Singapore to Hong Kong on Crystal Symphony
DATES : January 29 - February 11, 2015 (13 Days) CRUISE-ONLY FARES FROM : $4,385 Per Person
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Cruise 5203 - INDOCHINE DISCOVERY
Singapore to Hong Kong
January 29 - February 11, 2015
13 days (3 sea days) aboard Crystal Symphony
Jonathan Ansell, Vocalist
Steve Stevens, Comedian/Musician
TBA, Avenue Saloon
TBA, Crystal Cove
Featuring the Crystal Ensemble of Singers and Dancers
Diva starring Karen Grainger
(Please note: not all shows are performed on all cruises).
Dan Raviv (Washington, D.C.)
Dan Raviv is an award-winning national correspondent for CBS News and has reported on radio and television from over 35 countries, including a dozen years in the London Bureau. He was on the Berlin Wall as it fell, in Moscow as the Soviet Union collapsed, at the scene of many terrorist attacks including Lockerbie, and in Havana as Fidel Castro welcomed the Baltimore Orioles for an exhibition game. On 9/11, Dan’s clear, calm voice, kept millions of Americans informed and reassured during more than eight hours of non-stop live radio coverage. Dan anchors the major world events for CBS Radio News, including Election Night coverage. He is a respected authority on the Middle East and author of a best-seller, Every Spy a Prince: The Complete History of Israel’s Intelligence Community, as well as his latest Spies Against Armageddon and Friends In Deed: Inside the U.S. - Israel Alliance. Dan also became an expert on entertainment, mergers and movie-making with his book about Marvel’s renaissance after bankruptcy, Comic Wars.
Stephen Mack is the CEO of Asia Wine Service and Education Centre (AWSEC®). Stephen holds a Diploma from the UK’s Wine & Spirit Education Trust®, for whom he runs Hong Kong’s only center offering courses and exams up to and including Diploma level, is an Advanced Sommelier with the Court of Master Sommeliers, a French Wine Scholar (with Highest Honors) and Barossa Master Educator. AWSEC won the award of WSET Educator of the Year, 2013. Stephen has selected the wines for an international airline, judged in numerous wine competitions from London to Australia and has a wide range of corporate clients for whom he conducts entertaining and educational tutored wine tastings and wine and food dinners for their staff and clients. Stephen has also trained the staff of a number of wine producers and distributors, restaurants and hotels all over Asia.
Our innovative series of complimentary interactive classes created to enhance our guests quality of life in the areas of Arts & Entertainment, Business & Technology, Lifestyle and Wellness. Guests receive a certificate of completion at the end of the curriculum.
Get your creative juices flowing using a variety of media in classes taught by our specially trained Odyssey Art at Sea instructor Pratibha Garewal (Mt. Kisco, NY).
The relaxing and social aspects of knitting have been added on select cruises. On this sailing, Sandy Lee (Kennett Square, PA) will host knitting classes and all levels are welcome. Participants are encouraged to knit together sharing skills and advice in a congenial environment. Participation is limited.
Digital Filmmaking: The iPad Moviemaking Course. A fun way to learn the fundamentals of filmmaking.
Kinsey McLean (Los Angeles, CA)
Want to take your home movies to the next level and learn how to share them with family and friends? In five entertaining 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 pre-loaded with the iMovie application. If you do not already own the iMovie for iOS app, you must have iOS8 in order to download iMovie from the App Store. If you have an older version of the iMovie app, be sure to update to the current version. You cannot download the app on board the ship. Please sign up online using the Priority Check-in & Planning Center (PCPC). If you sign up on board, make sure to sign up EARLY, in the Library, as the class size is limited.
Lead Technology Concierge Jessie Moncatar plus Instructor TBA. 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).
Crystal Cruises' exclusive Walk-on-Water program features The WALKVEST® Training System which revolutionizes walking simply by adding resistance (added weight) to your walk.
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®.
CPGA Teaching Professional
R. Bruce Murray (Deep Cove, Nova Scotia)
Bruce Murray has been a C.P.G.A. member for over 40 years serving the C.P.G.A. as a Director, as well as serving as chairman of many association portfolios. He has been a Head Professional/Director of Golf at five clubs in his career the most prominent being Royal Montréal, Shaughnessy in Vancouver and now Wildfire in Lakefield, Ontario. Bruce's responsibilities have varied within the scope of the various clubs, but teaching has been and remains his main passion. He has taught students of every level, from novices to professionals and leading amateurs. Bruce is now retired from the private club life and lives outside Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Our exclusive program features TaylorMade, the best performance golf company in the world and #1 driver in golf.
RoseAnne Levinson (Marblehead, MA)
Beginner and intermediate bridge classes, and afternoon games.
Gyorgy Kocse (Monor, Hungary) and Petra Pandur (Budapest, Hungary)
Daily dance classes on sea days, and private lessons by appointment.