Southern California Cities Serve as Destination for Celebrity Cruises’ One-of-a-Kind
‘Leading EdgeSM Mobile Cinema Tour’ Experience on April 8-22, 2017
Unique Experiential Tour Scheduled to Make Six Stops in Southern California to Introduce Newest Ship Class to the Public through Free, Innovative Cinematic Experience
LOS ANGELES – April 6, 2017 –Southern California lovers of cinema and travel will be among the first to experience Celebrity Cruises’ new, unique mobile cinema tour. The modern luxury cruise line is taking the story of Celebrity EdgeSM on a cross-country journey, including six stops open to the general public in Southern California, from April 8 through April 22. In total, the ‘Leading Edge Mobile Cinema’ will make 48 stops over 12 weeks, beginning March 29 through June 20, and travel more than 10,000 miles while sharing the story of the ship designed to leave the future behind with more than 20,000 people.
Attendees will be welcomed on a red carpet as they enter Celebrity’s state-of-the-art, custom-built 91-seat high-definition mobile cinema for a 15-minute cinematic experience, including a 3-D animatic reveal of Celebrity’s newest class of ships in nearly a decade – Edge Class. Inside, guests will enjoy beverages and gourmet truffle popcorn, and have the opportunity to win one of more than 50 modern luxury giveaways with Celebrity.
The mobile cinema’s national journey will include six stops at the following locations and events in Southern California:
Champagne & Caviar Tasting Featuring Brent Nixon
Location: Dole Worldwide Headquarters, 1 Dole Drive, Westlake Village, CA 91362
Date: April 8, 2017
Time: 3:00 PM, 5:00 PM
California Jazz & Wine Festival
Location: Four Seasons Hotel, Westlake Village, 2 Dole Drive, Westlake Village, CA 91362
Date: April 9, 2017
Time: 1:00-5:00 PM
Del Amo Fashion Center
Location: 3525 W Carson St, Torrance, CA 90503
Date: April 12, 2017
Time: 11:00 AM-2:00 PM
429 Magazine LGBTQ Event Featuring Jackson Family Wines
Location: Quixote Studios, 1011 N Fuller Ave, West Hollywood, CA 90046
Date: April 13, 2017
Time: 7:00-9:00 PM
Pike Waterfront Mall Event Featuring Jackson Family Wines & Brent Nixon
Location: Pike Waterfront Mall, 95 South Pine Avenue, Long Beach, CA
Date: April 15, 2017
Time: 4:00-7:00 PM
California Wine Festival
Location: Lantern Bay Park, 25111 Park Lantern Road, Dana Point, CA
Date: April 22, 2017
Time: 1:00-5:00 PM
“We are thrilled to bring the ‘Leading Edge Mobile Cinema Tour’ to Southern California to provide residents a unique, immersive opportunity to experience the new Celebrity Edge and see just how transformative this ship will be to the cruising industry,” said Scott Clifton, director, market sales West at Celebrity Cruises. “Feedback to Celebrity Edge and the mobile cinema during its in initial stops in Northern California has been tremendously positive, and we look forward to delivering this innovative experience to even more Californians through our six stops in Southern California.”
Additional tour stops include: 50th Houston International Film Festival, SPAC Rock & Run, CitiCenter DC, Arlington Heights Promenade of Art, and the Toronto Wine & Spirits Festival on Sugar Beach. At select tour stops, Celebrity’s own Marine Research Naturalist Brent Nixon will provide an “Oceans Alive” experience featuring high definition 4K under water filming encounters with sharks, turtles, stingrays, and majestic humpback whales, allowing guests to feel the “pulse” of the living oceans Celebrity sails around the world.
To view a complete listing of cinema tour stops or to RSVP for any of the events, visit www.celebritycruises.com/edge/mobile-tours/.
Celebrity Edge will homeport in Fort Lauderdale, FL., making her first sailing December 16, 2018. Bookings are now open at www.celebritycruises.com/edge, or through a travel agent, for the ship’s two seven-night Caribbean itineraries. Celebrity Edge will be joined by three sister ships in 2020, 2021 and 2022.
About Celebrity Cruises:
Celebrity Cruises’ iconic “X” is the mark of modern luxury, with its cool, contemporary design and warm spaces; dining experiences where the design of the venues is as important as the cuisine; and the amazing service that only Celebrity can provide, all created to provide an unmatchable experience for vacationers’ precious time. Celebrity Cruises’ 12 ships offer modern luxury vacations visiting all seven continents. Celebrity also presents incredible cruise tour experiences in Alaska and Canada. Celebrity is one of five cruise brands operated by global cruise vacation company Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE: RCL). For more information, dial 1-800-437-3111, visit www.celebritycruises.com, or call your travel agent.