Celebrity Cruises Presents Star-Studded Musical Performances, Revolutionary Gaming Experiences On Caribbean Christmas Cruises

 Celebrity Cruises Presents Star-Studded Musical Performances, Revolutionary
              Gaming Experiences On Caribbean Christmas Cruises

'Finalists at Sea' features top reality show and recording artists; Exclusive
partnership with Xbox allows guests to be among first to enjoy Xbox One

PR Newswire

MIAMI, Oct. 3, 2013

MIAMI, Oct. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- If more is merrier, guests on Celebrity
Cruises' Caribbean Christmas sailings can anticipate very merry vacations,
highlighted by exclusive new performances and programs to appeal to all ages.

Together with Nite Raiders Entertainment in Las Vegas, Celebrity will premiere
on its Caribbean Christmas cruises "Finalists at Sea," a series of concerts,
Q&A sessions and autograph signings by finalists of past seasons of the
popular television show, American Idol®.

Two artists will perform on each sailing. The star-studded lineup includes:

  oSinger and musician Bo Bice, runner-up in the fourth season of American
    Idol®
  oSinger, actress and TV hostess Kimberly Caldwell, seventh-place finalist
    in season two, who released her debut album, Without Regret, in 2011
  oMelinda Doolittle, third-place finalist in season six, and previously
    backup singer for a series of top artists
  oVocalist Matt Giraud, whose soulful performance of 'My Funny Valentine'
    landed him a fifth-place finish in season eight, followed by appearances
    on numerous talk shows
  oSinger Mikalah Gordon, a finalist on the show's fourth season, who went on
    to record and landed appearances on several national TV shows
  oBlake Lewis, singer-songwriter and beatboxer who was first runner-up in
    season six, and whose debut album, Audio Day Dream/A.D.D., was released
    through 19 Recordings/Arista Records
  oElliot Yamin, who placed third in season five and whose self-titled album
    debuted at number one on the Billboard Independent Albums chart and number
    three on the Billboard 200

In addition to stellar performances, Celebrity's Caribbean Christmas cruises
will allow kids and adults alike to be among the first to experience the
revolutionary new Xbox One through Celebrity's exclusive partnership with
Xbox. The new all-in-one gaming and entertainment system will allow guests to
play the new game "Forza Motorsport 5," a cinematic, automotive journey
starring the world's greatest cars and tracks. Celebrity's ships already are
outfitted with dedicated Xbox spaces and mobile stations, allowing guests to
enjoy one of the largest game and entertainment experiences afloat.

And, in the holiday spirit of gift-giving, from now through October 6, 2013,
Celebrity is giving a special offer to guests who book these exceptional
sailings: For guests booking Celebrity's luxurious suite accommodations, kids
or additional (third or fourth) guests sail free. When booking veranda
accommodations, kids or additional guests sail for just $49 per day, per
person. Better yet, the offer can be combined with Celebrity's "Pick Your
Perk" event, allowing guests to choose one of four offers to make their
Christmas vacation even merrier.

Celebrity Cruises' 2013 Caribbean Christmas sailings include:

  o14-night Exotic Southern Caribbean cruise on Celebrity Eclipse departing
    December 14, roundtrip from Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
  o10-night Ultimate Caribbean cruise on Celebrity Equinox departing
    roundtrip from Fort Lauderdale December 20
  o7-night Caribbean Holiday Getaway cruise on Celebrity Reflection departing
    roundtrip from Miami, Fla., December 21
  o7-night Southern Caribbean cruise on Celebrity Summit departing roundtrip
    from San Juan, Puerto Rico, December 21
  o7-night Eastern Caribbean cruise on Celebrity Silhouette departing
    roundtrip from Fort Lauderdale December 22
  o5-night Western Caribbean cruise on Celebrity Constellation departing
    roundtrip from Fort Lauderdale December 23

Any reference to American Idol® is descriptive only. American Idol® is a
registered trademark of FremantleMedia North America, Inc. and is not
affiliated with Nite Raider Entertainment, Inc. or Celebrity Cruises. The
Finalists at Sea lineup is subject to change.

About Celebrity Cruises:
Celebrity Cruises' iconic "X" is the mark of modern luxury, with its cool,
contemporary design and warm spaces; dining experiences where the design of
the venues is as important as the cuisine; and the amazing service that only
Celebrity can provide, all created to provide an unmatchable experience for
vacationers' precious time. Celebrity Cruises' 11 ships offer modern luxury
vacations visiting all seven continents. Celebrity also presents immersive
cruisetour experiences in Alaska, Australia/New Zealand, Canada, Europe and
South America. Celebrity is one of five cruise brands operated by global
cruise vacation company Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE, OSE: RCL). For
more information, dial 1-800-437-3111, visit www.celebritycruises.com, or call
your travel agent.

SOURCE Celebrity Cruises

Website: http://www.celebritycruises.com
Contact: MEDIA CONTACTS: Elizabeth Jakeway (305) 539-6127,
ejakeway@celebritycruises.com; Tavia Robb (305) 539-6721,
trobb@celebritycruises.com
 
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