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Crystal Cruises’ Service and Onboard Enrichment Win in Porthole’s Readers’ Choice Awards

Crystal Cruises' Service and Onboard Enrichment Win in Porthole's Readers' Choice Awards

MIAMI, November 18, 2019 – The personalized, internationally acclaimed service aboard Crystal Cruises has again earned the praise of travelers, as Porthole Cruise Magazine announces its 21st annual Readers’ Choice Awards winners. Crystal Cruises took top honors for “Best Service” and “Best Onboard Enrichment” in the awards, voted on by thousands of the publication’s readers across a number of categories including cruise lines, amenities, destinations and more.


Genuine, anticipatory service has long been a cornerstone of the Crystal Experience, as travelers consistently cite the personalized attention to detail as one of the key highlights in their Crystal vacations. In addition, a longtime distinction of Crystal Cruises’ Ocean voyages is the vast selection of onboard enrichment and entertainment. The many public spaces aboard Crystal Symphony and Crystal Serenity set the stage for numerous choices when it comes to daytime classes and activities and evening performances of various kinds.


Crystal’s Creative Learning Institute presents instruction in an array of interests, from digital filmmaking to golf with a PGA pro, while the Crystal Visions Lecture Series features global celebrities, world leaders, authors, destinations experts, sports stars and other visionaries for engaging Q&A and presentations.



About Crystal


Only the world-renowned Crystal Experience offers an unwavering, unparalleled standard of excellence and luxury across four distinct cruising options: Crystal Cruises, the World’s Most Awarded Luxury Cruise Line; Crystal River Cruises, the World’s Most Luxurious River Cruise Line; Crystal Yacht Cruises, offering boutique luxury and bold adventure in the world’s most elite harbors; and Crystal Expedition Cruises, taking Crystal’s acclaimed elegance to the farthest reaches of the world. Crystal has been recognized with top honors in the Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards for a record 26 years including, in 2019, for Best Medium-Ship Cruise Line for Crystal Cruises, Best Small-Ship Cruise Line for Crystal Yacht Cruises and Best River Cruise Line for Crystal River Cruises. Crystal was also voted “World’s Best” by the readers of Travel + Leisure for 20 years; and won “Cruise Line of the Year” and “Most Luxurious Guest Experience” by Virtuoso for 2018 & 2019. Crystal is proud to be a platinum partner of the advisors of ASTA.


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