After 48 hours sipping Old Dead Guy on the just-launched, 2,884-passenger Celebrity Silhouette, it’s time to reflect. The fourth Solstice class ship to launch in 32 months — which amounts to some 13,000 new berths — was christened on July 21 in Hamburg, and media, travel agents and executives were on hand for a two-night preview sailing.
Despite Silhouette’s status as the fourth of five siblings, sister ship, as we’ve said before, does not mean carbon copy. There was much new to praise and ponder, like a restaurant where passengers wear the apron and flip the filets, a watering hole stocked with 64 beers (including the aforementioned Old Dead Guy Ale) and new added-fee venues to spark debate.
Click here for 7 hits and misses gleaned from our 48-hour sail-by.
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