Crystal Symphony to Undergo $23 Million Upgrade

Crystal Cruises is spending $23 million to enhance the award-winning Crystal Symphony in what will be the cruise line's largest-ever dry dock. In just two weeks, from Oct. 31 through Nov. 12, nearly 1,300 people will work around the clock on more than 150 separate projects to create what will essentially be a new ship. The undertaking will transform all staterooms, a continuation of the ship's last dry dock in 2004 when all penthouses were refurbished; much of Tiffany Deck, the ship's main entertainment area (including a completely reconstructed social lounge, new casino and new nightclub); and all boutiques, shops and the café. For reservations and additional information, call 800-820-6663 or visit [www.crystalcruises.com].

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