Crystal Cruises voted Worlds Best Cruise Line
Crystal Cruises has been voted Travel + Leisure's "World's Best Large-Ship Cruise Line 2011" for an unprecedented 16th consecutive year, and what's more, with its highest score ever. The luxury cruise line's score of 92.45 is almost 2 full points greater than any previous Crystal Cruise score. For the magazine's 2011 survey, readers rated cruise lines on :-
Crystal Cruises' unwavering pursuit of excellence not only extends to its service standards and respectful treatment of the environment, but to its abundant choices, quality and value. Among its 2011 product enhancements were the seamless introduction of Open Dining by Reservations evening dining option, a chic $25 million makeover of Crystal Serenity, and a wealth of complimentary programs and services, such as a "You Care, We Care" volunteer tourism program with every sailing, a brand new stage show, Pilates classes on its World Cruise, and spirited interactive "Ocean Views" panels at which noted world affairs experts debate issues of the day.
"To have new and returning discerning travellers consistently vote Crystal Cruises as their World's Best vacation is extremely gratifying," says Crystal President Gregg Michel. "I'm very proud of our shipboard and shore-side teams who have a genuine passion for creating extraordinary guest experiences."
From enlightening enrichment speakers and classes to the exquisite cuisine of Nobu Matsuhisa, Crystal Cruises has been consistently lauded by world travellers, travel agents and industry critics for its host of complimentary features. Conde Nast Traveler readers voted Crystal Cruises "Best Large-Ship Cruise Line" for a record 17th year. Recently, TravelAge West's travel agents voted Crystal the "Cruise Line with the Highest Client Satisfaction" (for ships carrying fewer than 1100 passengers).
Crystal Cruises 922-guest Crystal Symphony and 1070-guest Crystal Serenity sail on itineraries of seven- to 100+ days throughout Europe, New England & Canada, Panama Canal, Mexican Riviera, South Pacific, Australia, New Zealand, South America, and Asia.