A PERFECT AND ENDLESS SUMMER: CELEBRITY CRUISES WILL BE ISLAND HOPPING LIKE NEVER BEFORE WITH THE INTRODUCTION OF A NEW CARIBBEAN PROGRAM INCLUDING THE FIRST EVER STOPS TO PERFECT DAY AT COCOCAY
• For the first time ever, Celebrity guests will be able to visit Royal Caribbean’s private island
• Celebrity’s newest Edge Series ship, Beyond, will now be available year-round from South Florida
• Travelers will be able to getaway every weekend on Celebrity Reflection’s new 3 to 4-night sailings
MIAMI (June 27, 2023) – Celebrity Cruises, the award-winning premium cruise line with a global fleet of 16 resorts at sea that take guests to more than 300 destinations around the world across all seven continents, is thrilled to announce a revamped Caribbean program for the Summer 2024 season. Starting next April, beach lovers, relaxation seekers and adventure chasers, will all be able to enjoy the Caribbean like never before on board two award-winning ships, Celebrity Beyond and Celebrity Reflection, as they begin to call the tropics home. Not only does the new program double the brand’s number of year-round Caribbean sailings and introduces the first weekend itineraries, but both ships will now offer guests with the exciting opportunity to experience Perfect Day at CocoCay for the first time in history. Until now, access to the vibrant private island destination has been exclusively reserved for guests of Celebrity’s sister brand, Royal Caribbean. “For a long time, our customers have been asking for more opportunities to visit this stunning region year-round, have more weekend options so they can getaway easier, and have expressed a desire for a private island destination. By introducing this new program, we can meet this demand and offer something new and historic to our guests of all ahes,” says Laura Hodges Bethge, President of Celebrity Cruises. “Perfect Day is a destination like no other, and we are honored to add it to our portfolio.” Perfect Day at CocoCay: Located in the Bahamas, Perfect Day at CocoCay is a vibrant island paradise and one of the Caribbean’s most exclusive destinations. Offering the best of beach-side bliss and sun-soaked excitement, guests can find peak relaxation or the ultimate thrill – whatever their speed and definition of the perfect day means. Travelers can enjoy miles of pristine white stand beaches and crystal-clear turquoise waters, take a dip in the Caribbean’s largest freshwater pool, swim up to the bar for a refreshing tropical cocktail, experience the ultimate in relaxation and privacy from an Overwater Bungalow, get the adrenaline flowing on North America’s tallest waterslide, or be astounded by the views from the island’s very own hot air balloon. Experience the newest Edge Series Ship year-round: Sailing out of South Florida, Celebrity Beyond, will offer a mix of six to eight-night journeys, ranging from Western Caribbean and Perfect Day itineraries that visit the private island, Grand Cayman, and Bimini; Bahamas, Mexico, and Grand Cayman itineraries with visits to Nassau and Cozumel; plus, more than ten options to explore the Dutch Caribbean islands of Aruba, Bonaire, and Curacao. Launched in November 2022, Celebrity Beyond is the newest member of the brand’s revolutionary and modern Edge Series that reimagined what cruising could be with more than 30 food and beverage options, an outward-facing design that maximizes outdoor spaces and panoramic ocean views, worldclass production shows, and sleek staterooms that range from Infinite Verandas which open with the push of a button to welcome the outdoor in, to the wellbeing-focused AquaClass, and the ultimate in luxury with the first-ever two-story suites known as the Edge Villas. Get away to the Caribbean on any weekend of the year: For the first time, travelers will have the opportunity to getaway every weekend on Celebrity Reflection’s new three to four-night itineraries. From Friday to Monday, travelers will have the opportunity to recharge in relaxation-inducing destinations like Key West, Bimini, Nassau, and of course – Perfect Day at CocoCay. Throughout the season, Celebrity will offer nearly 40 itineraries stopping at the private island. For travelers seeking to recharge, Key West and Bimini are perfect destinations, allowing only one ship per day and offering endless ways to relax – from picturesque streets to calm waters and sandy beaches.