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Crystal Announces 2024 Chairmen’s Cruise: A Voyage of Legends and Luxury

Press Release:

Crystal Cruises, unveils an unprecedented experience with the Crystal Chairmen’s Cruise, set to sail from April 2-8, 2024, aboard the luxurious Crystal Symphony from Jeddah to Rhodes. This extraordinary journey offers guests a rare chance to sail alongside travel industry icons, A&K Travel Group Executive Chairman, Manfredi Lefebvre, and Geoffrey Kent, Founder & Chairman Emeritus of Abercrombie & Kent.

Embarking on an immersive adventure, passengers will have exclusive opportunities to engage with Lefebvre and Kent through special lectures, interactive discussions, and exclusive meet & greets. The Chairmen’s Cruise marks a groundbreaking addition to Crystal’s offerings, enhanced by a limited-availability pre-cruise trip to AlUla, Saudi Arabia, providing a five-day optional overland experience curated and hosted by Abercrombie & Kent’s insider guides.

Onboard, the Crystal Chairmen’s Cruise promises a carefully curated program of activities, including a special lecture from Geoffrey Kent, sharing insights from his over 60-year tenure in the travel industry. Additional highlights include appearances by Peter Maeck, author of Aperture and Zänker, Justice Dennis Curran known for his extensive political speaking career, celebrated artist Martin Kaye, and English musical theatre actress Sabrina Aloueche.

As a leader in educational and entertainment-driven experiences, Crystal enhances the journey with award-winning productions such as Icons In Concert, Crystal on Broadway, the Elton John Tribute show Rocket Man, and captivating cabaret shows. Guests can also indulge in enrichment and technology classes, PGA professional-led golf instruction, and ballroom dance classes.

Manfredi Lefebvre expresses his excitement about the journey, emphasising the partnership’s growth since the purchase of Crystal last year and its return to the water this summer. A&K Travel Group’s CEO, Cristina Levis, notes that the Crystal Chairmen’s Cruise exemplifies their commitment to redefining exceptional travel, offering unique and enriching experiences that elevate the Crystal brand.

The Chairmen’s Cruise ensures guests experience the exceptional amenities and world-class service that define Crystal. From lavish accommodations to exquisite dining options and immersive shore excursions, this voyage promises an unparalleled and unrivalled travel experience.