Miami, May 22, 2023
Today, Crystal has revealed four new Grand Journeys Itineraries for 2024. Designed to foster discovery, these extended itineraries offer longer port stays and overnight calls to iconic and off-the-beaten-track destinations in every corner of the globe.
To complement Crystal Serenity's 2024 World Cruise, which will visit 29 countries and 62 destinations over the course of up to 141 nights, 2024 Grand Journeys itineraries range from 37 to 68 nights, offering guests exclusive opportunities to immerse themselves in the rich cultural heritage of each locale.
Crystal’s pioneering partnership with Abercrombie & Kent will further expose passengers on these voyages to the unseen side of some of the world’s most sought-after destinations, with exclusive experiences curated by local experts and tastemakers.
Sydney to Singapore (January 4 - March 12, 2024)
For the first of its three Grand Journey Itineraries, Crystal Symphony will embark on a seven-week voyage from Sydney to Hong Kong departing January 4, 2024. Passengers will have an opportunity to explore Australia, New Zealand, and Asia with highlights including the Great Barrier Reef, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, and more. With overnight calls in multiple destinations such as Vietnam, Thailand, and China, passengers will have ample time to explore Asia’s most fascinating cities.
Lisbon to Monte Carlo (May 20 - July 4, 2024)
The ship’s 45-night journey from Lisbon to Monte Carlo will offer passengers a taste of Iberian culture with port calls in Portugal and Spain before sailing the blue sea to the enchanting cities of Cannes and Monte Carlo. Crystal Symphony will then head south in Italy towards stops in France, Croatia, and Greece – featuring visits to some of the most breathtaking islands such as Santorini, Crete, and Mykonos. An overnight call in Istanbul kicks off the last segment before this trip concludes in Monte Carlo.
Stockholm to London (August 11 - September 18, 2024)
The Baltic and Northern Europe Grand Journey begins with visits to destinations including Sweden, Finland, and Denmark. Four overnights, including Copenhagen, Amsterdam, and Dundee, allow for further destination immersion as guests make their way through the Netherlands and United Kingdom enroute to Iceland. There, the ship will then spend seven nights offering passengers the opportunity to explore all the country has to offer, including the iconic Northern Lights in Reykjavik. The voyage will sail down the Scottish coast and around England and conclude in Dover.
Vancouver to Quebec City (August 13 - September 24, 2024)
Crystal Serenity will take passengers on an epic 42 night cross-continent journey beginning in Vancouver on Aug. 13, 2024.The voyage will sail down the Pacific, Baja California, and Mexican coasts offering guests time to experience the region’s stunning landscapes, historical landmarks, and tropical paradises. The ship will sail through the crystal-clear Caribbean waters before heading up the east coast to New York City and concluding in Quebec City on Sept. 24, 2004.
Crystal Serenity and Crystal Symphony are currently undergoing extensive refurbishments in Trieste, Italy. When the ships debut, 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 a new pickleball court along with refreshed entertainment and events.
Book one of the exceptional Grand Journeys or any of Crystal’s itineraries by contacting your travel advisor, visiting https://www.crystalcruises.com/grand-journeys or calling 1-800-446-6620.
For more than three decades Crystal has been synonymous with exceptional, award-winning voyages. In 2022 A&K Travel Group acquired the Crystal brand and its two vessels, Crystal Serenity and Crystal Symphony, ushering in a new era of Exceptional at Sea. The globally renowned cruise line offers discerning travelers’ industry-leading, authentic, and enriching experiences both onshore and at sea. Crystal’s pioneering partnership with Abercrombie & Kent provides guests with unparalleled access to the most sought-after experiences, destinations, and the latest cultural makers around the world. The reimagined ships will boast larger, updated suites with artisanal finishes, new cutting-edge wellness offerings, spectacular entertainment, and complimentary world-class dining - including the return of UMI UMA - the only dining experience by Michelin-Star Chef Master Chef Nobuyuki (Nobu) at sea. With a legacy of unrivaled service and commitment to sophistication and elegance at every touchpoint, once on-board passengers feel as if they are perfectly at home.
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