We are book on this cruise on March 26th, so we are finding this very interesting. Also your comments about the dining room, we were on the Celebrity Mercury last fall and had the same issue. It was almost 30 minutes between the time we finsh our soup and the main course came. We do not know what's happening. We were making comments that we could wait to get back on a Princess ship as we have done 5 cruises with Princess and all the other ones were great.