Our pre-cruise stay at the Fairmont Turnberry Isle will be followed by a short inaugural cruise of the Celebrity Eclipse

Day 1 – Arrival at Fairmont Turnberry Isle Following a pleasant and uneventful flight (the best kind) to Ft. Lauderdale, my husband and I used a local sedan service to make the brief 20-minute drive to Fairmont Turnberry Isle in the nearby city of Aventura. As we pulled up before the hotel entrance, my husband observed the beautiful marble entryway and remarked “I can already tell this is going to be a wonderful experience.”  Helpful porters quickly …

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Celebrity announces fourth cruise featuring soap opera stars, Jan. 27-31

Fantasy becomes reality for soap fans during the Soap Cruise Fourth Voyage. Celebrity Events Group is pleased to announce the all-star celebrity line-up and who’s who of daytime television who will be vacationing at sea with their fans aboard the luxurious Celebrity Century from Jan 27-31. Fifteen of daytime’s adored soap stars will be participating in this unforgettable event. ABC stars cruising from General Hospital are Brandon Barash “Johnny,” and Bradford Anderson “Spinelli.” All My Children stars …

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Celebrity Eclipse postpones launch; helps transport stranded passengers back to the UK

New cruise ship Celebrity Eclipse has cancelled the first leg of her launch celebrations – scheduled to begin on April 22 – in order to assist U.K. travelers whose return from their Easter break has been halted due to the impact of ash clouds from the eruption of the Eyjafjallajoekull volcano in Iceland.  Celebrity Cruises is working with U.K. tour operators to collect these stranded vacationers affected by the airport closures and subsequent flight cancellations that have …

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We board the Equinox, change cabins and I see the doctor

Friday, November 6, 2009…My Equinox diary We have been very busy since we boarded the ship yesterday. We began at the Hilton Garden Inn at the Rome Airport where we almost joined another group from Kentucky who were taking a bus from the hotel to the pier. We had made our own plans to return to the airport (10 minutes) and then catch the Celebrity bus transfer to Civitavecchia from there. We decided it make sense to …

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