Celebrity Takes Delivery of New Cruise Ship

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By the Caribbean Journal staff Celebrity Cruises has taken delivery of its newest cruise ship, Celebrity Edge, the company said. The new ship, which was welcomed in the Chantiers de l’Atlantique shipyard in Saint-Nazaire, France, is the product of four years of […]


Silversea Joins Royal Caribbean Portfolio

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By the Caribbean Journal staff Luxe small-ship cruise line has officially joined the Royal Caribbean Cruises portfolio. The companies have closed on the previously announced acquisition by Royal Caribbean of a two-thirds stake in Silversea. “We are proud to officially […]


Celebrity Cruises Launches Construction on New Ship

By Dana Niland CJ Contributor Celebrity Cruises has launched construction on its newest ship, Celebrity Apex, a the Chatiers de l’Atlantique shipyard in Saint Nazaire, France. The second ship in Celebrity’s Edge series, Celebrity Apex comes in the wake of […]


These Cruise Lines Are Getting Rid of Plastic Straws

By the Caribbean Journal staff In a big environmental step, all 50 ships across the Royal Caribbean Cruises company fleet are getting rid of plastic straws, the company announced. That will mean cruise lines including Royal Caribbean International, Celebrity Cruises, […]

Celebrity Cruises Returns to St Maarten

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By Dana Niland CJ Contributor Celebrity Cruises returned to St. Maarten on Tuesday with the arrival of Celebrity Equinox, the latest cruise line to relaunch on the island in the wake of Hurricane Irma. Celebrity is set to bring more […]

Cruise Lines Return to St Thomas

Above: Seabourn Odyssey in Charlotte Amalie on Friday By the Caribbean Journal staff When the Seabourn Odyssey cruise ship arrived in St Thomas on Friday, it was the first non-relief vessel to berth in the US Virgin Islands since Sept. […]


Celebrity Edge Will Have a Hip “Meeting Place” For Events

By the Caribbean Journal staff Celebrity is readying the debut of its new Celebrity Edge ship, and the company has announced a major new amenity: a state-of-the-art meeting space. It’s called The Meeting Place, and the 1,970-square-foot venue is a […]

Celebrity Cruises’ New Garden of Eden

Celebrity Cruises is planning to launch its new Celebrity Edge next year, with a major new offering: Eden, a three-deck venue that’s not like anything else at sea. Eden, which includes almost 7,000 square feet of glass, stands at 368,640 […]

Celebrity Cruises Taps Airbnb Exec As New Chief Marketing Officer

Celebrity Cruises has named a new top marketing executive. Peter Giorgi steps in as the company’s new Chief Marketing Officer; he will oversee the brand’s new “Modern Luxury Lives Here” campaign, along with “aspects of the cruise line’s global marketing […]


A New Kind of Bar on Celebrity Cruises

Above: the new “World Class Bar” on Celebrity By Dana Niland CJ Contributor Celebrity Cruises has partnered with Diageo Global Travel Americas to launch an the first permanent “World Class Bar” on its ships. The bar will feature “luxurious, interactive […]

Six Caribbean Islands Where You Can Spring Break Like a Celebrity

By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor Spring break isn’t just for hard-partying college kids; hardworking adults deserve a first-quarter getaway, too. We’ve combed the Caribbean and rustled up six sophisticated Caribbean resorts where you can relax like the rich and […]

Rum Journal: Finding the Perfect Bar on a Caribbean Cruise Ship

Above: the Ensemble Lounge (All photos by CJ) MONDAY night in a dimly-lit bar. Slow jazz plays. There are high-backed chairs and muted conversations. The bartenders mix and pour and mix again. Then the whole room moves. Not a lot, […]


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