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January 01, 2005

CRYSTAL CRUISES - Profile

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CRUISE LINE & SHIP PROFILE:

Crystal Cruises is the recipient of many of the travel industry's highest awards, including "World's Best Cruise Line" ('96, '97, '98, '99, '00, '01, '02, '03, and '04) and "Best Large Ship Line" ('96, '97, '98, '99, '00, '01, '02, and '03) in Travel and Leisure and Conde Nast Traveler surveys, respectively. Six-star Crystal Symphony, and Crystal Serenity feature elegantly appointed staterooms (most with private verandahs), an unprecedented array of dining options (Italian and Asian alternative restaurants as well as casual dining in the Trident Bar on designated nights), award-winning entertainment, a lavish Crystal Spa and Salon adhering to Feng Shui principles, extensive exercise and sports facilities and instruction, and the only Caesars Palace at Sea casino.

Ships In The Fleet:

Destinations Served:

Customer Sales Policies:
Early Booking Incentives: When the booking is paid in full six months or more in advance, guests can pre-reserve spa and salon appointments, specialty restaurant dinner reservations, shore excursions, and the complimentary creative learning institute classes 180 days in advance of sailing.

-Ground Transfer Arrangements
-Confirmed Dining Preferences
-Advance Shore Excursion Bookings
-Advanced Spa Package Bookings
-Single Occupancy Rates: 125%-150%
-Minimum Age for Passengers: 6 months
-Minimum Age for Children: 6 months
-Reduced Third and Fourth Berth Fare
-Cancellation Penalty: Cancellation requests must be made by telephone or in writing to Crystal Cruises. Regular Cruises: 75 days or more from departure date: full refund. 74-45 days from departure date: 10% of fare per guest charged. 44-15 days from departure date: 50% of fare per guest charged. 14 and thereafter: 100% of fare per guest charged. 2005 World Cruise multiple voyages (48 days or more): 76-120 days before departure: 20% of fare per guest charged. 45-75 days before departure: 50% of fare per guest charged. Within 44 days: 100% of fare per guest charged.
-Travel Insurance is available

Accepted Credit Cards:
-MasterCard
-Visa
-American Express
-Diners Club
-Discover

Children/Families:

  • Reduced Cruise Rate (w/2 full-fare adults)
  • Air/Sea Program
  • Quad/Family Cabins
  • Babysitting
  • Baby Cribs
  • Arts & Crafts Classes
  • Sports Activities
  • Bridge Tours
  • Cartoons
  • Daily Newspapers
  • Escorted Shore Excursions
  • Games / Contests
  • Educational Programs / Classes
  • Children's Menus
  • Organized Parties
  • Children's Movies
  • Beach Parties
  • Children's Playroom
  • Organized Age Specific Daily Activities
  • Youth Counselors
  • Teen Counselors
  • Teen Centers or Disco

Special Programs/Facilities/Services:

  • Wedding/Honeymoons
  • Disabled/Wheelchair
  • Special Diets
  • Lean & Light
  • Seniors
  • Guest Lecturers/Educational Programs

Themed Cruises:
Wine & Food Festival; Big Band; Jazz; Health & Fitness; Film Festival; Sotheby's; The Smithsonian Associates; Art and Architecture; Crystal Comedy Club at Sea; Comprehensive Creative Learning Institute; Crystal Distinguished Speaker Series; Fashion and Style; Garden Design; Golf; Nature and Wildlife; Photography; Crystal Reunion Cruise

Singles:
Single Supplement: 125% categories C-G; 135% categories A-B; 150% categories PH

Golf:

  • Practice Driving Cage
  • Putting Greens
  • Golf Clinic/Lessons
  • Professional Escort

Individual Golf Excursions:

  • England / Scotland / Ireland
  • Western Europe
  • Mediterranean
  • Bermuda
  • Asia
  • Caribbean / Panama Canal
  • South America
  • Australia / New Zealand
  • United States / Canada

Meetings & Conferences:

  • Audio Cassette Player
  • VCR
  • Television Monitor
  • Overhead Projector
  • Slide Projector
  • Projection Screen
  • Conference Room
  • Computer Equipment
  • Modem
  • E-mail
  • Conference Dining
  • Conference Calling
  • Flip Charts / Easels
  • Fax Machine
  • Microphones
  • Podium
  • Printing Services
  • Photocopier
  • Meeting Coordinator
  • Secretarial Services

Spa Services & Facilities:

  • Aromatherapy Treatments
  • Body Wraps
  • Mud Therapy
  • Ionithermie Treatments
  • Reflexology
  • Thalassotherapy
  • Massage
  • Facials
  • Manicures / Pedicures
  • Sauna
  • Steambaths / Steamroom
  • Whirlpool

Information Taken From CLIA

Read A Review On The Crystal Harmony
Information On Crystal Cruises' Europe Cruises
Information On Crystal Cruises' Mexican Riviera Cruises

Posted by Denise at January 1, 2005 12:29 PM
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