Entries from 'Crystal Cruises'

Crystal Cruises Will Now Include Free Internet and Wi-Fi for All Guests

Expanding beyond just its repeat guests, Crystal Cruises will now offer free internet and Wi-Fi connections to all of its guests onboard the Crystal Serenity, Crystal Symphony and upcoming Crystal Esprit. The program will take effect beginning August 30 on the Serenity and Symphony and on the December 23 Esprit inaugural sailing. Crystal will give one…

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Crystal River Cruises to Launch New River Yacht Class Vessels in 2017

Shortly after Crystal Cruises announced massive expansion plans, the line today has further detailed its forthcoming all-inclusive, six-star service Crystal River Cruises brand. Launching in Europe in late March 2017 will be two new vessels that are yacht-like in design and feature a larger space-to-guest ratio and private accommodations than any other river cruise ship. “We continue…

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Crystal Cruises Announces Gargantuan Luxury Brand and Fleet Expansion

Just this weekend, Crystal Cruises announced a gargantuan expansion that will include three new Crystal Exclusive Class cruise ships and three new travel brands: Crystal Yacht Cruises, Crystal River Cruises and Crystal Luxury Air. Over the next three years, Crystal is set to redefine not only luxury cruising but luxury travel under the leadership of president and…

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Crystal Cruises’ Refurbished Crystal Symphony Photo Tour

The luxurious Crystal Symphony from Crystal Cruises was recently refurbished to the tune of $20-million, and we just toured the cruise ship in San Diego to photograph the improvements. The rejuvenated venues as originally described here, plus a few classic spaces, are displayed in our new photo tour below. Updated Venues Crystal Plaza (Copyright © Jason Leppert) Crystal…

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Crystal Cruises Set to Debut Two New Production Shows on Crystal Symphony

Crystal Cruises will unveil two new production shows onboard the Crystal Symphony starting on the luxury cruise ship’s 10-day sailing from Beijing to Hong Kong on April 1, 2015. The newly added performances are the “Rocket Man: A Tribute to Elton John” concert-style show and “5-6-7-8” dance production. “Rocket Man” previously ran on Crystal Serenity and will…

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Crystal Cruises to Be Acquired and Build New Luxury Ship

In double news, Crystal Cruises has announced that the cruise line is set to be acquired by Genting Hong Kong and also plans to build a new luxury ship under the new ownership. Crystal Cruises’ current parent company, Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha, expects the $550 million acquisition to be completed in the second quarter of 2015. This…

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VIDEO – Crystal Cruises’ Crystal Serenity Review

Check out the luxury cruising experience as offered onboard Crystal Cruises‘ Crystal Serenity in our newest cruise ship review and tour video. Mobile and Cruise Nav Users – Please use this link to view video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2UMMVtdCG0E More Cruise Reviews from the Crystal Cruises’ Crystal Serenity, Colonial Collection 2014 sailing: VIDEO PODCAST – Crystal Cruises’ Crystal Serenity Experience: Touring American History…

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Never Bored Onboard: Crystal Cruises’ Crystal Serenity is Perfectly Named

The Crystal Serenity from Crystal Cruises is a beautiful, white floating metropolis at sea. It offers all of the comforts of home with unlimited pampering while taking her guests to new and exciting destinations. Never Bored Onboard: Crystal Cruises’ Crystal Serenity is Perfectly Named is continued below… More Cruise Reviews from the Crystal Cruises’ Crystal Serenity, Colonial Collection…

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U-T SAN DIEGO – Amenities Keep Crystal Cruises Ships Polished

In this month’s U-T San Diego newspaper Cruise Corner column, we evaluate the luxury cruise experience onboard Crystal Cruises‘ Crystal Serenity that extends fleet-wide to the Crystal Symphony as well. To read the article, click on the link below: Amenities Keep Crystal Cruises Ships Polished More Cruise Reviews from the Crystal Cruises’ Crystal Serenity, Colonial Collection 2014 sailing:…

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CRUISE RADIO – Crystal Cruises’ Crystal Serenity Review

On a new episode of Cruise Radio, I come on the show to review Crystal Cruises‘ Crystal Serenity and discuss the significant differences between luxury and mainstream cruising. Have a listen at the link below… To access the episode, click on the link below: CRUISE RADIO – Crystal Cruises’ Crystal Serenity Review More Cruise Reviews from the Crystal Cruises’ Crystal…

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