Top News End of the line for Crystal Cruises By TTG Asia / Posted on 16 February, 2022 11:13 Crystal Cruises has officially announced its closure after laying off all 238 employees at its Miami headquarters. This follows the seizure of Crystal Symphony and Crystal Serenity in the Bahamas over US$4.6 million in unpaid fuel bills. Crystal Symphony (pictured) and Crystal Serenity were seized over US$4.6 million in unpaid fuel bills A Florida court has appointed Michael Moecker & Associates to handle creditors’ claims, which includes those made by passengers, travel agents, suppliers and employees. The closure of Crystal Cruises’ US office comes after its parent company, Genting Hong Kong, filed for liquidation. In an interview with Seatrade Cruise News, former Crystal president Jack Anderson said it was uncertain if the company could be reformed. He shared that following Genting Hong Kong’s move to liquidate, the Crystal management team received interest from “many” parties for specific assets and from “some” for the company as a whole. All those parties were referred to the joint provisional liquidators.