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Feb 09, 2015, 13:22 ET
Crystal Cruises casino

Place Your Bets! Crystal Cruises Expands Use Of Shipboard Credits To Wage In Crystal Casinos

 Luxury cruise leader Crystal Cruises is expanding its onboard options by allowing travelers to convert shipboard credits in the form of...

Feb 03, 2015, 14:30 ET
Cartier Sunglasses

Premier Designers Grace The Posh Boutiques Of Crystal Cruises

Travelers seeking to fulfill shopping wish lists can indulge their designer dreams aboard Crystal Cruises' award-winning ships. The leading luxury...

Jan 27, 2015, 13:05 ET
Crystal Serenity in Dubrovnik

Convenient Jaunts Or Extended Vacations: Crystal Offers Expanded Selection Of European Escapes

 Proving that when it comes to luxury vacations, quality trumps quantity, luxury cruise leader Crystal Cruises is offering travelers...

Jan 13, 2015, 16:07 ET
Crystal Symphony in Rio de Janeiro

Crystal Embarks On Silver Anniversary Celebration, Offers Incentives For Luxury Travelers To 'Book Now'

 Crystal Cruises is kicking off its 25th Anniversary year reporting significant booking revenue –nearly 80% of its budgeted outlook...

Jan 05, 2015, 13:41 ET
Ever-innovative luxury leader Crystal Cruises announced today its 2017 complete roster of global itineraries, with fares available for booking earlier than ever, a full two years in advance. A return to the Middle East with Crystal Symphony among the very first luxury ships to visit Doha, Qatar, on a November itinerary that includes a call in Abu Dhabi.

Crystal Cruises Unveils Complete Roster And Fares Of 2017 Itineraries

 Ever-innovative luxury leader Crystal Cruises announced today its 2017 complete roster of global itineraries, with fares available for booking...

Dec 30, 2014, 15:39 ET
Crystal Cruises Marks Silver Milestone in 2015 with 20th World Cruise, More Maiden Calls, and Other Treats for Guests

Crystal Cruises Kicks Off 25th Anniversary Of Luxury Cruising With Itinerary Highlights & Special Celebrations

Celebrating two and a half decades as a leader in luxury travel, Crystal Cruises is embarking upon a year of commemorative celebrations, cruises...

Dec 03, 2014, 13:46 ET
Highclere Castle

"To Downton, M'Lady?" Crystal Guests Can Experience Hit Show's Royal World In Exclusive Post-Cruise Excursion

 As excitement builds around the fifth season of hit drama Downton Abbey, Crystal Cruises is offering its luxury cruise travelers the...

Nov 25, 2014, 17:30 ET
Sailing round-trip from Singapore starting December 21, the itinerary rings in the New Year with Crystal Symphony berthed at Ocean Terminal in Hong Kong's Victoria Harbour.  The prime positioning allows for a comfortably luxurious "front row" view of the fireworks countdown celebration, specially-illuminated skyscrapers, musical pyrotechnics, and the Symphony of Lights.

Crystal Cruises Features Spectacular Holiday Sailings for 2014 & 2015

We're inviting our nicest guests — and even the naughty ones — to fulfill both their bucket lists and their holiday wish lists with...

Nov 18, 2014, 14:17 ET
My Life on Crystal Cruises, starring James Fox

Crystal Debuts Brand New Billy Joel Concert Production on Board, Welcomes Renowned Broadway & West End 'Piano Man' to Star

 In its latest spectacular stage feature, luxury cruise leader Crystal Cruises will showcase the multi-platinum hits of Grammy Legend Award...

Nov 04, 2014, 19:24 ET

Sumo Wrestlers, Giant Pandas, Feng Shui are Highlights of Crystal Cruises' New Adventures in Asia in 2015

 Giant Pandas in Chengdu. Sumo wrestlers in Tokyo. Feng Shui in Hong Kong. These are some of the luxury cruise experiences available on several...

Oct 21, 2014, 15:16 ET
Crystal Symphony and Crystal Serenity

Crystal Celebrates 21 Years As "Conde Nast Traveler" Readers' No. 1 Cruise Line

Crystal Cruises will embark on its 25th anniversary of ultra-lux cruising by celebrating a record 21 years as Conde Nast Traveler magazine Readers'...

Oct 01, 2014, 14:30 ET
2014 redesign of the Crystal Symphony Crystal Plaza (PRNewsFoto/Crystal Cruises)

Crystal Symphony Emerges From Dry Dock With New Innovations & Plush Finishes

Award-winning Crystal Symphony has emerged from a two-week, $20 million-plus dry dock redesign with lushly reimagined spaces, indoors and out....

Sep 17, 2014, 16:00 ET
Crystal Cruises will be celebrating 25 years of sailing in 2015 with multiple theme cruises bringing back former Crystal captains, as well as current top executives. (PRNewsFoto/Crystal Cruises)

Crystal Cruises' Top Brass Of Past And Present Headline 2015 Silver Anniversary Theme Cruises

 Luxury cruise leader Crystal Cruises announces a celebratory twist for its Experiences of Discovery theme cruises for 2015, when the line will...

Aug 26, 2014, 15:50 ET
Boston's legendary USS Constitution, nicknamed "Old Ironsides" for victories during the War of 1812. (PRNewsFoto/Crystal Cruises)

Crystal Invites Travelers To Sleep In - Without Missing The Adventure

 The need to choose between catching up on much needed sleep and embarking on a great adventure while on vacation is no more.  This fall,...

Aug 12, 2014, 12:58 ET
Crystal Symphony at sea (PRNewsFoto/Crystal Cruises)

Crystal Cruises Is "Editors' Choice" In 2014 Bon Voyage Awards

 Crystal Cruises has done it again! The ultra-luxury cruise line has won three first-place awards from CruiseLine.com's Bon Voyage...

Aug 06, 2014, 14:20 ET
A selection of Technogym's ARTIS fitness equipment. (PRNewsFoto/Crystal Cruises)

Fitness Garden to Bloom on Crystal Symphony with Fall Makeover

 Beginning fall 2014, Crystal Cruises' guests can train like world-class athletes with new fitness equipment that has been the official choice...

Jul 29, 2014, 12:45 ET
Manhattan’s Museum of Modern Art (PRNewsFoto/Crystal Cruises)

New Crystal Boutique Adventures Offer Hidden Peek At Coveted East Coast Sites

A private tete-a-tete with Van Gogh's The Starry Night.  Sharks and champagne.  Giant and princess...scallops?  Smelling the roses...

Jul 22, 2014, 13:28 ET
Archbishop Desmond Tutu (PRNewsFoto/Crystal Cruises)

Nobel Peace Prize Recipient Desmond Tutu To Join Crystal Spring 2015 South Africa Voyage

 World-renowned peace and human rights crusader Archbishop Desmond Tutu will bring an especially intimate perspective of South Africa –...

Jul 17, 2014, 13:37 ET
Zodiac landing in the Arctic (PRNewsFoto/Crystal Cruises)

Historic First: Crystal Cruises To Sail Elusive Northwest Passage In 2016

The "World's Best" Crystal Cruises is introducing a new expedition-style voyage traversing the Arctic Ocean via the legendary Northwest...

Jul 07, 2014, 13:55 ET
Crystal Cruises' "World's Best" service staff. (PRNewsFoto/Crystal Cruises)

Record 19th World's Best Award For Crystal Cruises

 For an unprecedented 19th consecutive year–and with its highest score ever–Travel + Leisure readers have voted Crystal Cruises the...