From the World’s Most Awarded Luxury Cruise Line™ come two more awarded luxury travel experiences, as Crystal River Cruises and Crystal Yacht Expedition Cruises earn top accolades from Travel + Leisure. In the lauded magazine’s 2017 “World’s Best Awards,” Crystal River Cruises was voted “Best River Cruise Line” and Crystal Yacht Expedition Cruises was voted “Best Small-Ship Ocean Cruise Line.” Crystal Cruises continues to shine as well as it has once again been named as one of the Best Large-Ship Ocean Cruise Lines. The coveted accolades are awarded by thousands of jet-setting T+L readers, who rated ships on accommodations, service, destinations/itineraries, activities, cuisine and value. The complete results of the prestigious annual survey are published in the magazine’s August 2017 issue.
“We must say a huge ‘thank you’ to the readers of Travel + Leisure – three awards in the same year! – for this esteemed honor,” says Crystal CEO and president, Edie Rodriguez. “T+L readers are some of the savviest travelers in the world, and their recognition is extremely gratifying. This award is a testament to Crystal’s dedicated shipboard and shore-side teams, who remain committed to offering an unsurpassed luxury travel experience for all of our worldwide guests. As a result, I want to extend a huge thank you to our Crystal family for making this possible.”
By sea, river, land and air, Crystal has redefined the way the world views luxury travel. Celebrating 27 years of excellence, 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 for 23 years; been voted “World’s Best Large Ship Cruise Line” by Travel + Leisure readers for 20 years; 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.