London to Hamburg on Crystal Symphony
DATES : August 31 - September 9, 2014 (9 Days)  CRUISE-ONLY FARES FROM : $4,140 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 4221 - Western Europe Wayfarer

Northern Europe
London to Hamburg
August 31 to September 9, 2014
9 days (2 sea days) aboard Crystal Symphony


Mark Symonds

Hotel Director

Herbert Jäger

Cruise Director

Scott Peterson

Maître D'

Mario Gallo

Crystal Society Hostess

Jaque Brown

Cruise Sales Consultant

Paula Jean Pfitzer

Headline Entertainers

Phillip Browne, Vocalist
Marc Paul, Magician/Mind Reader
Philip Wojciechowsky, Variety Pianist

Magic Castle At Sea

Brian Staron

Lounge Pianists

Mark Farris, Avenue Saloon 
Gordon Porth
, Crystal Cove

Production Shows

Featuring the Crystal Ensemble of Singers and Dancers    
Curtain Call
Diva starring Karen Grainger
iLuminate: Imagine

Route 66  
(Please note: not all shows are performed on all cruises).

Crystal Visions Enrichment Program

Destination Lecturer

Marcus Sherwood (Sussex, England)
Marcus Sherwood is a Classics graduate who has travelled widely as a teacher and lecturer in Classical History. An authority on the ancient civilizations of the Mediterranean, his special enthusiasm and expertise is in tracing the influence of these civilizations on our modern culture, and bringing this alive to his audience. Marcus is passionate about the real history and legacy of the classical civilizations, including the Greeks, Romans, Phoenicians and Egyptians, but he also enjoys exploring the truth behind the colorful myths and legends of the Ancient World.

Special Interest Lecturer: Media & Current Events

Shelby Coffey (McLean, VA)
Shelby Coffey is the former editor of the Los Angeles Times. Currently a senior fellow of the Freedom Forum and trustee at the Newseum, Coffey was president of CNN Business News and CNNfn. Prior to joining CNN, Coffey served as executive vice president of ABC News, where he was responsible for editorial standards and practices, online activities, cable program development and ABC News productions, in addition to other editorial responsibilities.

Special Interest Lecturer: World Affairs

David Davenport (Burlingame, CA)
David Davenport is Counselor to the Director and a Research Fellow at the Hoover Institution, a prominent public policy think tank at Stanford University.  From 1985-2000, he served as President of Pepperdine University during a period of dynamic growth in the University’s quality and reputation. David is a columnist for the San Francisco Chronicle on politics and policy and also does regular national radio commentaries for the Salem Radio Network.  Davenport has held several political appointments, most recently as a member of Governor Schwarzenegger’s California Performance Review Commission.  He co-chairs Common Sense California, which is a bipartisan effort to reengage citizens and bring their common sense solutions to some of the state’s most pressing problems.  He also serves on the boards of three California based corporations.

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 Dorothy Calio (Oxford, CT).  

Odyssey Art At Sea Knitting Instructor

The relaxing and social aspects of knitting have been added on select cruises. On this sailing, Marylin Gallamore (Elmira, Canada) 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.

USC School of Cinematic Arts Presents...

Digital Filmmaking: The iPad Moviemaking Course. A fun way to learn the fundamentals of filmmaking.
Kerry Millerick (Sherman Oaks, 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 iOS7 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.

Computer University@Sea

Lead Technology Concierge Jessie Moncatar plus Instructor Chip Adam (Long Beach, CA). 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.

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®.

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.

ACBL Bridge Instructors

Marsha and Darryl Helton (Sedona, AZ)
Beginner and intermediate bridge classes, and afternoon games.

Catholic Clergy

Msgr. Timothy O'Connell (San Pedro, CA)

Dance Team/Instructors

Rudy and Maria Hernandez (Whittier, CA)
Daily dance classes on sea days, and private lessons by appointment.

Ambassador Hosts

Joe Glasgow (Sarasota, FL)
Rick Mazzone (Kingston, MA)
Jack Moya
(Whittier, CA)
Rafael Talavera
(Tampa, FL)

List as of 08/22/2014. All Crystal Visions Enrichment Program personnel, entertainers, dates and itineraries are subject to change without notice.
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