Crystal Cruises announces new themed cruises for 2012

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Crystal Cruises announces new themed cruises for 2012

Twelve different themes on Crystal Cruises 2012 voyages have been announced, and due to increased demand, Crystal's stimulating and topical Ocean Views program will be offered on both Crystal Serenity and Crystal Symphony sailings.

Beginning in spring 2012, Crystal Cruises' sailings will include complimentary fine wines and premium spirits throughout the ship, open bar service in all lounges, and pre-paid gratuities for housekeeping, bar and dining staff.

Crystal's award-winning, luxurious offerings always include a diverse selection of thought-provoking, scholarly, and sophisticated enrichment activities that provide extensive on board choices for cultured world travellers.

The full list of themed cruises for 2012 includes:

Ocean Views Themed Cruises

  • Ocean Views: New this year, 2012's program expands to not only again include World Cruise segments, but also Trans-Atlantics. During the sailings, expert thinkers from various fields (ambassadors, professors, military leaders, foreign correspondents, etc.) meet for several panel discussions debating current events and/or global issues.
  • Jan 18: Hawaii/Austro-Pacific (World Cruise segment)  
  • Feb 7: Australia/Southeast Asia (World Cruise segment)  
  • Mar 31: Japan/Russia/Alaska/Northwest North America (World Cruise segment)  
  • May 8: Trans-Atlantic  
  • Sept 5: Trans-Atlantic  

Big Band Themed Cruises

  • Big Band & Ballroom Dance: Crystal is doubling its number of Big Band and Ballroom Dancing cruises, so guests can dance and swing across the Atlantic on both ships in 2012.
  • Mar 19: Trans-Atlantic  
  • Dec 9: Trans-Atlantic  

Emerging Artists Themed Cruises

  • Emerging Artists: A huge sensation during Crystal's 2011 Alaska season, Europe-bound guests next summer will now be the first to discover new, rising talent, fresh from Los Angeles Music Center's Spotlight program.
  • June 19: Mediterranean  
  • July 8: North Cape  
  • Aug 13: Mediterranean  

Wine and Food Themed Cruises

  • Wine & Food Festival: Expert chefs, wine authorities, mixologists, and other culinary pros unite to create special meals, cocktails, and presentations related to the region.
  • May 9: Mediterranean  
  • May 24: Mediterranean  
  • Aug 14: Baltic/Russia  
  • Sept 18: Mediterranean  
  • Nov 17: Mediterranean  
  • Dec 20: NZ/Australia (holiday)  

Film and Theatre Themed Cruises

  • Film & Theatre: Stars and industry experts bring Hollywood and Broadway to life while sailing from LA to New York.
  • Apr 21: Panama Canal  

Golf Themed Cruises

  • Golf Themed Cruises: Luxury play on some of Europe's most prestigious championship courses.
  • July 13: Mediterranean  
  • Aug 25: British Isles  

Jazz Themed Cruise

  • Jazz Themed Cruises: Dozens of jazz artists performing, with insider extras.
  • Nov 18: Mexican Riviera  

 NFL Legends Themed Cruise

  • NFL Legends: Motivational talks by football greats.
  •  May 8: Trans-Atlantic 

Floral Design Themed Cruises

  • Floral Design: Expert-led how-to classes.
  • July 25: Mediterranean  

Creative Learning Themed Cruises

  • Comprehensive Creative Learning Institute: An expanded curriculum of music, language, computer, fitness, and other enrichment classes.
  • Jan 18: Hawaii/Pacific/Australia (World Cruise segment)  
  • Feb 7: Australia/Southeast Asia (World Cruise segment)  
  • February 26: Southeast Asia (World Cruise segment)  
  • March 13: Asia (World Cruise segment)  
  • Mar 31: Japan/Russia/Alaska/Northwest North America (World Cruise segment)  

Presidents Themed Cruise

  • President's Cruise: Crystal President Gregg Michel hosts a voyage packed with special guests, events, and receptions.
  • May 21: Western Europe  

Crystal Society Themed Cruise

  • Crystal Society: A celebratory gathering of veteran Crystal cruisers.
  • Oct 24: Mediterranean  

 For more information about the Crystal Cruises 2012 Themed Cruises please contact us on 0800 6123 354

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