Venice to Barcelona on Crystal Serenity
DATES : November 16 - 27, 2011 (11 Days) FARES FROM : $5,470 Per Person
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Cruise 1324 - Italian SplendorMediterranean
Venice to Barcelona
November 16 to November 27, 2011
11 Days (2 sea days) aboard Crystal Serenity
Jon Courtenay, Variety Comedian
Vincenzo Martinelli, Latin/Spanish Guitarist
Marc Paul, Magician/Mind Reader
Philip Wojciechowsky, Variety Pianist
John Mentis, Crystal Cove
Across the Pond
Million Dollar Musicals
My Favorite Things
Standing Room Only
(Please note: not all shows are performed on all cruises).
Fred Plotkin is a true Renaissance man, renowned for his books and speaking on opera, music, the visual arts, food, wine, and travel, topics on which he is considered an enthusiastic expert. He is the author of Opera 101, Classical Music 101, five books on Italian food and wine, and a forthcoming biography of Michelangelo. He appears frequently on the Metropolitan Opera broadcasts, NPR, BBC, and took part in NBC's coverage of the recent Winter Olympics.
Tom Faranda (Scottsdale, AZ)
Tom has worked around the world and has clients in China, Japan, India, Malaysia, Mexico, UK, Germany, Australia and beyond. He has owned hotels in Costa Rica and America, a pepper gas business in South Africa, an ATM firm, a global software firm, a mobile home venture in South Africa and a global consulting firm focused on business growth and profit and other ventures. Tom Faranda's global trends have been on target for over 25 years. He forecasted the rise and fall of Japan, the rise and fall of the Euro and the rise of China as a world power as well as many other trends. Tom brings global events and affairs into perspective and provides a view into the future of our world.
Creator and founding president of The Disney Channel and Walt Disney Home Video.
Kazuo Kobayashi graduated from the Tokyo University of Foreign Language majoring in Russian. During his tenure with Japan Broadcasting Corporation, he was in charge of covering the Soviet Union and did special coverage on Moscow and Vienna. He acted as the Moscow bureau chief twice, and was stationed overseas for 14 years. In 1992, Kobayashi was awarded the Kikuchi Kan Prize for his coverage of the dissolution of the Soviet Union. In 1993, with his objective report of the Soviet Union/Russia coverage, he won the Moscow Journalist Alliance Prize Award. In 2008, Kobayashi was awarded the Medal of Pushkin by The Russian Federation for his great contributions to the study and preservation of the cultural heritage of the nation. Currently he is a journalist, an adviser for the Sakushin Gakuin Institute, and is part of the judging committee for the Nihon Essayist Club Awards. Kobayashi is also the Councilor for the Saito Kinen Foundation, an Associate Member and Chief Writer for the Shimono Newspaper, a member of the Japanese Association for Promotion of private diplomacy, a member of the Russian Economic and Cultural Commission, and is the Board of Directors for the Association between Japan and Austria. Kobayashi has written the following books: The Curtain of Hermitage, 1 Pood of Salt - The People I Have Met in Russia, The Fox, The Raccoon, and The President - Russian Eyes, Learning About Russia through the White Rabbit - From Gorbachev to Putin and Putin and the Soul of Judo.
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®.
John has over 35 years experience in the Golf business and became a PGA member in July, 1972. He served his Apprenticeship under the late, Tony Novitsky, at Columbine Country Club, Littleton, Colorado. Columbine was the Host Club for the 1968 PGA Championship. John is a life member and a Quarter Century member of the PGA of America. John has held positions as an Assistant Golf Professional, Head Professional, Director of Golf and General Manager at Private Country Clubs and a Sheraton Resort. He is currently a PGA Instructor at the SDGA, San Diego Campus. John is also an Independent PGA Golf Instructor at the Carlsbad Golf Center, Carlsbad, California, recently rated in the Best 100 Golf Shops by Golf World for 2008.
Our exclusive program features TaylorMade, the best performance golf company in the world and #1 driver in golf.
Beginner and intermediate bridge classes, and afternoon games.
Daily dance classes on sea days, and private lessons by appointment.
John Farrell (Tampa, FL)
Wayne Hodgson (Victoria, Canada)
Emery Lendvay (Madison, OH)
A New Zealand company specializing in a collection of Paua shell (Abalone), Mother of Pearl, sterling silver and river pearl jewelry.