Celebrity Cruises, one of the world’s premier luxury cruise lines, has announced the launch of its new ship, Celebrity ApexSM which is poised to transform the way modern travellers experience the world. Celebrity ApexSM is the second ship in Celebrity’s revolutionary Edge Series and comes right after the industry’s most anticipated new ship, Celebrity EdgeSM which was named one of TIME Magazine’s 2019 World’s Greatest Places.
Celebrity ApexSM will revolutionize the experience at sea once launched in Spring 2020. The ship brings together an innovative outward-facing design, visionary spaces, transformational accommodations, the best in the culinary field and legendary onboard experience across 14 guest decks. Celebrity ApexSM is 1,004 feet long 128 feet wide and weigh approximately 129,500 ton. Its cursing speed is 21.8 knots and can accommodate up to 2910 on double occupancy.
The experience onboard the Edge Series is unique with lots of activities and experience all day long. Starting from a rooftop garden offering a relaxed yet playful outdoor escape atop the ship to help travellers to slow down, daydream and have some fun. The Resort Deck is another outdoor space equipped with a stunning untraditionally asymmetrical main pool area, multi-level jogging track, and a reimagined Solarium. Celebrity ApexSM also offers a revolutionary concept where nature and space come together to create Eden or “a room that lives”. Eden is a multi-level, architectural masterpiece characterized with three storeys of windows that bring in the shimmering morning light and offer stunning views as far as the eye can see. Here the atmosphere changes throughout the day so no two visits will ever be the same. When it comes to entertainment onboard Celebrity ApexSM it is an industry leader with engaging, visionary performances from exclusive brand partnerships and award-winning productions blend seamlessly with innovative design throughout the ship to tailor the best entertainment at sea.
With the same innovative spirit, Celebrity ApexSM brings the best of accommodation experience at sea. Thanks to the technology employed, travellers will be able to adjust nearly every comfort feature in the stateroom, suite or villa to match their own taste. Each of the seven accommodation categories available on Celebrity ApexSM features reimagined spaces with larger living areas, bigger bathrooms, and at almost every room there is a king-size bed that comes with a Cashmere Mattress. Travelling solo or with family or friends Celebrity ApexSM easily adapts with each passenger’s needs whether when looking for a two-story Edge Villa with outdoor plunge pool or an Edge Stateroom with Infinite Veranda.
For the best dining experience at sea guests can head to one of the 29 world-class culinary venues aboard Celebrity ApexSM. The main dining area offers four complimentary main restaurants each with a distinctive design and ambience inspired by a specific region of the world. To elevate the culinary experience to a higher level, travellers can indulge in one of the seven specialty dining venues that are designed to bring the world on board, and to inspire the palates of the savvy travellers. One of the highlights is the Magic Carpet restaurant which was a first in the industry with the launch of Celebrity EdgeSM. The floating Magic Carpet moves up and down between 13 stories and with its stunning, open-air panoramic, outward-facing ocean views dinners are guaranteed to have the best eating experience at sea.
Once inaugurated, Celebrity ApexSM will debut from Southampton offering a mini season of five sailings to European destinations, including the Norwegian Fjords and the northern coasts of Spain and Portugal. Aboard the game-changing new vessel travellers can experience a new 10-night Capital Cities Cruise with visits to iconic cities including Amsterdam, Copenhagen, Oslo and Paris. After that she’ll spend the rest of her inaugural summer sailing seven- to 12-night itineraries in the Mediterranean, with visits to bucket-list destinations such as Lisbon, Portugal; Monte Carlo; Cannes, France; and more. Intrigued European explorers are able to book cruises on board Celebrity ApexSM now.