Crystal Cruises have release details of a new World Cruise for 2015. Gregg Michel, president of the luxury cruise line, told reporters that they will be offering a full circumnavigation of the globe on a cruise from Miami, Florida, departing on January 15th, 2015.
The luxury cruise lines 20th World Cruise is set to commemorate Crystal Cruises 25th Anniversary. Passengers aboard the luxury cruise ship Crystal Serenity will be taken from Central and South America, across the South Pacific to New Zealand and Australia, before travelling through the Indian Ocean to Mauritius, Madagascar and Mozambique. The ship will then travel round the South African coast before crossing the Atlantic to the Caribbean.
The World Cruise will be split in to six segments. The cruise will leave Miami and travel to Callao/Lima (16 days) before crossing the South Pacific to Auckland (19 days). The next stop is expected to be Perth (21 days) following which travelers will be taken to Cape Town (21 days). Finally the voyage will head towards Rio de Janeiro (15 days) before returning to Miami (16 days) 108 days after setting off.
"For our 20th World Cruise, travelers can expect an especially spectacular addition to their personal bank of once-in-a-lifetime memories, with popular cultural capitals and off-the-beaten-path jewels that appeal to both our loyal regulars and those new to us," said Michel.
"Add the hands-on world education, the bonding among guests, easy country-hopping, and luxurious home base of Crystal Serenity to the round-trip Miami circuit and 25th anniversary celebrations, and this is sure to be one of the finest global explorations any adventurer could ever experience."
Alongside the usual delights on board Crystal Serenity, the 2015 World Cruise includes a variety of social events, theatre entertainment, fitness programs, and other momentos. There will also be maiden calls to a wide range of new locations including Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic; Albany, Australia; Ambodifotra and Taolagnaro, Madagascar; and Richards Bay, S. Africa (in addition to three other South African calls), and stops in Easter Island, Bora Bora, the Cook Islands, Wellington, Sydney, Melbourne, Reunion Island, Buenos Aires, Cartagena, Turks & Caicos, and more.