Celebrity Summit

Former name: GTS Summit

Celebrity Summit current position

Celebrity Summit current location is at North America West Coast (coordinates 50.90878 N / -127.63796 W) cruising at speed of 18 kn (33 km/h | 21 mph) en route to Ketchikan. The AIS position was reported 4 minutes ago.

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Current itinerary of Celebrity Summit

Celebrity Summit current cruise is 7 days, one-way from Vancouver to Seward. Prices start from USD 3461 (double occupancy rates). The itinerary starts on 21 Jun, 2024 and ends on 28 Jun, 2024.

Date / TimePort
21 Jun 17:00    Departing from Vancouver, BC Canada hotels
23 Jun 07:00 - 15:00    Ketchikan, Revillagigedo Island Alaska
24 Jun 07:00 - 15:30    Sitka, Baranof Island Alaska
25 Jun 07:00 - 21:30    Juneau, Alaska
26 Jun 07:00 - 17:00    Icy Strait Point, Hoonah, Alaska
27 Jun    Hubbard Glacier, Alaska
28 Jun 06:00    Arriving in Seward, Alaska hotels

Specifications of Celebrity Summit

Year of build2001  /  Age: 23
Flag state Malta
BuilderChantiers de l’Atlantique (Saint-Nazaire, STX France)
ClassMillennium
Building costUSD 350 million
Speed24 kn / 44 km/h / 28 mph
Length (LOA)294 m / 965 ft
Beam (width)32 m / 105 ft
Gross Tonnage90940 gt
Passengers2158 - 2590
Crew997
Passengers-to-space ratio35
Decks12
Cabins1079
Decks with cabins8
Last Refurbishment2019
Sister-shipsCelebrity Constellation, Celebrity Infinity, Celebrity Millennium
Former namesGTS Summit
Christened byPaulina Rider Wilhemsen
OwnerRCG-Royal Caribbean Group (via RCCL-Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd)
OperatorCelebrity Cruises

