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September 27, 2022

The reborn Crystal Cruises is ramping up support for travel advisors by appointing a team of highly regarded industry veterans to key trade sales leadership roles. The new Crystal Cruises, now part of the A&K Travel Group, is committed to rebuilding the partner relationships that made the cruise line an industry leader and a favorite of guests and travel advisors.

September 23, 2022

Crystal Cruises announced today they have joined Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), the world's largest cruise industry trade association and the leading authority of the global cruise community, as an ocean-going cruise line member.

July 22, 2022

Manfredi Lefebvre d'Ovidio, Co-Chairman of the A&K Travel Group, Cristina Levis, CEO of A&K Travel Group, and executives from shipbuilder Fincantieri welcomed the arrival of the recently acquired 'Crystal Symphony' and 'Crystal Serenity' to Trieste, Italy, where the ships are being refurbished

July 19, 2022

A&K Travel Group, Ltd. purchased the assets required to restart the operations of the former Crystal Cruises. “We are committed to recreating the most luxurious, award-winning cruise brand, beginning with significant refurbishments of Crystal Symphony and Crystal Serenity”.

June 22, 2022

A&K Travel Group Ltd., the pioneering travel company owned by Geoffrey Kent and Heritage (the industrial holding company chaired by Manfredi Lefebvre d'Ovidio), has acquired the luxury cruise vessels Crystal Serenity and Crystal Symphony.

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