Crystals 2022 world cruise
Crystals 2022 world cruise
Crystal Cruises has unveiled its 2022 World Cruise. The Myths, Marvels & Monuments: A Cultural Mosaic’ voyage aboard Crystal Serenity marks the line’s 27th annual World Cruise, and explores the Panama Canal; Hawaii, Tonga and Samoa; Australia and New Zealand; Indonesia and Sri Lanka; Egypt, Israel and the Black Sea; Greece and the French Riviera.
“Crystal’s 2022 World Cruise again ups the ante of luxury exploration, a true full-circle global odyssey with a focus on choices,” said Carmen Roig, Crystal’s Senior Vice-President, Marketing and Sales. “A Full World Cruise with Crystal is the journey of a lifetime, and we believe it should be exactly what our guests want it to be. Multiple options to join or leave the ship in Miami, Los Angeles or Monte Carlo make it possible for guests to plan their air travel and calendars on very personal terms, and numerous opportunities to connect with the facets of the destinations that are most meaningful to them make it a truly personal experience.
The ‘Myths, Marvels & Monuments: A Cultural Mosaic’ 2022 World Cruise comprises eight individual segments. Highlights include: ‘Central America focus’ visiting Jamaica, Nicaragua, Guatemala, the Panama Canal and comprehensive exploration of the Mexican Riviera; as well as ‘Polynesia and South Pacific focus’, from Hawaii to Tonga. The ‘New Zealand and Australia focus’, explores the Lord of the Rings landscapes and the famed Barossa and Margaret River wine regions, spending overnights in Auckland and Sydney; while the ‘Indonesia and Indian Ocean focus’ begins along Australia’s west coast before sailing to the sacred temples of Bali and Sri Lanka, plus an overnight in Singapore, prior to setting the compass for the Maldives.
There’s an ‘Intensive exploration of the Arabian Gulf and Holy Land’, including overnights in Mumbai and Safaga (Egypt) for tours to the Valley of the Kings; Tel Aviv for Jerusalem; Aqaba (for Petra), Limassol and Rhodes. The ‘Exploration of the Black Sea coast’ has overnights in Istanbul and Monte Carlo as well as visiting historical and picturesque cities in Bulgaria, Ukraine and Romania, along with the Italian Riviera. The roster ends with a transatlantic voyage to Miami after calling at Gibraltar, Cartagena and the Azores.
With Full World Cruise options ranging from 82 to 116 nights, guests can choose to sail round-trip from Miami or Los Angeles (116 nights); from Miami to Monte Carlo (102 nights); Los Angeles to Monte Carlo (100 nights) or Los Angeles to Miami (86 nights).
- 4th June 2019
Edinburgh-born Gary Buchanan has been a travel writer for over 30 years. He has been a specialist cruise writer for 25 years contributing to leading British publications including national newspapers and consumer magazines. He is the author of five books about cruising and spends over seven months every year at sea sailing the world’s oceans.