More delicious details have emerged for Celebrity Cruises' newest ship, Celebrity Beyond come April 2022, including a new partnership with global alcohol company Diageo, on top of a star-studded line-up of guest designers and celebrities.
One of the world’s largest producers of spirits and beers, Diageo will be sending expert mixologists aboard the Celebrity Beyond's World Class Bar.
Meanwhile, Chicago interior design firm Simeone Deary will bring updates to the existing Cyprus Restaurant, with delicate elements and gold sculptural accents, inspired by the Greek goddess Aphrodite.
British interior designer Kelly Hoppen will take charge of several F&B venues, including the expanded Rooftop Grill, Café al Bacio and the Mast Bar on the ship’s resort deck.
All these, are on top of the earlier announced Moroccan-inspired Sunset Bar by Celebrity Cruises' design ambassador Nate Berkus; and the 50-seat fine-dining Le Voyage by its global culinary ambassador and Michelin-starred chef Daniel Boulud.
As well, the cruise line announced Captain Kate McCue — America's first female cruise ship captain — to steer the brand's third ship in its Edge series.
The ship will have 179 additional staterooms and suites alongside 1,400 crew members, representing a high guest-crew ratio, shared Tim Jones, Celebrity Cruises' vice president & managing director, Australia & APAC, during the virtual presentation.
The Celebrity Beyond will begin her Europe debut from Southhampton, the UK on 27 April 2022, visiting Bordeaux, France; Lisbon; Portugal; and Seville, Malaga, Palma de Mallorca and Barcelona, Spain on a 10-night Western Europe Cruise. She will then continue her summer sailings in the Mediterranean before repositioning in the Caribbean come fall.