Groundbreaking Turner to Officially Name Celebrity Cruises Groundbreaking ship this November
MIAMI, May 10, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Celebrity Cruises announced this today Simone Biles19-time world champion and seven-time Olympic medalist, will add another very special title to her successful career – Godmother for celebrity beyondSMthe industry’s most anticipated ship of the year, which recently debuted Europe.
A long-standing and highly respected tradition for new ships, the role of godmother is to inspire all guests and crew who sail on the ship and is considered a lifelong title and honor. In her role as godmother, Biles will name celebrity beyond – the gold standard ship and the newest and most luxurious ship in the Celebrity fleet – at the official ceremony in Fort Lauderdale on November 4, 2022.
For his groundbreaking Edge series Ships, Celebrity selects equally transformative and courageous godmothers who break down barriers and champion change in their respective fields. Biles joins Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Malala Yousafzai and Reshma SaujaniFounder of Girls Who Code and the Marshall Plan for Moms, who serve as sponsors of Furthermore sister ships celebrity edgeTM and celebrity apexSM respectively.
“Simone truly is the GOAT in and out of the gym and I am humbled and thrilled to welcome her as Godmother to our newest ship celebrity beyond,” said Lisa Lutoff-Perlo, President and CEO of Celebrity Cruises. “While I have admired her skills and historical achievements as a gymnast, what has most impressed me is Simone’s courage to speak up and her ability to help others become better at sports and in life. She rose to the occasion and overcame challenges over and over again. She is an inspiration.”
“I have many great memories of cruising with my parents growing up, so I’m thrilled to serve as Godmother of celebrity beyond”, said Biles. “I am honored to join such a distinguished group of pioneering women and appreciate the important message this award carries in recognizing our achievements and hopefully inspiring the next generation of women.”
celebrity beyond shows the design talents of the multiple award-winning British designer Kelly Hoppen CBE; celebrated American designer Nate Berkus; and praised Paris-based design firm Jouin Manku; the innovation of the British architect Tom Wright; and the culinary gifts of Michelin-starred chef and restaurateur Daniel Boulud. The ship also offers experiences and products from goop CEO and founders Gwyneth Paltrow, the brand’s new feel-good advisor. The exquisite ship offers a voyage at the intersection of elegance and accessibility, filled with what matters to today’s discerning traveler: forward-thinking design, culinary excellence, unparalleled well-being and service.
celebrity beyond started their inaugural season on April 27, 2022 with a 10 night sailing from Southampton, Englandto Barcelona, Spain, and will now be spending the summer on 9-10 night itineraries in the Mediterranean. In November, celebrity beyond will be on the way Fort Lauderdale for the official naming ceremony and a winter season of five to nine nights Caribbean sailing.
For more details see celebrity beyond Offers and destinations, visit www.celebritycruises.com/cruise-ships/celebrity-beyond. For more information on all Celebrity Cruises offerings, call 1-800-437-3111 www.celebritycruises.com or speak to a travel advisor.
ABOUT CELEBRITIES CRUISES
Celebrity Cruises’ iconic ‘X’ is the hallmark of a fleet of 14 award-winning ships that are redefining luxury cruising with cool, contemporary design and accommodations; dining, spa and entertainment experiences for the modern taste; and culturally rich and diverse destination experiences, all complemented by warm, personalized service. Celebrity has pioneered many industry firsts at sea, including: the first deployment of solar panels on a cruise ship; the first to eliminate the use of plastic water bottles; the first American female cruise ship captain; the first all-female bridge and officer team to sail; the first West African woman to work on the bridge of a cruise ship; and one of the first legal same-sex marriages at sea. Driven by wanderlust and a passion to open the world, Celebrity travels all seven continents, visiting nearly 300 destinations in more than 70 countries. Celebrity Cruises is one of five cruise brands owned by the global cruise company Royal Caribbean Group. (NYSE:RCL).
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