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I'm confused, how is this "eerie" Muriel? This...
I'm confused, how is this "eerie" Muriel? This is hardly conspiracy theory fodder given the demographics that sail on almost every line.

Unfortunately, these things happen, especially as...
Hi Lee Anne, Keith's advice to see a travel...
Hi Lee Anne,

Keith's advice to see a travel specialist is a good one. They have a CDC guide that tells them what is needed in each country.

As you have already noted, many times diseases may...
Just a clarification, it is not a specific agent...
Just a clarification, it is not a specific agent who earned the right to offer the GALA2018 benefit to clients, rather, it is the achievement of the agency.

It is to your benefit to ask your...
Enjoy your time on board, Mark! Ricki
Enjoy your time on board, Mark!

Ricki
The first sentence of the last paragraph should...
The first sentence of the last paragraph should read: “In some ways, the library is the “nerve center” of the SHIP! Good heavens! My sausage fingers must have accidentally typed a censored word!
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I agree 100%! Eliminating the library would be a...
I agree 100%! Eliminating the library would be a terrible loss. I have a Kindle, and I take it when I travel, but the joy of reading is still associated with holding a real book in my hands!
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Nova Cruisers, I would not be concerned...
Nova Cruisers,

I would not be concerned about an impact on your cruise by disembarking and embarking guests. Since this always happens in a port, usually the in transit guests are off the ship...
Hi Patty, I do know that they are aware of...
Hi Patty,

I do know that they are aware of the issue. I brought it up again at a recent webinar with our District Manager, and the response is that Crystal is working on it.

I’m really sorry...
Hi Lee Ann, If you wade back through posts...
Hi Lee Ann,

If you wade back through posts and reviews since the refit, you will note that Crystal has been requested to do a better job with seating of solo guests and creating tables when guests...
Hi Leejnd4, My mother sailed solo on...
Hi Leejnd4,

My mother sailed solo on segments of Crystal's WC. If you would like to hear about her experience or have questions, please email me at ricki at aol.com.

Ricki
But he got great tips, Gil! Ricki
But he got great tips, Gil!

Ricki
Delighted that you had such a wonderful time, and...
Delighted that you had such a wonderful time, and that Holland was extremely well organized.

I don't know how I would feel about a gravel runway, but it did give you a rare experience!

Ricki
Thank you, I have emailed Mr Taoumi. Ricki
Thank you, I have emailed Mr Taoumi.

Ricki
The Children's Clubs were open, but I never saw...
The Children's Clubs were open, but I never saw anyone there, and we just didn't have many children onboard.

Ricki
Hello Art, We did the 2018 109 day WC on the...
Hello Art,

We did the 2018 109 day WC on the Queen Elizabeth and have done 8 crossings and one in-Europe voyage on the Queen Mary 2, plus over 30 cruises on Crystal, I think I can make a...
We did the full World Voyage on the Queen...
We did the full World Voyage on the Queen Elizabeth this year. There were only 3 children onboard that I can recall, and that was only a 7 day segment Osaka to Osaka.

The World Voyage does not...
Caroline, I would speak to the Maitre D'...
Caroline,

I would speak to the Maitre D' and request a different location. Tell him exactly why you are requesting this and stress that it had nothing to do with the waitstaff. I'm certain he...
Delighted to hear this, Caroline. Now you can...
Delighted to hear this, Caroline. Now you can you just relax and enjoy the cruise!

Ricki
We did a 32 day cruise on a rival cruise line...
We did a 32 day cruise on a rival cruise line (Voyage of the Vikings) in an inside cabin. It was a last minute decision and that was the only thing available.

I was certain that I was going to...
Oh, dear! I hope by the time you read this your...
Oh, dear! I hope by the time you read this your luggage will have arrived.

The advice you have been given are great--if you are staying in the City Centre, Macy's plus other shopping is an easy...
Private Guide in Tangier
Looking for a private guide with good transportation in Tangier on April 14, 2019.

Does anyone have any suggestions?

Thanks in advance!

Ricki
I would ask your travel agent to call Cunard and...
I would ask your travel agent to call Cunard and explain that it is medically necessary for you to have a table for 2, early seating. They may require a letter from your physician, but they will...
We just returned from the World Voyage on the...
We just returned from the World Voyage on the Queen Elizabeth, and a westbound crossing on the QM2.

Food is so subjective. We thought the food in Brittania was generally better on the QM2,

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I disagree re: the air con being the cause of...
I disagree re: the air con being the cause of spread of respiratory infection. We've been on since Ft Lauderdale, and certainly many people who should have remained in their cabins until they...
Thank you, Carmen, for this example of the...
Thank you, Carmen, for this example of the importance Crystal places on keeping guests informed.!


Andy, thank you for the help you gave during your tenure. Best of luck!

Ricki