Celebrity Summit Itineraries

DateItineraryDeparture PortPrice from
2024 May 31 7 days, one-way from Seward to Vancouver Seward $249
2024 Jun 07 7 days, one-way from Vancouver to Seward Vancouver
2024 Jun 14 7 days, one-way from Seward to Vancouver Seward $448
2024 Jun 21 7 days, one-way from Vancouver to Seward Vancouver $3461
2024 Jun 28 7 days, one-way from Seward to Vancouver Seward $299
2024 Jul 05 7 days, one-way from Vancouver to Seward Vancouver $593
2024 Jul 12 7 days, one-way from Seward to Vancouver Seward $299
2024 Jul 19 7 days, one-way from Vancouver to Seward Vancouver $596
2024 Jul 26 7 days, one-way from Seward to Vancouver Seward $521
2024 Aug 02 7 days, one-way from Vancouver to Seward Vancouver $458
2024 Aug 09 7 days, one-way from Seward to Vancouver Seward $400
2024 Aug 16 7 days, one-way from Vancouver to Seward Vancouver $408
2024 Aug 23 7 days, one-way from Seward to Vancouver Seward $347
2024 Aug 30 7 days, one-way from Vancouver to Seward Vancouver $410
2024 Sep 06 7 days, one-way from Seward to Vancouver Seward $449
2024 Sep 13 6 days, one-way from Vancouver to Los Angeles Vancouver $426
2024 Sep 19 15 days, one-way from Los Angeles to Fort Lauderdale Los Angeles $985
2024 Oct 04 8 days, one-way from Fort Lauderdale to San Juan Fort Lauderdale $571
2024 Oct 12 7 days, round-trip Southern Caribbean Holiday San Juan $736
2024 Oct 19 7 days, round-trip Southern Caribbean Holiday San Juan $813
2024 Oct 26 7 days, round-trip Southern Caribbean Holiday San Juan $847
2024 Nov 02 7 days, round-trip Southern Caribbean Holiday San Juan $812
2024 Nov 09 7 days, round-trip Southern Caribbean Holiday San Juan $787
2024 Nov 16 7 days, round-trip Southern Caribbean Holiday San Juan $859
2024 Nov 23 7 days, round-trip Southern Caribbean Holiday San Juan $1147
2024 Nov 30 7 days, round-trip Southern Caribbean Holiday San Juan $716
2024 Dec 07 7 days, round-trip Southern Caribbean Holiday San Juan $810
2024 Dec 14 7 days, round-trip Southern Caribbean Holiday San Juan $825
2024 Dec 21 7 days, round-trip Southern Caribbean Holiday San Juan $959
2024 Dec 28 7 days, round-trip Southern Caribbean Holiday San Juan $5489
2025 Jan 28 7 days, round-trip The Jazz Cruise Fort Lauderdale
2025 Feb 04 7 days, round-trip Chris Botti At Sea II Fort Lauderdale
2025 Feb 11 7 days, round-trip The Smooth Jazz Cruise Sailing 1 Fort Lauderdale
2025 Feb 18 7 days, round-trip The Smooth Jazz Cruise Sailing 2 Fort Lauderdale
2025 Feb 25 9 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Fort Lauderdale $542
2025 Mar 06 9 days, round-trip Eastern Caribbean Fort Lauderdale $527
2025 Mar 15 7 days, round-trip 70s Rock Romance Cruise Fort Lauderdale
2025 Mar 22 7 days, round-trip Flower Power Cruise Fort Lauderdale
2025 Mar 29 7 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Fort Lauderdale $484
2025 Apr 05 5 days, round-trip Eastern Caribbean Fort Lauderdale $632
2025 Apr 10 7 days, round-trip Eastern Caribbean Fort Lauderdale $702
2025 Apr 17 16 days, one-way from Fort Lauderdale to Los Angeles Fort Lauderdale $1639
2025 May 03 6 days, one-way from Los Angeles to Vancouver Los Angeles $473
2025 May 09 7 days, one-way from Vancouver to Seward Vancouver $372
2025 May 16 7 days, one-way from Seward to Vancouver Seward $384
2025 May 23 7 days, one-way from Vancouver to Seward Vancouver $371
2025 May 30 7 days, one-way from Seward to Vancouver Seward $436
2025 Jun 06 7 days, one-way from Vancouver to Seward Vancouver $543
2025 Jun 13 7 days, one-way from Seward to Vancouver Seward $439
2025 Jun 20 7 days, one-way from Vancouver to Seward Vancouver $485
2025 Jun 27 7 days, one-way from Seward to Vancouver Seward $437
2025 Jul 04 7 days, one-way from Vancouver to Seward Vancouver $537
2025 Jul 11 7 days, one-way from Seward to Vancouver Seward $492
2025 Jul 18 7 days, one-way from Vancouver to Seward Vancouver $584
2025 Jul 25 7 days, one-way from Seward to Vancouver Seward $585
2025 Aug 01 7 days, one-way from Vancouver to Seward Vancouver $583
2025 Aug 08 7 days, one-way from Seward to Vancouver Seward $634
2025 Aug 15 7 days, one-way from Vancouver to Seward Vancouver $584
2025 Aug 22 7 days, one-way from Seward to Vancouver Seward $584
2025 Aug 29 7 days, one-way from Vancouver to Seward Vancouver $586
2025 Sep 05 7 days, one-way from Seward to Vancouver Seward $586
2025 Sep 19 16 days, one-way from Los Angeles to Fort Lauderdale Los Angeles $1603
2025 Oct 05 4 days, round-trip Bahamas Getaway Fort Lauderdale $347
2025 Oct 09 4 days, round-trip Key West Bahamas Fort Lauderdale $285
2025 Oct 13 5 days, round-trip Key West Bahamas Fort Lauderdale $319
2025 Oct 18 5 days, round-trip Key West Bahamas Fort Lauderdale $381
2025 Nov 01 5 days, round-trip Key West Bahamas Fort Lauderdale $369
2025 Nov 06 4 days, round-trip Key West Bahamas Fort Lauderdale $285
2025 Nov 10 10 days, round-trip Eastern Caribbean Fort Lauderdale $953
2025 Nov 20 4 days, round-trip Key West Bahamas Fort Lauderdale $285
2025 Nov 24 5 days, round-trip Key West Bahamas Fort Lauderdale $331
2025 Nov 29 5 days, round-trip Bahamas Getaway Fort Lauderdale $431
2025 Dec 04 4 days, round-trip Key West Bahamas Fort Lauderdale $235
2025 Dec 08 5 days, round-trip Key West Bahamas Fort Lauderdale $319
2025 Dec 18 9 days, round-trip Eastern Caribbean Holiday Fort Lauderdale $1219
2025 Dec 27 9 days, round-trip Eastern Caribbean Holiday Fort Lauderdale $1334
2026 Jan 05 5 days, round-trip Key West Bahamas Fort Lauderdale $369
2026 Jan 10 5 days, round-trip Bahamas Getaway Fort Lauderdale $431
2026 Jan 15 5 days, round-trip Bahamas Getaway Fort Lauderdale $431
2026 Feb 17 4 days, round-trip Key West Bahamas Fort Lauderdale $285
2026 Feb 21 5 days, round-trip Bahamas Getaway Fort Lauderdale $431
2026 Feb 26 4 days, round-trip Key West Bahamas Fort Lauderdale $385
2026 Mar 02 5 days, round-trip Key West Bahamas Fort Lauderdale $319
2026 Mar 07 5 days, round-trip Bahamas Getaway Fort Lauderdale $431
2026 Mar 12 5 days, round-trip Bahamas Getaway Fort Lauderdale $431
2026 Mar 31 4 days, round-trip Key West Bahamas Fort Lauderdale $435
2026 Apr 04 5 days, round-trip Bahamas Getaway Fort Lauderdale $431
2026 Apr 09 4 days, round-trip Key West Bahamas Fort Lauderdale $485
2026 Apr 13 5 days, round-trip Key West Bahamas Fort Lauderdale $469

