Celebrity Cruise Line
Celebrity Cruises was founded in 1988 by the Greece-based Chandris Group. In 1997, Celebrity Cruises Ltd. merged with Royal Caribbean Cruise Line to form Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd., and has been a wholly owned subsidiary of the latter since then. The company has its headquarters in Miami, Florida. Celebrity’s signature logo is an “Χ” displayed on the funnel of Celebrity ships, and is the Greek letter chi, for “Chandris”.
Celebrity consistently has the highest overall rating on CruiseCritic surveys along with the most ships on their top ten cruise ship survey.
Celebrity Millennium 2000 • 91,000 GT •2,137 passengers • refurb in 2019
Celebrity Infinity 2001 • 91,000 GT 2,170 • passengers • Refurb November 2020
Celebrity Summit 2001 • 91,000 GT • 2,158 passengers • refurb in 2019
Celebrity Constellation 2002 • 91,000 GT • 2,170 passengers • Refurb April 2020
Celebrity cruises characterizes itself as a more upscale experience featuring longer and farther reaching itineraries. They are also noted for their onboard lecture series called Beyond The Podium, with notable guest lecturers often with a focus on the region being visited. They often provide a number of onboard classes from painting to jewelry making and “behind the scenes” tours. Celebrity also pride themselves on their live musicians performing in venues throughout the ship along with the quality of their theatre stage productions.
Onboard you are more likely to find lawn croquet than water flumes and naturalist lectures rather than scavenger hunts. Every ship features a number of speciality restaurants, wine bars and cafes.
Celebrity Solstice 2008 • 121,878 • GT 2,850 passengers • Refurb October 2021 – Celebrity Solstice is one of our most decorated ships at sea with a world of innovations. The first Lawn Club at sea. The first cruise line to have five women redesign its staterooms. Outstanding cuisine takes dining to a whole new level. Celebrity Solstice® also features Canyon Ranch Spa® and fitness center. Pamper yourself with spa treatments.
Celebrity Equinox 2009 •121,878 GT •2,850 passengers• refurb in 2019
Celebrity Eclipse 2010 •121,878 GT• 2,850 passengers• Refurb November 2020
Celebrity Silhouette 2011 • 122,210 GT• 2,886 passengers • Refurb January 2020
Celebrity Reflection 2012 •125,366 GT •3,046 passengers • Refurb February 2023
Celebrity Edge 2018 •130,818 GT • 2,918 passengers – The Edge Class of ships was designed to shatter expectations. Featuring luxuriously designed rooms that erase the boundary between indoors and out, a cantilevered Magic Carpet SM soaring above the sea, and a collection of 29 world-class restaurants, bars, and lounges, Celebrity Edge has been voted Best New Ship by the editors of Cruise Critic.
Galapagos Expeditions Ships
Celebrity Xpedition 2001 •2,842 GT •96 passengers • refurb in 2015
Celebrity Xperience 2017 • 1,610 GT • 48 passengers
Celebrity Xploration 2017 • 319.5 GT
Celebrity Flora 2019 •5,739 GT • 100 passengers
Celebrity Apex (Edge class) 2020 129,500 GT 2,918 passengers