Crystal Cruises has unveiled its Grand Voyage 2022, Caribbean idylls and Mediterranean masterpieces, a 132-night odyssey across the ocean on Crystal Serenity from Miami to Los Angeles, January 17 to May 29, 2022.
The expansive, destination-rich itinerary calls at 82 ports in 32 countries and includes 11 overnight stays in some of the world’s most iconic cities, including Istanbul, Monte Carlo, Naples and Cannes, as well as the exclusive island enclaves of St. Barts, Madeira , the Canary Islands and more. Rarely repeating a stopover, the Grand Voyage 2022 allows customers to satisfy their urge to travel with new destinations and in-depth explorations of each region. This new Grand Voyage replaces the line’s 2022 global cruise, which has been canceled as many countries on the original itinerary remain uncertain about their ability to welcome guests again at this time.
âOur clients are extremely seasoned travelers who seek world discovery, cultural immersion and the allure of exotic global destinations,â said Jack Anderson, President of Crystal.
âThis expansive Grand Voyage 2022 has been expertly designed to present rare stopovers and unique experiences that offer our customers a new twist on even the most beloved destinations, while inviting them to enjoy the indulgences of Michelin-level cuisine,â personalized service, unparalleled space and luxurious all-inclusive amenities and comforts that remain hallmarks of the Crystal experience.
âWe know that our guests, especially our extended travel guests, consider Crystal their home away from home and that our guests and crew are part of a big Crystal family. Captain Birger Vorland and his crew have been delighted to welcome these guests to their home in Crystal since saying goodbye to World Cruise guests in Perth last year, âAnderson continued.
The 132-night Grand Voyage 2022 organized itinerary was designed for pent-up travelers with a pent-up desire for a longer cruise vacation, while also giving those with more time to travel the world the option to choose. among 11 cruise segments ranging from nine to 16 nights – perfect for today’s busy luxury traveler. With unique itineraries for each travel segment and featured destinations including the Caribbean, Morocco, Cote d’Azur, Amalfi Coast, Greek Islands, Black Sea, Holy Land and more, the options to create custom combinations for regional exploration are virtually endless. Bookings for the Grand Voyage 2022 will be open to passengers who have booked 2022 World Cruise for an exclusive 10-day booking window from September 14 to 23 and to the public on September 24, 2021.
A notable feature of Grand Voyage 2022 is the number of islands on the itinerary, 45 in total, including 19 stops in the Caribbean, and a rare immersive exploration of the Canary Islands with stops at six of the seven main islands and a stopover in overnight in Santa Cruz de Tenerife. Other island explorations include the Cape Verde Islands, Azores, Madeira, Gibraltar, Balearic Islands, Corsica, Sardinia, Sicily, Malta, Crete, Cyprus, Greek Islands, and Bermuda.
Collectors of rare port experiences will enjoy several rarely visited ports of call featuring incredible natural beauty and fascinating history, including the San Blas Islands, Panama; Sainte-Croix, USVI; Ile des Saints, Guadeloupe; Cagliari, Sardinia; Praia and Santo AntÃ£o, Cape Verde Islands; Gaeta, Italy; Syracuse, Sicily and more.
Port-rich transatlantic crossings, an abundance of UNESCO World Heritage sites, transit through the Panama Canal and explorations of ancient empires, legendary art, magnificent architecture and natural wonders complete this great ocean voyage. global.
Caribbean idylls and Mediterranean masterpieces leaves Miami on January 17, 2022, bound for the warmth of the Caribbean on trips to discover the turquoise waters, lush landscapes and cultural riches of the ABC islands of Aruba, Bonaire and CuraÃ§ao to the eco-wonders of Costa Rica. Designed to follow the sun and the seasons, the Grand Voyage 2022 offers guests the opportunity to enjoy the best weather of each destination, from sun-drenched shores and gentle winter breezes in the Caribbean to the welcoming climate of the Canary Islands, in spring in the Mediterranean and beyond.
When Crystal Serenity sets sail on the Great Voyage 2022, all guests (who are eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine) will be fully vaccinated as a requirement of the company’s Crystal Clean + protocols, established in response to COVID-19. Passengers 12 years of age and older must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 at least 14 days prior to departure for all 2022 ocean trips, including passengers boarding Miami. One hundred percent of Crystal’s officers and crew across the fleet will continue to be vaccinated in 2022 as a condition of employment.
A leader in unparalleled luxury cruising for 30 years, Crystal Cruises distinguishes its ships and journeys with fine details and nuances that make a big impact for discerning travelers. The all-inclusive experience offers award-winning entertainment; various enrichment options; world-inspired cuisine, including Nobu Matsuhisa’s only beachfront restaurants; unlimited quantities of fine wines, beers and premium spirits and an unwavering level of genuine, personalized service for each guest.