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Celebrity Cruises will present a stellar line-up of nightclubs and meeting places on the line’s new Celebrity Solstice, scheduled to launch in December 2008. From intimate wine cellars and exhilarating dance clubs to exquisite hideaways, the new, 2,850-guest ship will offer guests some of the most stylish and varied venues at sea.

‘Hot Spots’ new to the Celebrity fleet

Cellar Masters
The inviting Cellar Masters wine bar will deliver exceptional wines and the superb sommelier service that is a Celebrity Cruises standard. Cellar Masters will bring guests together over unexpected wine pairings that will intrigue and delight even the most seasoned palate. (illustrated below)

Galleria Tastings  
This distinguished, sophisticated space will offer guests an opportunity to take a pause from shopping to “taste” a wide array of foods and beverages, with a side of jewelry, fashion and art. (illustrated below)

Sky Observation Lounge  
Guests will witness floor-to-ceiling windows, spectacular ocean views and a spacious area that make any at-sea function a dreamy delight. Located adjacent to the Conference Center, Sky will be available for pre- or post-meeting gatherings and cocktail hours, all with sweeping views of the sea. (illustrated below)

Passport Bar  
Inspired by the easy, comfortable living spaces of ocean-going yachts, the Passport Bar will wrap guests in relaxing ambience. Guests can recount previous journeys or plan exotic adventures with old friends and new acquaintances in this original eye to the world. (illustrated below)

Fitted with a clean, contemporary design with a hint of the legendary disco era, this lively nightclub will attract a wide array of guests. Complete with vibrant lighting and a pulsing beat, “Q” will be the happening place, where the party can start or end. (illustrated below)

Ensemble Lounge  
Drink in the cosmopolitan decor and soothing sounds of instrumental and vocal entertainment that make the Ensemble Lounge the perfect gathering place. Whether enjoying a captivating cocktail before or after dinner, guests will find the lounge an ideal spot for any time of night. (illustrated below)

New Twists on Celebrity Favorites

The Martini Bar & Crush  
Inspired by water, ice, and snow, The Martini Bar & Crush offers a nod to the design of Celebrity Century’s popular Martini Bar, with its own hip twist. This enclave will feature an alluring frosted bar, the perfect chilled surface for enjoying over 100 varieties of vodkas from around the world, and multiple martini mixes, from the classics to the latest creations. (illustrated below)  

New to Celebrity Solstice is Crush, a small alcove off The Martini Bar, featuring an ice-filled table where guests can participate in caviar and vodka tastings, or host a private event. (illustrated below)

Fortunes Casino  
The glamour of Monte Carlo comes to Celebrity Solstice in Fortunes Casino. With its comfortable elegance, European ambience and easy flow, Fortunes will challenge guests to win their favorite games of chance, while those who prefer to observe the action will enjoy comfortable viewing spaces. The largest casino in the Celebrity fleet, guests can take a seat at 16 gaming tables or 200 of the hottest gaming machines.  (illustrated below)


Michael’s Club  
A Celebrity classic and favorite among cruisers, Celebrity Solstice’s Michael’s Club will join an already impressive collection of lounge venues. Indirect light will invite privacy and intimacy, and the rich, comfortable furnishings will create a warm atmosphere allowing guests to indulge in conversation amidst a backdrop of soothing piano and jazz music, not to mention the Club’s single malt scotch and cognac tastings. (illustrated below)

Celebrity Solstice
Celebrity Solstice will be the line’s first in a class of four 2,850-passenger vessels with an exceptional range of guest-inspired services and amenities. German shipbuilder Meyer Werft, who constructed the line’s Century-class fleet – Celebrity Century, Celebrity Mercury, and Celebrity Galaxy – is building the 122,000-ton ship.

Following several weeks of inaugural activities, Celebrity Solstice will make its maiden voyage December 14, 2008, on a seven-night Eastern Caribbean cruise roundtrip from Fort Lauderdale, FL, visiting San Juan, Puerto Rico; Basseterre, St. Kitts; and Phillipsburg, St. Maarten. The itinerary will be offered on Sundays through April 5, 2009, with an alternating itinerary calling on San Juan, Puerto Rico; Phillipsburg, St. Maarten; Tortola, B.V.I; and Labadee, Haiti, through April 12, 2009. 

For a virtual preview of several of the venues on Celebrity Solstice, visit

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