Celebrity Summit

Former name: GTS Summit

Celebrity Summit current position

Celebrity Summit current location is at Caribbean Sea (coordinates 20.50978 N / -86.95670 W) cruising en route to COZUMEL,MEX. The AIS position was reported 4 minutes ago.

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Current itinerary of Celebrity Summit

Celebrity Summit current cruise is 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean. The itinerary starts on 18 Oct, 2021 and ends on 23 Oct, 2021.

Date / TimePort
18 Oct 18:00    Departing from Miami, Florida hotels
20 Oct 08:00 - 18:00    Cozumel, Quintana Roo Mexico, Riviera Maya
21 Oct 07:00 - 16:00    Costa Maya, Quintana Roo Mexico, Riviera Maya
23 Oct 07:00    Arriving in Miami, Florida hotels

Specifications of Celebrity Summit

Year built2001  /  Age: 20
Flag state Malta
BuilderChantiers de l’Atlantique (Saint-Nazaire, STX France)
ClassMillennium
Building costUSD 350 million
OwnerRoyal Caribbean Cruises Ltd
OperatorCelebrity Cruises
Speed24 kn / 44 kph / 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
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Celebrity Summit Itineraries

DateItineraryDeparture PortPrice from
2021 Sep 30 4 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Miami $349
2021 Sep 30 4 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Miami $349
2021 Sep 30 4 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Miami $349
2021 Oct 14 4 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Miami
2021 Oct 18 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Miami
2021 Oct 23 3 days, round-trip Bahamas Miami $291
2021 Oct 26 4 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Miami $271
2021 Oct 30 4 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Miami $271
2021 Nov 03 5 days, round-trip Key West Mexico Miami $339
2021 Nov 08 5 days, round-trip Nassau The Caribbean Miami $339
2021 Nov 13 5 days, round-trip Nassau the Caribbean Miami $339
2021 Nov 18 4 days, round-trip Bahamas Cruise Miami $271
2021 Nov 22 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Miami $339
2021 Nov 27 5 days, round-trip Nassau the Caribbean Miami $339
2021 Dec 02 4 days, round-trip Bahamas Cruise Miami $284
2021 Dec 06 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Miami $339
2021 Dec 11 5 days, round-trip Nassau the Caribbean Miami $289
2021 Dec 16 5 days, round-trip Nassau the Caribbean Miami $339
2021 Dec 21 5 days, round-trip Bahamas Mexico Holiday Miami $539
2021 Dec 26 4 days, round-trip Mexico Cruise Miami $352
2022 Jan 17 7 days, round-trip The Jazz Cruise Miami
2022 Jan 24 7 days, round-trip The Smooth Jazz Cruise 22 Back To Sea Sailing Miami
2022 Jan 31 7 days, round-trip The Smooth Jazz Cruise Diamond Celebration Sailing 1 Miami
2022 Feb 07 7 days, round-trip The Smooth Jazz Cruise Diamond Celebration Sailing 2 Miami
2022 Feb 19 7 days, round-trip 70s Rock Romance Cruise Miami
2022 Feb 26 5 days, round-trip Ultimate Disco Cruise Miami
2022 Mar 03 2 days, round-trip Bahamas Miami $143
2022 Mar 05 5 days, round-trip Nassau the Caribbean Miami $339
2022 Mar 10 4 days, round-trip Bahamas Cruise Miami $271
2022 Mar 14 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Miami $340
2022 Mar 19 5 days, round-trip Nassau the Caribbean Miami $339
2022 Mar 24 4 days, round-trip Bahamas Cruise Miami $271
2022 Mar 28 7 days, round-trip Flower Power Cruise Miami
2022 Apr 04 3 days, round-trip Key West Bahamas Miami $203
2022 Apr 07 4 days, round-trip Bahamas Cruise Miami $271
2022 Apr 11 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Miami $340
2022 Apr 16 5 days, round-trip Nassau the Caribbean Miami $340
2022 Apr 21 4 days, round-trip Bahamas Cruise Miami $271
2022 Apr 25 9 days, one-way from Miami to New York Miami $1167
2022 May 04 9 days, round-trip Bermuda, Newport Charleston New York $727
2022 May 13 10 days, round-trip Bermuda, Newport and Charleston New York $799
2022 May 23 10 days, round-trip Bermuda, Newport and Charleston New York $783
2022 Jun 02 10 days, round-trip Bermuda and Charleston New York $799
2022 Jun 12 7 days, round-trip Bermuda New York $1023
2022 Jun 19 7 days, round-trip Bermuda New York $999
2022 Jun 26 7 days, round-trip Bermuda New York $935
2022 Jul 03 7 days, round-trip Bermuda New York $983
2022 Jul 10 7 days, round-trip Bermuda New York $983
