Celebrity Beyond will be christened later this year, and it is now sailing the Mediterranean Sea for … [+]
Summer is almost here, and with it comes school vacations, long-planned international trips and plenty of unused airline, hotel and cruise credits. To keep things lively, cruise lines are busy developing new products, sailings and brand-new ships to keep travelers interested. Here are some of the latest vacation deals, cruise ship news and promotions you need to know about to plan your best cruise yet.
Simone Biles to be godmother of Celebrity Beyond
Simone Biles will be the godmother of Celebrity Beyond.
The most decorated gymnast in World Championship history, Simone Biles, has been named as the new godmother of Celebrity Beyond, the newest Edge Class ship for Celebrity Cruises. The inaugural ceremony will take place this November in Fort Lauderdale although it is already sailing in Europe this summer. Her involvement with Celebrity will include curating new wellness programming as well as wellness tips to air on stateroom TVs.
Celebrity offers beauty-themed “goop at sea” sailing
Gwyneth Paltrow, founder and CEO of goop, will join a wellness-themed sailing on Celebrity Beyond … [+]
This fall, goop founder and CEO Gwyneth Paltrow will join guests aboard a “goop at sea” sailing on Celebrity Beyond. Leaving Barcelona on Sept. 24, the sailing will visit France and the Italian Riviera. Goop practitioners on board will hold wellness seminars on enhancing the mind, body and soul. Fans of the brand will enjoy product trials, massages, tastings and goop-curated surprises during the sailing. During one session, Paltrow will interview a wellness expert as well as take audience questions. Tickets for the sailing are on sale starting at $750 per person. Already onboard are on-demand wellness classes on in-room TVs, a custom detox smoothie recipe and dedicated fitness tools for AquaClass guests.
Emerald Cruises christens first super yacht this month
Emerald Azzurra is the first superyacht for the cruise line.
Later this month, Emerald Cruises will christen its new, 100-passenger superyacht in Venice with godmother Sarah Wikevand, managing director of ROL Cruise in the United Kingdom. The ship is sailing the Adriatic and Mediterranean coastlines this summer and fall before it moves to Doha, Qatar in December to begin Arabian Peninsula sailings between Doha and Dubai.
Emerald Luna takes maiden river voyage
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