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Crystal Announce “Experience Of Discovery” Theme Cruises For 2013

For those of you with a passion for a particular interest or hobby, you may be pleased to learn that Crystal Cruises will be offering fourteen new theme cruises in 2013.

The “Experience of Discovery” themes will feature photography, film, theatre and jazz, photography, gardening, wine and food, golf and ballroom dancing, available on 28 of Crystal symphony and Serenity voyages. Travellers will be able to indulge and explore their interests with educational presentations from the experts, hands-on activities and exclusive shore excursions (where available).

New themes include a photography cruise along North America’s East Coast accompanied by some of the world’s top photographers who will lead presentations and workshops.

Then new Esprit du Grand Prix cruise will offer travellers the chance to be a VIP at Monte Carlo Grand Prix and attend presentations and talks relating to Formula One racing.

Returning themes include Wine and Food; Big Band and Ballroom Dance; Golf; Jazz; Emerging Artists; Gardens and Floral design with visits to impressive local gardens; Ocean Views with expert panel discussions; Comprehensive Creative Learning Institute; Crystal Society with a gathering of past Crystal passengers and the Presidents Cruise hosted by Crystal President Gregg Michael. Due to popular demand, Mind, Body and Spirit will return after a break in 2012, available for guests on a choice of three voyages in 2013.

Jack Anderson, Crystal’s senior vice president of marketing and sales said, “From exclusive expert access to just meeting other travellers with similar interests, our guests love the many sophisticated ways Crystal offers to revel in, and satisfy, one’s intellectual, artistic, and physical thirsts on an Experiences of Discovery cruise,” says Jack Anderson, Crystal’s senior vice president of marketing and sales.

2013 Theme Cruise Calendar
Big Band and Ballroom Dance
March 31: East-bound Trans-Atlantic
December 9: West-bound Trans-Atlantic

Crystal Society
November 2: Western Mediterranean

Emerging Artists
June 4: Northern Europe/Scandinavia
June 15: Baltic Sea

Esprit du Grand Prix
May 18: Mediterranean

Film & Theatre
November 2: U.S. East Coast and Caribbean

Gardens and Floral Design
April 21: Western Mediterranean
May 6: East-bound Panama Canal

April 10: Canary Islands/Iberia
August 26: British Isles
September 16: New England/Canada

April 29: Pacific Coast
September 26: New England/Canada

Mind, Body and Spirit
January 4: Caribbean
January 5: Southern Australia
February 23: Southeast Asia

Ocean Views
April 12: Northern Trans-Pacific
September 2: West-bound Trans-Atlantic

Ocean Views with Comprehensive Creative Learning Institute
February 2: South America
March 10: The Amazon/Brazil to Miami

October 23: New England/Canada

President’s Cruise
September 19: Mediterranean

Wine & Food
January 17: Australia/New Zealand
February 11: Australia to Bali
May 23: New England/Canada to Reykjavik
July 5: North Cape
August 10: Western Mediterranean

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