2022 Jul 17 7 days, round-trip Bermuda New York $967
2022 Jul 24 7 days, round-trip Bermuda New York $935
2022 Jul 31 7 days, round-trip Bermuda New York $895
2022 Aug 07 12 days, one-way from New York to Reykjavik New York $2047
2022 Aug 19 12 days, one-way from Reykjavik to Boston Reykjavik $1951
2022 Aug 31 11 days, round-trip Boston, Maine Canada Boston $1087
2022 Sep 11 10 days, round-trip Boston, Maine Canada Boston $1023
2022 Sep 21 12 days, round-trip Boston, Maine Canada Boston $2055
2022 Oct 03 12 days, round-trip Boston, Maine Canada Boston $1823
2022 Oct 15 12 days, one-way from Boston to Miami Boston $1779
2022 Oct 27 4 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Miami $535
2022 Oct 31 5 days, round-trip Grand Cayman Mexico Miami $655
2022 Nov 05 5 days, round-trip Key West Mexico Miami $471
2022 Nov 10 4 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Miami $391
2022 Nov 14 5 days, round-trip Grand Cayman Mexico Miami $455
2022 Nov 19 5 days, round-trip Key West Mexico Miami $471
2022 Nov 24 4 days, round-trip Key West Bahamas Miami $455
2022 Nov 28 5 days, round-trip Cozumel Nassau Cruise Miami $479
2022 Dec 03 5 days, round-trip Key West Mexico Miami $479
2022 Dec 08 4 days, round-trip Key West Bahamas Miami $351
2022 Dec 12 5 days, round-trip Grand Cayman Mexico Miami $479
2022 Dec 17 5 days, round-trip Grand Cayman Cozumel Miami $495
2022 Dec 22 5 days, round-trip Grand Cayman Mexico Holiday Miami $687
2022 Dec 27 4 days, round-trip Key West Bahamas Miami $679
2022 Dec 31 4 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Holiday Miami $703
2023 Jan 04 5 days, round-trip Key West Mexico Miami $809
2023 Jan 09 5 days, round-trip Grand Cayman Mexico Miami $789
2023 Jan 14 5 days, round-trip Key West Mexico Miami $859
2023 Jan 19 4 days, round-trip Key West Bahamas Miami $679
2023 Jan 23 5 days, round-trip Cozumel Nassau Cruise Miami $779
2023 Jan 28 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Miami $799
2023 Feb 02 4 days, round-trip Key West Bahamas Miami $679
2023 Feb 06 5 days, round-trip Grand Cayman Mexico Miami $779
2023 Feb 16 4 days, round-trip Key West Bahamas Miami $679
2023 Feb 20 5 days, round-trip Grand Cayman Mexico Miami $839
2023 Mar 02 4 days, round-trip Key West Bahamas Miami $699
2023 Mar 06 5 days, round-trip Cozumel Nassau Cruise Miami $799
2023 Mar 11 5 days, round-trip Key West Mexico Miami $819
2023 Mar 30 4 days, round-trip Key West Bahamas Miami $669
2023 Apr 03 5 days, round-trip Grand Cayman Mexico Miami $839
2023 Apr 08 5 days, round-trip Key West Mexico Miami $819
2023 Apr 13 4 days, round-trip Key West Bahamas Miami $629
2023 Apr 22 4 days, round-trip Key West Bahamas Cruise Miami $599

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.

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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.

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 cruise program including 19 destinations in 7 different countries. The ship also offers more in-port hours at record 56 stops, docking in 39 call ports for over 12 hours. New 10-day itineraries in summer 2019 visit USA's historic Charleston SC and Bermuda. A new 7-day itinerary visits Bermuda with Newport RI and also circles Liberty Island. In August, the Summit ship offers transatlantic two crossings between North America and Europe. The 14-day itineraries are from New York to Dublin, then the westbound from Dublin to Boston. Both voyages visit Greenland (company's first time) - Prins Christian Sund and Qaqortoq. Following the summer season, the ship is homeported in Boston for 12-day Canada and New England Fall Foliage cruises.

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Celebrity Summit Wiki

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.

Celebrity Summit User Reviews

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Great ship and good crew

by warspite88
3 Reviews written
7 days, round-trip Southern Caribbean Cruise
Departure date: 29 Feb 2020
Just did a 7 day cruise to south Caribbean. The ship has a strange layout, there are some areas on deck that just lead to dead ends in odd places. Once you figure that out its simple enough to navigate around ship. Big plus is the 3 banks of elevators forward aft and midships. So wait times for an...

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