Celebrity Announces Its 2025-2026 Season

Celebrity announces its 2025-2026 cruise season, including new ports in Europe and new immersive itineraries in Japan and Iceland.

Celebrity Announces Its 2025-2026 Season


Features the inaugural season of Celebrity Xcel, year-round sailings in the Caribbean, new immersive itineraries throughout both Japan and Iceland, and more

Celebrity Cruises announces its 2025-2026 season of sailings. This program is the most ambitious ever with 800+ sailings to over 290 destinations in 72 countries across 7 continents. The newly announced summer and winter program includes the debut Caribbean season for Celebrity Xcel. It also features new ports in Europe; year-round offerings in the Caribbean; and new experiences in 29 cities with single and double overnights.  

Highlights of the New 2025-2026 Season

  • Celebrity Xcel, the brand’s newest and most innovative Edge Series ship, makes her Caribbean debut with 7-night sailings from Fort Lauderdale.
  • Year-round sailings from Miami to the Caribbean on guest favorite, Celebrity Beyond
  • Three new European ports to discover: Bar, Montenegro; Trondheim, Norway; and Djupivogur, Iceland. 
  • Four brand-new itineraries circumnavigating Iceland on Celebrity Silhouette.
  • Two new distinct, immersive Asia itineraries.  
Celebrity announces its 2025-2026 cruise season

We’ve placed our incredible ships in every corner of the world for guests to experience iconic places, take a short break to rejuvenate or explore stunning cultural and historic landmarks. Our 2025-2026 season is filled with opportunities to experience multiple countries through our Caribbean and European programs, visit bucket list destinations with sailings like our immersive Japan program and more.  Celebrity’s future vacation options are endless,” said Laura Hodges Bethge, President of Celebrity Cruises.  

Explore a new city every day in Europe 

Celebrity’s new Europe offerings feature six ships, visiting nearly 100 destinations with 48 overnight stays.  

Celebrity Apex will return to Southampton for her second season. She will feature more Arctic Circle and Norwegian Fjords itineraries than before. Travelers can also discover Celebrity’s newly added port, picturesque Trondheim in Norway. This Medieval town has epic fjords, centuries of history, and a thriving food scene. 

Celebrity Ascent will explore Celebrity’s newest port in the Mediterranean from Barcelona and Rome, with 7- to 11-night itineraries. Bar, Montenegro is a quiet spot with green slopes around the city scattered with ancient monasteries, pretty vineyards, and local villages.  

Joining Ascent in the Med, guests can sail back-to-back on Celebrity Equinox without repeating ports on 9 and 10-night itineraries. Discover the delights of the Italian Riviera, Greek Isles, France, Spain, and Portugal with more time to explore and immerse themselves into the culture with overnight stays in Istanbul, Florence, and Lisbon.  

Further, Celebrity Cruises will offer a mini season of four new 7-night sailings circumnavigating Iceland onboard Celebrity Silhouette. Sailing from Reykjavik, these immersive itineraries enable guests to experience glaciers, breathtaking scenery, and hot springs. The itineraries will also feature a new port, Djúpivogur, home to the famous black sand beaches and the icebergs of Diamond Beach. 

Celebrity Cruises will also make its return to Amsterdam in 2025 with Celebrity Eclipse. Here, travelers will find Amsterdam’s iconic windmills and tulips, charming canals, local craft beers, and more. Eclipse will offer 12 and 13-night ‘Best of Scandinavia’ sailings to unique destinations such as Estonia and Finland, as well as overnights in Stockholm and Copenhagen.  

Familiar favorites Celebrity Infinity and Celebrity Constellation also return. The ships will offer 7-night itineraries from Athens and 10- and 11-night Italy and Croatia itineraries from Rome and Ravenna, respectively for summer 2025. 

Celebrity Infinity will also offer year-round sailings in Europe. Travelers can explore the wonders of the Holy Lands on 10 and 11-night sailings from Athens (Piraeus), Greece in winter 2026. 

Celebrity announces its 2025-2026 cruise season

Choose from nine ships, including four Edge Series ships, for the ultimate Caribbean vacation 

Celebrity Cruises returns to the Caribbean region’s hotspots including Antigua, Bahamas, and the ABC islands. 

For Winter 2025-2026, Celebrity will offer nine ships in the region across four different Florida ports. For the 2025-2026 Summer season, Celebrity will offer three ships in the region with the most comprehensive Caribbean offering to date.  

