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Crystal’s ultra-exclusive industry first: Private mass at Rio’s most famous monument

Crystal’s ultra-exclusive industry first: Private mass at Rio’s most famous monument

15 February 2013 Press Release Cruise News Tourism News

In an industry-first, Crystal Cruises is offering guests the opportunity to celebrate a private Sunday mass at the remote Our Lady of Aparecida Chapel, situated at the base of Rio de Janeiro’s most famous monument and one of the world’s Seven Wonders, the Christ the Redeemer statue.  With the Rio to Miami “Exotic Amazon” voyage starting on Sunday, March 10, a local shipboard overnight on embarkation day allows for services to be held at 5 pm.  Participation is limited to just 15 guests.

Crystal’s ultra-exclusive industry first: Private mass At Rio’s most famous monument

Crystal’s ultra-exclusive industry first: Private mass At Rio’s most famous monument

14 February 2013 Press Release Cruise News

In an industry-first, Crystal Cruises is offering guests the opportunity to celebrate a private Sunday mass at the remote Our Lady of Aparecida Chapel, situated at the base of Rio de Janeiro’s most famous monument and one of the world’s Seven Wonders, the Christ the Redeemer statue.  With the Rio to Miami “Exotic Amazon” voyage starting on Sunday, March 10, a local shipboard overnight on embarkation day allows for services to be held at 5 pm.  Participation is limited to just 15 guests.

Crystal’s 2013 Northern Europe: Shorter itineraries, more overnights, more variety

Crystal’s 2013 Northern Europe: Shorter itineraries, more overnights, more variety

8 December 2012 Press Release Cruise News

Shorter summer voyages with more overnight calls highlight Crystal Cruises’ Baltic, Scandinavian, and British Isles cruise collection.  Beginning June 8 aboard the award-winning Crystal Serenity, three new seven-day itineraries and five 10-day luxury cruises will take guests to some of the region’s most beautiful, culturally significant cities and landscapes in Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Netherlands, Estonia, Germany, Belgium, Finland, Russia and the UK, including Ireland.

Record August for Crystal Cruises

Record August for Crystal Cruises

9 September 2012 Press Release Cruise News

Reservations for Crystal Cruises surged this summer as the ultra-luxe line finished the month with its highest ever August booking week and month in its history.  With the expiration of its August 31 “Book Now” fares, travel agents booked more than 110% more revenue than any prior year during the same week and for the entire month of August.

Magic Castle appears on Crystal Cruises

Magic Castle appears on Crystal Cruises

27 July 2012 Press Release Cruise News

Ultra-luxe Crystal Cruises has pulled the ultimate rabbit out of a hat with a new, industry-first program entitled “Magic Castle at Sea.” Thanks to an exclusive arrangement magically orchestrated by Master Magician Rich Bloch, magicians from Hollywood’s renowned private magicians’ club, the Magic Castle, will come aboard to entertain and mystify guests of all ages.

New sights and sounds for Crystal Holiday Voyages

New sights and sounds for Crystal Holiday Voyages

19 July 2012 Press Release Cruise News

This holiday season, globe-trotters and their families have two ultra-luxe, warm weather opportunities to celebrate Christmas and New Year’s with stylish Crystal Cruises. With expanded options for the holidays, the award-winning line will offer a brand new exotic holiday option through Australia and New Zealand aboard the newly redesigned Crystal Symphony, complete with a complimentary over-the-top New Year’s Eve fireworks celebration in Sydney’s famed harbour.

Luxury cruise industry first: Crystal previews 2015 World cruise

Luxury cruise industry first: Crystal previews 2015 World cruise

12 July 2012 Press Release Cruise News

Crystal Cruises is looking far into the future, sans crystal ball, revealing early details of its 2015 World Cruise.  In honor of its 20th World Cruise, and 25th anniversary of the company, the ultra-luxe line will be offering a brand new route: a full circumnavigation of the globe conveniently round-trip from Miami starting January 15, 2015.

New “Local Insights” adds niche expertise to Crystal Cruises’ port visits

New “Local Insights” adds niche expertise to Crystal Cruises’ port visits

5 July 2012 Press Release Cruise News

New in 2012, carefully-selected curators, officials, and doyens are bringing an ultra-insider’s perspective to Crystal Cruises’ European port calls.  The exclusive program, called “Local Insights,” brings aboard native experts to share their unique, niche knowledge about the destination’s art, politics, archaeology or history.

Digital filmmaking course on Crystal

Digital filmmaking course on Crystal

1 July 2012 Press Release Cruise News

In an industry first, Crystal Cruises has teamed up with the esteemed University of Southern California’s School of Cinematic Arts – alma mater of Ron Howard, Robert Zemeckis, and George Lucas, among many other film and media-makers – to present “Digital Filmmaking: The iPad iMovie Video Course” through the line’s exclusive Creative Learning Institute.