Crystal Cruises Boasts 57 Maiden Calls 2017-2018

By ,   March 26, 2016 ,   Cruise Industry

Crystal Cruises 2017-18 worldwide cruise atlas showcases 109 itineraries aboard Crystal Serenity and Crystal Symphony. The two ships will visit 116 countries and call at 469 ports, of which 57 maiden calls.

The new atlas release coincides with the launch of line’s 'All Exclusive' brand campaign, which features a luxury travel portfolio, including Crystal River Cruises, Crystal Yacht Cruises, Crystal Luxury Air, as well as Crystal Residences aboard the brand new Exclusive Class vessels debuting in 2018.

2017 itinerary highlights include Crystal's return to Northwest Passage, Alaska (offered also in 2018), with more 7-day round-trips out of Vancouver, and Crystal Serenity 'Southern Celebración' world voyage, a 94-day cruise around South America.

Crystal Symphony will be one of the first ships to call at Doha Qatar and the 'Grand Pacific Explorer' 99-day cruise will call at 46 ports in 14 different countries, from Australia to Japan. Inclusive 2- or 3-night pre- and post-cruise land-based programs to Paris, Machu Picchu and Iguazu Falls will be available. The itineraries are designed around Midsummer’s Eve in Stockholm, the Military Tattoo in Edinburgh and an overnight at Muscat on sultan’s birthday.

Crystal's first African holiday cruise will sail round-trip from Cape Town, on December 22, 2017 to January 7, 2018.

In 2018, Crystal Cruises will operate 4 world cruises, with travelers able to switch vessels to customize their itineraries. The company will feature luxury African safaris on an itinerary visiting Madagascar and Mauritius. The cruises will explore Amazon, North Cape, Arabian Gulf and Red Sea.

New Year’s Eve cruises include a 'Hawaiian Holiday' sailing round-trip from Los Angeles, CA and 'Creole & Caribbean Celebration' out of New Orleans.