Crystal has confirmed the release of a 2024 World Cruise aboard Crystal Serenity – foreshadowed exclusively by LATTE last month.
Sailing from either Miami on 18 January 2024 or San Diego on 3 February 2024, over the course of 125 nights, the journey will visit 29 countries and 62 destinations. Guests can also choose to add on a Panama Canal segment which would extend the overall cruise to 141 nights.
The cruise travels around the world, providing guests the opportunity to visit island paradises, famous coastal cities and ancient landmarks in destinations such as Colombia, French Polynesia, Australia and New Zealand, Singapore, Indonesia, India, Egypt, Jordan, Italy and the French Riviera.
Prices for the 141-night voyage start at AU$101,700 per guest in an Ocean View, and rise to AU$363,100 per guest for the Crystal Penthouse Suite.
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Guests booking the world cruise will receive benefits including an ‘As You Wish’ shipboard credit of US$1,500 per person, double occupancy and an air credit of US$1,000 per person. Crystal Society members will receive additional savings for a limited time. The cruise will also include a welcome celebration reception, gala dinners and specially themed onboard and shoreside events.
Additionally, Fernando Barroso de Oliveira has been appointed to serve as Crystal’s World Cruise Ambassador. Having spent the last six decades traveling the globe, he will be on hand to share his incredible knowledge and guidance with guests.
“I am honoured to serve as the 2024 World Cruise Ambassador,” said Barroso de Oliveira. “I am so looking forward to hosting our guests throughout the voyage sharing my expertise and ensuring every encounter is exceptional.”
“Experiencing world wonders such as the pyramids of Egypt, Petra in Jordan, Ephesus in Turkey or the Colosseum in Rome while enjoying unique shore excursions curated by Abercrombie & Kent will be an experience of a lifetime,” he added. “Throughout the course of their voyage, guests will be treated to the unparalleled service, world-class dining and entertainment that had made Crystal an award-winning cruise line for nearly 30 years.”
Crystal Serenity is currently undergoing an extensive refurbishment in Trieste, Italy. When the ship debuts on 31 July in Marseille, enhancements will include larger, updated suites with artisanal finishes, cutting-edge onboard wellness as well as a revamped spa and gym. Guests will also find new a new pickleball court along with refreshed entertainment and events.