Celebrity Ascent Sets Sail: A New Addition to the Edge Class Fleet

Celebrity Ascent Sets Sail: A New Addition to the Edge Class Fleet

The fourth ship in Celebrity Cruises’ Edge Class, the Celebrity Ascent, embarks on its inaugural voyage, offering guests a luxurious and innovative cruising experience.

The highly anticipated Celebrity Ascent, the latest addition to Celebrity Cruises’ renowned Edge Class fleet, has set sail, welcoming its first guests on a four-night cruise to the Western Caribbean. With its sleek design, cutting-edge features, and a host of exciting amenities, the Celebrity Ascent promises to redefine the standard of luxury cruising.

A New Era of Elegance and Innovation

The Celebrity Ascent, delivered by the Chantiers de l’Atlantique shipyard, embodies the epitome of elegance and innovation. As the fourth ship in the Edge Class, it builds upon the success of its predecessors, offering guests an unparalleled cruising experience.

Unforgettable Itineraries and Destinations

Before embarking on its inaugural season in December, the Celebrity Ascent will treat guests to a three-night cruise to the Bahamas. Following a grand naming ceremony, the ship will embark on its maiden voyage, a seven-night cruise to the Eastern Caribbean. With ports of call in St. Maarten, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and the Dominican Republic, guests will have the opportunity to explore breathtaking destinations and immerse themselves in diverse cultures.

During the 2023-24 winter season, the Celebrity Ascent will continue to delight travelers with its captivating itineraries in both the Western and Eastern Caribbean. From the pristine beaches of George Town, Grand Cayman, to the vibrant streets of San Juan, Puerto Rico, guests will have a wealth of experiences to choose from.

Unparalleled Dining and Entertainment

The Celebrity Ascent offers an array of remarkable dining and entertainment options. Guests can indulge in a culinary journey at Le Voyage by Daniel Boulud, a redesigned restaurant that showcases the renowned chef’s exquisite creations. For those seeking a plant-based dining experience, Eden Restaurant offers a tantalizing plant-based tasting menu that delights the senses. Additionally, the ship features an outdoor terrace at Blu, allowing guests to savor their meals while enjoying panoramic views of the ocean.

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Entertainment is taken to new heights on the Celebrity Ascent. The Theatre captivates audiences with world-class performances, while the Rooftop Garden provides a serene oasis for relaxation and socializing. The Sunset Bar offers the perfect setting to unwind and enjoy breathtaking sunsets, creating unforgettable memories for guests.

Looking Ahead: The Celebrity Xcel

As the Celebrity Ascent embarks on its maiden voyage, Celebrity Cruises is already looking to the future. The next addition to the Edge Class fleet, the Celebrity Xcel, is currently under construction at the Chantiers de l’Atlantique shipyard and is set to enter service in 2025. With its commitment to innovation and luxury, the Celebrity Xcel is sure to exceed expectations and continue the legacy of the Edge Class fleet.


The launch of the Celebrity Ascent marks an exciting new chapter for Celebrity Cruises and the Edge Class fleet. With its stunning design, unparalleled amenities, and captivating itineraries, the Celebrity Ascent promises an unforgettable cruising experience. As guests embark on their journeys, they will be immersed in a world of elegance, innovation, and unparalleled luxury, solidifying Celebrity Cruises’ position as a leader in the cruise industry.