Celebrity Cruises – Celebrity Ascent is coming at the end of the year

Celebrity Cruises – Celebrity Ascent is coming at the end of the year

June 14, 2023 – If everything goes according to plan, on December 3, 2023 the brand new Celebrity Ascent starts from Fort Lauderdale/Florida on her maiden voyage. This takes the ship and its guests through the eastern Caribbean for eight days. The new building tours the Caribbean throughout the winter. From April 27, 2024, the Celebrity Ascent will be sailing in the Mediterranean.

With the Celebrity Ascent, the fourth ship of the "Edge Class" will be put into service in the winter. Unlike the first two Edge-class sister ships, Celebrity Edge and Celebrity Apex, Celebrity Ascent is 327 meters long; 21 meters longer than its predecessors. It is the same size as Celebrity Beyond. The premium shipping company, which is part of the Royal Caribbean Group, has just provided an insight into the innovations of the future flagship. As expected, the cruise ship, designed for a maximum of 3.260 guests, scores with new culinary highlights and expanded entertainment and art experiences.

Celebrity Ascent - Rendering

Celebrity Ascent - Rendering© Celebrity Cruises

Celebrity Apex in the port of Zeebrugge

Celebrity Apex in the port of Zeebrugge 

Celebrity Ascent offers guests more than 30 dining options, from casual snack bars to fine dining, as well as bars and lounges. The ship offers passengers four included main restaurants. The Cosmopolitan Restaurant on the fourth deck has been redesigned. For the second time, an Edge-class ship will receive a restaurant by star chef Daniel Boulud. His "Le Voyage" was presented for the first time at Celebrity Beyond.

Celebrity Ascent - Cosmopolitan Restaurant - Rendering © Celebrity Cruises

No expense is spared when it comes to entertainment and art experiences. The "Theatre" comes up with three new show productions. Other show areas are "The Club" and the "Eden". Celebrity Cruises has always offered its guests sophisticated entertainment. The art gallery is new. It comes up with auctions and events related to art. Not to be forgotten: The newly designed casino attracts players in red and gold tones with the latest generation of slot machines.

The fabulous "Magic Carpet", the world's first self-supporting lounge at sea, or the "Rooftop Garden" are among other things part of the extensive leisure facilities on the Celebrity Ascent.

The ship will cruise the Caribbean from December 3, 2023 to mid-April 2024. On April 14, 2024, it will set off on its first transatlantic crossing. From April 27, 2024, the ship will be on its way in Europe. Eight-, ten- and thirteen-day cruises through the western and eastern Mediterranean are offered. starting ports are Barcelona, Civitavecchia and Piraeus (Athens).

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