Port Everglades officials welcomed Crystal Cruises' Crystal Serenity and her master, Captain Egil Giske, on Tuesday. 

"We are honored that Crystal Cruises has returned to Port Everglades to homeport your luxury ships after a 10 year absence," Port Everglades Deputy Director Glenn Wiltshire told Captain Giske and Crystal Cruises executives Edie Rodriguez, CEO; and Christian Sauleau. Sr. Vice President of Operations & Total Guest Satisfaction. "The Crystal Serenity is a magnificent ship and is one of the reasons Crystal Cruises has earned the distinction of being The World's Most Awarded Luxury Cruise Line.”

Crystal Serenity's November 8th sailing will be her only one for the 2016/2017 cruise season. She will return again in October 2017 with her sister ship, Crystal Symphony, for a full season of sailings from Port Everglades. In total for 2016/2017, Port Everglades will welcome 42 different multi-day cruise ships.