Behind The Scenes Of Crystal Cruises Crystal Serenity Redesign
Veteran travel expert and broadcaster Peter Greenberg has released a special sneak- preview of his upcoming PBS television show The Travel Detective special starring Crystal Cruises Crystal Serenity when she went into the shipyard for her recent refurbishment.
Behind the Scenes on Crystal Serenity
The full piece, which will air on PBS at a later date, goes into comprehensive detail about Crystal Cruises award-winning ship’s 2018 dry dock redesign, taking viewers behind the scenes of the complex refurbishment, which began in Lisbon on October 14 as Crystal Serenity made her way to the Lloyd Werft shipyard in Bremerhaven, Germany. The preview features interviews with Tom Wolber, Crystal Cruises president & CEO, and various members of the dry dock team, as well as footage of the extensive work that was completed during the renovation of Crystal Serenity.
Crystal Serenity refurbishment
- 38 new Seabreeze Penthouses and Seabreeze Penthouse Suites have been installed
- 4 new dining experiences added or enhanced
- 6 entertainment spaces have been redesigned or enhanced
- 2,000 new or reupholstered chairs
- 400 new or reupholstered sofas
- 10,000 square feet of fabric has been used
- 24,057 square feet of carpet laid
- 16,845 square feet of tiles placed
- Six large containers of goods donated to local Portuguese charities
Following the most significant redesign in Crystal Serenity’s history, the ship boasts new dining options and open-seating dining; new spacious, butler-serviced Seabreeze Penthouse and Seabreeze Penthouse Suite accommodations; redesigned lounge and entertainment venues including the Stardust Club and Palm Court; a new production show called Crystal on Broadway, The Show; and new interactive technological amenities. The changes mirror those made aboard sister ship Crystal Symphony in 2017, reaffirming Crystal Cruises commitment to its Ocean ships, which remain the heart of the growing brand.