L.A. Will Be Departure Point for Crystal's 2009 World Cruise

Crystal Cruises' 2009 world cruise will depart roundtrip from Los Angeles for the first time in seven years and span 105 days covering 46 destinations and 17 countries. Crystal Serenity will leave January 21 and make maiden calls in Rangiroa, French Polynesia; Napier, New Zealand; Komodo, Indonesia; Sihanoukville, Cambodia; and Petropavlovsk, Russia. Overnight stays are scheduled in Auckland, Sydney, Singapore, Bangkok, Shanghai, Osaka and Yokohama, with a two-night stay over in Ho Chi Minh City and Hong Kong. Crystal will begin accepting reservations on October 15. Visit [www.crystalcruises.com].

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