Celebrity Summit Review

Review of Celebrity Summit

The 2001-built Celebrity Summit cruise ship is the third of the Millennium-class Celebrity liners, with sisterships Constellation, Infinity, Millennium. Celebrity Cruises Summit ship was scheduled for "Celebrity Revolution" drydock refurbishment on March 23, 2019.

The vessel (IMO number 9192387) is currently Malta-flagged (MMSI 249047000) and registered in Valletta.

History - construction and ownership

Celebrity Cruises was founded in 1988 as the Greece-based Chandris Line (cruise shipping operations between 1974-1996). In 1997, Royal Caribbean International (RCI) merged with "Celebrity Cruises Ltd" to become "Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd" (RCCL). The "X" on ship funnels is the Greek letter chi (standing for "Chandris"). Common features of Celebrity Cruises ships include aft located glass-walled dining rooms, signature alternate dining venues, bars and lounges, spacious Atrium lobby areas, a large number of balcony staterooms, large sundecks with swimming pools, The Retreat (adults-only sundeck with full-size swimming pool, Jacuzzi, cabanas, poolside full bar service). Rooftop Terrace (top-deck outdoor lounge-restaurant-cinema), large Spa (with Thermal Suites), premium retail shops selling top-brand merchandise.

Celebrity Summit cruise ship

The 2200-passenger ship Celebrity Summit was built by Chantiers de l'Atlantique (shipyard in St Nazaire France) and launched as "GTS Summit" for Celebrity Cruises and renamed to "Celebrity Summit" in 2008. The Summit ship features a special restaurant with original panels and ornamentation from SS Normandie, including the bronze statue "La Normandie" bought in 2001 from Fontainebleau Hotel in Miami, Florida.

