Crystal River Cruises to Offer Its First President’s Cruise

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Crystal River Cruises has announced that its first President’s Cruise will set sail this November with Crystal President and CEO Edie Rodriguez

The voyage marks the first time the President’s Cruise will be held on any vessel other than one of the company’s ocean ships, Crystal Symphony and Crystal Serenity – a nod to the expansion of the company’s luxury portfolio. The 10-day sailing will depart Vienna on November 22, with all-inclusive Crystal Adventures that highlight Germany’s and Austria’s picturesque holiday scenes and traditions.


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Rodriguez will be accompanied by her husband, Tom, for the traditional onboard festivities surrounding the holiday.

Travelers will be treated to holiday meals, hosted cocktail receptions and special excursions with Crystal’s head executive on the company’s newest vessel. Punctuating the journey are visits to European towns that come to life with twinkling lights, traditional music and merchants of all things festive in holiday markets in and around Austria’s Wachau Valley.

An overnight stay in Linz, Austria and a double overnight stay in Vienna to conclude the voyage ensure time for exploring. Other calls include Melk, Austria; Passau and Vilshofen an der Donau, Germany; and Bratislava, Slovakia. All inclusive, Crystal Mozart fares start at $3,180 per person.


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Located on Deck 6, at the forward-most part of the vessel, the Bow Lounge will provide the closest access to water level via the foredeck.