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Feb 04, 2016, 14:19 ET
SS United States by Crystal Cruises

Crystal Cruises Announces Plans To Restore America's Flagship, The SS United States, To A Modern Luxury Cruise Ship

 Already in the midst of the most significant expansion in the company's celebrated history, Crystal Cruises' next step in expanding its...

Jan 22, 2016, 12:01 ET
Crystal Serenity at Sea

Newly Added South America 'Getaways' For 2017 Expand Crystal's Offerings Of Abbreviated Luxury Vacations

 The world's most awarded luxury cruise line is expanding its lineup of popular "Crystal Getaways" to now include shortened segments of coveted...

Jan 07, 2016, 16:46 ET
Crystal Esprit-Crystal Yacht

Crystal's 'Wave Season' Value Includes Compelling Savings For Every Type Of Traveler

Options abound for travelers as the cruise industry enters "Wave Season," the most common time for cruise bookings due to the diverse selection of...

Dec 22, 2015, 16:36 ET
All Exclusive Advertising Campaign

Crystal Launches New 'All Exclusive' Brand Campaign And Announces Private Charter Air Service

 Aboard the newly christened Crystal Esprit, Crystal Cruises' ultra-luxury yacht, CEO and President Edie Rodriguez unveiled to special guests...

Dec 21, 2015, 12:20 ET
On December 20, 2015 Crystal Esprit was christened in an elegant ceremony at Eden Island Marina in Mahe, Victoria, Seychelles.

Crystal Esprit Christened In The Seychelles, Ready To Set Sail

 Crystal Cruises, the world's most awarded luxury cruise line, officially welcomed Crystal Esprit to its fleet of ultra-luxury vessels Sunday,...

Dec 15, 2015, 15:13 ET
Crystal Serenity off the coast of the Hawaiian Islands

Crystal Serenity 2017 Voyages Reposition To North & South America

Crystal Cruises, the world's most awarded luxury cruise line, announced today that it will reposition one of its luxury ocean vessels in 2017,...

Dec 14, 2015, 16:36 ET
Crystal Esprit is outfitted with some decidedly extreme features, like a two-passenger submarine, four 10-passenger zodiacs for special excursions and a 12-passenger Wider 32-foot super yacht tender for special boating adventures.  Additionally, at their guests' fingertips are water skis, wake boards, kayaks, jet skis, and fishing/scuba/snorkel equipment.

Crystal Esprit's Collection of Water Toys Means 'Crystal Adventures' No Longer Refer to Just Shore Excursions

When Crystal's ultra-luxury yacht, Crystal Esprit, embarks on her maiden voyage next week, guests will be ushered into the new era of Crystal...

Nov 30, 2015, 09:00 ET
Crystal River Cruises now open for booking

Now Open For Booking: Crystal River Cruises' Luxury Lineup

 Poised to bring "true luxury" to the European river cruising experience, Crystal Cruises today unveiled the itineraries for its five new...

Nov 17, 2015, 14:45 ET
Crystal Luxury Air - Boeing 777 Artist's Concept

Crystal Luxury Air To Take To The Skies With A Boeing 777

 Crystal Cruises, the world's most awarded luxury cruise line, is once again pioneering new fronts in the luxury travel industry with the...

Nov 12, 2015, 15:31 ET
Alaskan Brown Bear

Crystal Unveils The Ultimate Adventure Checklist On Alaska's Frontier

Alaska's majestic landscapes and seemingly untouched terrain continue to beckon travelers to explore and discover in new ways, an area in which...

Nov 10, 2015, 14:55 ET
Crystal's Six Star Service

Crystal Cruises Awarded With Best Cruise Line Honors By U.S. News & World Report

The world's most awarded luxury cruise line, has been honored once again by noted consumer advice and news magazine U.S. News & World Report....

Nov 02, 2015, 15:24 ET
Crystal Mozart Rendering

Crystal River Cruises Orders Five River Yachts - Bringing "True Luxury" To River Cruising A Year Earlier Than Planned

 In true Crystal fashion, the world's most awarded luxury cruise line is delivering more of what its guests want, and will launch Crystal River...

Oct 30, 2015, 15:38 ET
Crystal Serenity in Norway

2018 Crystal Itineraries: Planning your Dream Cruise, By the Numbers

Beginning November 1, Crystal Cruises' 2018 voyages will be unveiled and open for booking; and it promises to be an extraordinary year for savvy...

Oct 28, 2015, 14:17 ET
Chef Nobu Matsuhisa, Silk Road and The Sushi Bar

Culinary Charms In Europe & Nobu-Hosted Dinners In Alaska On Deck For Foodies In 2016

 Luxury travelers with an appetite for global flavors have two notable "Wine & Food Festival" themed voyages aboard the world's most...

Oct 21, 2015, 16:13 ET
Crystal's Six Star Service

Crystal Cruises Recognized As Best Cruise Line By Conde Nast Traveler Readers

 For a record 22nd consecutive year, Crystal Cruises has been named the No. 1 "Midsize Cruise Ship Line" in Conde Nast Traveler magazine's...

Oct 15, 2015, 15:27 ET
Crystal Esprit Marina

Enchanting Adventures On The Adriatic Coast Set For Crystal Esprit

 Just months after its idyllic maiden voyage through the Seychelles, Crystal Yacht Cruises' Crystal Esprit will spend the spring, summer and...

Oct 06, 2015, 16:00 ET
The Cathedral (Dom) of Berlin

Berlin's Storied Past And Modern Present Showcased On New Crystal Extended Land Program

Travelers seeking authentic, in-depth insights into the striking beauty and culture of Northern Europe and the British Isles have one more reason...

Sep 24, 2015, 15:40 ET
Focused on the metropolitan cities, quaint villages, less-visited islands and up-and-coming destinations of South America and the Caribbean - plus the first World Cruise visit to Antarctica in 10 years - Crystal's' 94-day journey sails round-trip from Miami aboard Crystal Serenity, embarking on January 10, 2017.

Antarctica, South America & Caribbean Treasures Highlighted On Crystal's 2017 World Cruise Segments

 For luxury travelers seeking truly captivating and immersive global experiences, Crystal Cruises' 2017 World Cruise offers one of the line's...

Sep 03, 2015, 16:31 ET
The Yacht Club, Crystal Esprit

Crystal Cruises Unveils Culinary Concept For 'Crystal Esprit'

 Crystal Yacht Cruises, the upcoming luxury yachting experience from the world's most awarded luxury cruise line, is sparing no...

Aug 25, 2015, 16:09 ET
Crystal Esprit Marina

Crystal Yacht Cruises Opens Bookings To All Luxury Travelers

Starting next month, travelers can book their luxury yachting vacation with Crystal Yacht Cruises, the most recent innovation from the world's most...