Celebrity to Sail Year-Round in the Caribbean

By ,   July 20, 2016 ,   Cruise Industry

Celebrity Cruises has revealed that their Celebrity Equinox ship will offer year-round Eastern and Western Caribbean sailings out of Miami in 2017. Beginning in April, the 2,850-passenger vessel, typically repositioning to the Mediterranean for summer months, will offer a total of 24 voyages from her new homeport, including 7-night itineraries from June through August, and 10- and 11-night throughout the rest of 2017.

To kick off her first summer season in the Caribbean, Celebrity Equinox will host an 11-night cruise with 2 overnight stays in New Orleans, during city's famous Jazz & Heritage Festival, starting April 24. The line will wrap up its summer season 2017 with a "President's Cruise", August 27. On the 8-night Eastern Caribbean voyage, Lisa Lutoff-Perlo, line's president, will treat cruisers to excursions and special events.

In addition to company's year-round presence in the Caribbean, Celebrity Cruises will debut a new family program with new enrichment options for children. "Summer Camp at Sea" will include video creation, marine biology lessons, cooking classes.