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Cruise Line Adds New VIP Perks and Amenities

Celebrity Cruises has added new VIP perks and amenities for guests staying in the cruise line’s coveted The Retreat. This includes staying on the ship longer on disembarkation day and having all meals right in their suite.

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In addition to have the best cabins on the ship, guests staying in Celebrity Cruises’ The Retreat receive the following perks:

  • Dedicated butler who is just a message away with Butler Chat
  • Dedicated shore excursions expert
  • Retreat Destination Experience Specialists
  • Retreat Lounge
  • Suite to car butler escorts for Private Journeys excursions
  • Pre-cruise concierge
  • Priority check-in/departure
  • Priority tendering

New culinary enhancements have been made to Luminae, an exclusive suites-only restaurant.  This includes a new rotating dinner and dessert menu as well as new Daniel Boulud Signature dishes.

Iconic Suite on Celebrity Edge
Outdoor hot tub on private terrace, great views from the bedroom, and a spacious bathroom in the Iconic Suite. Photo Credit: Cruise Fever

Additional new perks that guests in The Retreat will now receive are:

  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner from the comfort of their suite, selected from the in-suite dining menu, available daily
  • Award-Winning Wine Portfolio of red, white, and bubbly wines representing vineyards from around the world served complimentary in The Retreat Lounge, Luminae and in-suite
  • Express Priority Luggage Drop Off and Delivery on embarkation

Guests who are staying in Royal Suites and above will also have access to the following amenities:

  • Complimentary Extend Your Stay providing the flexibility of staying onboard longer on disembarkation day in selected ports. Guests can conveniently store their luggage, access public areas, use Wi-Fi and drink packages, enjoy lunch, and relax before their departure
  • Complimentary SEA Thermal Suite access on Edge Series ships and the Persian Garden on Millennium and Solstice Series ships
  • Complimentary Unlimited Specialty Dining for lunch and dinner
  • Ability to customize their in-suite minibar experience before sailing
  • Two complimentary bottles of wine or spirits
  • Exclusive complimentary sleepwear
Iconic Suite on Celebrity Edge-class ships
Iconic Suite on Celebrity Edge. Photo Credit: Cruise Fever

Laura Hodges Bethge, President of Celebrity Cruises, said the following about these new perks:

“At The Retreat, the world really does revolve around our guests. We collected extensive feedback from past guests, loyalty members and our trade partners to inform how The Retreat experiences are being reimagined to continue exceeding vacation expectations by delivering on the amenities and experiences Celebrity Cruises guests value most.”

  • Extend your stay is on disembarkation day is available in:Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy
  • Venice (Ravenna), Italy
  • Barcelona, Spain
  • Athens (Piraeus), Greece
  • Southampton, England

The Retreat Sundeck is available on all Celebrity cruise ships except Celebrity Solstice, Celebrity Eclipse, Celebrity Reflection, Celebrity Constellation, and Celebrity Infinity.

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