This ship was originally built in Sweden for Carnival Cruise Line as a Carnival Celebration.
After leaving the Carnival fleet, the ship went through a series of changes, first, it was sold to Iberocruceros (Grand Celebration), then for Costa Cruises, where it was renamed to Costa Celebration.
Since February 2015 this ship is operating for Bahamas Cruise Line under the name Grand Celebration.
Grand Celebration has space for a maximum of 1896 passengers and 670 crew members.
It has 10 decks, 751 cabins, and her last dry dock was back in 2014.
This ship has two sister ships, ms Magellan, currently chartered by Cruise and Maritime Voyages, and Henna (Carnival Jubilee).
Dining options-Stellar Prime on Deck-8 (the main dining room)
-Plunge Grill is a small, open-air buffet restaurant located close to the swimming pool area
-Ocean View Buffet is the ship’s main buffet restaurant with panoramic window seating
-Admiralty Club Restaurant is a steakhouse restaurant with a 5-course menu
-Latitude is an a la carte priced, (counter-style cafe bar, patisserie located in the corner of Ocean View Buffet)
Grand Celebration has multiple lounges, 7 music venues, wellness center, 3 shops, 5 pools and whirlpools, and 3 kids areas.
itinerary program is based on 2 nights – 3 days Bahamas cruises leaving from Palm Beach “Riviera Beach”-Florida. The ship cruises to Bahamas “Freeport” 3 or 4 times a week.
**Port Palm Beach receives around $4-million a year from the ship in port fees and cruise parking.