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CELEBRITY silhouette cruise The Persian Garden at the AquaSpa. P stacey zable 16 february 2012 Pampering is intrinsic to a Celebrity Cruises experience and when it’s the cruise line’s newest ship, Celebrity Silhouette, you know there will be plenty of special extras and moments. First-rate spas have long been a standard for Celebrity Cruises—the line has consistently been singled out in Recommend’s 2011 Readers’ Choice Awards as “Best Cruise Line for Spa.” And indeed, pairing cruising and spas is another way to sell the new Celebrity Silhouette to spa-loving clients as they will find much on board devoted to their mindset. onboard review november 2011 aquaclass staterooms As the fourth Solstice-class ship, Celebrity Silhouette was built with many spa-like features. To start, book clients into an AquaClass stateroom, which have been designed for spa enthusiasts. There are 130 AquaClass staterooms (found on Deck 11) conveniently located close to the onboard spa, many with direct access. These staterooms are comfortably sized at 192 sq. ft., with 52-sq.-ft. verandahs. They feature sitting areas with couches and nice-sized bathrooms with Hansgrohe shower panels in the showers. AquaClass stateroom guests are treated to a host of amenities related to pampering and the spa. En-suite extra amenities include Frette robe and slippers and expanded personal care products including a spa kit with foot spray, lip balm and relaxation mist— all designed to make you feel a little special each day. Complimentary bottled water and a carafe of flavor-infused iced tea can be found en-suite, and a pillow menu enables guests to ensure a good night’s sleep. For AquaClass en-suite entertaining, guests can choose from an upgraded room service menu and there is in-stateroom entertainment and an exclusive library of wellness books to get you in the right state of mind. Another strong selling feature of the AquaClass stateroom is guaranteed complimentary dining in Blu, an intimate specialty restaurant seating only 130 created just for AquaClass guests. It serves healthy “clean” cuisine, what the restaurant defines as “classic favorites” like grilled New York strip, salmon and chicken breast. The food delivers continued on page 18

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Recommend February 2012

Editor's Notes/Agent Speak
Hotel Desk: The Lodge at Woodloch
Tour Talk: Swain Tours
Celebrity Silhouette
Savoring the Zulu Kingdom
The Falkland Islands-Nature's Last Stand
One Bal Harbour, Florida
Las Vegas Spa Retreats
Beaver Creek Lodge, Colorado
Bliss Springs Eternal at Esperanza
The Ritz-Carlton, Cancun
Time to "Czech" Out Moravia
Caribbean Uber-Luxe

Recommend February 2012