April 06, 2022 - Today the delivery ceremony of Celebrity Beyond took place at the French shipyard Chantiers de l'Atlantique in Saint-Nazaire. Crafted here, the newest addition to the Celebrity Cruises fleet is the third and most luxurious ship in the Edge class, one of the most modern and innovative ship classes in the world.
The handover ceremony was attended by Jason Liberty, President and CEO of Royal Caribbean Group, Lisa Lutoff-Perlo, President and CEO of Celebrity Cruises, Kate McCue, Captain of Celebrity Beyond, and Laurent Castaing, General Manager of Chantiers de l'Atlantique . Together they welcomed 1.400 crew members on board, representing over 60 different nationalities in total.
Celebrity Beyond Cruise Ship Photo: Celebrity Cruises
“The delivery of Celebrity Beyond underscores our continued commitment to growth and innovation. Today we celebrate the future of travel and the possibilities it offers," said Jason Liberty of Royal Caribbean Group. "This incredible ship represents our pledge to invest in the future of travel and the future of shipbuilding in Europe. We thank the team at Chantiers de l'Atlantique.”
Celebrity Cruises boss Lisa Lutoff-Perlo thanked all the engineers, shipyard employees, architects and designers involved: "We could not be happier to welcome the Celebrity Beyond to our fleet and celebrate this important occasion with our crew and partners in Chantiers de to celebrate l'Atlantique.”
“With our innovative offerings, we believe that Celebrity Beyond will appeal to those holidaymakers who are looking for new, informal and very personal luxury experiences. We recognize the growing desire to travel and are confident that Celebrity Beyond will propel the cruise industry into the next era of luxury,” continued Lisa Lutoff-Perlo.
The Celebrity Beyond with its innovative design was designed by leading architects and interior designers. Guests can also look forward to top cuisine, top wellness programs and exquisite art. The "New Luxury" philosophy of Celebrity Cruises is realized with great attention to detail on the new floating boutique hotel. The onboard travel experiences are completely redefined.
The maiden voyage and summer season
Celebrity Beyond will depart on April 27th for her XNUMX-day maiden voyage Southampton. Via Bordeaux (La Rochelle), Bilbao, Lisbon, Seville (Cadiz), Malaga and Palma de Mallorca Barcelona – one of the starting points for the upcoming summer season. Between May 7th and mid-October, Celebrity Beyond sails from/to Barcelona or from/to Civitavecchia (Rome). She also commutes between the two cities and heads to destinations in France, Italy, Malta and Greece on her XNUMX- and XNUMX-day cruises.
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