Breathtaking itineraries with one-of-kind experiences: Celebrity Cruises reveals even more new sailings for 2018-2019
The modern luxury brand continues to open up the world, transporting wanderlust travelers to the most desirable destinations beyond their bucket lists
MIAMI – Dec. 13, 2016 – The modern luxury brand known for opening up the world continues to reveal highlights from the upcoming 2018-2019 season. Full of Celebrity Cruises firsts, the latest itineraries include new destinations as part of lavish itineraries with overnights in some of the most sought-after ports of call in the world. In addition to adding breathtaking locales to its roster of sailings, the modern luxury cruise line is expanding its itineraries in the Arabian Peninsula, India, and Far East, as well as South America and the Panama Canal, while adding new ports of call in Australia, New Zealand, and the Caribbean during the 2018 and 2019 sailing season. This is the Celebrity Distinction.
Celebrity is also going on sale with its exciting line-up of shore excursions for the new season, providing a unique look at some of the most desirable destinations around the world. Through its world class experiences and amenities, the modern luxury cruise line offers the most indulgent vacations to all seven continents.
With a tally of 282 destinations in 77 countries across the world, including new ports of call, 188 exciting overnights in 41 cities and 28 double overnight stays in seven different ports, this truly is one of Celebrity’s richest seasons yet.
South America and Panama Canal
Each destination will be brought to life on board with cultural experiences such as Argentine Tango classes and authentic Latin American cuisine and vintage tastings. Guests will get a taste of the local culture, embarking on the iconic chef-led Uniquely Celebrity Shore Excursions, Chef’s Market Discoveries, in various countries across South America, including Argentina and Uruguay.
Australia and New Zealand
With authentic cuisine, culture, and entertainment from each port of call, guests will have the opportunity to get to know Australia and New Zealand before even leaving the ship. An enrichment program and partnership with the Australia Zoo allows guests to become experts on the wildlife from down under – from koalas to coral.
Guests will be able to experience select ports in uniquely Celebrity style. Become familiar with the local fare of Phuket, Thailand, with the brand’s award-winning Chef’s Market Discoveries excursions, enjoy a delicious Arabian feast under the stars with Abu Dhabi’s Enchanted desert excursion, or get pampered in Kagoshima, Japan with the Chiran and Ibusuki Sand Bath wellness treatment experience. Guests can’t go wrong when they sail Asia with Celebrity.
Signature Event Sailings in Asia
Celebrity Millennium will also be visiting the Pingxi Sky Lantern Festival, where guests will have prime viewing as thousands of glowing lanterns are released into the night sky to celebrate the first full moon of the Chinese New Year, each carrying a handwritten wish to the heavens.
Bermuda and Canada/New England
In typical Celebrity fashion, guests will be given access to unrivaled, in-depth experiences in the Caribbean, including an exclusive three-course meal preparation at the personal home of one of Antigua’s most respected chefs, Nicole Arthurton, with the brand’s At Home with Chef Nicole excursion. Wanderlust revelers can experience the incredible Colombian night life with the Unique Dining and Carriage Ride Experience in Cartagena’s Walled City excursion.
In addition, the modern luxury brand is honoring it’s valued Captain’s Club members, offering them an early priority access to begin planning their ultimate vacation, two days before the 2018-2019 sailings open to the public on Thursday, December 15, 2016.
Celebrity will continue to reveal more of its robust 2018-2019 cruise vacation lineup in the upcoming weeks. To learn more and book, guests can contact Celebrity at 1-800-CELEBRITY or call their travel agent. Information soon will be available online at celebritycruises.com/sailbeyondborders2018-19.
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