Crystal Serenity Embarks On Historic Northwest Passage

Crystal Cruises’ Crystal Serenity has embarked on a historic 32-day journey through the Northwest Passage.   Following more than three years of planning and preparation, the award-winning luxury ship pulled out of Seward, Alaska bound for New York via the Canadian arctic. At 68,870-GT, she will be the largest passenger vessel to sail the Northwest … Continue reading

Genting Targets Asian Premium Market With New Dream Cruises Brand

Genting Hong Kong has signaled its intention to compete in Asia’s premium cruise market with the launch of Dream Cruises. Unveiled today onboard the SuperStar Virgo to a select group of 1,000 guests from the media and travel industry, the new brand comes just months after the company’s acquisition of luxury line Crystal Cruises and will deploy … Continue reading

Genting Outlines Bold Plans For Crystal Cruises

Genting Hong Kong, the new owner of Crystal Cruises, has outlined its ambitions for the luxury cruise brand. In one of the boldest moves for the cruise industry in recent times, the Asian giant will add 3 new polar ice-class cruise ships, a luxury yacht, river cruising and a private Boeing 787 Dreamliner to the … Continue reading

Crystal Symphony Returns To Service After Refurbishment

Luxury cruise ship Crystal Symphony has returned to service for Crystal Cruises fleet, following a 2-week, USD 20 million dry-dock enhancement. Guests on a 8-day Hamburg to Lisbon sailing that departed 27 September 2014 were the first to experience her upgraded designs and facilities, which includes an enlarged fitness space, more allergy-friendly cabins and updates … Continue reading

Crystal Cruises Plans Arctic Voyage

Crystal Cruises has revealed plans for a new, expedition-style voyage traversing the Arctic Ocean via the legendary Northwest Passage first completed successfully by explorer Roald Amundsen just over 100 years ago. Departing from Anchorage on 16 August 2016, the Crystal Serenity will maneuver through the majestic waterways lined with spectacular glaciers, towering fjords and vast … Continue reading