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 CRYSTAL UNVEILS FIRST LOOK AT NEW ‘DIAMOND CLASS’ SHIPS

 First ship to join the World’s Most Awarded Cruise Line in 2022

MIAMISeptember 262018 – Crystal today shared exterior renderings of Crystal Cruises’ new “Diamond Class” ships, with the first ship set to join the fleet in 2022. The luxury ships will measure approximately 67,000 gross tons and accommodate approximately 800 guests, boasting luxury design elements and exceptional amenities in line with Crystal Cruises’ award-winning Crystal Symphony and Crystal Serenityand new-build river ships and expedition yacht.

“Our ocean ships are the heart of the Crystal brand and have been loved by our guests for more than 28 years,” says Crystal president and CEO, Tom Wolber. “We are delighted to expand this celebrated fleet with amenities and spaces that our guests have come to love along with more choices and new experiences that will take luxury to the next level. We look forward to sharing more details next year with our guests and travel partners.”

The Diamond Class ships will be built at MV WERFTEN shipyard in Stralsund, Germany.

About Crystal

The world-renowned Crystal Experience – featuring global journeys with Crystal Cruises, Crystal River Cruises, Crystal Yacht Expedition Cruises, Crystal AirCruises and Crystal Luxury Air – continues to be the distinctive choice of the world’s most discerning travelers. Crystal Cruises is the World’s Most Awarded Luxury Cruise Line, having earned “World’s Best Cruise Ship” in Condé Nast Traveler’s Reader Choice Awards and been voted “World’s Best Large Ship Cruise Line” by Travel + Leisurereaders more than any cruise line, hotel or resort in history; and the “Best Luxury Cruise Line” by travel professional organization Virtuoso for three consecutive years (2014, 2015 & 2016).  The readers of Travel + Leisure also voted Crystal River Cruises the “World’s Best River Cruise Line” and Crystal Yacht Expedition Cruises the “World’s Best Small-Ship Cruise Line” in 2017. Crystal is proud to be a platinum partner of ASTA.

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