Built in Saint-Nazaire, the floating Celebrity Edge palace coincides with the United States

Suites, chic restaurants, Jacuzzi & # 39; s … The Celebrity Edge, the last from Chantiers de l'Atlantique, left the port of Saint-Nazaire on Sunday and became a member of the United States.

This gigantic, 306 m long 39 m wide giant vanguard of luxury built for Royal Caribbean Cruise Ltd. (RCCL), accommodates 2900 passengers and 1320 crew members.

12% of the cabins are suites, including the most luxurious are the huge "Iconic Suites", with breathtaking views in front of the boat, or the duplex "Edge Villa", which contain a private Jacuzzi overlooking the sea.

innovations

Under the innovations of the ship, the "Magic Carpet" is a platform that can be moved to the side of the ship to increase the space around the pool or serve a meal above the water, depending on the chosen level. Also unpublished, large windows in the cabin that can be opened halfway.

According to the director of Chantiers de l'Atlantique, Laurent Castaing, the price of such a boat is estimated "between 700 and 800 million euros". After a nine-day Atlantic crossing to Fort Lauderdale, Florida, the first passengers will be able to enjoy their splendor during the first cruises in the Caribbean in early December.