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Crystal Cruises 25th Anniversary World Atlas 2015/16

Crystal Cruises has released its Worldwide Cruise Atlas for all of 2015 and early 2016, detailing 72 luxury cruises that visit all seven continents aboard the award-winning Crystal Symphony and Crystal Serenity. Two of the finest cruise ships in the world.

The 175-page brochure, designed exclusively to commemorate Crystal’s 25th Anniversary, is also filled with additional cruise planning tools including info about onboard programming and Crystal’s luxurious and stylish accommodations. The “Destination Insider’s Guide” also lists ports of call by country and is newly enhanced to include more local tips for destinations - boldly highlighting UNESCO sites in applicable destinations. An ideal feature for those guests that are entirely destination focussed.

Throughout 2015 and into the first quarter of 2016, Crystal Symphony and Crystal Serenity will collectively visit 235 ports in 75 countries, with 2015 offering a total of 22 maiden calls.

2015 highlights include:

Nine immersive voyages in Asia, each with at least two overnights to explore Myanmar, China, Japan, Vietnam, Brunei, South Korea, Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, Thailand and Cambodia. Optional pre- and post-cruise Extended Land Programmes take guests further into the destinations.

Trans-Atlantic and Asia “Captain’s Cruises”, Crystal Serenity, Miami to Lisbon and Crystal Symphony,Hong Kong to Tokyo and New York to London will feature veteran Crystal captains Glenn Edvardsen, Reidulf Maalen and Helge Brudvik, respectively, for special cocktail receptions, Q&A sessions and Crystal Adventures ashore in celebration of Crystal’s Silver Anniversary.

July European “Silver Anniversary” Chairman’s and President’s Cruises, respectively hosted by Crystal’s chairman Nobuyoshi Kuzuya and president Edie Rodriguez, with specially planned celebrations and receptions.

New routes in Western and Northern Europe and the Mediterranean , including Holy Land and North Cape/White Sea itineraries; both ships sailing the British Isles and more seven-night cruises than ever.

A dozen round-trip sailings from popular destinations such as New York, Dover, Monte Carlo, Singapore, Los Angeles, Montreal and, for the first time, Copenhagen (for a new Baltic route).

Crystal Symphony’s first-ever Brazil-focused festive cruise from San Juan, with a New Year’s Eve overnight in Rio de Janeiro.

A 77-night Grand Cruise, starting with Crystal Symphony’s 19th December “Brazilian Holiday” voyage, sailing from San Juan to Miami, cruising Antarctica, exploring the Chilean fjords and the bustling cities throughout South America; offered in five segments.

The “Silver Celebration World Cruise ”, the line’s 20th World Cruise and first-ever full global circumnavigation, sailing round-trip from Miami on a 108-night journey.

A new Trans-Atlantic route from Miami to Lisbon, overnight in Bermuda.

Highlights for the first quarter of 2016 include:

The 102-night “Grand Pacific Panorama World Cruise ,” sailing round-trip from San Francisco for the first time ever, calling in the South Pacific, Asia, Australia, Indonesia, China, Japan and Alaska.

Two January/February cruises through Antarctica and South America , including a new route round-trip from Buenos Aires.

New Panamanian journeys , including two routes transiting the Panama Canal from Chile to Miami and Miami to San Francisco, plus two Caribbean itineraries that begin and/or end in Colon, Panama.

For more information on the Crystal Cruises 2015/16 programme please call one of our Cruise Experts on 0800 008 6677