Last updated on July 18th, 2023

Crystal Serenity, Venice, Crystal Cruises

Crystal Serenity, Venice

Following insolvency in 2022, the Crystal Cruises brand and two cruise ships were bought by A&K Travel Group, to recommence operations in 2023.

Crystal Cruises – Ships & Destinations

Crystal is the world’s premier luxury all-inclusive cruise line. Conde Nast Traveler and by Travel + Leisure consistently give Crystal their #1 large-ship ranking. Crystal Cruises has two 1,000 passenger luxury cruise ships owned by A&K Travel Group, – the Crystal Symphony and the Crystal Serenity. These two ships cruise the world. The ships offer penthouses, suites, verandah and ocean view staterooms.

In 2022 the Crystal Esprit yacht was sold.

Crystal Cruises – Guest Profile

  • People with high disposable income who prefer the best in luxury.
  • People who enjoy all-inclusive vacations on the world’s most highly rated cruise line.
Seahorse Pool, Crystal Cruises

Seahorse Pool

Penthouse Suite Amenities

  • Personal butler service with gratuities included
  • Unpacking and packing upon request
  • Pressing and shoe shine
  • Afternoon tea service and nightly hors d’oeuvres
  • Stocked bar and afternoon canapés
  • Order in from specialty restaurants
  • Private car transfers (category CP only)
Crystal Symphony, Mazatlan, Crystal Cruises

Crystal Symphony, Mazatlan

Amenities Not Included

Airfare and Port Transfers

Shore Excursions

Additional visits to specialty restaurants once your allotted reservations have been used.

Penthouse, Crystal Cruises


Crystal Cruises – Amenities Included

  • Up to eight evening dining venues.
  • Some restaurants require a reservation and the number of reservations is limited. A fee then applies for additional reservations.
  • Select fine wines, champagne and premium spirits throughout the ship, including stateroom mini bar.
  • Open-bar service throughout the ship
  • Gratuities for housekeeping, bar and dining staff throughout the ship
  • Wi-Fi/Internet access in-room and throughout the ship, signal permitting
  • Non-alcoholic beverages including bottled water, specialty coffee drinks, soft drinks, fresh juices
Bistro Cafe, Crystal Cruises

Bistro Cafe

And Even More Amenities Included

  • Afternoon Tea service
  • Early embarkation luncheon
  • Welcome champagne
  • 24-hour room service
  • Fitness Classes, Golf Lessons
  • Self service laundry
Crystal Symphony, Penthouse Bathroom, Crystal Cruises

Crystal Symphony, Penthouse Bathroom

Crystal Cruises – Policies

Alcohol Policy – The selection of included wines and spirts is so exceptional that you won’t be wondering about the alcohol policy.

Smoking – inside is permitted only in the Connoisseur Club and by request at the gaming tables in the casino.  You can’t smoke in your stateroom or on the balcony.  Smoking outside is restricted to designated areas.

Gratuities – No additional charges for gratuities for any services.