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MEDITERRANEAN MAGIC

V3311

Istanbul to Barcelona on Crystal Serenity
DATES : May 18 - 30, 2013 (12 Days)  CRUISE-ONLY FARES FROM : $5,690 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 3311 - Mediterranean Magic

Mediterranean
Istanbul to Barcelona
May 18 to May 30, 2013
12 Days (1 sea day) aboard Crystal Serenity 

*Theme: Esprit du Grand Prix

Captain

Birger Vorland

Hotel Director

Christian Krempl

Cruise Director

Rick Spath

Maître D'

Mario Gallo

Crystal Society Hostess

Isabell Wagner

Cruise Sales Consultant

Paula Jean Pfitzer

Headline Entertainers

Naki Ataman, Variety Pianist
Ian Cooper
, Variety Violinist 
John Joseph, Comedian

Magic Castle At Sea

David Cox

Lounge Pianists

Colin Salter, Avenue Saloon 
Joe Fos, Crystal Cove

Production Shows

Featuring the Crystal Ensemble of Singers and Dancers
Across the Pond
Curtain Call
iLuminate: The Tourist
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. Jennie Congleton (Dallas, PA)
A popular lecturer and National Public Radio program writer and narrator, Dr. Jennie Congleton speaks at museums, conferences, and Road Scholar programs in the United States and Europe. Her visually rich presentations spotlight the region’s ancient, medieval, and renaissance wonders.

Special Interest Lecturer

Roman Pryjomko (Vienna, Austria)
Frequent cruise lecturer, author and technical advisor on development issues, Roman Pryjomko holds degrees from Kingston University, London and the University of Miami. He has undertaken assignments in over 40 countries on topics ranging from the environment, humanitarian assistance, governance reform, violence prevention and poverty reduction. He is the co-founder of St. Gabriel Home, a registered charity that assists imprisoned children in Arusha, Tanzania and in 2004, published a travel memoir, Someone, Somewhere: Encounters with People and Places.An avid traveller, writer and geographer, his talks are thought-provoking and anecdotal; embracing both cultural and physical geography, while highlighting the impacts of terrorism, poverty, climate change and shifting geo-politics on the future of our changing world. 

*Theme Presentation: Esprit du Grand Prix

Theme Lecturer: Award-Winning Broadcast Journalist

Ken Rees (Bristol, England) 
Ken Rees brings to the role of destination lecturer over 25 years experience as a world-travelling foreign correspondent. During his career, he has reported extensively from Italy, Greece, and the Middle East. His many news credits include the Lebanese civil war, the first Gulf War, the loss of the space shuttle Challenger, and the sectarian troubles of Northern Ireland. Ken has held almost every job in a television newsroom from scriptwriter, news editor, and reporter to Director of News and Current Affairs. During a 15-year career with Britain’s flagship network program, ITN’s News at Ten, he served as a Senior Foreign Correspondent and spent six years covering the United States from Washington, D.C. In 1986 the Royal Television Society named Ken as Television Reporter of the Year, their highest honor. He now works as a broadcast consultant, trains journalists for TV companies, and writes on travel and world affairs.

*Ultimate Vintage Room Dining Experience

Heidi and Bo Barrett
Winemakers for many of the top Napa Valley cult wines such as Screaming Eagle, Dalla Valle, Grace Family, Paradigm and more.

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 Annabelle Smith (Cumbria, England).

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

Jonathan Berman (Los Angeles, 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 Arwin Mañalac plus Instructor Maria Monroe (Torrance, 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).

Wellness

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®.

Golf Teaching Professional

Denise Doyle (Scarriff, Ireland)  
Our exclusive program features TaylorMade, the best performance golf company in the world and #1 driver in golf.

ACBL Bridge Instructor

Judi and Dan Sonon (Pittsburgh, PA)
Beginner and intermediate bridge classes, and afternoon games.

Catholic Clergy

Bishop Raymond Boland (Kansas City, MO)

Dance Team/Instructors

Curtis Collins (Los Angeles, CA) and Beverly Durand (Thousand Oaks, CA)
Daily dance classes on sea days, and private lessons by appointment.

Junior Activities Directors

Memduh Kutur (New York, NY)
Kaleigh Stratton (Vancouver, Canada)

Ambassador Hosts

John Farrell (Tampa, FL)
Jack Moya
(Whittier, CA)
Harry Norton
(Valley Glen, CA)
Al Padua
(San Francisco, CA) 

Featured Trunk Shows

Hubert Gem Design
Hubert brings 'Color to the World, One Gemstone at a Time.'

List as of 05/18/2013. All Crystal Visions Enrichment Program personnel, entertainers, dates and itineraries are subject to change without notice.
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