Festivities were attended by Crystal executives, Bahamian governing administration officials such as Tourism Minister Dionisio D’Aguilar and Tourism Director Normal Pleasure Jibrilu. At the pier a Junkanoo parade entertained embarking passengers in a lively Bahamian tradition of new music, dancing and colourful costumes.
Crystal Serenity obtained a drinking water cannon salute as it left the harbor to the sounds of Crystal Cruises’ signature sail-absent track ‘What A Wonderful World’ by Louis Armstrong.
Historic and joyful second
‘We are delighted to celebrate this historic working day in Nassau as Crystal Serenity resumes sailing and welcomes our guests, who we consider our Crystal relatives, back on board,’ stated Carmen Roig, SVP marketing and revenue.
‘This is a historic second for Crystal, our workers and specially for our officers and crew and we are joyful to be back again wherever we belong, sailing the oceans of the environment and building encounters that turn into cherished lifelong recollections,’ Roig contnued. She thanked Bahamian officials, journey associates and ‘our loyal Crystal company for standing with us and cheering us on to this joyful instant.’
Reservations opened to history demand from customers in March, representing the biggest solitary working day of bookings in the company’s history inside the first 24 several hours of its release.
Refueling the regional financial state
‘The thrilling itineraries that await vacationers will help refuel our neighborhood financial system although also furnishing an unforgettable experience for friends,’ D’Aguilar claimed.
Included Jibrilu.’Never have travelers had the opportunity to check out so significantly of the Bahamas on one particular vessel, from the energetic downtown of Nassau to the secluded escapes uncovered throughout the beautiful Out Islands.’
Crystal Serenity is scheduled to homeport in Nassau by means of Nov. 13, departing spherical-vacation every Saturday (travellers may also sail spherical-journey Bimini) with calls in Terrific Exuma, San Salvador and Prolonged Island. Crystal has partnered with extra than 30 local enterprises to offer you compact-team activities that are both equally local and reliable, with the more aim of assisting reinvigorate tourism.
Passengers will get an exuberant and distinctly Bahamian sendoff by a 15-member Junkanoo band on every Nassau departure.
Vaccination and testing mandates
Due to the fact of Crystal’s COVID-19 vaccination requirement, travelers will be in a position to examine ashore independently. Crew are also totally vaccinated and, as an extra phase, passengers undergo necessary testing at embarkation.