Crystal Cruises returns to Alaska's waters with new Experiences of Discovery options
With a return to Alaska's cool waters for the first time in five years, luxury specialist Crystal Cruises has announced its Experiences of Discovery options designed to entertain, inspire and revitalize.
In addition to wellness programming for the mind and body and creative culinary offerings, seven 12-day itineraries sailing roundtrip from San Francisco will feature a performing arts focus, including an expanded series of Emerging Artists cruises.
Emerging Artists features the brightest upcoming stars through Crystal's exclusive partnership with The Music Center of Los Angeles, including the finalists from the center's Spotlight Awards performing in various musical realms including classical voice, piano and dance, among others. (May 21; June 2, 14, 26; July 8, 20; and August 1).
Fitness experts will also participate in Crystal Cruises new Experiences of Discovery options with Mind, Body & Spirit where guests can explore wellness through general health presentations and complimentary classes in Tai Chi, Pilates, yoga and other specialties. (May 9)
Crystal's popular culinary-themed voyage, Wine & Food, features cooking demos and hands-on instruction from guest chefs, wine tasting with sommeliers and guest experts, plus specially prepared menus. (August 13)
The 12-day Alaska voyages visit Vancouver and Victoria, British Columbia; Sitka, Juneau, Skagway and Ketchikan, Alaska, with eight itineraries cruising Glacier Bay (the June 2 voyage visits Hubbard Glacier).
For bookings by September 30, Two-for-One cruise fares begin at $4,650 per person, double occupancy, with $500 per person 'All Inclusive - As You Wish' shipboard credits, and complimentary air transportation from more than 20 North American gateways.