Kids Sail Free Aboard Crystal Serenity Holiday Voyage

LOS ANGELES, June 7, 2010 – Crystal Cruises is sweetening the deal for families on Crystal Serenity’s Christmas/New Year cruise through the Caribbean.

In addition to Two-for-One cruise fares, generous shipboard credits and Crystal Family Memories program offering perks for groups of six or 10, children age 17 and under can sail free with two full-fare adults aboard the award-winning ship’s 14-day, December 21 “Tropical Holiday” voyage roundtrip from Miami.

Junior Activities Directors will be on board to host complimentary supervised behind-the-scenes activities, and optional babysitting is available.

“A Crystal holiday cruise is a fantastic opportunity for families to enjoy six-star luxury, festive celebrations and create memories of a lifetime,” says Bill Smith, senior vice president, sales and marketing. “With the growing trend in multi-generational groups sailing together, the added savings makes a Crystal cruise an even greater value.”

Along with programs for junior cruisers, adult guests can enjoy dozens of classes through Crystal’s Creative Learning Institute and Crystal Visions Lecture Series, including stimulating presentations from a National Geographic scientist and an expert in Russian foreign policy. Ashore, Crystal Adventures offer helicopter views, deep sea fishing and zip lining throughout the Caribbean.

Crystal Serenity will dazzle guests with more than $100,000 of exquisite seasonal décor and adornments, including handcrafted ornaments, ornate sleighs and elaborate. Lavish holiday dinners, parties and entertainment are planned for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, culminating with a black tie gala New Year’s Eve celebration. Clergy will be aboard to conduct religious services.

From Miami, Crystal Serenity calls at St. Thomas, Barbados, St. Lucia and Antigua, St. Maarten, Curaçao and Grand Turk.

With Crystal’s Two-for-One promotion, per person, double occupancy cruise fares start at $7,995 per person, double, and include $500 per person ‘All Inclusive – As You Wish’ shipboard credits.

The Crystal Experience is distinguished by unparalleled service, abundant space, extensive choices and superior quality – at an exceptional value. Celebrating 14 and 16 years as “World’s Best” in its category by the readers of Travel + Leisure and Condé Nast Traveler, respectively, among many other coveted hospitality awards, Crystal has been recognized as #1 more than another cruise line, hotel or resort in history.

For more information and Crystal reservations, contact a travel agent, call 888-799-4625, or visit