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Plan to Expand Your Global Exploration with Luxury Theme Cruises

What’s your travel style? Do you fancy yourself a wine aficionado, a scratch golfer, a titan of the tango? Have you ever simply wanted to try something new while traveling the world? That’s what global travel is about – pushing our boundaries beyond what we’ve experienced before, and not only in terms of passport stamps. Because of this truth, we are delighted to unveil the comprehensive lineup of Experiences of Discovery for the remainder of this year, and next year… and the next year. These luxury theme cruises have long been among Crystal’s most popular voyages for a host of reasons, not the least of which is that savvy travelers, like you, relish the immersion into experiences that enrich the journey.

Whether you’re already a culinary comandante or clumsy in the kitchen, Crystal’s “Wine & Food Festival” cruises will make your mouth water and leave you with some tips and tricks from the world’s premier chefs. Even golfers with a two-handicap thrill at the chance to play the links at legendary courses, and can learn a thing or two from the onboard guest PGA pros. Health and fitness enthusiasts, as well as those just seeking some peace on vacation will find themselves rejuvenated aboard “Mind, Body & Spirit” voyages. And anyone who’s even mildly culturally, socially and politically curious will find themselves riveted by the intellectual ping pong presented by the “Ocean Views” panels of leading authors, world leaders, journalists and regional experts.

The roster of Experiences of Discovery luxury theme cruises set to make your next Crystal vacation the most enriching experience yet includes:

Wine & Food Festival – Featuring guest chefs from around the world, as well as renowned wine experts and sommeliers and master mixologists presenting demos, tastings, pairings and hands-on instruction in their respective crafts to bring out your inner chef, or simply satisfy your not-so-inner foodie.

Wine & Food cruise
Crystal’s Wine & Food Festival theme cruises present top chefs and wine and cocktail experts for delicious experiences

Crystal on Broadway – Stars of the Great White Way and behind-the-scenes players grace the stages of Crystal ships with their talents and insider tales from the most famous theater district in the world. Tony Award-winning producer Kevin McCollum brings cast members and creative experts aboard for grand performances and intimate presentations.

Fashion & Style – Runway insiders, designers and even fashion historians bring their perspectives aboard for live fashion shows on the couture “catwalks” of Crystal Symphony, plus discussions, documentaries and movies celebrating the world of fashion.

Mind, Body & Spirit – Offering a holistic selection of activities and presentations from authorities in total wellness, from nutritionists and Tai Chi masters to enhanced fitness classes and intriguing discussions about ancient and modern sciences and common health issues of today.

A massage aboard Crystal Serenity
More than a dozen massage and body treatment options are available to soothe tired muscles.

Big Band & Ballroom Dance – Dance to the rhythm of the likes of the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra late into the evenings on these rhythmic sailings. Two left feet? Not to worry, Crystal’s Ambassador Hosts will be on hand to teach group and private lessons in virtually every dance discipline around the world.


Jazz Days & Cabaret Nights – Set sail on wildly entertaining voyages featuring some of the greats of these specialized genres, with glittering live performances and backstage tales.

Golf – Any golfer’s dream, these cruises not only offer play at some of the world’s most famous and challenging championship courses, but also expert instruction from PGA pros on board and entertaining stories from guest celebrity golfers. BONUS: Crystal takes care of your golf club cleaning and storage after every round.

Crystal golf theme cruise
Crystal Golf theme cruises allow golfers to perfect their swings on board with PGA pro tips, and improve their game at some of the world’s premier courses.


Film & Theatre – Saluting the Silver Screen, movie buffs will revel in the special programming set for these voyages that pay homage to the greatest films, stars and players from every generation. Enjoy lectures, special screenings and fascinating insight into the workings of Hollywood and beyond.

Ocean Views – The hottest topics debated in real time by a panel of the world’s leading experts in a variety of fields, the Ocean Views presentations draw guests into the discussion with Q&A and audience polling devices.

Pursue your passion – or even find a new one – aboard Crystal’s Experiences of Discovery cruises in 2018, 2019 and 2020.

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Posted on August 12, 2016


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