The fourth vessel in the brand's award-winning Edge® Series, AscentSM will be the newest ship out of South Florida upon its November 2023 debut
MIAMI, June 13, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Celebrity Cruises unveils for the very first time details about what travelers can experience on board the brand's newest resort at sea, Celebrity Ascent, once it launches this November. As one of the most awarded premium cruise lines, with the first ships to ever receive the coveted Forbes Travel Guide Star Rating, Celebrity Cruises is once again making waves with the arrival of its fourth Edge Series ship. Touted as one of the "Best New U.S. Cruises of 2023" by Conde Nast Traveler, Celebrity Ascent will be the newest ship based in South Florida for the 2023-2024 Caribbean season. Cruising out of Port Everglades in Ft. Lauderdale from December 2023 to April 2024, the stunning new ship will transport guests to some of the Caribbean's most desired destinations like the Bahamas, Grand Cayman, Puerto Rico, and the British Virgin Islands, before departing to Europe for a summer of bucket-list Mediterranean cruises in Greece, Italy, Turkey, Spain and France.
On board Celebrity Ascent, guests will enjoy the signature experiences of the brand's Edge Series ships, including its industry-first outward facing design that maximizes views and outdoor areas allowing guests to connect with the world around them, a robust food and beverage program with 30 plus choices from casual to fine dining to satisfy all palates, plus spacious and sleek staterooms in a breadth of accommodation options catering to all travelers from solo adventurers and couples, to multi-generational family groups.
"I am so excited to introduce the world to Celebrity Ascent and continue the legacy of Celebrity's Edge Series," says Celebrity Cruises' President, Laura Hodges Bethge. "First launched in 2018, the Edge Series transformed what cruising could be and its ships like Edge, Apex and Beyond quickly became consumer favorites. Continuously striving to offer travelers a better way to enjoy travel and reach the world around them, we are so proud of what we have built and look forward to welcoming both seasoned and new cruisers alike."
Edge Series Favorites Return:
Incorporating all the features that made her sister ships in the Edge Series a TIME magazine "World's Greatest Places," Celebrity Ascent will bring back favored signature experiences, like:
New Food and Beverage Experiences:
Celebrity Ascent will treat guests to a culinary journey that includes new experiences like:
New Entertainment, Art and Retail Experiences:
On board Ascent, travelers will enjoy enhanced entertainment, art and retail offerings like:
How to Set Sail on Celebrity Ascent:
With a vast array of dates and itinerary options catering to all kinds of travelers, Ascent is slated for an exciting winter Caribbean and summer Europe season. Options to sail include:
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About Celebrity Cruises:
Celebrity Cruises' iconic "X" is the mark of a fleet of 16 resorts at sea taking guests to the world's best places on the world's best places. Celebrity revolutionized the industry with its cool, contemporary design and accommodation; dining, spa, and entertainment experiences for modern tastes; and culturally rich and diverse destination experiences, all complemented by warm, personalized service. Driven by wanderlust and a passion for opening the world, Celebrity journeys to all seven continents, visiting nearly 300 destinations in more than 70 countries. Celebrity Cruises is one of five cruise brands owned by global cruise company Royal Caribbean Group (NYSE: RCL). For more information about Celebrity Cruises, please visit www.celebrity.com.
SOURCE Celebrity Cruises