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Public Radio at Sea, Gateways of Antiquity and Indian Ocean Odyssey Offer Unique Public Broadcasting Educational Adventures


Sophisticated Cruise Specialists at Crown Cruise Vacations Assist With the Ordinary and the Extraordinary Cruises


PRINCETON, N.J.
(Nov. 29, 2012) – Crown Cruise Vacations, preferred provider of PTV at Sea events, and Artful Travelers, producers of PTV at Sea, present three unique public broadcasting educational adventures at sea on the Regent Seven Seas Cruises Voyager, the most all-inclusive cruise line. With 447 international crew members attending to a maximum of 700 guests, personal service is exceedingly indulgent throughout the Seven Seas Voyager.

This is a rare opportunity to cruise while meeting and interacting with fascinating Public Broadcasting Service and National Public Radio experts and their featured guests at panel discussions and presentations in the areas of history, politics, culture, personal finance, health and wellness and more.

The insight and experience of these special guests are unparalleled and not available anywhere else in the world. Public Radio at Sea – and its celebration of NPR – is, quite simply, a journey unlike any other.
Additionally, private dinners and cocktail receptions allow for one-to-one conversations during an unforgettable voyage where you will have the opportunity to meet some extraordinary people who may never cross your path otherwise.

Public Radio at Sea enriches, inspires and entertains with informative programming, presented by some of National Public Radio’s most acclaimed personalities.

Voyage 1 –
PUBLIC RADIO AT SEA – Beijing to Bangkok, March 16-April 1, 2013

Experience the best of public broadcasting aboard the #1 cruise line in the world – Regent Seven Seas.
This voyage sails March 16-April 1, 2013 (16 nights), from Beijing to Bangkok. Public Radio at Sea is learning leisure at its finest - a celebration of the exceptional programming and beloved personalities of NPR.

This unique travel experience offers an unparalleled opportunity to meet and mingle with several of NPR's most dynamic journalists aboard the luxurious all-suite, all-balcony ship, Regent's Seven Seas Voyager.
Esteemed guests include...

  • Michele Norris, Host of NPR's All Things Considered;
  • David Greene, Host and Correspondent for NPR's morning programming;
  • Frank Langfitt, NPR's Shanghai Correspondent;
  • Louisa Lim, Foreign Correspondent for NPR, based in Beijing, China;
  • Anthony Kuhn, Foreign Correspondent for NPR, based in Jakarta, Indonesia;
  • Madhulika Sikka, Executive Producer of NPR's Morning Edition; and
  • Chris Turpin, Executive Producer of NPR's All Things Considered.

The adventure visits ports in China, Vietnam and Thailand, allowing plenty of time for passengers to learn from and talk with some of the country’s most enthralling people – those with their fingers on the pulse of politics, history, current events, finance and the arts.

Interact with NPR journalists and their featured guests at panel discussions and presentations on politics, culture, personal finance, health and wellness and more. Additionally, in-depth Q & A sessions, dinners and cocktail receptions allow for more conversation throughout this unforgettable voyage. The insight and experience of these special guests is unparalleled and not available anywhere else in the world. Public Radio at Sea - and its celebration of NPR – is, quite simply, a journey unlike any other.

Fares begin at $12,349 per passenger (based on double occupancy) and include roundtrip airfare with upgrade to business class air in penthouse, suites and higher on most Europe voyages, luxury hotel package, pre-paid gratuities, ground transfers, in-suite mini-bar replenished daily, 24-hour room service, unlimited shore excursions, beverages including fine wine, beer and spirits, plus possible onboard credit and complimentary travel insurance when booked with Crown Cruise Vacations and much more. Complimentary 3-night pre- or post-cruise land programs for added adventure! Call for details. Additional taxes and fees may apply.

Voyage 2 –
GATEWAYS OF ANTIQUITY – Luxor, Egypt to Rome, Italy – May 4-18, 2013

Again, PTV at Sea provides the incredible opportunity to meet with and learn from public broadcasting’s most dynamic and insightful personalities, aboard the luxurious all-suite, all-balcony ship, Regent’s Seven Seas Voyager. The adventure – traveling to exotic ports in Egypt, Jordan, Israel, Turkey, Cyprus, Greece and Italy – allows travelers incredible access to some of the country’s most fascinating people, those with their fingers on the pulse of politics, history, current events, finance and the arts.

Programming for this May 2013 voyage is currently in development. Guests on previous sailings have included many of public broadcasting’s most fascinating and beloved personalities. Meet and interact with top Public Broadcasting Service and National Public Radio personalities and their featured guests at panel discussions and presentations in the areas of politics, culture, personal finance, health and wellness and more. Additionally, private dinners and cocktail receptions allow for one-to-one conversations with the PBS and NPR esteemed guests during the unforgettable voyage.

Fares begin at $10,299 per passenger (based on double occupancy) and include roundtrip airfare with upgrade to business class air in penthouse, suites and higher on most Europe voyages, luxury hotel package, pre-paid gratuities, ground transfers, in-suite mini-bar replenished daily, 24-hour room service, unlimited shore excursions, beverages including fine wine, beer and spirits, complimentary travel insurance when booked with Crown Cruise Vacations and much more. Additional taxes and fees may apply.

Voyage 3 – INDIAN OCEAN ODYSSEY – Dubai, UAE, to Singapore – Dec. 3-22, 2013
Adventure starts in Dubai, UAE; and travels to Fujairah, UAE; Mumbai (Bombay), India; Cochin, India, Colombo, Sri Lanka; Yangon (Burma), Myanmar; Phuket, Thailand; Port Klang, Malaysia; Singapore and numerous relaxing and eventful days at sea.
Programming for this December 2013 voyage is currently in development. Guests on previous sailings have included many of public broadcasting’s most fascinating and beloved personalities.
Fares start at $10,499 per passenger (based on double occupancy) and include roundtrip airfare with upgrade to business class air in penthouse, suites and higher on most Europe voyages, luxury hotel package, pre-paid gratuities, ground transfers, in-suite mini-bar replenished daily, 24-hour room service, unlimited shore excursions, beverages including fine wine, beer and spirits, complimentary travel insurance when booked with Crown Cruise Vacations and much more. Additional taxes and fees may apply. This voyage features a specially-priced Business Class Air Upgrade for only $1,999 each way.

To participate in all exclusive PTV at Sea events and activities, reservations must be made directly with Crown Cruise Vacations by calling toll free by calling toll-free 855-788-7880 (USA/Canada) or emailing ptvinfo@crowncruisevacations.com. For more information about these exclusive PTV at Sea events, contact Crown Cruise Vacations, exclusive provider in partnership with Artful Travelers, promoters of PTV at Sea cruises.
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Sophisticated cruise specialists at Crown Cruise Vacations assist with the ordinary and the extraordinary, with travel designed to delight clients as they take dream vacations. Great value and unparalleled service are the cornerstones of Crown Cruise Vacations.

Crown Cruise Vacations
is the preferred provider of PTV at Sea cruises, which enrich, inspire and entertain with informative programming presented by some of public broadcasting's most acclaimed personalities. Crown Cruise Vacations was recently named North America’s Leading Cruise Travel Agent 2011 by the prestigious World Travel Awards, which acknowledges excellence across all sectors of the global travel and tourism industry.
Based in Princeton, New Jersey, Crown Cruise Vacations specialists are a unique team of experienced, accredited travel agents and managers with an average of over 12 years selling leisure travel. For more information, please visit us at http://www.crowncruisevacations.com/.

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