Luxury Line Reports Record Booking Revenue for 2015; Offers Significant Wave Season Savings through March 2
LOS ANGELES, January 13, 2015 – Crystal Cruises is kicking off its 25th Anniversary year reporting significant booking revenue –nearly 80% of its budgeted outlook – and is passing along savings benefits for a limited time. The leader in luxury cruises announced today value proposition and good availability remains for luxury travelers on select voyages when booked by the March 2 “Book Now” deadline.
Options abound for travelers as the cruise industry enters “Wave Season,” the most common time for cruise bookings due to the diverse selection of value added offers. For select 2015 voyages in Asia, South America, Mediterranean, Baltic/North Cape, Caribbean and New England/Canada, luxury travelers can enjoy savings in all categories of accommodations and as much as $3,000 per person.
Looking ahead to 2016, for which the line is reporting 40% of maximum bookings, guests can save up to $5,950 per person on Crystal Serenity’s 102-day world cruise that follows a route round trip from San Francisco featuring segments to/from Sydney, Bali, Shanghai and Tokyo. And on the heels of unveiling its complete roster of 2017 global itineraries – a full two years in advance – fares begin at just $2,255 per person.
“While travelers’ enthusiasm and bookings for 2015 has been tremendous, the good news for travel agents and discerning travelers who have not yet planned a dream vacation for this year is the remaining availability on our luxury cruises throughout the world,” says Edie Rodriguez, Crystal’s president and COO. “But the enticing offers and availability for our celebrated, ultra-luxury voyages won’t last long.”
In addition to the “Book Now” incentive fares, Crystal offers a host of opportunities for travelers to realize exceptional value on select voyages around the world including air credits up to $800 per person for select Asia cruises; complimentary third berths and perks for large groups and those traveling with kids; low fares for abbreviated Crystal Getaways; additional savings on Explorer Combination Cruises; and even a 2.5% incentive for those who pay in full six months in advance.
Crystal’s global itineraries range from six to 100+ days in length aboard the line’s award-winning ships, Crystal Symphony and Crystal Serenity. As Crystal celebrate 25 years of luxury cruising in 2015, guests will be treated to commemorative parties and receptions, where they’ll rub elbows with Rodriguez, as well as Crystal Chairman Nobuyoshi “Nōb” Kuzuya and veteran ship captains who will host select sailings.
Until March 2, when fares are set to increase, all-inclusive luxury cruise fares start at just $1,730 per person.
Crystal’s passion for taking care of guests in an inviting environment of extraordinary space, quality and choices has earned the company more “World’s Best” awards than any other cruise line, resort, or hotel in history.