Crystal Cruises has announced the latest details on its 2018 season of luxury cruises, which open for booking November 1.
In addition to four World Cruise itineraries for Crystal Symphony and Crystal Serenity, Crystal's new luxury yacht, Crystal Esprit, will spend 2018 sailing new routes.
Altogether, Crystal Symphony and Crystal Serenity will sail 54 voyages, calling in 312 ports in 78 countries. Notable maiden calls will range from the remote island of Norfolk, which is 877 miles off of Australia's Gold Coast, to Fakarava, French Polynesia, a rectangular atoll and UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. Also new this season will be Manila, Phillippines, and Bimini, Cherbourg, Geraldton, Bunbury (Margaret River), Esperance, Lofoten, Luderitz, Mangalore, Olbia and Roinson Crusoe Island.
The 2018 season will also offer a number of overnight and double-overnight calls aimed at allowing for in-depth exploration of a destination. Highlights include Bordeaux, France; Colombo, Sri Lanka; Durban, South Africa; Easter Island; Ho Chi Minh City; Muscat, Oman; Nuka Hiva, Marquesas Islands; Port Louis, Mauritius; and Yangon, Myanmar.
For clients looking for a holiday getaway, Crystal will be offering two options in 2018: a Hawaiian Holiday cruise roundtrip from Los Angeles and a Creole & Caribbean Celebration roundtrip from New Orleans.