At the mention of Crystal Cruises name on the news, last night, my attention was drawn to the TV to hear the news that Crystal had announced an option to restore the SS United States to its original glory as a trans-oceanic luxury cruise liner.
Crystal is, by far, our favorite cruise line – having sailed on both the Serenity and Symphony from Dubai to Turkey, originally, and currently booked on an Alaska cruise later this year.
The option on the SS United States runs for 9 months. It will be interesting to follow the decision and the estimated $700 million investment to restore the ship for service in 2018. And maybe…
From the February 5, 2016 Philadelphia Inquirer
Can SS United States again sail the seas?