Opening on December 5: 

  • Celebrity Xcel – making her debut in the Caribbean in November 2025, she will sail her inaugural season with 7-night itineraries from Fort Lauderdale. The ship will feature alternate itineraries to Bahamas, Mexico, and Cayman Islands, and Dominican Republic, St. Thomas, and St. Maarten.  
  • Celebrity Beyond – For the first time ever, Celebrity Cruises will sail year-round out of Miami, with 7-night sailings visiting Antigua, Tortola, and the Bahamas. Further, almost every itinerary will call at Perfect Day at CocoCay, the ultimate private island destination.
  • Celebrity Ascent – Allowing guests to make the most of a longer Caribbean holiday, Ascent will sail 10 and 11-night itineraries through the historic Panama Canal and Southern Caribbean beaches of Antigua, Barbados, and St. Lucia.  
  • Celebrity Apex will be the first Edge Series ship sailing from Port Canaveral. And, Celebrity Constellation returns to Tampa, both offering 7-night sailings for more flexibility. These sailings will visit the iconic Western Caribbean ports of Key West, Bimini, Puerto Rico, Cozumel, and Belize.  
  • Silhouette and Celebrity Eclipse will sail from Fort Lauderdale, offering guests more of their all-time favorites. Silhouette will offer 8-night sailings to the popular ‘ABC’ islands. Eclipse will offer 8-night and 6-night trips to Dominica, Antigua, and San Juan and Grand Cayman, Bahamas and Mexico, respectively. 

Opening February 2024: 

  • Short 3-4 night Caribbean sailings on Celebrity Reflection with trips to Perfect Day at CocoCay and Celebrity Summit itineraries. 

The Ultimate Asia Experience 

With the resurgence of Asia, guests have the unique opportunity to explore must-see destinations and hidden treasures with overnight stays in 11 different cities in the region, on Celebrity Millennium and Celebrity Solstice.  

Celebrity Millennium will sail 12-night ‘Best of Japan’ itineraries. Many coincide with significant festivals such as Japan’s renowned Golden Week, Gion Festival, and Nebuta Festival. From the majestic Mt. Fuji, an awe-inspiring natural wonder, to the tranquil temples of Kyoto, each journey onboard Millennium promises unforgettable experiences across this extraordinary region. And, for the first time ever, Celebrity will offer four open jaw sailings from Seoul, South Korea to Japan.  

Celebrity Solstice will sail 12-night itineraries to Hong Kong, Vietnam, and Thailand where guests can dive deep into Asia’s rich history and unique cuisine. They can also immerse themselves in the local culture with overnight stays in Hanoi, Hong Kong, and Bangkok.

Celebrity announces its 2025-2026 cruise season

Alaska, The Last Frontier  

Celebrity will have three ships in Alaska for the 2025-26 season. Celebrity Edge will sail from Seattle for her second summer season. She will be joined by Celebrity Solstice and Celebrity Summit, both sailing from either Vancouver, Canada or Seward, Alaska.

Celebrity is also offering guests a unique way to explore Alaska, with a land-based Cruisetour experience. These cruisetours are led by resident guides who are chosen for their deep roots and connections to the local communities. Guests stay in authentic lodges and travel remote roads and railways in deluxe motor coaches and spacious trains with domed glass ceilings. The tours offer guests the chance to experience Alaska’s diverse and beautiful interior, including destinations like Anchorage, Talkeetna, and Denali. 

Additional New Places 

Celebrity Edge returns to Australia and New Zealand with iconic sailings through Sydney Harbour or the majestic Fjords of New Zealand. These itineraries are filled with cultural enrichment, majestic landscapes, and historical significance. 

Returning to South America in 2025-26, Celebrity Equinox will sail from Buenos Aires, Argentina. Here, guests can explore must-see destinations like Antarctica, Chile, Uruguay, and Falkland Islands. 

2025-2026 On-Sale Dates are: 

  • Europe – November 16 
  • Alaska & Australia – November 28 
  • Caribbean – December 5, 2023 and February 2024 
  • South America, Bermuda & Iceland – December 5 
  • Asia – December 12 

For more information on all sailings available for the 2025-2026 season, guests can visit https://www.celebritycruises.com/2025-2026-cruises.

SOURCE Celebrity Cruises


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Heidi is a physical therapist by profession, cruise enthusiast at heart, and Princess all the time! She is a self-confessed thrill seeker, obsessive planner, and over-packer. She is always looking for the latest and greatest adventures onboard and ashore, enjoys researching top things to do in ports of call, and loves dressing up for formal nights.
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