Billion Dollar Baby – Celebrity Edge
November 2, 2018
Wow what a very exciting week it’s been for Celebrity Cruises.
Not only did they take delivery of their new $1 billion dollar baby, Celebrity Edge from STX Shipyard in France, they also laid the keel for her Sister Ship: Celebrity Apex which is expected to be delivered in 2020.
Celebrity Edge Overview.
As more and more of Edge has been revealed there is a palpable buzz within the Travel Industry and excitement reached it’s peak this week as the long awaited Celebrity Edge was delivered to Celebrity Cruises after 23 months of construction.
President & CEO of Celebrity Cruises, Lisa Lutoff-Perlo said ” There are so many aspects of Celebrity Edge that are more groundbreaking than we could have ever imagined, and it is all a testament to the hard work, creativity and talent of everyone who helped bring this magnificent ship to life”
Celebrity is already known for it’s elegant, contemporary and modern fleet and with new features like magic carpets and staterooms with balconies that convert from inside to outside, it seems Celebrity will also be known for it’s innovation too.
Facts & Figures
Tonnage – 129,500 Gross Tons
Passenger Capacity – 2900 Passengers
Restaurants – 7 Speciality Restaurants
8 Complimentary Dining Options
Bars & Lounges – 10 Bars & Lounges
Most Innovative Features :
1) The Magic Carpet
One of the most exciting things on Celebrity Edge is the Magic Carpet. This cantilevered deck floats above the sea. This multifunction platform moves between deck 2 and 14, and as well as being used to access the Edge Launches, it also offers a full bar and dining options all with uninterrupted views of the ocean.
2) The Main Dining Room
Celebrity Edge has re-imagined the Main Dining Room concept, Edge will have 4 main dining rooms to choose from, In each dining room 75% of the menu will be the same and 25% will differ in each venue so you have an exceptional amount of choice.
3) Infinity Verandas
Probably one of the most beautiful features on the Edge are the Infinity Veranda Staterooms.
Edge is definitely raising the bar in cruise ship standards, Without making the Edge Class fleet into a playground Celebrity has managed to offer innovative and exciting amenities to their guests whilst staying true to themselves and their clientele.
To Celebrate her launch, Celebrity are offering FREE DRINKS PACKAGES, FREE ON-BOARD CREDIT & FLIGHTS FROM €149pp
For More Information on Special Offers, Sailings & Itineraries Call your local Cruise Specialist
It’s never been a more exciting time to Cruise.
The Cruise Queen x