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We have curated an enrichment program with renowned guest speakers to enhance your luxe-adventure experience. Involve your mind in stimulating lectures and panels that pique your curiosity and immerse you in your destinations.

Steve Friedman
Pop Culture Speaker

World Navigator | January 15 & 24, May 14 & 31, June 08, 2022

World Traveller | August 19 & 29, 2022

Steven Friedman is an internationally recognized Broadway Musical historian. With a background as a trained classical tenor, he presents lectures from the vantage point of having performed in many musicals himself, including Camelot, Damn Yankees, and Sweeney Todd. Steven has studied with leading vocal teachers, including at Carnegie Mellon and the Metropolitan Opera.

Broadway Musicals - From the juke box musical to cult movies based on Broadway hits, Steven covers the pop culture phenomenons that make up everyone's favorite show tunes and stories.

Larry Hess
Pop Culture Speaker

World Navigator | February 14, 2022

World Traveller | July 31 & August 09, 2022

After earning degrees in music education and performance, Larry Hess started working as a music educator, a 30+ year career with multiple symphony orchestras, and as a pit musician for musical theatre productions. Jazz, classical, rock or pop, Larry has played it all. He has performed with artists like Rita Moreno, Glen Campbell, Tony Bennett, and more.

Classic Popular Music - Dive behind the scenes of famous pop music, like the story behind the creation of Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band and the studio musicians who really played on your favorite songs of the 1960s and '70s.

Dr. David Plourd
Oceanographer

World Navigator | March 22 & 29, October 4 & 18, 2022

Dr. Plourd holds a degree in marine sciences from Pepperdine University and an M.D. from UCLA. Nearly 30 years of up-close and first-hand encounters with sea life influenced his passion. His “Sea Life Series” takes you deep under the Caribbean waters. You will come away with a refreshed appreciation for the vast ocean and wondrous creatures.

Oceanography - Explore the complex interrelationships just under the sea’s surface and discover the beautiful sea turtles of the Caribbean in their natural element with fascinating insights. Learn about the manta ray, sharks and dolphins from a different scientific perspective.

Elliott Kalb
Pop Culture Speaker

World Navigator | April 4 & 17, 2022

Elliott Kalb is a 13-time Sports Emmy-winning producer, writer, and television personality. He has more than 35 years in sports television, including more than two decades with NBC, where he was known as Mr. Stats. His credits include Wimbledon, the French Open, Olympics, World Series, Super Bowls, and NBA Finals.

American Sports Broadcaster - Go behind the scens at the Super Bowl and hear firsthand accounts about working with the NBA, as well as setting the record straight on the biggest sports conspiracies of all time with Mr. Stats himself.

Dr. Ben Taggie
Historian

World Navigator | September 7 & 19, 2022

Ben Taggie is Professor of History Emeritus at the University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth. His areas of specialization are medieval and classical history. He holds a Ph.D. in history from Michigan State University and was a post-doctoral fellow at Harvard and Brown University. For the past 14 years, Ben has continued to teach as a Destination Speaker on cruise ships.

Ben's topics include lectures on the capitals of Latvia, Estonia, Russia, and Poland. He also covers the Battle of Stalingrad 1942 and the Vikings in Stockholm, among many other stimulating presentations.

Neil Laughton
Adventurer and World Explorer

World Navigator | July 16, 2022

Neil Laughton is a successful business entrepreneur, multiple Guinness World Record-breaking adventurer and a former Royal Marine Commando, helicopter pilot and Special Forces Officer. He has organized and led more than 50 expeditions on seven continents, summited Mt Everest with Bear Grylls and piloted the world’s first road-legal flying car.

David Kingrea
Destination Speaker

World Navigator | July 31, August 13, 2022

Dave is a European history specialist and for the past seven years has successfully delivered over 200 shipboard lectures ranging from Imperial Russia to the Golden Age of Greece. He also taught courses on European history at a life-long adult education college. Dave tells histories blending travel experiences, humor, and engaging trivia. He was even a champion on Jeopardy.

Scandinavia, The Baltic Sea and Northern Europe - Dive into the rich history of St. Petersburg, including lectures on Peter the Great. Engage in an overview of Siberia during the time of Ivan the Terrible to Putin and many more fascinating topics like Norway at War, the English Sea Dogs and Roald Amundsen: the Last Viking.

Dr. Sherry Hutt
Destination Speaker

World Navigator | March 31, April 19, May 10, 17 & 29, June 8 & 20, July 1 & 11, September 18 & 26, October 6, November 5 & 21, December 3, 15, 23 & 31, 2023, January 9 & 17, 2024

Dr. Sherry Hutt, JD, PhD, is recognized worldwide as a cultural heritage preservation expert. She has served as a judge, head of the US cultural property repatriation program, and advisor to two US presidents. She trained the first FBI Art Crime Team, prosecuted high-profile art theft cases, and negotiated the return of cultural patrimony from museums around the world.

Dr. Sherry Hutt, JD, PhD, is recognized worldwide as a cultural heritage preservation expert. She has served as a judge, head of the US cultural property repatriation program, and advisor to two US presidents. She trained the first FBI Art Crime Team, prosecuted high-profile art theft cases, and negotiated the return of cultural patrimony from museums around the world.

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PROMISES FOR A LUXE-ADVENTURE EXPERIENCE

EVERY ASPECT OF YOUR JOURNEY CONSIDERED:
Complimentary roundtrip commercial airfare always included; Non-stop private charter jet service included for Antarctica.

EXPLORE YOUR WAY:
Complimentary land excursion in every port.

SAVOR REGIONALLY INSPIRED GOURMET CUISINE:
Extraordinary culinary adventures with 6 onboard dining options.

RAISE A GLASS:
Unlimited premium pours to share with like-spirited travelers.

RELAX AND INDULGE:
Luxurious L’OCCITANE bath amenities in every suite and stateroom.

EVERYDAY CONVENIENCES:
Prepaid gratuities and more.

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