Crystal Cruises is putting a twist on its popular “Wine & Food” Experiences of Discovery motif by replacing the “wine” with lagers, stouts, IPAs, and “cold ones” that are barrel-aged, made with bacon, have names like “Funky Old Time,” and more – all for a new Microbrew-themed luxury cruise.
With continued growing interest in its Jewish Heritage excursions, Crystal Cruises is expanding its spiritual offerings ashore for 2014 luxury European cruises.
Ever-innovative luxury specialist Crystal Cruises has released its comprehensive Worldwide Cruise Atlas for all of 2015 and early 2016, detailing the line’s 72 luxury cruises visiting all seven continents aboard the award-winning Crystal Symphony and Crystal Serenity.
While millions of fans immerse themselves in the fourth season of HBO’s Game of Thrones television series, Crystal Cruises is unveiling a new Thrones-focused Crystal Adventure in the show’s key filming location, Northern Ireland.
A year in advance, ultra-luxe Crystal Cruises has released more than 350 Crystal Adventures for its 2015/20th annual World Cruise—a 30% increase in shore-side options over 2014’s voyage. Half-day, full day, and multiple-day excursions, more than 40 of them new, can now be previewed and pre-reserved at crystalcruises.com.
Crystal Cruises has set four new Wine & Food-themed luxury cruises for 2014. New to the program next year will be new guest chef-prepared Vintage Room dinners on each of the four sailings—in Asia, the South Pacific, Trans-Atlantic, and the U.S./Caribbean – as well as a new microbrew theme on the last of the voyages.
An elegant wedding in the hills of Tuscany. A birthday blowout on a beach in Bali. A retirement roast at one of Cape Town’s top wineries. A renewal of vows “on top of the world” at sea. With Crystal Cruises’ new Crystal Celebrations soiree service, almost anything is possible just about anywhere Crystal Symphony and Crystal Serenity sail.
Advance travel planners take note: Crystal Cruises’ entire 2015 through early 2016 collection of worldwide luxury cruises is now open for booking. Also, new “Book Now” fares for the remainder of sailings in 2013 and all of 2014, as well as 2015 through May 2016, debuted this week, guaranteed only until October 31. While current promotions offer compelling savings (up to $7,500 per person!), Crystal did increase fares on 31 voyages – the most-ever since Crystal introduced 60-day “Book Now” price windows.
This January, Crystal Cruises is offering history buffs the fascinating opportunity to visit some of the most pivotal battlegrounds and historical sites of World War II’s Pacific Campaign, along with key experts to share insider perspectives.
Ultra-luxe Crystal Cruises is inspiring its guests to relax, refresh and recharge with a new Mind, Body & Spirit-themed exotic cruise through some of the most exquisite waters in the world. Crystal Symphony’s first voyage of the year, a 12-day “Southern Seas Soliloquy” itinerary, begins January 8, 2014 in Valparaiso, Chile, and sails across the southern Pacific to the Society/Tahitian, Easter, and Pitcairn Islands (the latter of Mutiny on the Bounty fame).
Allergy sufferers can check their discomfort at the door – of 70 Crystal Serenity doors, that is – when ultra-luxury Crystal Cruises launches the cruise industry’s first hypoallergenic staterooms. Already renowned for the highest standards of sanitation and comfort, Crystal is introducing a whole new category of luxury accommodations for the most refreshing night’s sleep possible on the world’s #1 cruise line: Deluxe PURE Staterooms.
More educational programming, more unique local ingredients, and more guest chef dinners—including, for the first time ever, two Vintage Room Dinners – distinguish Crystal Cruises’ fall Wine & Food-themed voyage from Miami to Rio on November 23.