Celebrity Cruises Presents a Stylish Combination of Getaways & Offers With “Celebrity’s Caribbean, Designed For You” Promotion

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MIAMI, April 30: Celebrity Cruises, the cruise brand known for designing unforgettable cruise vacations, has created a new booking promotion, “Celebrity’s Caribbean, Designed for you,” in celebration of its extensive variety of Caribbean cruise offerings. Featured in the promotion are seven stunning ships and 27 itineraries sailing between May 2010 and April 2011. Discerning cruisers who book these itineraries between May 1 and May 30, 2010, have the opportunity to take advantage of extraordinary values, including free Solstice-class veranda upgrades, inside staterooms starting from $599 per person, and third- and fourth-berth rates from $349 per person.

“The Caribbean continues to be one of our most popular destinations, so we have designed a wide variety of exceptional summer and winter itineraries to give guests a way to experience the region in style,” said Dondra Ritzenthaler, Senior Vice President of Sales, Celebrity Cruises. “This month, we’re offering extraordinary values that make it easy for our travel agent partners to match their clients with a Caribbean vacation that’s perfect for them, including cruises on our Solstice-class ships.”

“Celebrity’s Caribbean, Designed for you” features promotional rates and upgrade opportunities on select sailings on seven ships and itineraries ranging from 7- to 14-nights in length, in the Eastern, Western and Southern Caribbean. On select 7-night Caribbean cruises, rates start as low as $599 per person for an inside stateroom, $799 per person for a veranda stateroom, and third- and fourth-guest rates starting from $349 per person. These rates are available on select Eastern and Western Caribbean cruises on the award-winning Celebrity Solstice roundtrip out of Fort Lauderdale; Eastern Caribbean cruises out of Miami on the brand-new Celebrity Eclipse, which launched earlier this month in Southampton, England; and Southern Caribbean cruises on Celebrity Summit, roundtrip out of San Juan.

Celebrity is including multiple 9- to 14-night cruises in the promotion, with rates starting from $799 per person for an inside stateroom, $999 per person for a veranda stateroom, and third- and fourth-guest rates starting from $499 per person. These are available on select 14-night “Exotic Southern Caribbean” cruises roundtrip out of Fort Lauderdale on Celebrity Constellation; 10- and 11-night “Ultimate Caribbean” cruises on Celebrity Equinox roundtrip out of Fort Lauderdale; 10- and 11-night Southern Caribbean cruises on Celebrity Millennium, roundtrip from Fort Lauderdale; 9- to 12-night Caribbean cruises on Celebrity Mercury from Baltimore; and 10- and 11-night Eastern and Western Caribbean cruises on Celebrity Mercury from Charleston.

Cruisers who book inside or oceanview staterooms on select sailings will be eligible to take advantage of stateroom upgrades, including free upgrades on select Solstice-class sailings. Free upgrades from oceanview to veranda staterooms are available on select 7-night sailings departing between on Celebrity Solstice and Celebrity Eclipse, and on select 10- and 11-night Caribbean cruises on Celebrity Equinox. Celebrity Summit, Celebrity Millennium, Celebrity Constellation and Celebrity Mercury will offer upgrades from an inside stateroom to an oceanview, or from an oceanview to a veranda, starting at up to $99 per person.

Celebrity’s award-winning fleet features extraordinary service; outstanding onboard cuisine; robust Celebrity Life enrichment and entertainment programming; an enhanced Captain’s Club loyalty program; museum-quality contemporary art collections; industry-first Concierge Class accommodations and, on the Solstice Class fleet, AquaClass; and guest-inspired partnerships with Riedel Crystal, Rosetta Stone, Smithsonian Journeys, and, on the Solstice Class fleet, The Corning Museum of Glass.

All of Celebrity’s ships feature internet cafes that make it easy for guests to share their vacation with friends and family at home. Celebrity Eclipse, Celebrity Solstice and Celebrity Summit will offer guests the opportunity to use the newest technology, as they will be retrofitted next month with a “Celebrity iLounge” mirrored after the one that debuted on Celebrity Eclipse. The Celebrity iLounge will replace the Internet Café on Celebrity Summit, and feature a retail area offering the latest products through Celebrity’s Authorized Apple Reseller status. The venue will be staffed by certified technologists who will offer contemporary online classes through the ‘Discover’ series of Celebrity’s inspiring and enriching ‘Celebrity Life’ experience.

Celebrity Constellation’s 2010-11 Caribbean offerings will be her first since being “Solsticized” next month in Hamburg, Germany, in a vivid illustration of Celebrity’s “Designed for you” brand platform. Celebrity Constellation will be refit with some of the most popular venues on the line’s Solstice Class ships, including Tuscan Grille; Bistro on Five; a new ice-topped Martini Bar; the cool Café al Bacio and Gelateria; Cellarmasters wine bar, including the Enomatic, state-of-the-art wine serving system allowing guests to select and serve wines of their choice by the glass, at the touch of a button; more sumptuous suites, with all new furniture, flat-screen TVs, upholstery, bedding and carpeting; restyled staterooms, with entirely new carpeting, flat-screen TVs, upholstery and bedding; and new color schemes, carpeting and upholstery reflective of the Solstice Class in every public venue.

“Celebrity’s Caribbean, Designed for you” is available only to residents of North America. Prices are in US dollars, based on double occupancy, on select sailings and subject to availability. Third- and fourth-guest pricing is based on triple or quad occupancy and is only available on veranda staterooms for Celebrity Solstice. For more information, call your travel agent, dial 1-800-437-3111 or visit www.celebritycruises.com.