Decks and Cabins

Celebrity Summit staterooms (1079 total, in 28 grades) include 50x Suites, 573x Balconies, 244x Oceanviews, 212x Inside cabins. Most staterooms are sized 170 ft2 / 16 m2. Around 60% of all passenger accommodations have a private step-out balcony. Most cabin balconies are sized 40 ft2 / 4 m2. Wheelchair-accessible cabins are 26. The largest are the Penthouse Suites (1430 ft2 / 133 m2 with wraparound terrace sized 1100 ft2 / 102 m2).

The boat has 12 passenger decks, of which 8 are with cabins.

Shipboard dining options - Food and Drinks

The 2-level Cosmopolitan Restaurant has sophisticated decor that is accented by the 7-foot-high bronze statue La Normandie, of a woman who is draped like the goddess Athena. This statue, created by Art Deco sculptor Leon-Georges Baudry, originally graced the smoking room in the legendary SS Normandie. The dining room has a sweeping staircase specially created for grand entrances on formal nights. It also boasts a 2-level glass wall with panoramic views. Blu is exclusive to guests sailing in AquaClass cabins. It features modern decor and spa-inspired cuisine. The restaurant features lighter dishes and smaller portions of what you typically find in the MDR or buffet. On the casual front, the Oceanview Cafe serves buffet breakfast, lunch, and dinner. It provides various carving stations, pasta dishes, pizza, antipasti, made-to-order omelets, and internationally inspired dishes, including British bangers and Indian curries.

Celebrity Summit cruise ship

Follows the complete list of Celebrity Summit restaurants and food bars.

  • Normandie Restaurant (134-seat reservations only specialty restaurant; offers French and American cuisine, Five Senses tasting menu, Champagne High Tea Time, with Demonstration Kitchen for live cooking shows and Wine Cellar annex). In 2016, the Normandie Restaurant was replaced by Tuscan Grille - steakhouse offering fresh (on the ship made) pasta, Italian cocktail menu, Italian wines list, premium meats (including oven-roasted USDA dry-aged steak).
  • Cosmopolitan Restaurant (1,111-seat aft Dining Room, with open seating Breakfast 8:00-9:30 a.m., Lunch 12:00-1:30 p.m., Afternoon Tea 4:00-5:00 p.m., and two fixed Dinner seatings - at 6:00 and 8:30 p.m.)
  • Bistro on Five (60-seat creperie all-you-can-eat restaurant; offers lunch and dinner with table-side service)
  • Blu (102-seat AquaClass passengers only restaurant, reservations required; also serves Suite guests upon availability)
  • AquaSpa Cafe (122-seat complimentary Solarium and Spa bar, self-service; offers healthy food choices for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
  • Waterfall Cafe & Grill (679-seat indoor/outdoor self-service buffet restaurant, complimentary; open between 6:30 a.m. - 1:00 a.m. for Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner, with a variety of food stations)
  • Mast Bar (alfresco burger bar, poolside; offers complimentary lunch)
  • Qsine (84-seat dinner only specialty restaurant; reservations recommended)
  • In 2016, on deck 12 was added the Rooftop Terrace - a multi-functional venue with modular furniture and cabanas. It is operated as an outdoor bar lounge during the day. By night, Rooftop Terrace is transformed by decorative lighting, and on its large LED screen are showcased movies and other entertainment. The unique open-air experience is combined with food options available for purchasing. Signature dishes are presented in unique serving vessels themed after the cruise itinerary destination or the special occasion.

Shipboard entertainment options - Fun and Sport

The atmosphere onboard Celebrity Summit is calm and sophisticated. Guests have no chance to miss the magnolia garden and the swimming pools (outdoor and indoor). As a special surprise, the vessel has teamed up with Cirque du Soleil for a nice sea experience. As part of this experience, in the evening people onboard are invited to enter into another world of sounds, visual effects, and mystical lights, to taste specialty drinks and hors-d'oeuvres. The gym equipment is at the top level, and there are also 16 treatment rooms. Ship's Aquadome and Riviera include 4 swimming pools, 2 air beds, 6 whirlpools, a bandstand, dance floor, sun shop, and buffet for post-swim snacks. There are basketball and football fields, table tennis and volleyball, as well as golf simulator and jogging track.

