Crystal Cruises Crystal Esprit Christening

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Crystal Esprit Social Media Roundup Facebook and Twitter are abuzz with posts (kudos to Crystal Cruises’ CEO  & President at Crystal Cruises Edie Rodriguez who is really doing a great job telling the story via social media). Below is a video Rodriguez posted on Twitter documenting her arrival to the Seychelles, the location of the christening of Crystal Esprit. Seychelles’ welcoming committee […]

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Crystal Cruises to be acquired by Genting Hong Kong

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#CruiseAlert:  Crystal Cruises acquired by GHK Buzzing: look for an innovative new build that will exceed all current & on-order luxury offerings in the global cruise industry LOS ANGELES, March 3, 2015 – Today, Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK), Crystal Cruises’ parent company since its inception in 1988, announced it has entered into an agreement with Genting Hong Kong (GHK), […]

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Crystal Cruises news: Late-Risers Adventures

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Crystal Adventures Late Risers Shore Excursions Luxury cruisers who sail on Crystal Cruises will no longer have to choose between sleeping in and going ashore on an organized shore excursion. The reason why is because Crystal Cruises just announced the addition of  new Crystal Adventures planned especially for late-risers starting this fall. Traditionally cruise lines offer the bulk of their […]

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Desmond Tutu on Crystal Cruises

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Crystal Cruises 25th Anniversary World Cruise Segment featuring Archbishop Desmond Tutu When it comes to enrichment programs on ships Crystal Cruises sets the bar very high. In an announcement by the luxury cruise line company today, it proves yet again why Crystal Cruises keeps getting voted “world’s best” cruise line.  The line has booked human rights and peace advocate Archbishop Desmond […]

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Crystal Cruises Craft and Microbrew-themed luxury cruise

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Crystal Cruises Micro/Nano and Craft Beer Cruise Crystal Cruises is offering  four Wine & Food-themed cruises for 2014. Today the luxury line announced that the fall culinary themed cruise will feature craft beers.  Tailor-Made Boutique Adventures, Expert Education, and Tastings Enhance East Coast Destinations Where I live in Southern California, craft beers are a big deal. In fact, if you […]

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My Cruise #Storybook – Temples and Safaris Crystal Cruises

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Cruise Inspiration It’s Monday (when I am writing this), that means I need some cruise inspiration to get me through the week. Africa #Storybook If you could take one storybook trip, where would it be? Although the deadline for the Expedia #Storybook contest is over, I wanted to make my own dream trip entry just for fun. Although the bucket […]

Crystal Serenity’s Lido Deck Upgrades

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Crystal Serenity’s Lido Deck Upgrades Last December, I sailed on Crystal Serenity. The cruise was amazing (read about it here) and one of the highlights was seeing the results of the Extreme Makeover, which is a fancy expression for ship refurbishment. The changes to the Lido Deck public spaces were many but the most ambitious change was the removal of […]