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Celebrity Cruises Partners with Forbes Travel Guide

April 6, 2018 by Lori Smith

Celebrity Cruises has formed a first-of-its-kind partnership with Forbes Travel Guide, the global authority on luxury service and the only independent rating system on luxury restaurants, spas and hotels. “Celebrity Cruises has been recognized for its industry-leading hospitality that offers

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Celebrity Reveals Cutting-edge Culinary Offerings on New Ship

March 8, 2018 by Lori Smith

Celebrity Cruises has revealed the cutting-edge culinary offerings on its transformative new ship, Celebrity Edge. The ship will feature 29 palate-pleasing venues, including four main dining restaurants, two exclusive Suite and AquaClass restaurants, seven brand new specialty restaurants, five complimentary

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Celebrity Edge Launching Ahead of Schedule

January 17, 2018 by Lori Smith

Celebrity Cruises reports that its new ship, Celebrity Edge, will be completed ahead of schedule and enter service earlier than planned. The ship, which features several unique features including the innovative Magic Carpet, will homeport in Fort Lauderdale, and make

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Celebrity Edge to Feature Dedicated Meeting Venue

September 26, 2017 by Lori Smith

Celebrity Cruises has revealed that its new ship, the Celebrity Edge, will have a state-of-the-art meeting venue called The Meeting Place. Designed by Wilson Butler Architects, the 1,970-square-foot venue will have a central location on the ship and will have

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IncentiveWorks 2017 Delivers Connections and Education

August 31, 2017 by MeetingsCanada.com

Nearly 1,400 supplier representatives played host to more than 2,300 meeting and incentive travel planners at IncentiveWorks 2017,  which was held August 22-23, 2017 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. IncentiveWorks is the Canadian business events industry’s largest and leading

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Celebrity Cruises Unveils New Venue on Celebrity Edge

July 4, 2017 by Lori Smith

Celebrity Cruises has revealed the next dramatic feature on its newest ship, Celebrity Edge. Spanning three decks of the ship with almost 7,000 square feet of glass, “Eden” is a unique venue with more outward-facing glass than any other room

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EMA Marketing Adds New Meeting and Incentive Travel Partners

June 28, 2017 by Lori Smith

EMA Marketing is now representing Monocle Yachts and Experience Scottsdale in the Canadian market. “We are excited to introduce both of these fabulous new partners,” says Liz Akey, president of EMA Marketing. “Partnering with them is part of our ongoing commitment

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Ritz-Carlton Going to Sea

June 26, 2017 by Lori Smith

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C., part of Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR), is entering the luxury yachting and cruises market. Created by The Ritz-Carlton and maritime experts Douglas Prothero and Lars Clasen, in collaboration with funds managed by Oaktree Capital Management, L.P., The Ritz-Carlton

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Celebrity Cruises Reveals New Class of Ship

March 30, 2017 by Lori Smith

Celebrity Cruises gave the industry a first-look at its new ship, the Celebrity Edge, at a special preview event held in Miami last week. It is the cruise line’s first new ship class in 10 years. Designed completely in 3-D, the Celebrity

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Celebrity Cruises Increases Galapagos Capacity

March 8, 2017 by Lori Smith

The addition of two new ships has upped Celebrity Cruises’ Galapagos Islands cruise capacity by 65 percent. This month, the 210-foot Xperience and 98-foot Xploration join the 296-foot Xpedition, which was inaugurated in June 2004. All three vessels are available for

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ALHI Launches New Website

February 22, 2017 by Lori Smith

Associated Luxury Hotels International (ALHI) has launched a new website with enhanced “search” abilities and other user-friendly features. According to ALHI CEO David Gabri, the site is designed as a one-stop online resource for event and incentive travel professionals looking

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CLIA, Marriott Announce New Partnership

June 12, 2016 by douloff

WASHINGTON — Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) and Marriott International have partnered to provide qualifying CLIA members a variety of benefits, including commissions on qualified hotel bookings across Marriott’s 19 brands, it was announced on June 1. The new partnership