A Luxury Cruise Ship: Crystal Serenity

Crystal Serenity cruise ship. Credit: Crystal Cruises

Crystal Serenity cruise ship. Credit: Crystal Cruises

Are you on a lookout for a luxury cruise for your upcoming vacation? Great! Think about Crystal Serenity which is a favourite among luxury cruisers. It is an elegant ship, which has amenities and services par excellence. The hospitality is warm and friendly, and you can look out for the Vintage Room wine cellar, casino, Hollywood Theatre, and scintillating dining options.

Crystal Serenity Onboard Experience

Crystal Serenity was built in 2003 and has a passenger capacity of around 1,080. It got a $52 million makeover in May 2011 and has emerged more glamorous than ever.

The ship has a 535-stateroom with classic elements, spacious cabins, public rooms, spa, and outer decks. Look out for the 1,345-square-foot Crystal Penthouses, the brilliant lighting, carpeting and furnishings. Crystal offers itineraries like its seven-night itineraries which extend more dining options and late evening activities in the Pulse disco.

Crystal Serenity’s Historic voyage to Alaska

The Crystal Serenity’s visit to western coast in Alaska in August 2016 was considered historic. The cruise ship routed through Seward (on the Kenai Peninsula) with 900 guests and around 600 crew members. It was reported that during the month-long journey to New York cruisers got the opportunity to visit towns and villages in northern Alaska, Greenland, and Canada.

Crystal Vice-President, John Stoll, said that this cruise took three years in the making. He added that the planning and the logistics were quite amazing.

The cruise ship was equipped with special equipment to operate in the Arctic which included ice navigation and satellite system.

Crystal Serenity’s 2017 voyage

Crystal Serenity will set sail on a 32-day voyage which will depart from Anchorage/Seward, Alaska for the New York City on August 15, 2017, and traverse through the remote areas of the polar region. This 2017 Northwest Passage Explorer of Crystal Serenity will reportedly flag the final voyage for a classic Crystal cruise ship to sail the Arctic region. Edie Rodriguez, Crystal Chairman, CEO & President, said that they were planning and collaborating with top experts and authorities to ensure the safety of their guests and crew.

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