Doing its bit to prove that cruises are for everyone, Celebrity Cruises is helping to break down the class barriers by further ‘solsticizing’ one of its Millennium class vessels, the Celebrity Constellation.
Now, in case you’re wondering what that means, it’s a term the line came up with to describe the process of adding features from its Solstice class ships to its Millennium class vessels. The 91,000 tons of ship recently went into dry dock to undergo the upgrade, where she will receive 66 new cabins and 107 AquaClass cabins (that’s staterooms with a veranda to those uneducated in all things Celebrity).
Keeping ahead of the pack when it comes to technology, the Celebrity Constellation will also emerge boasting a brand-new iLounge, which will feature Apple workstations, classes on products and Apple technology as well as meetings and conference space. Now, if you’re in a position of influence when it comes to deciding where your business holds its AGM, that’s surely one to keep in mind, but good luck getting 4-night Bahamas cruise through on the expenses!
The more active among us will be pleased to know that the basketball court will be upgraded, the slightly lesser active that there will be new sun loungers on the pool deck. There will also be new upholstery and carpeting and Wi-Fi throughout the ship.
This isn’t the first time the Celebrity Constellation has received the Solstice Class treatment. Back in 2010, it received a full make-over, new staterooms, new flat screen TVs and speciality restaurant the Tuscan Grille. The vessel’s sister ships Celebrity Infinity, Celebrity Summit and Celebrity Millennium also received similar treatment, benefitting from the same upgrades.
By Simon Brotherton