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THEME CRUISES: EXPERIENCES OF DISCOVERY

THEME CRUISES: Experiences of Discovery
Crystal’s inspired collection of Experiences of Discovery® theme cruises offers informative onboard lectures and demonstrations along with engaging optional shoreside excursions to enhance your Crystal Experience. Enjoy a voyage that sails far beyond the ordinary.


2014, 2015 and 2016  Experiences of Discovery® Theme Cruises 


Ballroom @ Sea      Trans-Atlantic cruises  5214 5331, 6207, 6227
Swing and sway across the Atlantic as Crystal Symphony is transformed into a lavish dance party headlined by the legendary Harry James Orchestra on this Ballroom @ Sea theme cruise featuring dance lessons, celebrity instructors and more.

Crystal Society     Panama-Canal cruise 4329,  Caribbean cruise 6327
Dive the Great Blue Hole in Belize, zip-line over rainforests in Costa Rica, and experience the wonder of a Panama Canal transit on this celebratory Crystal Society cruise. Cruise with fellow Society members on our annual voyage celebrating your loyalty to Crystal; enjoy special parties, events and exclusive savings.

Crystal Wine & Food Festival    Southeast Asia cruise 5201 , 2015 World Cruise segment cruise 5203, Mediterranean cruise 5328 and 6211, South Pacific & Panama Canal cruise 6204 and 6231, 2016 World Cruise segment cruise 6304, Caribbean cruise 6329, Australia/New Zealand cruise 7201, 2017 World Cruise segment cruise 7303

This critically acclaimed celebration of the culinary arts, which continues to attract the world’s top chefs, wine experts and mixologists, is now elevated with special new twists including a focus on the growing popularity of micro-breweries, and, for an over-the-top indulgence, a voyage that combines food and wine!
 
  • Wine & Food:  Micro Brews - East Coast/Carribean  cruise 6329
A celebration of micro-brews adds a new twist to Crystal’s renowned Wine & Food Festival voyages on this coastal cruise sailing round-trip New Orleans, with noted brew masters and expert chefs, both established and new, adding to the culinary allure.

Emerging Artists      Mediterranean cruises 5310, 5311, Western Europe cruise 6213
They’ve performed on stages from Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center to the Kennedy Center and Juilliard, and now you will be mesmerized by the talents of these up-and-coming artists in music, song and dance who hail from Los Angeles' renowned The Music Center Spotlight Awards. Through Crystal’s exclusive partnership with the prestigious Music Center in Los Angeles, up-and-coming talent in voice, music and dance join this Emerging Artists theme cruise to entertain with live performances on a journey from the Mediterranean and Western Europe.

Film & Theatre  Trans-Atlantic cruise 5308 and  6230
On itineraries befitting the stars of screen and stage, mingle with the marquee names of Hollywood and Broadway, see elaborate costumes worn by the stars themselves, hear insider stories of celebrity life, and enjoy film critiques by noted directors, writers and editors.

Golf      British Isles cruises  4219, 5316, Mediterranean cruise 6212, New England & Canada 6325
Tee off at renowned courses throughout the British Isles on a Crystal Adventure excursion ashore, and enhance your game during on board clinics hosted by PGA pros and celebrities on this Golf theme cruise. Qualified instructors and PGA pros work with you, plus golf celebrities discuss the PGA Tour. Optional Crystal Adventures take you to world-famous courses. 

Jazz    Trans-Canal cruise 4330 
Ensembles perform the soulful sounds of legendary artists, and industry experts explore the rich history of this treasured musical art form on two voyages crossing the Atlantic and transiting the Panama Canal.

Mind, Body & Spirit     Trans-Pacific cruise 4201, Trans-Canal cruise 4301 , Caribbean cruise 6330
East meets West on these rejuvenating voyages that balance ancient holistic philosophies with modern conventional sciences; total well-being is enhanced with experts from the Tai Chi Cultural Center and guest instruction on the health benefits of yoga and Pilates, as well as discussions on nutrition and diet provided by professional from the Cleveland Clinic.

Ocean Views     
2015 World Cruise Segment cruises 5303 , 5304 and 5306 , 2016 World Cruise Segment cruises 6302 , 6305 and 6307, 2017 World Cruise segment cruise 7304 and 7306, 2017 Grand Cruise departures  7202 and 7204
A huge success with guests since its 2012 launch, topical world issues are addressed in this moderated format of lively panel discussions among visiting guest ambassadors, professors, foreign correspondents, four-star generals and others; new electronic polling devices allow for immediate audience participation.

President’s Cruise   Mediterranean cruise 6210
Crystal Cruises President Edie Rodriguez hosts the annual President’s Cruise on an enchanting itinerary exploring the regal capitals of the Mediterranean. Special optional shore excursions, exclusive events with VIP guests and more surprises await you on this President's Cruise.

Up Close & Magical   Carribean cruise 4331

Headline magicians from Crystal’s Magic Castle at Sea, are aboard to dazzle, mystify and share their illusionary talents at special performances and classes for magic enthusiasts.

NEW! 2015: 25th Anniversary Chairman's Cruise  Northern Europe  5216 
Join Crystal Cruises Chairman Nobuyoshi "Nōb" Kuzuya for a celebratory 25th Anniversary Cruise. Sail from Reykjavík to London and enjoy a special optional Chairman's shore excursion and exclusive events on board.

NEW! 2015: 25th Anniversary President's Cruise  Western Europe cruise 5315 
Join Crystal Cruises President Edie Rodriguez and her husband Tom on this celebratory 25th Anniversary Cruise. Sail from Lisbon to London and enjoy a special optional President's shore excursion and exclusive events on board. Plus, Master Chef Nobu Matsuhisa joins in the celebration with a classic "Omakase" (Chef's Choice) dinner, cooking demonstrations and sake tasting events with Sake Master Fumio Hazu on this voyage.   

NEW! 2015: 25th Anniversary Captain's Cruise  Asia cruise 5209, Trans-Atlantic cruises 5308 and 5214, and Holiday cruise 5232
Join present and past Crystal Captains to celebrate Crystal's 25th anniversary in style with special events on board and ashore with our cherished officers. Guest-favorites Capt. Reidulf Maalen on 5209 Crystal Symphony sailing April 11, Capt. Glenn Edvardsen, on 5308 Crystal Serenity sailing May 4,  Capt.Helge Brudvik on 5214 Crystal Symphony sailing on June 12, and Capt. John Økland on 5232 Crystal Symphony sailing on December 19,  will join you aboard Crystal ships in 2015! Plus, we have more ex-Crystal Cruises officers to come and celebrate with us, so stay tuned! 
  
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