Celebrity Edge announced for 2018
Celebrity Cruises has announced that their new ship, Celebrity Edge, will be delivered towards the end of 2018.
The ship, which is being constructed at the STX France shipyard in Saint Nazaire, will herald a new era for the cruise line and will be the first of four ‘Edge Class’ ships. Each ship will offer accommodation for up to 2,900 guests and are being designed with a view to enhancing Celebrity’s standing as a ‘modern luxury’ cruise line.
Commenting on the news, Celebrity Cruises president and CEO Michael Bayley said:
“Our new class of ship will set the standard for premium world travel and deliver the next generation of modern luxury experiences that our guests know and love….On this stunning new ship we will bring our guests even closer to the must-see destinations of the world, while indulging them in the most luxurious accommodation, the finest culinary experiences and the best hospitality delivered by our dedicated staff”.
Celebrity have also announced that the new Edge Class vessels will seek to be more environmentally-friendly and have expressed a willingness to embrace new technologies in order to improve fuel efficiency.
Celebrity Edge will be followed in 2020 by Celebrity Beyond and two as-yet-unnamed ships in 2021 and 2022.
For further information or to pre-register your interest in Celebrity Edge, please call our Cruise Experts on 0800 008 6677.