The water didn’t look at all inviting, and as I reluctantly took the plunge into its icy embrace I let out an involuntary scream of shock. But within minutes, my momentary discomfort was all but forgotten as a pack of penguins popped out of nowhere, shooting towards me through the waves like a hail of bullets....

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There's no stopping Celebrity Cruises at the moment, with the recent launch of the long-awaited Celebrity Edge; a multi-million dollar transformation of the full fleet in the Celebrity Revolution; and brand new ships on the way - it's the perfect time to get an inside perspective of what makes this cruise line so special. We...

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Guests dining and chatting in the Prime 7 restaurant on-board Seven Seas Mariner
The dress code for luxury cruises varies by cruise line, by the time of day and by the day of the week. Before you step on-board, it’s a good idea to familiarise yourself with what your cruise line requires to ensure you're prepared. There’s no point packing your dinner jacket or ball gown if your...

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The Celebrity Eclipse cruise ship sailing through the sea around Miami

In the past few years cruise ship design has veered away from being a triumph of style over substance. Architects have had it with overzealous décor and overly self-conscious interiors, reflecting passengers’ desire for something more approachable though no less stylish. No ship has encapsulated this new ethos better than Celebrity Eclipse since her launch…

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The Celebrity Millennium cruise ship sailing past the Hubbard Glacier in Alaska

Founded in 1989, Celebrity Cruises has a long-held and well-earned reputation for punching above its weight when it comes to sassy ship design. The company was created by the Greek family-owned Chandris Line, who had operated cargo and passenger ships since 1915. In a visionary move, they wanted to establish a high-quality, premium cruise product…

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