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 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 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

Crystal Cruises Unveils Expanded 2014 Asian Season

Leading luxury cruise line Crystal Cruises has announced an expanded Asian presence for 2014, with 2 ships offering 34 voyages to exotic ports in Brunei, Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. The award-winning Crystal Symphony and Crystal Serenity will cruise the region, operating a series of 5- to 29-day itineraries.   Bali, … Continue reading

Crystal Cruises, Silversea Offer Shorter Voyages

Luxury cruise lines Crystal Cruises and Silversea Cruises have announced a series of new short cruise options, in response to growing demand for such itineraries. The former is introducing 26 voyages ranging from 5- to 8-days throughout Europe from April to November 2013, while Silversea Cruises will offer 8 sailings of between 4- to 7-days … Continue reading