Articles tagged “crystal cruises”

Genting Builds Cruise Fleet With Ambitions Beyond Asian Waters

Genting Builds Cruise Fleet With Ambitions Beyond Asian Waters

Raini Hamdi, Skift

Genting unlocked Asia's cruise market 25 years ago. It would be a shame if it does not get a chunk of what's now a significant source of tourism revenue. The company is making all the right moves, including plans to go global. Asians are always seeking new products and new places.

4 months ago

Billionaire Cruise Line Owners Are Expanding the Industry

Billionaire Cruise Line Owners Are Expanding the Industry

Fran Golden, Bloomberg

Publicly traded cruise operators are the biggest players in the industry, but super-wealthy owners are finding ways to disrupt the status quo.

1 year ago

Crystal Cruises Hires Disney Veteran In Shakeup to Replace Outgoing CEO Edie Rodriguez

Crystal Cruises Hires Disney Veteran In Shakeup to Replace Outgoing CEO Edie Rodriguez

Hannah Sampson, Skift

Crystal Cruises has no shortage of ambitious plans for growth, but those plans have occasionally changed. Its new CEO will need to reassure fans of the luxury brand that the company will steer a consistent course under new leadership.

2 years ago

Private Jet Tours Are Catching On for Big Spenders

Private Jet Tours Are Catching On for Big Spenders

Nikki Ekstein, Bloomberg

The audience of people who can spend $159,000 on a round-the-world jet tour is slim — and we have to wonder how much those travelers want to share the experience with dozens of strangers. But you don't need that many customers to fill an 84-bed plane.

3 years ago

Cruise Ship Sailing the Northwest Passage Is Sign of Extinction Tourism

Cruise Ship Sailing the Northwest Passage Is Sign of Extinction Tourism

Mark Thiessen, Associated Press

A dubious first that should be a sign of worry, not of celebration.

3 years ago

Crystal Cruises Will Not Make the SS United States Great Again

Crystal Cruises Will Not Make the SS United States Great Again

Hannah Sampson, Skift

Crystal Cruises, which has been on a spending spree since it was acquired last year, finally found something it won't buy.

3 years ago

Skift Podcast: What Do The World’s Wealthiest Travelers Want?

Skift Podcast: What Do The World’s Wealthiest Travelers Want?

Hannah Sampson, Skift

Luxury travel is about more than brand names and butler service. Providers are realizing they have to deliver custom, personalized experiences to earn loyalty from wealthy clients.

3 years ago

Crystal Cruises Wants to Dominate Luxury Travel On, Under, and Above the Water

Crystal Cruises Wants to Dominate Luxury Travel On, Under, and Above the Water

Charles Runnette , Bloomberg

Crystal Cruises has giant ambitions and owners with deep pockets. We'll be watching to see if the fans who loved the cruise line when it had just two ships embrace its expanded offerings in the next few years.

4 years ago

Crystal Cruises Wants to Resurrect the SS United States

Crystal Cruises Wants to Resurrect the SS United States

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Bringing back the decaying SS United States as a luxury ocean cruise ship is an idea just so crazy it might work for Crystal Cruises.

4 years ago

Crystal Cruises Temporarily Cancels Stops in Turkey Over Security Concerns

Crystal Cruises Temporarily Cancels Stops in Turkey Over Security Concerns

Associated Press

Crystal has a responsibility to its passengers, but it and other companies also need to be leaders who know the right time to return.

4 years ago

Video: Reinventing Luxury Cruising Through Customization

Video: Reinventing Luxury Cruising Through Customization

Jason Clampet, Skift

Everyone wants a trip made just for them, and when you're paying luxury prices it's more likely to happen.

4 years ago

Skift Global Forum 2015: Crystal Cruises CEO on Building a Lifestyle Brand

Skift Global Forum 2015: Crystal Cruises CEO on Building a Lifestyle Brand

Dennis Schaal, Skift

Luxury brands are evolving alongside luxury traveler's increasing demands.

4 years ago