With So Many New Options There are Few Excuses for Not Following the Dress Code

I see so many posts on cruise boards that ask “The dress code says “this” but can I get away with “this” instead?” Quite frankly, I find it hard to believe with the relaxation of the dress codes and so many other options available to cruisers, that a perspective cruiser would not plan to… [Continue Reading]

New Year Means Ocean of New Developments for Crystal Cruises

New Year Means Ocean of New Developments for Crystal Cruises
LOS ANGELES, January 30, 2012 – Never one to rest on its laurels, Crystal Cruises is introducing “A Year of New Developments” for 2012. Each month, the ultra-luxury line is introducing new destinations, shore-side adventures and an array of new product enhancements that add even… [Continue Reading]

Crystal Cruises to Launch Evening Bistro

LOS ANGELES, January 26, 2012 – With almost a dozen dining choices on each ship, Crystal Cruises’ most popular daytime gathering spot, The Bistro, is expanding to evening hours. Reflecting the space’s European-style sidewalk café ambiance, the complimentary menu will offer “small bites,” desserts, and “midnight” snacks, along with premium wines and flavored coffees…. [Continue Reading]

Nobu to Host Ultimate “Foodie” Cruise Aboard Crystal

Nobu to Host Ultimate “Foodie” Cruise Aboard Crystal

LOS ANGELES, January 23, 2012 – Master Chef Nobu Matsuhisa is coming aboard Crystal Serenity this May to serve as in-person Executive Chef in Silk Road and the Sushi Bar, his specialty restaurants with ultra-luxe partner Crystal Cruises.  The world-famous Japanese chef plans to give cooking instructions, personally… [Continue Reading]

Going to Give Celebrity Select Dining a Try

In an complete reversal of everything I have always loved about the cruise ship dining experience, my husband and I have decided to give Celebrity Select Dining a try.
Select Dining offers passengers flexible dining times rather than a fixed time and table.   Passengers can select a dining time for each night online before the… [Continue Reading]