Celebrity Cruises

Celebrity Cruises is a cruise line which was founded in 1988 by the Greece-based Chandris Group In 1997, Celebrity Cruises Ltd. merged with Royal Caribbean International to become Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd., which operates Celebrity, Royal Caribbean International, Azamara Club Cruises, Pullmantur Cruises and CDF Croisieres de France. The signature "Χ" displayed on the funnel of Celebrity ships is the Greek letter chi, for "Chandris". The company has its headquarters in Miami, Florida. Common features on board Celebrity brand ships are aft-glass dining rooms, formal foyer areas, alternate dining venues, balcony and suite staterooms, large pools and lounging areas, signature bars and lounges, libraries, elegant spas and gyms, and relaxation areas.

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Mein Schiff 1 - Concept and Construction
... In March 1993 Celebrity Cruises had placed an order with the Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany for a new ship that was eventually delivered as MV Century ... Celebrity Cruises decided to utilize the option for additional vessels, but changes to the overall design were made to the subsequent ships compared to the Century ... was launched from drydock in May 1996 and delivered to Celebrity Cruises on 10 October 1996 ...
Celebrity Cruises - Fleet - Retired Ships
... Years in service Tonnage1 Status after Celebrity Meridian 1990—1997 30,440 GRT Burnt and sank at the Straits of Malacca in 1999 as the Sun Vista for Sun Cruises ... GT From 2005-2012, Island Star for Island Cruises. 47,255 GT Since 2007 sailing for Pullmantur Cruises ...
Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. - History
... Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd ... was formed in 1997 when Royal Caribbean Cruise Line, founded in 1968, and Celebrity Cruises, founded in 1988, was then purchased ... The decision was made to keep the two cruise line brands separate following the merger as a result Royal Caribbean Cruise Line was re-branded Royal ...

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