Celebrity Summit cruise ship

Follows the complete list of Celebrity Summit lounges, clubs and other entertainment venues for kids, teens, and adults.

  • Summit Theatre (900-seat show lounge for grand musical and show productions; hosts daily trivia games, bingo, classes, movies)
  • Summit Atrium “Grand Foyer” (3-deck open floor area with live music entertainment)
  • Michael’s Club (piano bar); Martini Bar; Crush Bar (with a 12-seat table filled with ice cubes in the middle)
  • Photo Gallery & Shop
  • Summit Fortunes Casino
  • Celebrity iLounge (24-hour Internet cafe/computers room; sells Apple computers; classes available)
  • Rendez-Vous Lounge & Nightclub
  • The Emporium shopping alley (Atrium boutique shops for duty-free alcohol and tobaccos, watches, luxury jewelry, accessories, fashion clothing, logo items)
  • Cafe Al Bacio & Gelateria (63-seat a la carte specialty coffee, patisserie, ice cream; with the Gelateria - Italian Gelato ice cream bar)
  • Cellar Masters (24-hour Wine Bar; features an Enomatic wine tasting system; provides Sommelier consultations in the evenings)
  • Art Gallery; Library; Cinema
  • Acupuncture Treatments Room; Aquaspa & Fitness complex with Persian Garden (Thermal Suite - rain shower, steam room, sauna, heated loungers), Therapy and Treatment Rooms, Hair & Beauty Salon, Solarium (adults area) and Aquaspa Cafe (spa bar)
  • Fitness Center (with separate Aerobics area)
  • Solarium Pool area (with adults-only Thalassotherapy Pool and seawater lap pool; 2 Whirlpools)
  • Waterfall Pool area (with Splash Pool for kids and 4 Whirlpools, outdoor pool bar, served by the Pool Grill)
  • Sunset Bar (alfresco bar, selling fine cigars)
  • Revelations Lounge (observation lounge during the day, show lounge & dance club in the evening)
  • Kids clubs by age (Fun Factory 3-11 yo, Shipmates 3-5 yo, Cadets 6-8 yo, Ensigns 9-11 yo, with supervised age-appropriate activities, like arts-crafts, themed parties, games, movies, toys, interactive games, scavenger hunts)
  • X-Club (teen-only disco and lounge area); Video Games Arcade
  • Tennis Tables, Shuffleboard; Power Walking/Jogging Track; Multi-sports outdoor court; Sun Deck area.

In 2023, Celebrity introduced pickleball playing (at the sports courts) fleetwide. The sports facilities are complimentary, including the pickleball equipment (net, paddles, balls) but operated with separate scheduled playing times for adults and families (with kids older than 6).

Pickleball Court's locations vary by ship class - on EDGE ships is at the Rooftop Garden (Deck 15), on SOLSTICE ships is on the Sports Deck (Deck 15), on MILLENNIUM ships - at the Multi-Sports Court (Deck 12).

Itineraries

Celebrity Summit itinerary program is based on 7-day Caribbean roundtrips with departures from San Juan Puerto Rico. During summer, the ship cruises to Bermuda leaving from NYC (Cape Liberty, New Jersey). The liner also cruises to Canada-New England on Fall Foliage voyages.

In 2017, Summit inaugurated the Bermuda voyages from Bayonne NJ and a 9-day Canada-New England itinerary. In 2018, the ship was homeported in Fort Lauderdale. Caribbean itineraries included 4-day roundtrips to Key West and Nassau, and 5-day roundtrips to Key West and Cozumel Mexico, with several sea days.

