From exposure to history, nature, different cultures, new adventures and the exchange of ideas, taking a cruise can be one of the best forms of education outside the classroom. In the final post of our Spotlight Voyages blog series, we take a look at Spotlight on Public Broadcasting, and how Regent Seven Seas Cruises takes learning while sailing a step further. Speakers from the worlds of journalism, universities, the arts and foreign service will lead presentations and panel discussions, offering up close and personal insights on your destination, far exceeding what you might find in the average travel guide.
This month, PBS enthusiasts and supporters will celebrate the very best of the network’s programming aboard Seven Seas Voyager®’s Auckland to Bali voyage. Seminars and panel discussions with personalities from viewer favorites such as Broadway: The American Musical, Great Performances and The American Experience will be showcased. Highlights include nine-time Emmy Award winner David Lee on the best of comedy, documentary storytelling with the producers and filmmakers of Independent Lens and two-time Tony Award nominee Christine Andreas and Academy Award-nominated lyricist David Zippel dish on Broadway.
Cruise the Mediterranean aboard Seven Seas Voyager’s Barcelona to Venice July 23rd voyage and celebrate American theater with Emmy-Award winning Executive Producer David Horn from the network’s acclaimed series Great Performances, as well as Tony Award favorites performing in exciting theater shows, casual discussions and appearing at receptions. In addition, explore current events and history with leading newsmakers and producers from other public broadcasting favorites. It’s the perfect complement to cultural stops in Monte Carlo and an overnight in Venice.
Passengers on Seven Seas Navigator®’s Roundtrip New York City October 8th voyage will enjoy offshore excursions celebrating the Tony Award-winning mega-hit Hamilton and a visit with producers at Boston’s WGBH station. Robert Costa, moderator of the Peabody-Award winning public affairs series Washington Week and a national reporter from the Washington Post will host fascinating panel discussions and exclusive receptions.
If it’s friendly competition and gamesmanship you are after, Spotlight on Bridge offers matches on all levels. ACBL Certified Bridge Masters will be on hand to provide tips and professional instruction for everyone from the novice to ace player and best of all, guests who play in Duplicate Bridge will accumulate master points. Spotlight on Bridge is available on a variety of cruises sailing in the Caribbean, South America, Mediterranean, Asia and more.