Round-trip Miami on Crystal Serenity
DATES : January 4 - 16, 2013 (12 Days)  CRUISE-ONLY FARES FROM : $4,745 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 3301 - Connoisseur's Caribbean

Round-trip Miami
January 4 to January 16, 2013
12 Days (4 sea days) aboard Crystal Serenity 

*Theme: Mind, Body & Spirit   


Birger Vorland

Hotel Director

Josef Lumetsberger

Cruise Director

Rick Spath

Maître D'

Mario Gallo

Crystal Society Hostess

Jaque Brown

Cruise Sales Consultant

Paula Jean Pfitzer

Headline Entertainers

Lindsay Hamilton, Vocalist
Cary Long, Comedian
Nicola Loud
, Variety Violinist
Duncan Tuck, Instrumentalist
Philip Wojciechowsky, Variety Pianist

Magic Castle At Sea

Francis Menotti

Lounge Pianists

Marcie Castro, Avenue Saloon
Tom Daniels, Crystal Cove

Production Shows

Featuring the Crystal Ensemble of Singers and Dancers
Across the Pond
Curtain Call
Million Dollar Musicals 
Rocket Man: A Tribute to Elton John starring Jonathan Kane
Standing Room Only
(Please note: not all shows are performed on all cruises).

Crystal Visions Enrichment Program

Destination Lecturer

Dr. Anthony Aveni (Hamilton, NY)
Anthony Aveni is the Russell Colgate Distinguished Professor of Astronomy and Anthropology and Native American Studies, serving appointments in both Departments of Physics & Astronomy and Sociology & Anthropology at Colgate University. Featured in Rolling Stone magazine's 1991 list of the ten best university professors in the country, Aveni was also voted 1982 National Professor of the Year by the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education, Washington D.C., the highest national award for teaching. He has spoken or written on astronomy-related subjects on the Learning Channel, the Discovery Channel, PBS-Nova, The New York Times, The Larry King Show, NBC's Today Show and Unsolved Mysteries.

Aveni's most recent books include Empires of Time, on the history of timekeeping; Conversing With the Planets, a work that weaves together cosmology, mythology and the anthropology of ancient cultures; Behind the Crystal Ball: Magic, Science and Religion from Antiquity through the New Age; and The Book of the Year: A Brief History of Our Seasonal Holidays. His first children's book, The First Americans: The Story of Where They Came From and Who They Became, was recently published.

Special Interest Lecturer: World Affairs

Prof. Louis Rene Beres (West Lafayette, IN)
Professor of Political Science and International Law at Purdue University, columnist and author, Dr. Beres was educated at Princeton (Ph.D., 1971). His ten published books deal with such issues as US foreign policy, terrorism, counter-terrorism, nuclear strategy and nuclear war. Dr. Beres is also the author of more than fifty major law journal articles, and of over one hundred scholarly articles dealing with various philosophical, psychological, historical and military dimensions of world politics. His lectures provide a stimulating and informed guide to critical issues of our time.

*Theme Presentations: Mind, Body & Spirit

Theme Lecturer: Nutrition & Wellness

Joan Salge Blake (Sudbury, MA)
Joan Salge Blake is a clinical associate professor at Boston University, a National Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics National Media Spokesperson, and a regular contributor as a nutrition expert on Fox25 TV, Boston. She has appeared on CBS, The Early Show, CNN, CBS News, NBC News, NPR, WBUR, Fox TV, Boston, WBZ TV, Boston, WHDH TV, Boston, Pure Oxygen, Chronicle, Doctors on Call, and NiteBeat. Her Nutrition and You Blog can be found on Boston.com, website of the Boston Globe.

Pilates Instructor

Kandice Kingsley (Burbank, CA)

Yoga Instructor

Melanie Camp (Fort Lauderdale, FL)


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 Patricia Mills (Fair Oaks, CA). 

Computer University@Sea

Lead Technology Concierge Jessie Moncatar plus Instructors Mike Newell (Vero Beach, FL) and Judy Koehler (Vero Beach, FL). 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).

PGA Teaching Professional

Joe Herbert (Littleton, CO)
Our exclusive program features TaylorMade, the best performance golf company in the world and #1 driver in golf.

ACBL Bridge Instructors

Polly and Richard Pekruhn (Charleston, SC)
Beginner and intermediate bridge classes, and afternoon games.

Catholic Clergy

Father James Nunes (Richmond Hill, NY)

Protestant Clergy

Pastor Ed Voosen (Leicester, MA)

Dance Team/Instructors

Mark Bruce and Lizl Jooste (Johannesburg, South Africa)
Daily dance classes on sea days, and private lessons by appointment.

Ambassador Hosts

Jim Battaglia (Buffalo, NY)
Joe Glasgow (Sarasota, FL) 
Norman Pendergraft (Durham, NC) 
Burt Slatus (Boca Raton, FL)

List as of 01/01/2013. All Crystal Visions Enrichment Program personnel, entertainers, dates and itineraries are subject to change without notice.
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