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2009-08-14 04:00:00

LONDON, August 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Nina Barough CBE, founder of the UK-based charity, "Walk the Walk," served as Godmother of Celebrity Equinox, the second in Celebrity Cruises' (http://www.celebritycruises.co.uk) lauded Solstice Class fleet. Barough officially named the Celebrity Equinox in Southampton, England, during the formal naming ceremony, culminating in a large bottle of champagne custom-made by The Corning Museum of Glass crashing against the hull of the 2,850-guest ship....

2009-07-29 12:00:00

MIAMI, July 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In formal ceremonies today in the historic port of Southampton, England, before an audience of press, travel agents, and other special guests, Celebrity Cruises' newest ship - Celebrity Equinox - was officially named. After buglers and a bagpipe and drum corps opened the ceremony, followed by a piano rendition of the Beatles' classic "Here Comes the Sun," Richard D. Fain, Chairman of Celebrity Cruises and Chairman and CEO of parent company Royal...

2009-07-24 08:55:00

MIAMI, July 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- An industry trendsetter in presenting permanent, seagoing collections of museum-quality contemporary art, Celebrity Cruises continues its tradition aboard the new Celebrity Equinox with "The Essence of Equinox," a collection of nearly 500 original works. "We are thrilled to continue Celebrity's tradition of offering our guests the opportunity to experience and appreciate art of a caliber rarely seen outside of museums, art galleries and rare...

2009-07-23 10:00:00

MIAMI, July 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Life has always been good on a Celebrity Cruises vacation, and today, the brand announced a new program that will make it even better. Celebrity Cruises today announced "Celebrity Life," a new series of palate-pleasing, intellectually-enriching and life-enhancing programs designed to deliver the most unique and sophisticated onboard experience in premium cruising. Built on long-established pillars of the Celebrity brand - dining, enrichment, and...

2009-07-08 09:05:00

MIAMI, July 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Celebrity Cruises' Captain's Club - the top-rated premium brand's three-tiered recognition and benefits program designed exclusively for its most loyal guests - has been redesigned and relaunched based on a series of member-inspired improvements. Several new features are rolling out across the fleet on sailings beginning this month, while others will be introduced in intervals over the course of the year. "Our most loyal guests deserve our loyalty in...

2009-07-01 17:15:00

MIAMI, July 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- When Celebrity Cruises' newest Solstice-class ship, the 2,850-guest Celebrity Equinox, sets sail for the first time this summer, her sleek exterior and critically acclaimed interior design won't be the only features raising eyebrows among cruise and travel enthusiasts. Playing off the success of the launch of her sister ship, Celebrity Solstice, the newest vessel in Celebrity's fleet will also offer AquaClass staterooms designed to offer a soothing,...

2009-06-26 09:09:00

LONDON, June 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The second of Celebrity Cruises (http://www.celebritycruises.co.uk) luxurious new Solstice Class ships, Celebrity Equinox sailed on 20th June from Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany in a milestone event known as "The Conveyance". Celebrity Equinox took just over 12 hours to make the 42km journey - backwards down the River Ems to Eemshaven in the Netherlands. At its tightest point along the course, there were as few as four metres - not even...

2009-06-25 10:31:00

Godmother's charity has raised $85 million for breast cancer causes MIAMI, June 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Celebrity Cruises today announced that Nina Barough, CBE (Commander of the British Empire), founder of the UK-based charity, "Walk the Walk," will serve as Godmother of Celebrity Equinox, the second in Celebrity's lauded Solstice Class fleet. Barough will officially name the ship in Southampton, England, during the formal naming ceremony July 29, culminating in a large bottle of...

2009-06-22 11:19:00

MIAMI, June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- With less than 20 feet "breathing room" on either side, the 2,850-guest Celebrity Equinox - the eagerly anticipated sister ship to the widely heralded Celebrity Solstice -left shipbuilder Meyer Werft in Papenburg, Germany on Saturday, June 20, to make the over-26-mile transit - an event known as the "conveyance" - down the River Ems . . . backwards. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090622/CL36008 ) At its tightest point along the course, there are...

2009-04-22 03:00:00

LONDON, April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Departing Rome in summer 2009, Celebrity Equinox is the latest addition to the Solstice Class of ships from Celebrity Cruises (http://www.celebritycruises.co.uk). Whether you're new to cruising or an experienced cruiser, Celebrity Equinox is packed with the most innovative features, including an industry first on the top deck of the ship: real, growing grass. With it's decidedly Country Club ambience, the half-acre Lawn Club lets guests relax and...