Hit the water
WITH CRUISE HOLIDAYS WELL AND TRULY BACK IN FASHION, WE TAKE A LOOK AT SOME OF THE OPTIONS AVAILABLE TO MIDDLE EASTERN TRAVELLERS
The Solstice Class offers larger, more intuitive staterooms. The new ships present fewer inside staterooms than other ships, with 85 per cent of staterooms coming with verandas. The suite categories, meanwhile, are exclusive and indulgent—celebrity claims to be the only premium cruise line to offer suite guests a personal butler, private restaurant and exclusive lounge.
And, naturally, some of the entertainment options onboard hark back to the golden age of cruise holidays. The entertainment begins on the main stage with productions that blend dance, comedy, musical theatre and concert-style performances. Guests get to see a different show every day throughout the cruise.
In terms of other activities, Celebrity says that its Solstice Class features the industry's first "Lawn Club"—an outdoor, country club-like venue featuring a lawn of real, growing grass where guests can practice their putting, play lawn games like croquet and lawn bowling, or simply relax under the sun and stars. Meanwhile, there are other