Celebrity Edge, Celebrity Cruises’ brand-new, billion-dollar cruise ship

MSC Cruises

MSC Cruises official website – Book your cruise on our official website and find an incredible deal

Behold the Edge, Celebrity Cruises’ brand-new, billion-dollar baby, Yes, that’s what it costs to build a cruise ship these days, often even more.

Thirty million people are expected to go on cruises in 2019, according to the Cruise Lines International Association. That’s in spite of well-publicized outbreaks of disease at sea, freak accidents, even tragedies – like the toddler who fell to her death earlier this month.

The number of cruise ship passengers is up more than 12 million from a decade ago. ‘We’re still just scratching the surface,” said Richard Fain, chairman and CEO of Royal Caribbean, Celebrity’s parent company. He knows a growth industry when he sees one.

Keep reading on CBS News

The price tag for the new Celebrity Edge cruise ship, operated by Celebrity Cruises: $1 billion. CBS NEWS

Avoya Exclusive: Buy Any 7+ Nt. Cruise W/ Your American Express Card & Get A Free 4-Nt. Resort Vacation

Royal Caribbean: Free Gratuities + BOGO 50% Cruise Fares & More Exclusive Savings!

Avoya Travel

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *