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Crystal Announces The Gift of Luxury Holiday Event


Travelers enjoy enhanced value on more than 100 worldwide itineraries on Ocean, River and Yacht Expedition sailings 



MIAMI, November 21, 2017Crystal has unveiled its new, limited time “Gift of Luxury” holiday savings offer on more than 100 of its award-winning travel experiences in 2018 and 2019. Offering additional cruise fare savings of 10 or 15 percent from November 20 through December 15, 2017, the promotion is combinable with nearly all of Crystal’s existing value propositions, resulting in thousands of dollars of potential savings for travelers. The offer applies to select voyages of seven to 24 days aboard Crystal Cruises, Crystal River Cruises and Crystal Yacht Expedition Cruises. Full payment must be made within 72 hours of initial booking date, or immediately for existing bookings.


“The belief that travel and new discoveries are among the best gifts the world has to offer has long inspired Crystal’s itineraries, experiences and even special offers that appeal to a variety of travelers,” says Carmen Roig, senior vice president of marketing and sales. “This savings event adds tremendous value to experiences that fill discerning travelers’ wish lists, in time to give the gift of global adventure to loved ones, or themselves.”


The sailings included in the offer visit desirable destinations in the Amazon, South Pacific, Alaska/British Columbia, North Cape, Australia/New Zealand, Pacific Coast, Holy Land, Greek Isles, Caribbean, New England/Canada, British Isles, South America, Panama Canal, Mexican Riviera, Northern Europe, Mediterranean, Dalmatian Coast, West Indies, and European river regions. The added savings are combinable with Crystal’s Early Booking Savings, which offer up to $1,000 savings per suite on River and select Yacht Expedition itineraries; Crystal Clear Choices, which allows travelers to choose from cruise fare savings, airfare credit and shipboard credit on select sailings; and Crystal Society savings. Select sailings also feature “Kids Sail Free” benefits for cruisers age 17 and under, and special low rates for solo travelers.


Crystal’s “Gift of Luxury” holiday savings event offers 10 or 15 percent off the published Exclusive Fare for the first two guests on each booking; full payment must be made within 72 hours of initial booking date, or immediately for existing bookings. Standard cancellation penalties apply.


By sea, river, land or air, Crystal has redefined the way the world views luxury travel. The world-renowned Crystal Experience – featuring global journeys with Crystal Cruises, Crystal River Cruises, Crystal Yacht Expedition Cruises, Crystal AirCruises and Crystal Air – continues to entice the world’s most discerning travelers with incomparable luxury and unparalleled personal service. Crystal will expand its fleet with the upcoming Crystal Debussy and Crystal Ravel river ships, the Crystal Endeavor expedition yacht and an entirely new class of ocean ships over the next five years.


Celebrating 27 years of excellence, Crystal Cruises is the World’s Most Awarded Luxury Cruise Line, having earned “World’s Best Cruise Ship” in Condé Nast Traveler’s Reader Choice Awards for 24 years; been voted “World’s Best Large Ship Cruise Line” by Travel + Leisure readers for 20 years; and the “Best Luxury Cruise Line” by travel professional organization Virtuoso for three consecutive years (2014, 2015 & 2016).  The readers of Travel + Leisure also voted Crystal River Cruises the “World’s Best River Cruise Line” and Crystal Yacht Expedition Cruises the “World’s Best Small-Ship Cruise Line” in 2017. Crystal is proud to be a platinum partner of the professionals of ASTA.


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