WHY IT RATES: Crystal Cruises guests can now discover luxury throughout Asia onboard Crystal Symphony. —Codie Liermann, Associate Editor
Crystal Cruises, the World’s Most Awarded Luxury Cruise Line, celebrated the arrival of Crystal Symphony in Singapore to commence her exclusive one-month deployment across Asia from April 26 until May 26, 2019, in response to the rapidly growing demand for luxury cruise products in the Asian market.
During her stay in Asia, Crystal Symphony will embark on a series of unforgettable journeys across the region, starting with her 13-Night South China Sea Collection voyage (Apr 26 – May 9, 2019) from Singapore to Hong Kong with ports of call in Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam and culminating with her 17-Night Accents on the Orient cruise voyage (May 9 – 26, 2019) from Hong Kong to Tokyo with visits to Taiwan, South Korea and China.
The world’s most awarded luxury ship and consistently voted a fan favorite among luxury cruise devotees, the newly refurbished Crystal Symphony maintains one of the highest space-per-guest ratios at sea. Onboard, guests can revel in spaciously elegant interiors and acclaimed six-star service and dine on Michelin-inspired cuisine.
A wide range of enrichment programs, entertainment and recreational facilities, including a pool deck, gym, beauty salon and the Crystal Life Spa, as well as international stage production shows will enhance the cruise experience for every guest on board Crystal Symphony.
“We are excited about Crystal Cruises’ return to Asia, offering more options for discerning travelers in the region to experience the incomparable luxury and unparalleled personal service of the World’s Most Awarded Cruise Line. We are also pleased to announce that in 2020, Crystal Cruises will introduce exciting new itineraries departing from Singapore on the recently refurbished, Crystal Symphony,” said Mr. Thatcher Brown, President of Dream Cruises & Managing Director of Crystal Cruises Asia. “With the support of our business and travel partners, it is our goal to continue to inform luxury travel enthusiasts in Asia about the benefits of cruising with Crystal whether it is here in the region or further abroad.”
Crystal Cruises is offering guests a variety of itinerary options for Crystal Symphony in 2020 that will depart from various ports to explore the many popular and beautiful destinations dotted throughout Asia. Itineraries can be taken individually or combined to create longer journeys.
Stars of Southeast Asia Itineraries:
—8 Nights, February 15 to 23, 2020 – Hong Kong/Hanoi/Da Nang/Ho Chi Minh City
—7 Nights, February 23 to March 1, 2020 – Ho Chi Minh City/Ko Samui/Sihannoukville/ Singapore
—8 Nights, March 1 to 9, 2020 – Singapore/Ko Samui/Bangkok/Sihannoukville/Ho Chi Minh City
—7 Nights, March 9 to 16, 2020 – Ho Chi Minh City/Da Nang/Hanoi/Hong Kong
—7 Nights, March 16 to 23, 2020 – Hong Kong/Taipei/Kagoshima/Tokyo
—8 Nights, March 23 to 31, 2020 – Tokyo/Shanghai/Hong Kong
—5 Nights, March 31 to April 5, 2020 – Hong Kong/Danang/Ho Chi Minh City
—8 Nights, April 5 to 13, 2020 – Ho Chi Minh City/Bangkok/Sihannoukville/Singapore
In addition to ocean cruises, Crystal also brings its heritage of luxury to the famous rivers and waterways of Europe.
Voted Travel + Leisure’s 2017 “World’s Best River Cruise Line”, Crystal River Cruises’ signature hallmarks include state-of-the-art, all-suite, all butler and all-inclusive river ships with the largest luxury accommodations and the highest staff-to-guest-ratio of any European river vessel.
Capturing the classic Crystal gastronomic experience found aboard its award-winning ocean ships, Michelin-inspired, farm-to-table dining and unmatched culinary choices with flexible open seating dining in each restaurant feature prominently onboard. The Crystal Collection of curated destination experiences also provides numerous options for travelers with complimentary shore-side excursions at exciting ports of call.
In time for this year’s Christmas holidays, Crystal River Cruises is introducing a seven-day Danube Christmas Dreams (Dec 11 – 16, 2019) voyage along the legendary Danube river aboard Crystal Mozart.
This festive river cruise will take guests on a magical journey through Austria where passengers can explore Vienna’s landmarks including the legendary Ringstrasse or Ring Road, known as one of the world’s most beautiful boulevards, together with other magnificent sites including the Imperial Palace, Vienna State Opera, as well as the Natural History Museum.
“A growing number of luxury travelers in Asia are seeking more comprehensive and authentic experiences and river cruises are excellent alternative for exploring and enjoying a vacation in Europe. Crystal has always offered immersive experiences that truly bring destinations to life for our guests and we have brought this expertise to our Crystal River Cruises,” said Mr. Thatcher Brown. “With the Christmas holidays being a popular time to travel, those seeking a unique adventure can explore Europe with their families, friends and loved ones for an unforgettable celebration on Crystal River Cruises.”
SOURCE: Crystal Cruises press release.
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