“Blue Is The New Black” All-Inclusive Cruises Start As Low As NZ$589 ;
Children Cruise Free And No Single Supplement
ATHENS, GREECE (October 25, 2021) To help travelers get a jump start on holiday giving and savings Celestyal Cruises, the award-winning, number one choice for cruise travelers to the Greek Islands and the Eastern Mediterranean, is pleased to launch its “Blue Is The New Black” sale early this year, beginning on October 25 on select 2022 all-inclusive cruises booked from now through November 30. Cruises start as low as NZ$589, per person, based on double occupancy. Children also sail for free and there is no single supplement for solo travelers. Reduced rates are also available for third and fourth adult guests.
Among the 46 sailings included in the “Blue Is The New Black” sale is the three-night “Iconic Aegean,” starting at just NZ$589, per person based on double occupancy. Pre-sale fares start at NZ$849, per person. This itinerary begins in Athens (Lavrion) and calls upon Mykonos, Patmos, Crete (Heraklion) and Santorini in Greece and Kusadasi in Turkey. Starting at NZ$1,229, per person based on double occupancy, (normally starting at NZ$1,940), is the seven-night “Eclectic Aegean” itinerary departing from Athens and calling upon Istanbul in Turkey and Kavala, Thessaloniki, Volos and Santorini in Greece. Also featured is the seven-night “Idyllic Aegean,” starting at just NZ$1,429, per person based on double occupancy (normally starting at NZ$2,340), beginning in Athens and calling upon for the first time, Thessaloniki, which also is a new embarkation port, in addition to Crete (Heraklion), Rhodes, Santorini, Milos and Mykonos in Greece as well as Kusadasi, Turkey. All cruises include the Celestyal All-Inclusive Experience with unlimited classic drinks, locally-inspired cuisine on-board, entertainment, select shore excursions, port, service charges and gratuities.
Celestyal will require mandatory vaccination for guests 12 years and above on all 2022 cruises. For guests below 12 years of age, a negative rapid antigen COVID test within 48 hours prior to embarkation is required. All prevailing EU Healthy Gateways protocols will also be observed.
Charles Mardiks, Mardiks PR, [email protected], ph: +1.646.283.5273
Frosso Zaroulea, Celestyal Cruises, [email protected], ph:+30.216.4009659
About Celestyal Cruises
Celestyal Cruises has fast built an award-winning reputation and earned recognition as the number one choice for cruise travelers to the Greek Islands and East Mediterranean thanks to its regional expertise and exceptional hospitality. The company operates two vessels, each one intimate enough to provide guests with a genuine and highly personalized experience. The foundation of the company’s philosophy is built on a unique Greek heritage which combines outstanding hospitality with genuine cultural destination immersion and provides authentic, lifetime experiences both onboard and onshore.
Health & Safety
At Celestyal Cruises, our main priorities are compliance, environmental protection and the health, safety and well-being of our guests, crew and the communities we visit. As a member of Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), we have pledged our commitment to adopt mandatory core elements of enhanced health protocols as part of a phased-in resumption of cruise operations.
Informed by leading scientists, medical experts, European and Hellenic health authorities, these protocols apply to the entire cruise experience. Our health and safety measures will be continuously evaluated and adjusted based on the current evolution of the COVID-19 pandemic in Europe as well as the availability of new prevention, therapeutics, and mitigation measures.
Between 2014 and 2021 Celestyal Cruises has received top honors in the Tourism Awards, one of the largest and most prestigious awards within the Greek tourism industry. These include one Platinum, 14 Gold, nine Silver and five Bronze awards covering Guest Experience Excellence, Solo Travel, CSR Initiatives and Contribution to the National Economy. In December 2018 and 2019 Celestyal Cruises received the Cruise Critic U.K. Editors’ Picks Award for Best Service. In February 2018 Celestyal Cruises received four Cruise Critic Cruisers’ Choice Awards: two first place awards for Shore Excursions and Value, and two second place awards for Service and Entertainment. In 2019 and 2020, Celestyal Cruises was recognized for its overall contribution and commitment to the development of the cruise industry in the Eastern Mediterranean region at the MedCruise Awards.
Celestyal Cruises is deeply committed to sustainability and ethical business practices. The company actively supports the local communities in the destinations it visits, particularly in the field of education. Additionally, Celestyal Cruises supports cultural NGOs to promote youth entrepreneurship, marine student development and child welfare.
The entire spectrum of Celestyal Cruises’ ship management, including technical, hotel and crew management, and offices, are certified in accordance with ISO 9001/14001 standards. The certifying authority is DNV, which is by widely recognized as the biggest and most respected rating agency in the marine industry.
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