2011 Cruise Guide: 167 Destinations and Inspired Crystal Innovations

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LOS ANGELES, July 2, 2010 – Crystal Cruises has published its 2011 Cruise Guide, featuring the 59 worldwide cruises, 167 ports and savings and innovations for Crystal Symphony and Crystal Serenity in 2011. A full page details Crystal’s extensive value propositions, including Two-for-One promotional pricing, ‘All Inclusive – As You Wish’ shipboard spending credits, ‘Save Now, Save Later,’ and its Crystal Family Memories program. Special attention is given to newly introduced programs Perfect Choice Dining™ featuring Open Dining by Reservation, and the Priority Check-in and Planning Center.

A layout of the six-star elements comprising Crystal’s winning formula of service, space, quality and choices, boasts a “What’s New” top banner detailing these and other new enrichment and shoreside programs. Crystal’s acclaimed Experiences of Discovery theme cruises are also featured.

A preview to the 150+-page Crystal Cruises Worldwide Atlas available later this summer, the 30-page, full color brochure is conveniently color-coded by destination, and includes deck plans for the award-winning vessels with comprehensive listings of the luxurious appointments and new features in the staterooms and penthouses.

“Practical itinerary and ship information, plus the tremendous promotional offers and new services, make the Cruise Guide an ideal tool for advance travel planning for guests and travel agents,” says Nitsa Lewis, vice president, marketing. “At the same time, there is appealing lifestyle information to convey Crystal’s award-winning casually elegant style.

In addition to Crystal’s epic 110-day “Grand Exotic Expedition” World Cruise, new for 2011 is a return to cruising Alaska for the first time since 2005 aboard Crystal Symphony, with eight visits to Glacier Bay, and to West Africa for the first time since 2001; all Baltic and Mediterranean cruises aboard Crystal Serenity, with added North Cape and Black Sea voyages; a final voyage to Antarctica; overnight calls in Ashdod, Melbourne, Barcelona, Cannes, Istanbul, New York and others; two-night stays in Dubai, Cape Town and St. Petersburg; maiden visits to Argostoli, Kefalonia; Fethiye, Turkey; Komodo Island, Indonesia; Koper, Slovenia; and Marigot Bay, St. Martin; and a Christmas holiday cruise to Mexico round-trip from Los Angeles.

To order a 2011 Cruise Guide, contact a travel agent, call 888-799-4625, or download it at www.crystalcruises.com beginning July 10.