Celebrity Cruises has just revealed that their adventure cruise ship in the Galapagos, Celebrity Xpedition, has emerged from dry dock.
The one-week refurbishment in Panama has redecorated cabins and public spaces, aswell as adding reliable Wi-Fi.
The vessel will return to service on September 23rd as the first ship in the fleet to receive an overhaul as part of the line’s Celebrity Revolution programme, which includes more than $500 million in fleetwide refurbishments.
Other ships receiving the new look include Celebrity Flora, the line’s first purpose-built ship for the Galapagos, next year, and Celebrity Edge later this year, along with its sister ships over the next few years.
“Our commitment to the Galapagos Islands has never been stronger, because we know, having sailed these awe-inspiring islands for so many years, what a life-changing experience it is to come here,” said Lisa Lutoff-Perlo, president and CEO of Celebrity Cruises.
“The updates we’re making to Celebrity Xpedition and the upcoming arrival of our new Celebrity Flora…will transform the way our guests discover this amazing place and take our unrivaled Galapagos offerings to an entirely new level.”
Amongst the bow to stern enhancements, guests can expect to find the following onboard Celebrity Xpedition:
-All rooms have been refreshed with carpeting replaced and balconies upgraded
-All cabin doors have been outfitted with RFID lock technology for easier stateroom access
-Onboard IT systems have been upgraded to ensure Wi-Fi is available throughout the ship and satellite access has been added to make it more reliable
-The Beagle Grill has been outfitted with new furniture and lighting while the kitchen has received new culinary equipment
-The Discovery Lounge received a new, state-of-the-art video wall, as well as a new DJ station and refurbished furnishings
-The Darwin Dining Room received new lighting and carpet
-A water filtration system has been added on every deck for easy access to drinking water
-The crew area has received enhancements that included new mattresses with Celebrity’s eXhale bedding, carpets and a Dayroom TV
In June 2019, Celebrity Xpedition will debut enhanced suite services and amenities coinciding with the arrival of Celebrity Flora.
And on top of the new amenities, suite cruisers will receive binoculars to use on their cruise as well as backpacks and rain ponchos that they can take home with them.
What do you think of Celebrity Xpedition’s new revamp? Are you excited at the prospect of so many new amenities? Is the Celebrity Revolution project the factor that’s put the cruise line ahead of the game for you? Let us know below!
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