Celebrity Infinity headed for England in 2013


Celebrity Cruises in summer 2013 will boost its capacity in the U.K. by 70% when it deploys the 2,050-passenger Celebrity Infinity to Harwich, England.

In the U.K., the Infinity joins the 2,852-passenger Celebrity Eclipse, which will operate from Southampton.

The Infinity will sail a series of British Isles and Norwegian fjord cruises. Itinerary details will be provided in a few weeks, the line said. The Infinity is operating in Alaska this summer.

The Eclipse will operate 14-day cruises to Iceland and the Norwegian fjords, and Scandinavia and Russia.

The Harwich deployment brings to six the number of Celebrity ships that will sail in Europe next year.

Celebrity will deploy the 2,852-passenger Celebrity Solstice to Alaska in summer 2013. The ship is operating in the Mediterranean this summer.

The Celebrity Century and the Celebrity Millenium already were scheduled to operate in Alaska next year.

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