Crystal Cruises' President’s Cruise 2017 Revisits Holy Land

By ,   December 14, 2016 ,   Cruise Industry

The president, chairman and CEO of Crystal Cruises, Edie Rodriguez, will host the annual 2017 President’s Cruise aboard Crystal Symphony, departing November 4 and sailing from Rome to Dubai.

The 2017 President’s Cruise will be Crystal’s first itinerary to the Holy Land and Arabian Peninsula since 2012. Rodriguez and her husband, Tom, will participate in receptions, parties, and onshore experiences throughout the 18-day sailing.

Crystal Symphony

The  itinerary calls at Rome, Limassol, Haifa, Ashdod, Salalah, Muscat, Dubai, as well as transit of the Suez Canal, Red Sea, Gulf of Aden, and the Arabian Sea. In the Rose City of Petra, travelers will enjoy a special President’s shore excursion; an overnight stay in Muscat is timed perfectly for the Sultan’s birthday celebrations; and rock climbing and Indian Ocean scuba dives in Salalah. Sky Tea at the Burj Al Arab and sunset at the Burj Khalifa in Dubai round out the trip.

All-inclusive, cruise-only fares for the Holy Land & Suez Canal voyage start at $4,750 per person.