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Crown Cruise Vacations Named Exclusive Booking Agent for Public TV (PTV) At Sea Cruises

Meet and Interact with Top Public Broadcasting Personalities and Their Guests During Regent Seven Seas Australia-to-New Zealand Cruise

Princeton, N.J. (Sept. 15, 2011)
– If your readers love public broadcasting and PBS and NPR intellectual personalities, a PTV at Sea cruise is there for them. This is a great opportunity to meet and chat with some of the most respected authorities and most enthralling people in American public broadcasting in a leisurely, yet educational, environment on the Regent Seven Seas Voyager, a six-star ship, sailing Jan. 23, 2012, from Sydney, Australia, to Auckland, New Zealand.
During the cruise from Sydney to Auckland, the spotlight will be on public broadcasting, with many exciting ports to visit in Australia and New Zealand, as well as cruising the Tasman Sea and Pacific Ocean. Aboard the lovely Regent Seven Seas Voyager, guest hosts on this itinerary are those with their fingers on the pulse of politics, history, current events, sports, and the arts – from a global perspective.
The guest hosts with whom your readers will mix include:

• David Panning, executive producer and founder of FRONTLINE

• David Folkenflik, media correspondent for NPR and National Press Club award winner

• Michael Childers, magazine cover and film photographer

• Peter Bart, senior executive at a number of Hollywood studios

• Ken Levine, Emmy-winning writer, director, producer, blogger and major league baseball announcer

Regent Seven Seas guests will be invited to private dinners and cocktail receptions that allow for one-on-one conversations during the cruise. Enjoy the most inclusive luxury cruise experience ever – cruising as it was meant to be. Regent Seven Seas is a world where everything is included, without exception and without compromise. Personal service soars into the sublime aboard the all-suite, all-balcony Seven Seas Voyager, liberating you to follow your heart, fulfill your desires and explore the stunning beauty of Australia and New Zealand in complete and absolute comfort.
PTV at Sea enriches, inspires and entertains with informative programming, presented by some of public broadcasting’s most acclaimed personalities. Meet and interact with top public broadcasting personalities and their featured guests at panel discussions and presentations in the areas of politics, culture, personal finance, health & wellness and more.
Travelers can pose questions of specific interest at in-depth Q & A sessions and then mix and mingle with these esteemed guests at private dinners, cocktail receptions and memorable shore excursions.

To participate in this exclusive PTV at Sea event, reservations should be made directly with Crown Cruise Vacations by calling toll-free 1-855-788-7880.

Fares include:
• 2-for-1 fares
• Additional bonus savings of $4,000 per suite
• Roundtrip airfare
• Unlimited shore excursions
• Luxury hotel package
• Beverages, including fine wines and premium spirits
• Pre-paid gratuities
• Ground transfers
• In-suite mini-bar replenished daily
• 24-hour room service
• Complimentary travel insurance and $600 onboard credit when booked with Crown Cruise Vacations.

Invited Guest Hosts


David Fanning
is the executive producer and founder of “FRONTLINE,” America’s longest-running investigative documentary series on television. The PBS series has won all of the major awards for broadcast journalism, including 30 Emmys.

David Folkenflik
is the media correspondent for NPR. He offers insight into the operation of the media and on figures that help shape the way the news business works. David is a three-time winner of the Arthur Rowse Award for Press Criticism from the National Press Club.

Michael Childers
has photographed over 200 magazine covers, including GQ, Esquire, Life and both English and Italian Vogue. He has worked on dozens of films, including “Grease,” “Marathon Man,” “Coal Miner’s Daughter,” “The Terminator” and “Oceans 12.”

Peter Bart
worked for over 20 years in senior executive roles at major Hollywood studios, playing key roles in such films as “Rosemary’s Baby,” “True Grit,” “Harold and Maude,” Paper Moon” and “Being There.” He left to become the respected editor of the industry publication, Variety.

Ken Levine
is an Emmy-winning writer, director, producer, blogger and major league baseball announcer. In a career that has spanned over 30 years, Ken has worked on “Mash,” “Cheers,” “Frasier,” “The Simpsons,” “Everybody Loves Raymond” and more.
Regent's Seven Seas Voyager is only the second all-suite, all-balcony ship in the world, following Regent's Seven Seas Mariner. The stunning vessel caters to 700 guests with world-renowned cuisine of Le Cordon Bleu®, complimentary 24-hour room service and luxurious accommodations.

About Crown Cruise Vacations

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