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Celebrity Cruises’ Newest Ship Will Come to St. Maarten This Fall

Celebrity Cruises’ newest ship, Xcel, is set to sail in fall 2025. The ship, featuring a tri-fuel capable engine, has begun construction in France. Xcel is part of a series that includes the popular Beyond and Edge ships. Its inaugural Caribbean season will start in November 2025, with destinations including The Bahamas, Grand Cayman, Puerto Plata, St Thomas, and St. Maarten. St. Maarten, one of the ship’s highlighted stops, offers a unique blend of Dutch and French cultures, stunning beaches, and vibrant nightlife.