Now part of the Thomson Platinum Range, the Thomson Celebration is a small yet sophisticated cruise ship. Your ocean-bound home-from-home spoils you with lovely cabins and social areas that boast a smart, contemporary edge.
Explore the far reaches of the seven seas with a voyage on the Thomson Celebration. Northern Europe Cruises are a popular choice for stunning landscapes. The Baltic States and Scandinavian Peninsular are visited on cruise holidays of seven to fifteen days.Read more
Alternatively you might prefer a Western Europe Cruise which typically leaves from London, Lisbon or Rome and sails to Dublin, Barcelona and Paris - global icons of city culture.
How about truly escaping from it all on a seven night Nile cruise departing from the bustling and vibrant port of Sharm-el-Sheikh in Egypt? Or, perhaps upi’d prefer a Middle East Cruise? Imagine the legendary sights you will behold on a seven night Egypt & the Holy Land Cruise that departs Marmaris in Turkey and visits the ports of Alexandria, Cairo, Jerusalem and Larnaca, Cyrprus.
Facilities and Amenities
Relax in style and comfort and recharge those batteries. Let the Thomson Celebration be your host as you enjoy a well earned getaway of peerless bliss. Sports and fitness, bars and lounges, waiter service and flexible dining, kid’s club and library, kareoke and disco, gift shops and internet access - start ticking those boxes! For a ship on the slightly smaller side of cruise holidays, the Thomson Celebration sure seems big when it come to providing all the fun and relaxation you need.
Activities and Entertainment
This impressive vessel leaves no stone unturned in the entertainment department. Broadway Show Lounge is your venue for West End style revues with special guests from the UK. At Liberties you can take to the stage yourself with the a karaoke disco or watch the pros strut their stuff with live bands. A refined atmosphere greets you in Horizons where there’s live classical and jazz music with the occasional spotlight cabaret. What’s your game – poker, roulette? There’s fully equipped gaming and machines at Hemingway’s Casino. You’ll also have the chance to see all the latest Hollywood releases at the cinema.
Up on the Sports Deck you’ll be able to test your competitive side with badminton, basketball and table tennis. After game, set & match is announced, allow the two-storey Oceans Health Club to iron out those exertions as you get ship-shape for the day ahead. There’s personal training and cardio work available in the gym with male and female saunas.
The live pianist at Polo Club creates a wonderful ambience for pre-dinner drinks. There’s also stunning views from Royal Observatory, and Topsiders Bar is famous for deck parties once the sun sets on another day.
Stepping aboard the Thomson Celebration gives you a unique opportunity to see the world from new perspectives. This ship combines intimate comfort and tasteful decor with the promise of the historic majesty in her off-shore destinations. She’ll take you away to lands you’ve only dreamed of, whilst providing both unmatched tranquillity and entertainment upon the waves.
Across the Princess Cruises fleet guests are afforded the option of choosing from traditional, casual, anytime and speciality dining. Traditional cruise holiday dining means you are served at the same seats, at the same time by the same waiting team at every visit. Anytime and casual dining provide more flexibility, allowing guests to choose what they eat and when – brilliant if you prefer your cruising holiday to be schedule-free. Speciality dining is provided by Sabatini’s Italian restaurant and the Bayou Café and Grill – but be sure you book in advance. Food courts, fast food, buffets and ten course blow outs; whatever tickles your taste buds you’ll find it in abundance onboard the Island Princess.
Each air-conditioned suite is spacious and modern in design. They come equipped with mini-bar, hairdryer, picture window and colour TV and you’ll feel at home with the separate lounge area and en suite bathroom. Inside Rooms are slightly more modest but effortlessly maintain all the comfort and décor touches you’d expect while further up the price scale you have the wondeful views of the Outside Rooms and sheer indulgence of the Deluxe Room options.
When you dine out during Thomson cruises you feel special, like an honoured guest. With so many mouth-watering specialties and favourites to choose from in such sumptuous settings, it’s easy to see why. The set-up is split between waiter service and flexible options. For set-menu and times, try a weekly Captain’s Cocktail Party or Gala Dinner. Treat yourself to an intimate a la carte dining experience at Mistral’s or the Meridian. For those of you too busy to plan mealtimes the following restaurants offer excellent dishes when you want them. For example, Terrace Grill is the fresh and delicious lunchtime hotspot for pasta, pizza and salads. Poolside at the Lido Restaurant you can enjoy the al fresco freedom of self-service and there are international theme nights held twice weekly. Buffet Magnifique lives up to its name where the worlds of good food and entertainment meet – check out their ice sculptures, fruit carvings and tempting treats. And finally, who could forget about the ultimate freedom of choice -24-hour room service delivered right to your door!
You will find all the information you need to know about what is on each deck, find your accommodation, which deck the pool is located on.
Cheap Cruise Holidays
With great offers on a range of cruises, booking with Cruise Thomas Cook is a must. If you’re keen to set sail check out our 2014 Cruises and Last Minute Cruises – or if you’re planning ahead browse our 2015 Cruises. For those setting sail from the UK there’s a number of cruises from Southampton to choose from.
Best Cruise Ships
Discover the fun-filled Independence of the Seas, check out the luxurious Oasis of the Seas or go casual when cruising with the Grandeur of the Seas. Part of the P&O Cruise family, the Ventura, Oriana and Azura offer elegant transportation to the world’s best destinations.
More Cruise Ship Choice
For awe-inspiring glass interiors check out the Brilliance of the Seas, or for ice-rinks and fitness centres join the Navigator of the Seas. If you’re after innovation, the Norwegian Epic boasts many unique and wonderful features. The Celebrity Solstice is dubbed a floating paradise and the chic Celebrity Eclipse is effortlessly stylish.