Another Cruise Line Bans Indoor Smoking

Effective with the first cruises in 2014, Crystal Cruises will eliminate smoking in all indoor areas, except for its Connoisseur Club smoking lounge.  Outside smoking will be allowed in a limited number of designated spaces. The revised policy begins with 2014 voyages of Crystal Serenity and Crystal Symphony, respectively, and eliminates smoking in all staterooms […]

Luxury Cruise Line Focuses on Mind, Body & Spirit

One of the first cruises of the year for Crystal Cruises will be one of Mind, Body and Spirit focus. Crystal Symphony will sail from Melbourne to Brisbane on a 12-night sailing on January 5 with health and wellness experts on board. Guest experts joining include: Marshall Ulrich, world class runner and adventure racer Dr. Martin […]

Crystal Cruises Offers Jazz Themed Thanksgiving Sailing

More than a dozen jazz musicians will be aboard Crystal Cruises 922-guest Crystal Symphony’s Thanksgiving cruise this year. Thanks to Jazzdagen Tours, some of the genre’s leading artists from around the globe will headline at least four hours of jazz per day in the ship’s new, posh lounges and theatres.  The line-up, including bassist/vocalist Nicki […]

Cruise Line Spa Company Shows Big Growth in 2012

Steiner Leisure’s revenues for the second quarter ended June 30, 2012 increased 17.3% to $197.5 million from $168.4 million during the comparable quarter in 2011. Net income for the second quarter was $14.1 million compared with $13.2 million for the same quarter in 2011. Steiner Leisure owns and operates the spa facilities onboard 153 ships, […]

Crystal Cruises Dives into New England/Canada for 2012 Fall Season

Crystal Cruises’ fall voyages through America and Canada’s “East Coast” roots offer dozens of new boutique adventures ashore; new chic spaces on board; and a brand new, exotic Quebecois itinerary with three off-the-beaten-path maiden calls.  Beginning September 19 aboard Crystal Symphony – freshly redesigned during a $15 million extreme makeover – five seven- to 11-day […]