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COME FLY WITH US: CRYSTAL AIRCRUISES & THE PENINSULA HOTELS TAKE FLIGHT TOGETHER FOR MAIDEN JOURNEY
Exceptional service. Stylishly elegant spaces. Exquisite quality. Endless choices. These have long been hallmarks of the Crystal Experience as we explore the world’s most beloved sites and undiscovered gems. You may associate a Crystal vacation with a seamless transition from the everyday to the extraordinary, and on August 31, 2017, we will elevate to new heights of exploration as Crystal AirCruises takes off, taking you on journeys that will push your expectations of what is possible to discover within the confines of one luxury vacation.
Our maiden journey on our privately-owned Boeing 777-200LR presents a particularly special opportunity to travel to some of the world’s most glamourous locales, with exclusively curated experiences and events presented in partnership with the world renowned Peninsula Hotels in each destination.
Each Peninsula Hotels property set for the landmark 27-day “The Peninsula Grand Inaugural Crystal AirCruise – New York City, Chicago, Beverly Hills, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Beijing, Tokyo, Manilla, Bangkok and Paris – is cloaked in the culture of the region, steeped in authentic style and heritage. We are honored to take flight with such an esteemed partner for this voyage.
Here’s a glimpse of the fireworks illuminating the Shanghai night sky, the glittering Manhattan skyline from the Peninsula rooftop, and the magic of a 360-degree view of the romance and lights of Paris. What this video cannot convey is the superlative elegance and superior guest service aboard the newest member of the Crystal fleet. That, you’ll need to experience in person. Come fly with us.
Destinations and Peninsula Hotels set to enhance this journey of rare privilege include:
The Peninsula New York, with its glamorous Fifth Avenue address, sets the perfect scene for a rooftop toast to the inaugural journey, set against the Manhattan skyline and setting an enchanting tone for the adventures ahead.
The Peninsula Chicago, delivering a landmark location in the heart of Michigan Avenue’s famous food, museums, music, shopping and theater.
The Peninsula, Beverly Hills, just steps from the world-renowned shopping found on Rodeo Drive, and just a bit farther from the quintessential Southern California beaches that are forever shrouded in sunshine.
The Peninsula Tokyo, steeped in the ancient history of its surroundings while simultaneously an icon of modern chic, the property is surrounded by lush Hibiya Park, as well as Tokyo’s vibrant and unconventional fashion scene at every turn.
The Peninsula Beijing, with its grand pagoda gateway entrance, symbolizes the ancient culture that continues to permeate every facet of the city, from the Temple of Heaven to shopper’s paradise Wangfujing Road.
The Peninsula Shanghai, boasting an exclusively striking vantage point of this chic city, including the sleek skyline, iconic Pearl Tower and a world of colors, sounds, and treasures in between.
The Peninsula Hong Kong, affectionately known as the “Grand Dame of the Far East,” is a luxurious home base for Crystal AirCruises guests, who will likely savor the hotel’s world-renowned Afternoon Tea as much as their many other memorable experiences in the city.
The Peninsula Manila, which is nestled lavishly into the city’s mix of old world and new flavor, treats guests with inspired cuisine and impeccable service amidst their explorations of Manila’s edgy art galleries and lively music scene.
The Peninsula Bangkok, its riverside locale an ideal take-off point for adventures along the Chao Phraya River, or into the bustling town center for an array of colorful experiences.
The Peninsula Paris – The Grand Finale of the journey and itself an architectural masterpiece in a city that boasts some of the world’s finest, as the hotel’s rooftop affords 360-degree perspective of the City of Light. Surprise events showcasing the romance, history and culinary arts of Paris will conclude guests’ journey in the most magical way.
Crystal AirCruises’ maiden journey will open for booking on November 1, 2016 with all-inclusive voyages starting at $159,000, per person. Aircraft operated for Crystal AirCruises by Comlux Aruba NV. For more information and Crystal reservations, contact a travel professional, call 855-207-2778, 789.971.1010 (international calls) or visit crystalaircruises.com.