Celebrity Constellation Gets 'Solsticized'

Bistro on Five

Celebrity Cruises' Celebrity Constellation is emerging from a 15-day drydock and revitalization period before departing on a seven-night cruise through the Norwegian Fjords. The renovations inlcude new culinary venues such as the Tuscan Grille steakhouse; the Bistro on Five creperie; a new ice-topped Martini Bar and the Cafe al Bacio and Gelateria. Also added is Cellarmasters wine bar, complete with a state-of-the-art wine serving system known as "Enomatics" which allows guests to select and serve wines by the glass, at the touch of a button.

In addition to the dining features, the upgrade features improved suites with all new furniture, flat-screen TVs, upholstery, bedding and carpeting; restyled staterooms, with entirely new carpeting, flat-screen TVs, upholstery and bedding; and new color schemes, carpeting and upholsteryin every public venue.

"Our newly Solsticized Celebrity Constellation is a significant outgrowth of our 'Designed for you' brand platform," said Celebrity's President and CEO Dan Hanrahan.

Celebrity Constellation is the first of the line's four Millennium-class ships to be "Solsticized." Celebrity Infinity and Celebrity Summit will be similarly refurbished in 2011, followed by Celebrity Millennium in 2012.

Following her current cruise through the Norwegian Fjords, Celebrity Constellation will present a series of 12-night Scandinavia and Russia cruises, followed by an eight-night Northern Europe and Mediterranean cruise from Amsterdam to Barcelona, where the ship will present a series of roundtrip, seven-night Mediterranean sailings, before a 14-night transatlantic voyage departing Barcelona November 6, ending in Fort Lauderdale. There, Celebrity Constellation will present two consecutive 14-night Caribbean cruises, prior to embarking on a 15-night Panama Canal voyage from Fort Lauderdale to San Diego on December 18.

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