Bali to Singapore on Crystal Symphony
DATES : February 23 - March 7, 2013 (12 Days)  CRUISE-ONLY FARES FROM : $5,105 Per Person


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Enjoy complimentary enrichment that inspires and choices that impress with instruction in topics from Pilates to Photoshop. Also featured on every Crystal cruise is a delightful combination of entertainers and guest speakers that include world affairs experts, renowned writers and fascinating celebrities to talk about their professional experiences and share their insights.

Cruise 3205 - Spice Islands & Beyond

Asia, World / Grand Cruise
Bali to Singapore
February 23 to March 7, 2013
12 days (4 sea days) aboard Crystal Symphony

*Theme: Mind, Body & Spirit


Ralf Zander

Hotel Director

Josef Matt

Cruise Director

Paul McFarland

Maître D'

Mario Gallo

Crystal Society Hostess

Isabell Wagner

Cruise Sales Consultant

Paula Jean Pfitzer

Headline Entertainers

Guy Bavli, Mentalist
Ian Cooper
, Variety Violinist
Jon Courtenay
, Variety Comedian
David Shannon, Vocalist

Magic Castle At Sea

Jon Armstrong

Lounge Pianists

Mark Farris, Avenue Saloon
Bruce Johnson, Crystal Cove

Production Shows

Featuring the Crystal Ensemble of Singers and Dancers
Curtain Call 
Diva starring Karen Grainger
I Write The Songs
Route 66
Standing Room Only 
(Please note: not all shows are performed on all cruises).

Crystal Visions Enrichment Program

Destination Lecturer

Jim Rowe (Sabanilla, Costa Rica) 
Dr. Jim Rowe is a cultural anthropologist with years of experience traveling and teaching about the unique culture and nature of Oceania, South Pacific and Southeast Asia. Jim’s passion for the islands of the South Pacific, Australia and Asia began in the 1980s when he earned his undergraduate degree in a multi-cultural setting in Hawaii. He focused on cultural anthropology and natural history of Polynesia, Micronesia, Latin America and South East Asia as he fell in love with tropical regions. Since that time he has lived, traveled and worked several in tropical environments including South East Asia, Polynesia, Oceania and Latin America. Jim actively teaches university level study abroad courses in tropical ecology and cultural anthropology with Outward Bound. He is the Executive Director of Outward Bound in Costa Rica, Nicaragua and Panama where he oversees programs for young people focusing on personal development through adventure. In his personal time, Jim enjoys white water kayaking, surfing, SCUBA diving, parapenting, rafting, climbing and wakeboarding. His presentations onboard focus on Culture and Nature of Indonesia, Malaysia, and Singapore.

Special Interest Lecturer: Professor of Political and International Relations

Robert Schrire (Cape Town, South Africa)
Robert Schrire was, until recently, chair and professor in the politics department at the University of Cape Town and the Director of the Institute for the Study of Public Policy. He also teaches at Princeton University. His presentations look at how our world is being impacted by changes in politics, religion, technology, economics, and population. Robert is best known as the original host of the television program Talking Politics and he had a regular column in The Sunday Times for several years. Much in demand as a public commentator, his views have been published in Time, Newsweek, The Economist, and The Washington Post. The BBC's chief analyst during South Africa's first democratic elections, he has worked closely with many prominent TV personalities including Ted Koppel and David Dimbleby. A consultant to UNESCO and the Rockefeller and Ford Foundations, Robert presents a highly-acclaimed series to CEOs of major corporations, entitled "Our Changing World: Thinking about the Future” and has led study tours for groups as diverse as the National Trust and Harvard and Stanford Universities. A graduate of the University of Cape Town, Robert pursued post-graduate studies at Columbia University and the School of International Service – American University in Washington, D.C., and holds a doctorate from the University of California.

*Theme Presentations: Mind, Body & Spirit

Theme Lecturer

Dr. James Dalen (Tucson, AZ)
Dr. James Dalen was Dean of Medicine and Vice President for health sciences at the University of Arizona, where he helped to establish the College of Public Health and the Center for Integrative Medicine. Currently, he teaches in the Colleges of Medicine and Public Health.  In addition, Dr. Dalen is executive director of the Weil Foundation, which supports education in integrative medicine.

Theme Lecturer

Craig Ramsay (Los Angeles, CA)
Craig Ramsay is an internationally recognized fitness guru for his extensive experience, knowledge and diverse expertise of the human condition.  Craig has more than 12 years of documented success transforming the mind, body and spirit of people and communities across the world.  His own versatile physical abilities, honed through his work as a ballet dancer, hockey player, fitness model, Broadway/TV/film actor, and trained contortionist, have made him one of the most sought after fitness experts in the business.

Bravo's Thintervention first introduced Craig to American TV audiences. Craig has also been showcased on Entertainment Tonight, VH1, TV Guide, CNN, Fox News, ABC News, Good Day L.A., The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, the TODAY Show, CBC Canada, and the W Network. 

