Any traveler who has experienced the luxurious ambiance and energy of a Crystal cruise will sure to be delighted at the exquisite service and pampering they will receive on the Crystal world cruise 2012. For the first time, the Crystal world cruise 2012 on the Crystal Serenity will conveniently sail roundtrip from Los Angeles on their “Epic Islands & Empires” journey at sea.
Travelers on the 2012 Crystal world cruise will depart Los Angeles on January 18, 2012 and visit 35 ports in 94 days on an unforgettable adventure around the Pacific Rim. The voyage begins by cruising the Pacific Ocean and stopping at several Hawaiian islands and the island of New Caledonia before visiting popular ports along Australia’s southern coast. The Serenity will then cruise along to celebrated cities in Indonesia, Singapore, Thailand and Cambodia before reaching historic and notable cities and sights in Vietnam, China, and Japan. The final leg of the 2012 Crystal world cruise includes calls in Russia, Alaskan coastal cities, British Columbia and San Francisco before returning to Los Angeles.
The Crystal Serenity is the larger and newer of Crystal’s two luxurious ships, holding 1,070 guests, and has consistently been voted the number one cruise ship in the world by readers of Condé Nast Travel magazine. The ship boasts 521 deluxe staterooms, penthouses and penthouse suites, as well as retail centers, a casino, a Hollywood Theatre, a variety of specialty restaurants and lounges, a spa and fitness center, a sports deck, and more. Signature features Crystal world cruise guests may enjoy include sushi bars, lavish Broadway-style production shows, the Creative Learning Institute, huge wine cellars, paddle tennis, a full orchestra in the Galaxy Lounge, and complimentary dance classes.
Onboard Programs & Activities
Life at sea during a Crystal world cruise can be just as exciting as touring the legendary lands. On the 2012 Crystal world cruise, guests can take advantage of listening to notable lecturers though the Crystal Visions Enrichment Program, take interactive classes in the areas of Arts & Entertainment, Business & Technology, Lifestyle, or Wellness and Wine & Food through the Crystal Cruises Creative Learning Institute, as well as catch a series of Broadway-caliber production shows.
Cruise Specialists Extras
For the first time, Cruise Specialists will provide two popular and knowledgeable escorts on this Crystal world cruise – Lynn and Buddy Lewis. Additionally, cruisers booked in the Cruise Specialists group are invited to attend a prestigious Bon Voyage Gala and will receive overnight luxury hotel accommodations in Los Angeles, complimentary chauffeured pre and post cruise transfers, a three day inclusive overland adventure in Beijing, an exclusive shoreside gala event, special gifts and onboard parties and events. Read more about other 2012 world cruise options.