The luxury cruise line’s newest ship was officially welcomed at a christening ceremony In Amsterdam
Luxury cruise line Crystal River Cruises has officially welcomed its newest ship to the fleet. Crystal Debussy was christened in Amsterdam during the ship’s three-day stay in the city on its 10-day ‘Splendours of the Rhine’ voyage, allowing guests aboard the sailing to participate in the traditional festivities.
Sailing itineraries between Amsterdam and Basel, the 106-guest Crystal Debussy embarked on her maiden voyage along the Rhine River on April 9. Guests visit ports in the Netherlands and Belgium on her seven-day itinerary, with 10-day voyages also calling in Germany. Throughout 2018 and 2019, the ship will sail routes of seven and 10 days between Amsterdam and Basel along the Rhine and Moselle rivers, visiting Switzerland, Germany, Netherlands and Belgium.
Crystal’s new river ships are all-suite, all-butler vessels with every category of accommodation perched above the waterline. These luxury suites offer Crystal’s acclaimed butler service in every room category, king-sized beds, Panoramic Balcony-Windows, walk-in closets and dual vanity in the bathrooms in most categories, ETRO amenities, robes and slippers, and wall-mounted flat-screen HD TVs. Additional enticing features include farm-to-table cuisine in multiple, open-seating eateries: the elegant Waterside Restaurant, namesake Bistro cafés and the exclusive Vintage Room; and the Palm Court for entertainment, enrichment presentations and sweeping views of the countryside.