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Special Event Cruising

Embarking on a cruise is a special event enough, but there are a few cruises that can take you on an adventure, more so than that of a regular cruise.

Celebrity Cruises pride themselves on their vast array of worldwide destinations and unrivalled knowledge of unique events and celebrations taking place all around the globe.

Now you can experience some of these incredible events as part of your next holiday with a selection of exclusive event sailings throughout 2015 & 2016.

We have selected just a few offers that will take you on a trip of a lifetime and leave you with lasting memories of some of the most unique events in the calendar year.


Turkey’s 100th Anzac Day Commemoration

If you are a history buff and are interested in The Great War, then what better way to cruise through the history books that with this commemoration of Anzac day.

Anzac day is a date in history is attributed to Australia and New Zealand’s first international recognition of their individual national identities.

On the Celebrity Constellation, you will experience a panoramic tour of Gallipoli Peninsula’s most treasured highlights with an incredible look at Turkey’s rich history and cultural development as well as visiting the Gallipoli Battlefields, Gallipoli National park, the Trojan horse from Troy at Çanakkale and much more!



Cannes Film Festival Extravaganza

If you prefer glitz and glamour to history, then Celebrity have the perfect cruise for you with the Cannes Film Festival Extravaganza.

Embark from your first port in Barcelona, travel to France, stay a few days in Monaco and then proceed onto Corsica, Sardinia, Sicily, Naples and Rome.

As if the travelling to these great countries and cities wasn’t enough, whilst in Cannes you will share the excitement and electricity as you sail into port with all the other A-list guests. Go ashore en route to a VIP rooftop celebration reserved exclusively for you and a few fortunate others.

This is true star treatment and not one to be missed. 

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British Open Championship at St. Andrews

With the British Open coming back to Scotland in 2015, why not take a cruise around the British Isles to watch the top Golfers in the world battle for the oldest Major Championship in the sport as the 144th British Open is played out on the Old Course at St. Andrews.

You will embark from Amsterdam, sail around the British Isles to St. Andrews where you will receive VIP treatment and whilst being escorted by Steve Parry, a PGA professional, you’ll enjoy watching the world’s top golfers test their skills in a quest to raise the Claret Jug.

As well as watching one of the most prominent golf tournaments of the year, you will also have the opportunity to play yourself at a choice of 3 venues - The Hollywood Golf Club in Belfast (the home of Rory McIlroy); Royal Cinque Ports in Dover (host to the Open Championship of 1909 and 1920); and Cork Golf Club in Cork Port.

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Chinese New Year in Hong Kong

Usher in the “Year of the Monkey” in style with this cruise that will take you to the far east in the biggest party of their calendar year. You will get to enjoy the colors, costumes and festivities first-hand  as you bring in the new year in Hong Kong as well as visiting other great countries and cultures in Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam and more.

Join in the ancient tradition and scribble your secret wishes down on joss paper before tying it beside the Lam Tsuem Wishing Tree in the hope that they may come true. Feel the energy as your future is foretold at the Wong Tai Sin Temple.

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Rio Carnival Samba Parade

Another chance to visit another country’s great celebrations, and the Rio Carnival is hailed as one of the world’s most elaborate and spectacular celebration of joyous song, energetic dance and outrageous floats.

Rio De Janeiro is regarded as the carnival capital of the world, and has for some time, which brings about 500,000 people from all around the world each year - and that number is just the number of foreign visitors, which goes to show just how popular and fantastic this event is!

This is a once in a lifetime experience that will stay with you for life, which lets you enjoy the highlight of Rio’s legendary Carnival, The Samba Parade, from up close with your VIP Box Seats.

In addition to this Celebrity Cruises will provide you with your very own glittering costume, so you can join the party and dance down the streets. Immerse yourself in the sultry rhythms and sensational moves of this ultimate tropical celebration.

You can read more about all of these great offers on our Signature Cruise page which you can find here.

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