Upcoming Norwegian Getaway to Sail Miami 2014

Norwegian Cruise Line announced today that the upcoming 4,000-guest Norwegian Getaway will be delivered January 2014, months earlier the expected. It was also announced that she’ll sail from PortMiami year-round on seven-night Eastern Caribbean itineraries, starting February 1, 2014. “We are pleased that Meyer Werft will deliver this incredible vessel three months earlier than scheduled,” […]

Celebrity Reflection Starts Sea Trials

Celebrity Cruises’ 3,030-guest Celebrity Reflection has officially left the Meyer Werft shipyard in Germany and headed for sea trials in the North Sea. Thousands of on lookers lined the banks of Ems River to watch the vessel sail backwards for about 10 hours. Preparations for the transit – known as “the conveyance” – include removing […]

Upcoming Celebrity Reflection to have enhanced spa

Celebrity Reflection will present an enhanced AquaSpa by Elemis allowing guests to create their own experiences as they move from room to room and experience hot and cold, wet and dry, and peace and tranquility throughout. The AquaSpa’s expanded, 883-square-foot Persian Garden will allow for six more in-demand curved, heated tile beds (15 total) with […]

Celebrity Reflection Floated Out, Prepares for Sea Trials

She floats! Celebrity Cruises’ fifth and final Solstice-class ship Celebrity Reflection touched the water for the first time this morning at Meyer Werft shipward in Papenburg, Germany. She was floated in front of shore-side onlookers and folks logged on around the world to the shipyard’s webcam. The dry dock bay was flooded with water until […]

Celebrity Reflection Set for Float-out

On Sunday, August 12, Celebrity Cruises fifth Solstice-class ship Celebrity Reflection is set to float out of Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany. The float out will begin at 7:30am, assisted by tugs, and berthed dockside by 9:30am. Then a crane will put the signal mast in place, which will be installed after the docking. […]

Celebrity Reflection gets final building block

The $750-million Celebrity Reflection completed another milestone today as she received her final building block at Meyer Werft ship yard in Papenburg, Germany. Celebrity Reflection is the fifth and final build in the Solstice-class and offers a wide array of amenities to let guests live the “Celebrity Life.”  New Signature Suites, a Reflection Suite and […]

Norwegian lays keel for upcoming cruise ship Breakaway

Norwegian Cruise Line executives were in attendance at Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany on Friday as the keel laying ceremony took place for the 4,000-passenger Norwegian Breakaway (photo right). During the ceremony the first block of the ship was brought into the covered building where Norwegian Breakaway will be assembled (ships are pieced together […]