with the following now included. House wines with lunch and dinner, a brand of bottled water; specialty coffees and teas; staterooms assistant and dining gratuities; shuttlebus service to/from local port communities, where available; destination-influenced entertainment and enrichment programmes; all meals and room service. More intimate ships, more enriching experiences and more inspired destinations, Azamara Club Cruises will show you the world in the way you’ve always longed to see it.

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