Average islands visited
Time: 8 days (7 nights)
Length: 1,000 kilometers (700 miles)
31 km per hour (20 miles per hour)
90 meters (296 feet)
13 meters (43 feet)
Celebrity Xpedition history
The ship was built in 2001 in Germany as a cruise ship for the German Tour Company. It was christened "Sun Bay".
Celebrity Cruises purchased the ship, and did major renovating and refurbishing, and renamed the vessel the "Xpedition". It was put in service in the Galapagos Islands in 2004.
It is one of the world's prestige cruise lines and has ten cruise ships. The line is part of the Royal Caribbean Cruises family of cruise lines, which includes Azamara and Royal Caribbean International.