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Celebrity Edge: Unleashing Innovation at Sea

Globally renowned by Forbes Travel Guide as the first and only cruise line to be star-rated as a resort at sea, Celebrity Cruises’ signature shipCelebrity Edge®, will offer an array of 6- to 13-night itineraries from early December 2023 through to April 2024, designed to immerse guests in the spoils of the stunning coastlines of Australia and New Zealand, along with the tropical South Pacific.

Celebrity Edge is a ground-breaking ship that pushes the boundaries of ship design and sets a new standard for unparalleled holiday experiences. With its breadth of accommodations delivering expanded staterooms, innovative features, and stunning suites, Celebrity Edge promises to captivate discerning global travellers like never before.

Designed entirely in 3-D and brought to life by a team of A-list global architects and designers, Celebrity Edge is a testament to the brand’s commitment to reimagining travel at sea. This 2,918-guest ship aims to redefine how passengers experience the world, offering an intimate and unforgettable journey.

Celebrity Edge is one of the most exciting, innovative and transformational ships I have ever sailed on,” said Tim Jones Vice President and Managing Director Australia, New Zealand and Asia-Pacific, Celebrity Cruises “The features and refined design have established a new baseline for ships, bringing a ship of this calibre to our waters for the first time will be a game changer for the Australian and New Zealand cruising season later this year.”

Partnering with Kelly Hoppen CBE – Elevating Design to New Heights

To bring their vision to life, Celebrity Cruises collaborated with internationally renowned interior designer Kelly Hoppen CBE of Kelly Hoppen Interiors. Her expertise and creativity have infused the ship with a fresh, exciting, and contemporary aesthetic that embodies Celebrity’s award-winning style that exudes elegance and sophistication.

Once the ship’s bold modern lines were sketched, Kelly took the lead on the design of accommodations. Not your standard hotel roomCelebrity Edge’s staterooms have a residential feel, and are relaxed, comfortable enclaves with the intimacy of an inviting and indulgent urban apartment. Says Hoppen, “We were inspired by the notion that it is possible to sail away from the demands of modern living, and retreat to a splendid space with an endlessly changing view. It was exciting to explore the precise balance between the excitement of travel and the comfort of a luxurious personal space.”

Infinite Veranda® – A Revolutionary Accommodation Experience

Celebrity Edge presents a ground-breaking concept with the revolutionary Infinite Veranda staterooms. These innovative staterooms erase the boundaries between indoor and outdoor living, taking guests to the water’s edge. By simply pressing a button, guests can transform their staterooms into open-air spaces, embracing the sea breeze and stunning views. The design also enhances comfort, providing 23% more square footage and 10% larger bathrooms than previous classes of ships.

AquaClass® – Your Escape at Sea

Celebrity’s world-class accommodations include spa-inspired AquaClass staterooms offering a fully immersive, next-level wellbeing experience. Elements are thoughtfully infused throughout, from the Infinite Veranda stateroom design offering a closer connection to the ocean to bedding offerings including Cashmere™ mattresses and pillow menus.

AquaClass guests can enjoy clean cuisine, including new healthy options, at the exclusive restaurant, Blu. Plus, enjoy access to the SEA Thermal Suite, a Spa Concierge, a complimentary fitness pass, preferential rates on AquaClass spa packages, daily in-room bottled water service, healthy room-service menu options, and a yoga mat for use on board. Celebrity has thought of everything so that guests can focus on nourishing their mind, body, and spirit.

On the Edge Series it’s the little details make a world of difference, and now the meticulously thought-out Concierge Class staterooms are even better. Featuring new services, amenities, and exclusive events, step inside and discover a space that is so much more than a room—it’s an experience. As a Concierge Class guest, a team of dedicated professionals will take care of all holiday needs, so all guests need to do is sit back, relax and enjoy the view.

The Retreat® – An exclusive experience for Suite guests

At the heart of Celebrity Edge lies The Retreat, a haven that redefines exclusivity. The Retreat features a private restaurant, lounge and sundeck for our suite guests. Luminae, the exclusive restaurant for guests of The Retreat, provides exquisite culinary delights to be savouredThe Retreat Lounge offers a sophisticated and stylish ambiance, complemented by around-the-clock personal butler service. Guests can also unwind at The Retreat Sundeck, featuring a private pool and breathtaking views.

Celebrity Edge introduces exclusive suite categories that offer unparalleled accommodations at sea. The Iconic Suites, situated above the ship’s bridge, offer awe-inspiring panoramic views from their 2,600 sq. ft., two-bedroom, two-bathroom layoutThe Sky Suites, Penthouse Suites, Celebrity Suites, and Royal Suites provide lavish accommodations and access to The Retreat. Another highlight is two-storey Edge Villas, featuring split-level designs, private plunge pools, and direct access to The Retreat Sundeck.

Celebrity Edge is sailing Australia, New Zealand, and the South Pacific from December 2023 through to April 2024. Homeporting from Sydney and Auckland, Celebrity Edge offers guests the chance to sail close to home on an award-winning resort at sea, choosing from 12 sailing options.

Book Celebrity Edge 23/24 sailings now to relax and renew. To book, visit celebrity.com/au , call 1800 003 002 or contact your local travel advisor.



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