2011 Cruise Specialists Theme Cruises
For travelers looking to explore and indulge in their favorite passion while cruising to exotic destinations, Cruise Specialists is offering a variety of theme cruises coming up this fall.
A cruise for true wine lovers! Cruise Specialists is hosting their upcoming fall Wine Around the World cruise through the Mediterranean on September 3, 2011. Guests will cruise from Barcelona to Rome on a 10-night journey through Spain, France and Italy on the Regent Seven Seas Mariner. The cruise is hosted by David and Nancy Simpson from Paul Dolan Vineyards and highlights include wine tasting and pairing classes, educational seminars, and a wine connoisseur dinner. In between the special wine functions, guests will visit and explore a different port each day including Palma de Mallorca, Spain; Port-Vendres, France; Marseille, France; Saint-Tropez, France; Monte Carlo, Monaco; Portofino, Italy; Florence, Italy; Amalfi, Italy; and Sorrento, Italy. More information
Cruise Specialists will soon be hosting their 5th Annual World Tournament Bridge Cruise to the Hawaiian Islands via a Vancouver to San Diego route this fall. This exciting 17-day cruise offering on Holland America’s ms Zaandam departs from San Diego on September 25, 2011 and provides Bridge enthusiasts with 10 days of Bridge instruction and play with up to $10,000 in prizes. Players can take a break and enjoy five days of sightseeing in Hawaii including an overnight stay in Honolulu. This exclusive cruise is hosted by well-known Bridge personalities Alice and Wayne Kinningham along with Cruise Specialists escort Ellen Bethel. These Bridge experts will provide the guests with lectures and private instruction, as well as host a festive Cruise Specialists cocktail party. More information
Travelers get to pack their dancing shoes along with their bathing suits on Cruise Specialists two upcoming fall dance cruises. The first dance cruise will be held on a 12 night Caribbean cruise on the Crystal Symphony on October 25, 2011. Dancers will take part in exclusive twice daily dance workshops on sea days hosted by professional dance instructors Alan and Kay Gick. The Symphony will sail to Hamilton, Bermuda; St. Maarten/Philipsburg; Antigua/St. John’s, WI; Aruba/Oranjestad, The Netherlands; and Grand Cayman/George Town BWI. More information
Cruise Specialists 4th Annual Dance Cruise with Ron Troy & Barbara Strong will be held on a 15 day Panama Canal cruise on Cunard Line’s Queen Victoria on December 6, 2011. Dance aficionados will enjoy twice daily dance instruction during seven sea days from the popular dance instructors. Dancers will participate in exclusive workshops including American and International Style dance instruction in the ship’s glamorous ballroom as well as enjoy cocktail parties with dance presentations. Between all that dancing, guests will visit and explore Oranjestad, Aruba; Panama Canal; Puntarenas, Costa Rica; Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala; Huatulco, Acapulco; and Manzanillo, Mexico. Private dance lessons are also available during port days for a nominal fee. More Information
Zumba Fitness® Cruise
Cruise Specialists is bringing the Zumba latin exercise craze to the seas on their first Zumba Fitness® Cruise! Guests will learn to shake, shimmy and swivel during three 90 minute Zumba Fitness® program classes offered throughout the 7 day Mexican Riviera cruise on the Holland America ms Oosterdam sailing roundtrip from San Diego on December 5, 2011. The cruise is hosted by Licensed ZUMBA® Instructor, Rene de los Santos, and two Cruise Specialists escorts Cheryl Smiley and Lynn Cox. Highlights of the cruise will be the 90 minute classes designed to teach the basic Zumba steps, as well as daily morning classes, a festive cocktail party and a surprise gift. In between the Zumba fun onboard, guests will visit Puerto Vallarta, Mazatalan, and Cabo San Lucas. More information
Build Your Own Theme Cruise
Cruising is the most social form of travel. Themed Cruises add value to the cruising experience by allowing you to connect with others from accross the country who share a common interest while spending the days at sea participating in activities associated with that interest. In many cases, you are already connected to these people online and a cruise is a great way to bring the community together offline. If you think your themed cruise would be a good fit on a Luxury Cruise ship please call Cruise Specialists at 800-544-2469.