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Miami, March 04, 2024

Journey Beyond Boundaries On Crystal's 2026 World Cruise

Uncover 27 Countries And Delve In The Most Captivating Scenes With Abercrombie & Kent

World Cruise 2026

MIAMI (March 4, 2024) – Crystal announced today the highly anticipated 2026 World Cruise onboard Crystal Serenity will open for booking on March 19, with a waitlist now available. Crystal’s 2026 World Cruise is an extraordinary 135-day journey traveling to 72 destinations throughout 27 countries, promising unparalleled experiences and cultural exploration.

Departing from the iconic city of Los Angeles, on Jan. 11, 2026, Crystal Serenity will traverse the crystal-clear waters of the Pacific, unveiling the enchanting landscapes of the Marquesas Islands, Bora Bora's turquoise lagoons, and the lush greenery of New Zealand. From there, explore the iconic Sydney Opera House in Australia, and meander through the bustling streets of Hong Kong. Delve into the rich history of Mumbai and marvel at the architectural wonders of Dubai. From the sun-kissed beaches of Bali to the cultural tapestry of Athens, the voyage travels through the Mediterranean, including a stop in Monaco, just in time for the Grand Prix before concluding in the historic wonder of Rome on May 26. From wanderlust-inspired destinations and revived overland experiences to reimagined spaces, award-winning dining and one-of-a-kind service on board, the 2026 World Cruise promises a masterpiece of experiences like never before.

"Celebrating the spirit of discovery and epicurean travel, Crystal presents the 2026 World Cruise, a magnificent journey that embodies intuitive service, cultural immersion and unforgettable memories. Our commitment to providing exceptional experiences is exemplified in every detail of this spectacular itinerary," said Cristina Levis, CEO of A&K Travel Group.

Exceptional Events & Benefits

  • Guests booking World Cruise 2026 can anticipate tailor-made celebrations and exclusive benefits including:
  • Exclusive World Cruise events
  • Business Class Airfare allowance or credit
  • $1,500 ‘As You Wish’ shipboard credit
  • Unlimited dining at Osteria d’Ovidio and Umi Uma (reservations required)
  • Themed onboard events
  • Private transfers
  • Luggage Valet & more

Crystal's Chairman and Brand Ambassador, Fernando Barroso de Oliveira, will once again be an integral part of this extraordinary journey, lending his expertise and guidance throughout the cruise. "Crystal, in collaboration with Abercrombie & Kent, has redefined the essence of an immersive voyage,” said Barroso de Oliveira. “Our meticulously crafted itinerary encompasses all the essential elements – from exceptional service and soul-enriching experiences to visits to unexplored destinations and spectacular events. This guarantees the creation of undoubtedly the best World Cruise experience."

Pricing for the 2026 World Cruise will start at $84,000 per person based on double occupancy. For more information on the 2026 World Cruise or any of Crystal’s exceptional voyages, contact your travel advisor, visit, or call 1-800-446-6620.

World Cruise Benefits Terms & Conditions:

Benefits apply to guests booked on the full 2026 World Cruise aboard Crystal Serenity, embarking Jan. 11, 2026, and disembarking May 26, 2026. Benefits are not available to guests booking individual or back-to-back World Cruise segments. Crystal Society members and past guests of Crystal can apply their 2.5% savings towards the total cruise fare for the 2026 World Cruise. Those guests electing to purchase airfare through Crystal will receive an allowance towards the cost of their flights up to $5,000 USD per person, or $4,000 USD per person air credit will be applied for those guests making their own air arrangements. The $1,500 USD ‘As You Wish’ shipboard credit is per person; non-refundable, non-commissionable and may not be transferred, assigned, or sold to anyone and no refunds will be granted for unused credits. ‘As You Wish” shipboard credits cannot be exchanged for cash and cannot be used for casino credits/charges, gratuities charged to your onboard account or applied towards the crew fund. Private transfers to/from the airport and to/from the hotel will be provided. For those residing within 50 miles of Los Angeles, a private transfer from the guest’s home to the pier. Luggage Valet includes up to two (2) pieces per person, and up to four (4) pieces per guest room/suite; includes shipping from the guests’ home to the ship, and from the ship to the guests’ home. Luggage Valet services are available in the US, Canada, Europe, and the UK. Crystal reserves the right to substitute for a credit if the service is unavailable. Complimentary laundry does not include dry cleaning. Complimentary initial onboard medical visit does not include medications, extended treatment, shoreside treatments or routine exams like physicals.

About Crystal

For more than three decades Crystal has been synonymous with exceptional, award-winning voyages. In 2022 A&K Travel Group acquired the Crystal brand and its two vessels, Crystal Serenity and Crystal Symphony, ushering in a new era of Exceptional at Sea. The globally renowned cruise line offers discerning travelers industry-leading, authentic, and enriching experiences both onshore and at sea. Crystal’s pioneering partnership with Abercrombie & Kent provides guests with unparalleled access to the most sought-after experiences, destinations, and the latest cultural makers around the world. The reimagined ships boast larger, updated suites with artisanal finishes, new cutting-edge wellness offerings, spectacular entertainment, and complimentary world-class dining - including the return of UMI UMA - the only dining experience by Michelin-Star Chef Master Chef Nobuyuki (Nobu) at sea. With a legacy of unrivaled service and commitment to sophistication and elegance at every touchpoint, once on-board passengers feel as if they are perfectly at home.

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