Crystal, the award-winning luxury cruise line, has announced the highly anticipated 2024 World Cruise aboard the newly renovated Crystal Serenity, inviting guests to embark on a 125-night journey around the world. The cruise will visit 29 countries and 62 breathtaking destinations and iconic landscapes, departing from San Diego or Miami. The itinerary offers a voyage of discovery and exploration, taking guests on a spectacular journey to island paradises, famous coastal cities, and ancient landmarks.
Guests booking the world cruise will be treated to an unparalleled experience, with the opportunity to explore destinations such as Colombia, French Polynesia, Australia and New Zealand, Singapore, Indonesia, India, Egypt, Jordan, Italy, and the French Riviera. The cruise also includes a Panama Canal segment, extending the journey to 141 nights.
Crystal has appointed Fernando Barroso de Oliveira as the World Cruise Ambassador to make the journey even more unique. With six decades of global travel experience, Fernando will share his expertise and guidance with guests, ensuring that every encounter is exceptional.
“I am honored to serve as the 2024 World Cruise Ambassador,” said Fernando Barroso de Oliveira. “I am so looking forward to hosting our guests throughout the voyage sharing my expertise and ensuring every encounter is exceptional.”
The World Cruise will include a welcome celebration reception, gala dinners, and specially-themed onboard and shoreside events. Guests booking the world cruise will receive benefits, including an ‘As You Wish’ shipboard credit of $1,500 per person, double occupancy, and an air credit of $1,000 per person. Crystal Society members will receive additional savings for a limited time.
Crystal Serenity is currently undergoing an extensive refurbishment in Trieste, Italy. When the ship debuts on July 31 in Marseille, enhancements will include larger, updated suites with artisanal finishes, cutting-edge onboard wellness, a revamped spa and gym, a new pickleball court, and refreshed entertainment and events.
“Experiencing world wonders such as the pyramids of Egypt, Petra in Jordan, Ephesus in Turkey or the Colosseum in Rome while enjoying unique shore excursions curated by Abercrombie & Kent will be an experience of a lifetime,” said Fernando Barroso de Oliveira. “Throughout the course of their voyage, guests will be treated to the unparalleled service, world-class dining, and entertainment that have made Crystal an award-winning cruise line for nearly 30 years.”
For more information on the World Cruise or any of Crystal’s exceptional voyages, travellers can contact their travel advisor or visit the Crystal website.
WRITTEN BY: JILL WALSH