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PICTURES: First look at Crystal’s ‘Diamond Class’ Ships

Crystal Cruises has released the first peek at its new ‘Diamond Class’ ships, set to join the fleet in 2022.

The ships, which will be built at MV Werften shipyard in Stralsund, Germany, will measure approximately 67,000 gross tons and accommodate around 800 guests.

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Boasting luxury design elements and amenities, the new builds will be in line with Crystal Cruises’ award-winning Crystal Symphony and Crystal Serenity.

“Our ocean ships are the heart of the Crystal brand and have been loved by our guests for more than 28 years,” says Crystal president and CEO, Tom Wolber.

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“We are delighted to expand this celebrated fleet with amenities and spaces that our guests have come to love along with more choices and new experiences that will take luxury to the next level.

“We look forward to sharing more details next year with our guests and travel partners.”

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