Celebrity Cruises Announces Ambitious 500 Sailings in One Season

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For its 2024-25 cruise season, Celebrity Cruises will explore each and every continent, offering guests nearly 500 sailings with new, longer overnight stays and first-ever homeports for some of its popular ships, such as Celebrity Apex.

The line’s fleet of 16 luxury ships, including the fourth ship in the highly acclaimed Edge Series, the 140,600 gross-ton Celebrity Ascent, will visit more than 250 destinations in 70 countries.

The Line’s 2024-25 Cruise Season

For the 2024-25 cruise season, Celebrity Cruises will debut in several new areas around the globe with nearly 500 sailings during that timeframe, visiting more than 250 destinations in 70 different countries.

The line’s fleet will include first-ever homeports for some of Celebrity’s Edge Series ships and new year-round offerings in Europe, taking guests to explore new ports.

Additionally, the season’s itineraries will offer new and double overnights, including overnights in 11 of the world’s most popular cities like Lisbon, Istanbul, and Reykjavik, Iceland.

Celebrity Eclipse Cruise Ship
Photo Courtesy: Celebrity Cruises

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The 2024-25 season’s brand-new overnight ports of call will include Pauillac, France; Brindisi and Trieste, Italy; and Kavala and Volos, Greece.

President and CEO of Celebrity Cruises,  Lisa Lutoff-Perlo said, “For our 2024/2025 season, we wanted to take our offerings to new heights – all in celebration of our fourth Edge Series ship, Celebrity Ascent, sailing its inaugural season in 2024.”

“There’s truly no better way to see the world’s best places than on the world’s best places where our guests are treated to the accommodations and amenities of a Celebrity ship – a luxury hotel, Michelin-quality dining, and a world-class luxury spa retreat all in one with the world just steps away,” Lutoff-Perlo added.

European Deployments

Seven of the cruise line’s ships will expand on its popular European itineraries with 153 different sailings to visit nearly 100 destinations, deploying three of its popular ships to the region.

The 130,818 gross ton Celebrity Apex will be the first in its class to homeport outside of London, cruising more Norwegian Fjord itineraries than in previous years, including an all-new 12-night Norwegian Fjord and Arctic Circle sailing.

Celebrity Apex Cruise Ship
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Itineraries will span throughout Scandinavia, Egypt, and Israel, while Celebrity Ascent embarks on its inaugural European season with cruises throughout Spain, Italy, France, and Greece.

The 3,260-passenger Celebrity Beyond will embark on ten- and 11-night itineraries visiting the beauty of the region, with stops in Greece, Istanbul, Naples, and more.

Caribbean Deployments

From three-night getaways to longer 12-night voyages, eight Celebrity ships will sail through the Caribbean, including Celebrity Ascent making its Caribbean debut with rotating 7-night Western and Eastern Caribbean itineraries, visiting St. Thomas and St. Maarten, or Georgetown, Grand Cayman, and Labadee, Haiti.

Celebrity Ascent Cruise Ship
Photo Courtesy: Celebrity Cruises

Featuring a special itinerary to the Panama Canal, Celebrity Beyond will additionally offer 10- and 11-night itineraries to the Southern Caribbean that visit St. George, St. John’s, and St. Maarten.

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Celebrity Apex will take guests on a seven-night itinerary to some of the most scenic destinations in the region such as Puerto Plata, Labadee, Key West, Bimini, St. Kitts, and Tortola.

Alaska Deployments

Celebrity Cruises will deploy its first Edge Series ship to sail to Alaska, as the 2,908-passenger Celebrity Edge sails round-trip from Seattle on a seven-night itinerary with stops in Victoria, British Columbia, and Ketchikan.

Celebrity Cruise Ship
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In combination with Celebrity Summit and Celebrity Solstice, the line will offer 57 sailings and an array of six- to eight-night itineraries from May to September 2024.

Asia Deployments

From April 2024 to October 2024, the 2,138-passenger Celebrity Millennium will homeport in Tokyo, sailing 12-night itineraries, with overnight stays in Osaka, throughout Japan taking guests to Mt. Fuji, and the temples of Kyoto.

For the season, Celebrity Millennium will join the 121,878 gross ton Celebrity Solstice in Japan to explore Southeast Asia from September 2024 to April 2025 on 11- to 14-night sailings, stopping in 32 locations in Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, and India.

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