Casino Smoke

A common thread that I see in the forums and in the ship reviews is smoke from the casino permeating to other areas of the ship. It seems to be common on all ships and across all lines. One poster even commented that this will never change because cruise lines do not want alienate ANY of their passengers.

Yesterday (11/11/2020) Celebrity sent an email introducing their newest ship, the Celebrity Apex. In the announcement it mentions "a smoke-free {casino} environment". I am wondering if anyone knows of any other ships that are offering this?


13 Answers

There was a time when most of the RCI ships had a cigar lounge. It was very nicely appointed and a comfortable space to an adult beverage with a cigar. You could walk past the room, on the outside and never smell anything. The rooms must have had an incredible ventilation system. It seems to me that something similar could be done in the casinos, so that smokers and non-smokers alike could enjoy their gaming without infringing on the other.

Every cruise I go on, I miss those cigar lounges.


I hope they do, I gag every time I have to walk through the casino!


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