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Celebrity Equinox emerges from her transformation with an extra Edge

Celebrity Equinox has become the first Solstice-class ship to be “revolutionised” as part of Celebrity Cruises’ $500m investment in upgrades and reimagined spaces to bring every vessel in the fleet in line with the ground-breaking Edge-class.

“Celebrity Equinox holds a very special place in the hearts of everyone at Celebrity Cruises, and also for our guests; this one-of-a-kind ship continues to be the most awarded in our entire fleet,” said Lisa Lutoff-Perlo, President of Celebrity Cruises.

Celebrity Equinox
Celebrity Equinox in her revolutionary new colours

“Now, following her dramatic modernisation, our guests are going to love the new, ‘revolutionised’ Celebrity Equinox even more. There is no better way to experience the Caribbean year-round than on board this stunning ship.”

On the transformed Celebrity Equinox, Caribbean cruisers enjoy enhancements that include:

  • The addition of The Retreat for suite guests, including The Retreat Sundeck, below, an exclusive sun-soaked hideaway, and The Retreat Lounge (formerly Michael’s Club)
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  • Qsine (formerly Silk Harvest) will feature both the brand-exclusive Le Petit Chef and Friends and the original Le Petit Chef, two amazing dining experiences developed in partnership with TableMation and Skullmapping
  • A completely reimagined Passport Bar for mixing and mingling before and after dinner
  • Craft Social (formerly Gastrobar), a casual spot featuring more than 40 craft beers, wine and cocktails on tap, flat-screen TVs, and inviting leather seating
  • Refreshed staterooms and suites ship-wide, now all c with luxurious king-sized Cashmere mattresses
  • A Concierge stateroom
    A Concierge stateroom features Celebrity’s exclusive eXhale bedding collection

  • The launch of a new partnership with the Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science, featuring S.T.E.M.-focused activations and unique, first-at-sea programming offered as part of the popular Camp at Sea for young cruisers.The interactive programming focuses on two science topics – one on the identification of and solutions related to microplastics and another on the importance and diversity of plankton to the Earth’s oceans and the environment
  • Digital enhancements across the ship, such as the addition of RFID lock technology and pervasive Xcelerate Wi-Fi
  • The brand’s industry-first facial recognition technology with the implementation of the Celebrity Cruises app, which enables smooth port arrival and expedited boarding, plus additional features including guest-to-guest chat and digital room keys
  • Unique new treatments and products offered at The Spa by Canyon Ranch
  • High-end retail offerings, including John Hardy Boutique, Kate Spade, and a new watch boutique featuring Shinola, Hublot and other Swiss watch brands
  • Celebrity Equinox is just the third revolutionary revitalisation for the brand. Celebrity Silhouette is the next ship scheduled for completion on 31 January 2020, with five more ships to be modernised by 2023.

    Posted on 21st June 2019 at 03:03 pm in Cruise News | Cruise Ships | Cruise Lines | Celebrity Cruises |

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