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Entries from 'Crystal Cruises'

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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