has formally launched the construction of its newest cruise ship, Celebrity Equinox.
The newest vessel will become the second 122,000-tonne Solstice-class ship when it joins the fleet.
Pressing the button at the launch was Richard Vain, Chief Executive Officer of Royal Caribbean Cruises
, the parent company of Celebrity Cruises
According to Celebrity Cruises
, Celebrity Equinox will have larger standard staterooms - in keeping with other ships such as the Celebrity Constellation
Furthermore, travellers planning a cruise aboard the new vessel will be pleased to know that 85 per cent of its staterooms will have verandas. Celebrity Constellation
is a Millennium-class ship which offers comfort and entertainment to all its passengers and includes a health spa.