Celebrity Cruises returns in “The Great North”
Celebrity Millennium sets sail for Alaska’s awe-inspiring glaciers and Inside Passage
SEATTLE, July 23, 2021 / PRNewswire / – For globetrotters who have set their sights on a dream vacation for Alaska, the wait ended today as Celebrity Millennium set sail from Seattle, Washington to take guests on a seven-night itinerary to discover the renowned natural beauty of the Last Frontier. The trip is the first in a series of 11 round-trip crossings from Seattle until early October, and one of the first to return that of Alaska waters in almost two years.
On board the new luxury ship Celebrity Millennium, being part of a $ 500 million “Revolution” on the scale of the fleet, the guests will be entitled to an experience as beautiful as the landscape they will encounter as they pass by that of Alaska breathtaking glaciers and landscapes.
Celebrity Millennium is the second ship in the Celebrity fleet to leave a US port. He joins Celebrity edge which became the world’s first ship from a U.S. port since March 2020 when he left Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale June 26.
“It’s really amazing to come back to Alaska, today, to once again support the local culture and share its breathtaking landscapes with our guests. It truly deserves its bucket list status and I have always had a special place in my heart for its amazing people and natural beauty, ”said Lisa Lutoff-Perlo, President and CEO of Celebrity Cruises. “To bring tourism and the cruise industry back to Alaska is an honor and so important to rebuilding the economy of several key communities in Alaska. I am grateful to all of the elected officials involved for recognizing the need and finding a way to start restoring their livelihoods. “
Sail the popular Alaska Dawes Glacier Cruise, Celebrity’s Alaska the crossings will take guests to the most unforgettable coastal destinations, including:
Ketchikan – Only nestled at the southernmost entrance of that of Alaska the famous Inside Passage, this is the best place for an aerial excursion of the misty fjords;
Endicott Arm and the Dawes Glacier – As you cruise this 30-mile-long stretch, guests are surrounded by granite cliffs, mountain valleys and gushing waterfalls before seeing the 600-and-a-half-foot-high Dawes Glacier -mile wide. One of the highlights of the cruise, the ship makes a full circle here, offering a view of this incredible feat of nature to guests on both sides of the ship;
Juneau – This energetic capital is home to the Mendenhall Glacier and Mount Roberts, and offers more hiking trails than roads;
Skagway – Once the heart of the gold rush, visitors can explore the Yukon on the White Pass Railway.
Icy Strait Point – On Chichagof Island just outside the village of Hoonah, it is the port of adventure and culture, offering a glimpse of life in that of Alaska largest indigenous Tlingit village.
On board, guests will appreciate Millennial celebrities transformation from bow to stern with new contemporary cabins and suites featuring Celebrity’s eXhale bedding with luxurious Cashmere ™ mattresses; freshly furnished restaurants and lounges; and a redesigned spa offering guests unparalleled ways to relax and rejuvenate. At the all-exclusive The Retreat, suite guests enjoy a private terrace and redesigned lounge featuring free drinks, gourmet snacks, live entertainment, and 24-hour butler and concierge service.
And, because vacations should be effortless from the start, Wi-Fi, drinks, and tips are now Always includedSM on every Celebrity Cruise, simplifying the luxury vacation experience.
Healthy at sea
Celebrity Cruises has implemented new health and safety measures in accordance with guidelines from public health authorities, government agencies and its own team of health and safety experts to provide customers with the peace of mind to fully enjoy of their trip.
All Celebrity ships will sail with a vaccinated crew. For Alaska crossings, U.S. passengers aged 16 and over must be fully immunized and, from August 1, 2021, all U.S. customers 12 years of age and older must be fully immunized. Requirements for non-US customers vary and more details can be found by visiting https://www.celebritycruises.com/healthy-at-sea.
Guests are encouraged to regularly review advice on all health and safety measures throughout the Celebrity Cruises vacation experience and can be found at https://www.celebritycruises.com/healthy-at-sea.
All Alaska crossings in 2021 are open for booking now and more information on the wonder that awaits you on a Celebrity Cruise through Alaska is available on https://www.celebritycruises.com/fr/destinations/alaska-cruises.
More information on all the new Celebrity Cruises 2021 cruises can be found at https://www.celebritycruises.com/2021-2022-cruises or through a trusted travel advisor.
About Celebrity Cruises:
Celebrity Cruises’ iconic “X” is the hallmark of a fleet of 14 award-winning ships redefining luxury cruise travel with cool, contemporary design and accommodation; dining, spa and entertainment experiences for modern tastes; and culturally rich and diverse destination experiences, all complemented by warm and personalized service. Celebrity pioneered many firsts in the offshore industry, including: the first use of solar panels on a cruise ship; the first to eliminate the use of plastic water bottles; the first American woman captain of a cruise ship; the very first all-female deck and officer team sail; the first West African woman to work on the deck of a cruise ship; and one of the first legal same-sex marriages celebrated at sea. Driven by a desire to travel and a passion to open the world, Celebrity travels across seven continents, visiting nearly 300 destinations in more than 70 countries. Celebrity is one of five cruise brands operated by the global sightseeing cruise company Royal Caribbean Group. (NYSE: RCL)
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