Entries from 'Crystal Cruises'

VIDEO PODCAST – Crystal Cruises’ Crystal Serenity Experience: Craft Beer Theme Cruise

The Crystal Serenity from Crystal Cruises just featured a fantastic craft beer theme cruise. Watch as we highlight the Crystal Wine & Food Festival sailing including a fine selection of international beers and beer experts Stephen Beaumont, Victoria Tonini, and Anthony Caporale. Watch our video in HD above and our SD podcast below. Mobile and Cruise Nav Users – Please…

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VIDEO PODCAST – Crystal Cruises’ Crystal Serenity Experience: 10 Things to Love Onboard

The Crystal Serenity from Crystal Cruises is a marvelous luxury cruise ship with lots to appreciate. In this video, we highlight 10 things to love onboard including its plush entry-level staterooms, full wraparound promenade deck, entirely non-smoking casino, original entertainment, and living wall patio (pictured above). Watch our video in HD above and our SD podcast below. Mobile and…

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VIDEO PODCAST – Crystal Cruises’ Crystal Serenity Experience: Touring American History

On the Colonial Collection sailing from Crystal Cruises, the Crystal Serenity has visited several ports of historical significance to the United States of America. In this video, we focus on the sites we have had the great opportunity to tour: the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, and the Freedom Tower in New York City, New…

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Crystal Symphony Emerges Refreshed from Drydock

Crystal Cruises‘ Crystal Symphony has just relaunched after a two-week $20 million-plus refurbishment to the luxury cruise ship. The line has released several images showcasing the new and rejuvenated spaces onboard; highlighting updated fitness options and common areas. “We continue to invest in creating a contemporary and sumptuous environment that meets the travelers’ desire,” says…

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Crystal Cruises Completes Crystal Serenity Makeover

Crystal Cruises recently completed its extensive $17 million redesign of the Crystal Serenity, and the vessel now touts a number of firsts-at-sea including 70 new hypoallergenic staterooms and a chef’s herb garden integrated into a new “living wall.” The most dramatic changes were made to several dining venues and penthouse suites while a complete set…

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Crystal Serenity Makeover Set for November

Come November, Crystal Cruises will spend $17-million to redesign the Crystal Serenity with the bulk of the attention being paid to the ship’s lido deck and penthouses. The latest upgrades will be made at the Navantia Shipyard in Cadiz, Spain and will mark the total expenditure of $52-million across the ship’s two year makeover process….

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VIDEO – Crystal Symphony Ship Tour

Crystal Cruises‘ beautiful Crystal Symphony was just recently refurbished, and we had the pleasure of visiting the ship while she was in San Diego. I had sailed onboard the Symphony in my earlier days of cruising, read childhood, and it was a blast from the past to return to her about 15 years later. Many…

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Crystal Symphony’s Remodeling Whirlwind

Crystal Cruises just released an excellent video documenting Crystal Symphony‘s recent and extensive remodeling. Popular Cruising had the chance to tour the ship in San Diego a few weeks ago, and we’ll have a photo tour – including images like the one above – to share very soon from our visit. Until then, partake in the…

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Crystal Cruises Sets Sail for The Hobbit’s Middle Earth

In an exciting announcement for cruisers and genre fanboys alike, Crystal Cruises today unveiled an exclusive shore excursion to ‘Middle Earth,’ or perhaps ‘unearthed’ is more appropriate. Either way, the Crystal Symphony will stop at Tauranga as the access port for this so-called ‘unexpected journey’ during two Australia/New Zealand itineraries embarking December 20th and January 29th. Following…

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