Wednesday, January 16, 2013, Celebrity Cruises Gives Ferry Commuters a Taste of Modern Luxury

Commuters have opportunity to win free cruises and more to kick off the New Year!

WHAT:

Celebrity Cruises will provide busy Golden Gate Ferry commuters with a taste of modern luxury and the chance to win prizes during its “Commuter Takeover” on Wednesday, January 16.

WHEN & WHERE:

Golden Gate Ferry Terminals and Aboard the Following Select Trips

Morning Departures to San Francisco Ferry Terminal:
    From Sausalito Ferry Landing: 7:10 am
    From Sausalito ferry Landing: 8:20 am
    From Larkspur Ferry Terminal: 7:10 am
    From Larkspur Ferry Terminal: 8:20 am

Afternoon Departures from San Francisco Ferry Terminal:
    To Sausalito Ferry Landing: 4:00 pm
    To Sausalito Ferry Landing: 5:30 pm
    To Larkspur Ferry Terminal: 4:25 pm
    To Larkspur Ferry Terminal: 5:55 pm (PLEASE NOTE: for the 5:55 pm departure, there will be two ferry vessels departing - one for the Celebrity Cruise event and one for those who do not wish to participate in the event.)

Golden Gate Ferry Customers will be Treated to an Onboard Luxury Experience along with Decorated Ferry Terminals!

As the ferries ply the Bay from Marin to San Francisco on the selected morning trips (noted above), commuters will enjoy complimentary coffee.

Those travelling on the select afternoon trips (noted above) will be spoiled with:

  1. A free gift along with an invitation to enter to win prizes.
  2. The opportunity to win:
    • Caribbean and Alaskan cruises!
    • Lunch and wine pairings!
    • Spa robes and more!
  3. The taste of Celebrity’s unmatched cuisine and spa experience with gourmet treats and complimentary massages.

BART riders can also participate at the Powell Street, Embarcadero and Montgomery BART stations 6:30 am to 10:30 am where Celebrity Cruises will also hand out the much-loved Clipper Card sleeves with information on how to enter to win contest prizes.

MEDIA REPS:

Contact Becky Loya at 203-448-9312 or Becky.Loya@Ketchum.com to arrange a complimentary ferry ride for interviews, b-roll and visual opportunities.

About Celebrity Cruises
Celebrity Cruises’ iconic “X” is the mark of modern luxury, with its cool, contemporary design and warm spaces; dining experiences where the design of the venues is as important as the cuisine; and the amazing service that only Celebrity can offer, all created to provide an unmatchable experience for vacationers’ precious time. In addition to cruise vacations visiting all continents, Celebrity also presents immersive cruise tour experiences in Alaska, Australia/New Zealand, Canada, Europe and South America. For more information, 1-800-437-3111, visit www.celebritycruises.com, or call your travel agent. Follow them: www.facebook.com/celebritycruises.

About Golden Gate Bridge Highway and Transportation District
The Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation is a public agency based in San Francisco, CA. The District operates the Golden Gate Bridge, Golden Gate Transit, and Golden Gate Ferry. Golden Gate Ferry operates two routes connecting San Francisco to Marin County in Sausalito and Larkspur. Frequent service is provided daily, with the exception of Christmas and New Years. To learn more about us, visit: www.goldengate.org.

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