Ocean-going Crystal Cruises slides smoothly into the luxury niche on Europe’s rivers

We were new passengers, my wife and I, when we boarded the Crystal Bach, docked at Mainz, Germany, on the River Rhine near Frankfurt. As we walked into the Palm Court lounge, fellow passengers made no secret of their curiosity. Most of them were at the midpoint of a two-week cruise from Amsterdam. Warm and friendly, they acted as if we were new members of their private club. “Welcome.” “You’re new, we haven’t seen you before.” “Just …

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Crystal Mozart is first luxury river ship to go ‘live’

Less than two months after embarking on her maiden voyage from Vienna, Crystal River Cruises’ Crystal Mozart has launched live view cameras – a river industry first – from three vantage points aboard the luxurious vessel. Travelers seeking a glimpse of the enchanting medieval villages, expansive landscapes and stunning cities on Crystal Mozart’s route along the Danube River, can now select the “Live Views” option on Crystal’s newly redesigned homepage, and enjoy real time views of the …

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Crystal River Cruises unveils details and design concepts of four new build river yachts debuting in 2017

As Crystal River Cruises prepares to launch the first of its seven luxury river vessels, the fully reimagined Crystal Mozart, the World’s Most Awarded Luxury Cruise Line is simultaneously announcing design plans for the next phase of its four newly built luxury river yachts. The river yachts are set to embark in spring and summer of next year. As with Crystal’s other recent endeavors (including Crystal Yacht Cruises’ Crystal Esprit and Crystal Luxury Air’s Global Express Jet), …

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Godmother announced for Crystal Mozart

Crystal River Cruises has announced Ms. Elisabeth Gürtler as the Godmother of its first river ship Crystal Mozart. On July 11, the reimagined “Queen of Europe’s Rivers,” will be officially welcomed to the fleet in Vienna, Austria, in a christening ceremony that will culminate when the ship’s newly announced godmother breaks the customary champagne against the bow. Ms. Gürtler is no stranger to the finer nuances of luxury travel, as the managing director of Vienna’s most famous …

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