Celebrity: Awarded "World's Greatest Places"

Written by Saturday, 08 January 2022

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With 300 destinations, on seven continents, and 14 award-winning ships, it is easy to see why Celebrity is distinguished as one of the World's Greatest Places. What exactly has this cruise line garnering awards, distinctions, and recognition as one of the most elevated cruising experiences?


Celebrity Cruises brings you to the world's most incredible destinations in modern style. They stay longer and travel further to connect you with local life and culture. A new season of 23-24 cruises includes destinations within: Alaska, the Mexican Riviera, Pacific Coast, Australia, New Zealand, Europe, Iceland, Greenland, South America, Canada, and Bermuda.

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The endless perks of The Retreat, AquaClass, Concierge Class and verandas will transform your stay into an experience unlike any other at sea.

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The Retreat

As a Retreat guest, no detail has been overlooked. Cashmere mattresses, Frette robes, towels and slippers, and a bathroom stocked with premium amenities, you'll never want to leave your room. The Retreat includes stunning accommodations, a private restaurant, and an exclusive lounge and sundeck that rival any high-end resort. Your dedicated team of attendants, concierges, and your personal retreat host will do everything to ensure you never have to lift a finger. Another bonus? The best amenities and perks are always included: a shore excursion credit, premium drinks, streaming Wi-Fi, tips, and an onboard credit to spend almost any way you like.

Extraordinary destinations. Culinary excellence. Intuitive service. Luxurious accommodations. And stunning design. That's the Celebrity way. The Celebrity distinction. We'll see you on board!

Aqua Class

Why do we love Aqua Class? AquaClass staterooms are a fully immersive, next-level wellness experience. Elements are thoughtfully infused throughout your stateroom, from verandas that allow you to walk right out to the water’s edge to a Cashmere mattress and pillow menus. Savor clean cuisine, including new healthy options, at your exclusive restaurant, Blu. Plus, you’ll enjoy access to the SEA Thermal Suite, a spa concierge, a complimentary fitness pass, preferential rates on AquaClass spa packages, daily in-room bottled water service, healthy room-service menu options, and a yoga mat for use onboard.

Concierge Class

What's to love about Concierge Class? A dedicated concierge just steps away from your room to assist with your vacation needs. Exclusive events, including a Welcome Aboard Concierge Class Lunch and Destination Seminar. Then there’s the room, the Infinite Veranda takes the whole room right to the water’s edge. Little details so meticulously thought out that they truly make a world of difference. 


Magic CarpetCelebrity's range of luxurious accommodations has been artfully created to make your stay truly elevated. Revel in stylish design. Sink into exquisite bedding. Bask in breathtaking views. Watch the world glide by from your luxurious perch. World-class architects, interior designers, and landscape artists have created the most inspiring spaces at sea. 

Celebrity Edge pushes the boundaries of cruise ship architecture from bow to stern. From the incredible new Magic Carpet to the private plunge pools in their new 2-story Edge Villas, Celebrity has created the most refined ship at sea. The unique outward-facing design breaks from traditional ship design. Aboard, you’ll feel more connected with the sea and the places you’ll visit in a variety of spaces ranging from your Edge Staterooms with Infinite Verandas, to the reimagined, terraced pool deck that offers even greater views of the destinations and shimmer of ocean. 

Celebrity Beyond is the next revolutionary ship launching in the Edge Series. With innovative outward-facing design creating an even closer connection between you, the sea, and every exciting place on the horizon, this ship is next-level fabulous. Soak up the sun, salt breezes, and stunning scenery in newly expanded open-air spaces. Savor fine dining that rivals anything you’d find on land. Captain Kate McCue, America’s first female cruise ship captain, will take the helm of Celebrity Beyond when it makes its Europe debut in April 2022.

Read more about Celebrity Beyond and Captain Kate in the January 2022 issue of The Travel Magazine Online - one of our Award-Winning Digital Publications.


Celebrity's unrivaled service is intuitive, personalized, genuine, and knowledgeable. Providing award-winning hospitality, based on the Forbes Travel Guide Service Standards, is what sets them apart in the industry. On your Celebrity cruise, you will experience a personal retreat host, certified sommeliers in every restaurant, twice daily makeup/turn down and nearly 2:1 guest to staff ratio. The service aboard Celebrity is warm and welcoming, truly creating a distinctive experience for all.


Celebrity's exceptional menus, crafted by Michelin-starred chef, Cornelius Gallagher, are inspired by, and locally sourced from, the amazing regions they visit. Choose casual or upscale, sushi or Italian, dining room or alfresco under the stars. With up to a dozen specialty restaurants, and an array of bars, lounges, and clubs, every experience takes you on a journey. With Celebrity's Select Dining, when you dine, and with whom, is entirely up to you. Further immerse yourself in the culture of wine within the inviting atmosphere of Cellar Masters, the onboard wine bar.


Design a holistic experience with the ocean as the backdrop to your wellness journey. Whether you seek or desire activity, there’s no better way to find your ultimate state of well-being than miles away at sea. Start with a good night’s rest on luxurious eXhale bedding designed exclusively for Celebrity. Elevate your endorphins with first at sea fitness programs, including F45 fitness classes and Peloton cycling. Ready to relax? Step into the spa and SEA Thermal Suite for over 120 destination-inspired treatments, unique as the places you'll visit.


From street-style interactive installations to elaborate production shows in state-of-the-art theaters, a range of activities and entertainment awaits you. Award-winning theater shows, live music, enrichment talks, activities, and events are all included aboard ship. Enjoy popular game shows like Deal or No Deal, to cult-classic Silent Disco, or check out the circus-style act in The Club, chill at Eden or uncover your mystique at Masque.

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