Craig has been featured in numerous print publications nationwide and is a popular radio guest and host where his energy, humor and enthusiasm thoroughly inform, engage, and charm audiences.  He has transformed lives through his online training programs, his DVD The Ultimate Perfect Workout, Workout Phone Apps and as a successful author of two books, The Anatomy of Muscle Building and The Anatomy of Stretching.

Pilates Instructor

Lydia Ho (Rosemead, CA) 


Crystal Cruises' exclusive Walk-on-Water program features The WALKVEST® Training System which revolutionizes walking simply by adding resistance (added weight) to your walk.

Nordic Walking
Crystal Cruises is the only cruise line to offer a Nordic Walking program to help you get more out of your limited exercise time on board. The use of lightweight poles for stability and balance will facilitate your fitness needs even if you have knee or hip issues. Two specially designed adjustable poles work the upper body while walking. Like cross country skiing, the poles are used by the arms to match each step the person takes. Our Fitness Staff will guide you to quickly be deck-walking for fun and fitness. You will be using feather weight aluminum poles provided by the market leader, LEKI®.

The Crystal Cruises Creative Learning Institute

Our innovative series of complimentary interactive classes created to enhance our guests quality of life in the areas of Arts & Entertainment, Business & Technology, Lifestyle & Wellness. Guests receive a certificate of completion at the end of the curriculum.

Odyssey Art at Sea Instructor

Get your creative juices flowing using a variety of media in classes taught by our specially trained Odyssey Art at Sea instructor Gary Weeter (Hot Springs Village, AR).

USC School of Cinematic Arts presents
Digital Filmmaking: The iPad iMovie Video Course

Erin Manning (Manhattan Beach, CA)
Want to take your home movies to the next level? Post your mini-blockbusters or vacation videos to Facebook or YouTube? In five fun classes, learn how to shoot and edit short movies using an iPad. Improve your video and photo skills. The course is taught by professionals, but aimed at non-professionals.
Course requirements: please bring your own iPad and pre-load the iMovie application prior to boarding. If you do not already own the iMovie app for iOS, you must have iOS6 in order to purchase and download iMovie ($4.99) from the App Store. You cannot download the app on board the ship. Due to the hands-on nature of this unique program, class size is limited to 20 participants. Please sign up online using Priority Check-in & Planning Center (PCPC). If you sign up on board, make sure to sign up EARLY.

Computer University@Sea

Lead Technology Concierge Louie Payongayong plus Instructor Christine Potvin (Sidney, Canada). Our popular Computer University@Sea program: expanded curriculum of complimentary lectures and classes on a variety of computer-related topics, plus e-mail instruction in our computer center, equipped with 25 state-of-the-art workstations, all equipped for e-mail and Internet access (fees apply).

Golf Teaching Professional

Roberto Borgatti (New York, NY)
Roberto Borgatti conducts golf clinics for all levels of players, and seminars for teaching professionals around the world. He is a much sought-after clinician for professional golf associations and regularly prepares tour players for competitions. Roberto also conducts playing clinics for corporate outings of Fortune 500 companies and charity events. During the winter season he is the featured instructor at the Long Boat Key Club in Florida. Roberto’s comprehensive approach combines sound methodology, fitness training and state-of-the art V1 Professional video swing-analysis technology. Roberto has coached top players from the United States, China, France, Canada and Spain. They include Belen Mozo Palacios, the current British Women’s Amateur Champion, Davyn Nola, a six-time World Long Drive finalist, and Arlene McKitrick, with 137 worldwide tournament victories. Roberto has also instructed golfers of all skill levels in such countries as Australia, Spain, England, Germany, Thailand, Ireland, Denmark, Czech Republic, Cuba, Bolivia, Brazil, Argentina, China, and France. His instructional methods have been featured in Golf Digest’s Golf for Women and Europe’s Canal Plus Television. Roberto is the author of A Swing You Can Trust, which was released in 2007 by Simon & Schuster.
Our exclusive program features TaylorMade, the best performance golf company in the world and #1 driver in golf.

ACBL Bridge Instructors

Susan Carter and Jean Paul Trudel (Nepean, Canada)
Beginner and intermediate bridge classes, and afternoon games.

Catholic Clergy

Father Ralph Kleiter (Saskatchewan, Canada)

Dance Team/Instructors

Adam Kent and Patricia Kent (Burbank, CA) 
Daily dance classes on sea days, and private lessons by appointment.

Ambassador Hosts

Joseph Gerarden (Honolulu, HI)
Hamid Mansory (Victoria, Canada)
Harry Norton (Valley Glen, CA)
Dan Reilly (Fort Lee, NJ) 
List as of 02/09/13. All Crystal Visions Enrichment Program personnel, entertainers, dates and itineraries are subject to change without notice.
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