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Crystal Cruise
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Description
  • Big ships offer luxury on a larger scale
  • Outstanding Japanese and Italian restaurants on both ships
  • One of the highest passenger-to-staff, passenger-to-space ratios

 

Crystal Cruises offers an intriguing, hybrid-style cruise experience. With two ships, the smallest of which carries 922 passengers, the upscale line has carved out a niche that offers the amenities and activities associated with larger vessels, as well as top-notch dining and service that are part of a luxury experience.

The line was founded in 1990 with Crystal Harmony as its first ship. Crystal Symphony soon followed. Crystal Serenity debuted in 2003, and Crystal Harmony departed from the fleet two years later.

Beyond its well-deserved reputation for dining, service and big-ship options, Crystal Cruises is particularly known for signature features that include onboard sushi bars, huge wine cellars, paddle tennis, expansive Computer University @ Sea labs and one of the best enrichment programs in cruising. And while its children's facilities can't hold a candle to big-ship lines like Disney Cruise Line and Royal Caribbean, Crystal offers the best program for children in the luxury market. 

Crystal is also engaged in several activities in the sphere of social responsibility. A buying policy has been introduced whereby all seafood will come from sustainable and fair trade sources. Every itinerary in 2011 included a free excursion on which passengers can participate in a local volunteering effort -- for example, helping in a school or working on a neighborhood cleanup in an underprivileged area. Donations will be made towards the preservation of fragile or historic sites visited on shore excursions. The line is also working on an ambitious plan to develop its own onboard water bottling plants, with a view to ending wastage of plastic mineral water bottles.

And in 2012, Crystal caught up with the rest of the luxury cruise industry by making its fares more inclusive. Fares now cover beverages (including fine wines and premium spirits, plus all non-alcoholic beverages such as bottled water, soda, juices and specialty coffee drinks); gratuities for housekeeping, dining and bar staff; and dining in the ships' specialty restaurants and sushi bars.


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