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Rome to Istanbul on Crystal Serenity
DATES : May 9 - 18, 2013 (9 Days) CRUISE-ONLY FARES FROM : $4,520 Per Person
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Rome to Istanbul
May 9 to May 18, 2013
9 Days (1 sea day) aboard Crystal Serenity
Naki Ataman, Variety Pianist
Michel Bell, Vocalist
Steve Stevens, Comedian
Colin Salter, Avenue Saloon
Joe Fos, Crystal Cove
Featuring the Crystal Ensemble of Singers and Dancers
Across the Pond
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).
Jim Rowe (Sabanilla, Costa Rica)
Dr. Jim Rowe holds a Ph.D. in the area of Applied Eco-Psychology and Integrated Ecology. This broad social science encompasses areas of natural ecology, human psychology and cultural history/sociology/anthropology. Jim lives in Costa Rica and Panama where he teaches university level programs in cultural anthropology and natural history with Outward Bound Costa Rica/Panama. He spends much of his free time traveling in Latin America, the Caribbean, Polynesia and the world. His passions include travel, technical rock climbing, white water kayaking, surfing, scuba diving and wakeboarding. Jim is the Executive Director of Outward Bound Costa Rica and Panama where he oversees youth programs that focus on personal and leadership development through study abroad and adventure. His presentations will help you understand the intriguing natural environment and cultures of The Caribbean Basin, Panama, Panama Canal and Costa Rica.
Dr. Jack A. Goldstone (Great Falls, VA)
Widely recognized as one of the world’s leading authorities on social protest, revolutions, and global change, Jack A. Goldstone has developed global conflict forecasts for the CIA and advised leaders at the World Bank, the US State Department, the US military, the US Agency for International Development, and the White House. A prolific writer and advisor on world affairs, he has appeared on Fox News, CNBC, Voice of America, Al-Jazeera, and National Public Radio to comment on Middle East and world affairs. In 2011, he was the Richard C. Holbrooke distinguished lecturer at the American Academy in Berlin.
Professor Goldstone has written or edited 11 books on world history and international politics. His work has won awards from the MacArthur Foundation and the US Institute of Peace, and his writings have been translated into Russian, Persian, Turkish, French, Italian, Chinese, Korean, and Portuguese. A popular speaker at corporate, military, and political meetings, he has also lectured at universities in Athens, Istanbul, Ankara, Moscow, Beijing, and Seoul as well as throughout Europe and America.
Goldstone received his PhD from Harvard, and has taught at the University of California, Caltech, and Northwestern University. Currently, he is the Virginia E. and John T. Hazel, Jr. Professor of Public Policy at George Mason University and a non-resident Senior Fellow in Foreign Policy at the Brookings Institution. His recent works include: Why Europe? The Rise of the West in World History, The New Population Bomb: Four Population Megatrends that will Shape the Global Future, and Revolutions: A Very Short Introduction.
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.
Get your creative juices flowing using a variety of media in classes taught by our specially trained Odyssey Art at Sea instructor Bette Klegon-Halby (New York, NY).
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.
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).
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®.
Denise Doyle (Scarriff, Ireland)
Our exclusive program features TaylorMade, the best performance golf company in the world and #1 driver in golf.
Judi and Dan Sonon (Pittsburgh, PA)
Beginner and intermediate bridge classes, and afternoon games.
Bishop Raymond Boland (Kansas City, MO)
Curtis Collins (Los Angeles, CA) and Beverly Durand (Thousand Oaks, CA)
Daily dance classes on sea days, and private lessons by appointment.
Memduh Kutur (New York, NY)
Kaleigh Stratton (Vancouver, Canada)
John Farrell (Tampa, FL)
Jack Moya (Whittier, CA)
Harry Norton (Valley Glen, CA)
Robert Nostrand (San Diego, CA)
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