In 2019, the liner started a North American season with an expanded program including 19 destinations in 7 countries. Summit also offered more in-port hours at record 56 stops, docking in 39 call ports for over 12 hours. New 10-day itineraries in summer 2019 visited Charleston SC and Bermuda/Hamilton. A new 7-day itinerary visited Bermuda with Newport RI and also circles Liberty Island (Upper New York Bay). In August, the ship offered two Transatlantic crossings between North America and Europe (14-day itineraries NYC to Dublin, then the westbound from Dublin to Boston). Both voyages visited Greenland (company's first time) - Prins Christian Sund and Qaqortoq. Following the summer season, the ship started homeporting in Flynn Cruiseport Boston for 10-11-12-day Canada and New England Fall Foliage cruises.

Celebrity Summit's 2023 itinerary program (August thru October) is based on 11-night itineraries (one-ways from homeports Boston MA USA and Quebec City) visiting port destinations in New England and Canada. The voyages include the maiden for the fleet port Rockland ME and overnight stays in Quebec City. Follows a program with roundtrips to Bermuda (Royal Naval Dockyard in King's Wharf) with 7-9-10-night roundtrips from New York (Port Cape Liberty Bayonne NJ/NYC), some of which visit Newport RI, Charleston SC, Martha's Vineyard Island (Oak Bluffs, Massachusetts). After Bermuda (August 2023) are scheduled two 12-night itineraries visiting Iceland and Greenland - eastbound from NYC and the reverse/westbound from Reykjavik (Iceland).

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Celebrity Cruises Summit ship is one of company's Millennium-class liners, with sisterships Constellation, Infinity, Millennium. Originally named "GTS Summit", this is the 3rd Millennium-class vessel with inaugural cruise/maiden voyage on October 1, 2001.

The Summit cruise ship was extensively drydock refitted and refurbished ("Solsticized") in January 2012. During the 3-week long drydock, all public spaces and staterooms were renovated, 60 cabins and 107 AquaClass cabins were added. AquaClass passengers have free access to the specialty restaurant Blu and Persian Garden's thermal suite. They also enjoy Hansgrohe spa showers in the cabin bathrooms. Among the other Solstice-class upgrades were the replacement of Champagne Bar (with Martini Bar), Qsine replaced the Conservatory Lounge, Internet Cafe is now iLounge.

Fun fact about the Summit ship is that its main restaurant is decorated with original SS Normandie (1932-built ocean liner) ornamentation and panels, including the "LA NORMANDIE" (bronze statue) bought from Fontainebleau Hotel in 2001.

Celebrity Summit refurbishment 2019 review

Ship's March 2019 drydock (done in Freeport Bahamas) resulted in the following changes:

  • The vessel received company's new color scheme (hull and superstructure).
  • All passenger staterooms were redesigned (via partnership with Hirsch Bedner Associates USA, and Kelly Hoppen UK) for a boutique hotel feel. All cabins were upgraded with "Celebrity eXhale" bedding (cashmere mattresses), electronic locks (RFID technology), Xcelerate (fast Internet), Bluetooth capabilities.
  • The completely redesigned Qsine Restaurant was added. It offers "Le Petit Chef" (virtual dining-entertainment experience) created by Skullmapping and presented by TableMation Studios - exclusively for Celebrity Cruises.
  • Main Dining Rooms, Oceanview Cafe (buffet restaurant) and Sunset Bar were redesigned and upgraded with new textures and finishes.
  • The SPA was upgraded with an expanded SEA Thermal Suite.
  • Retail shopping was expanded with new brands - including Hublot (luxury Swiss watches) and Shinola (luxury watches, jewelry, premium leather goods).
  • Luminae Restaurant (Suites-only) was redesigned and new custom-made menus (by chef Cornelius Gallagher) were introduced.
  • Added was The Retreat (adults-only sundeck) with full-size swimming pool, Jacuzzi whirlpool, private cabanas, padded loungers, poolside bar service (food and drinks).
  • Most public venues (including all bars and lounges) were renovated, including Passport Bar (Atrium lobby bar lounge) and Gastrobar (serving 40+ craft beers).
  • The refurb project was supervised by Trimline (UK).

Summit became fleet's 2nd liner (after Millennium) upgraded by the "Celebrity Revolution" fleet renovation program - budgeted USD 500 million and scheduled for the period 2019-2023.