All-access tours of cruise ships have been gaining in popularity, offering cruise fans a behind-the-scenes look at how cruise ships operate. Now, Celebrity Cruises is getting into the private ship tour business too but with a couple unique twists to the standard tours.
Celebrity has their See How It’s Done Tour that guides an intimate group of guests through several otherwise non-public areas of the ship. At each area of the tour, guests have the opportunity to interact with expert members of the Celebrity Cruises crew then lunch hosted by an officer in the main dining room.
Unique to Celebrity is the Bridge Sail Away Experience that offers guests the opportunity to join the navigational team on the bridge as the ship sails away from port. Beginning 30 minutes before and concluding 30 minutes after departing, guests are given a tour and an overview of the bridge conducted by a senior Celebrity Cruises bridge officer. Guests also have the opportunity to meet and take photos with the ship’s captain.
“Celebrity Cruises has dedicated itself to providing guests with the finest in culinary experiences, award-winning service and engaging onboard activities,” said Simon Weir, director of hotel operations, Celebrity Cruises. “Now, with the addition of Celebrity Inside Access, guests can also satisfy their curiosity and gain rare, behind-the-scenes insight into a Celebrity Cruises ship’s inner workings.”
The Celebrity Inside Access program is offered on all ships and available for purchase onboard with the See How It’s Done Tour priced at $150 per person and the Bridge Sail Away Experience at $75 per person.
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