Eclipse's rescue rip branded 'great omen for ship's success'

Hayhurst, Lee
April 2010
Travel Weekly (UK);4/30/2010, Vol. 5, p20
Trade Publication
The article focuses on Celebrity Cruises Inc.'s repatriation of 2,200 stranded British holidaymakers from Spain on its new cruise ship Celebrity Eclipse. According to the cruise line, some of the customers were overjoyed to be on the ship after spending up to 15 hours on coach transfers. Richard Fain, president and chief executive of Royal Caribbean Cruise Line, comments that once the company realized the longevity of the crisis, it quickly decided to help the repatriation effort.


Related Articles

  • Solstice shows class.  // Travel Weekly: The Choice of Travel Professionals;7/28/2006, Issue 1831, p24 

    The article reports that a third 380 million pound ship has been ordered by Celebrity Cruises Inc. in its new Solstice class of vessel. June 2010 is the due date for its delivery. All ships in the series are being built in Germany. According to Richard Fain, Royal Caribbean Cruise Line chairman...

  • Celebrity back in 2013.  // Travel Daily;3/29/2012, p3 

    The article reports on the announcement of Celebrity Cruises Inc. that its Celebrity Solstice and Celebrity Millennium will both cruise in the waters of Australia for their second consecutive season in 2013 to 2014.

  • Many happy returns to Solstice.  // Travel Daily;11/29/2013, p5 

    The article mentions the fifth birthday of cruise ship Celebrity Solstice operated by the cruise line Celebrity Cruises Inc.

  • New agent toolkit from Celebrity. Griffiths, Sophie // Travel Trade Gazette UK & Ireland;6/26/2014, Issue 3103, p14 

    The article reports on the release of cruise line Celebrity Cruises Inc. of a "cruise in a box" toolkit, which includes window banners, wall banners, and electronic newsletters, to allow working with more personalised materials,

  • AZAMARA JOURNEY. Rahill, Rosemary // Cruise Travel;Mar/Apr2008, Vol. 29 Issue 5, p26 

    The article presents information on the cruise ship called Azamara Journey from the company Azamara Cruises. The ship includes dining areas, two new specialty restaurants, new exterior decking and teak lounge chairs, contemporary art pieces and furniture throughout public areas and new table...

  • Celebrity Unveils New, Larger Solstice Stateroom.  // Travel Agent;9/24/2007, Vol. 331 Issue 4, p12 

    No abstract available.

  • Solstice is all about 'luxury and indulgence'.  // Travel Weekly (UK);11/21/2008, p10 

    The article reports that the launch of the cruise ship Celebrity Solstice marks the end of a six-year break in new ship building for Celebrity Cruises Inc. At 122,000 tons and with capacity for 2,850 passengers, the vessel is the largest in the Celebrity fleet. It is 31,000 tons bigger than the...

  • Expedition brand opens up new ports.  // Travel Weekly (UK);1/15/2007, p25 

    The article reports that Celebrity Cruises has announced 40 inaugural ports of call following the introduction of its Expedition brand. Expedition was formed following the purchase of Spanish cruise operator Pull-mantur last year and its two ships which adds 1,400 berths to the 94 on the...

  • Full steam ahead. Archer, Jane // Travel Weekly (UK);10/23/2009, p48 

    The article discusses the launch of new cruise ships in 2010. Celebrity Cruises Inc.'s itineraries from Southampton are all new. The cruise line has never had a ship dedicated to Great Britain before, but expect tried-and-tested itineraries visiting popular ports that appeal to regular cruisers...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics