Crystal Cruises is an American luxury cruise line founded in 1988. Its headquarters are located in Los Angeles in the United States. The company was previously owned by the Japanese shipping company Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK).
On the 3rd March, 2015, NYK announced that it was selling Crystal Cruises to Genting Hong Kong (GHK), the owner of Star Cruises and a major shareholder in Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings for US$550 million.
Since the acquisition, Crystal Cruises has become Crystal, Ltd., now including brand expansions Crystal Cruises, Crystal River Cruises, Crystal Yacht Expedition Cruises, Crystal Luxury Air and Crystal AirCruises.