Crystal Cruises News
A&K Travel welcomes arrival of Crystal Symphony and Crystal Serenity
A&K Travel and executives from shipbuilder Fincantieri welcomed the arrival of the recently-acquired ‘Crystal Symphony’ and ‘Crystal Serenity’ to Trieste, Italy, where the ships are being refurbished.
A&K Travel Group acquires Crystal Serenity and Crystal Symphony
A&K Travel Group Ltd., the pioneering travel company owned by Geoffrey Kent and Heritage (the industrial holding company chaired by Manfredi Lefebvre d’Ovidio), has acquired the luxury cruise vessels Crystal Serenity and Crystal Symphony.
Genting Hong Kong files winding up petition in Bermuda
The news follows a warning last week that it could face potential cross-defaults on financing arrangements worth $2.8 billion as a result of the insolvency of its German subsidiary, MV Werften.
Crystal Endeavor set for summer debut
Originally set to launch in August, construction was delayed as the Covid-19 global health crisis forced a shutdown at MV Werften where she is currently under construction.
Crystal Endeavor debut delayed until November
The news comes following the temporary closure of the MV Werften shipyards, which halted operations in ship production to protect its employees during the Covid-19 global pandemic.
Crystal Endeavor unveiled at MV Werften
Crystal Endeavor has rolled out of MV Werften in Stralsund, Germany, touching water for the first time in the most recent milestone for the polar class expedition vessel.
Crystal Endeavor to be fitted with state-of-the-art sonar
The FarSounder 1000 Series will provide real-time 3D images of the terrain and activity along the ship’s route up to 1,000 metres ahead of the vessel and to a depth of up to 50 metres, with a mapping range up to eight times the water’s depth.
Crystal showcases personal connections in new campaign
Crystal has invited travellers to connect to the world, each other and themselves with an evocative new marketing campaign titled Where Luxury is Personal.
Crystal Serenity emerges refreshed from month-long dry-dock
Emerging from an almost four-week dry dock in Bremerhaven, Germany, Crystal Serenity has welcomed the first travellers aboard after its most extensive refurbishment ever.
Crystal releases first glimpse of new Diamond Class ships
Crystal has shared exterior renderings of its new Diamond Class ships, with the first ship set to join the fleet in 2022.
Crystal Endeavor celebrates keel laying in Germany
Crystal Yacht Expedition Cruises has celebrated the next milestone in the construction of Crystal Endeavor as the keel was laid at Mv Werften’s Stralsund shipyard.
Peller selected as godmother to Crystal Ravel
Crystal River Cruises has announced that Hungarian producer Mariann Peller will be the godmother of Crystal Ravel, the company’s fourth new Rhine Class ship. Born in Budapest, Peller is renowned for creating the hit Hungarian television show Virtuosos, the world’s first classical music talent show.