Cruise lines unveil new programs

Holland America Line is offering a University at Sea program on select itineraries in Alaska, the Caribbean, the Panama Canal, Hawaii and South America.

The classes are offered on a prebooked fee basis and are commissionable to agents at 10%. They include courses of professional continuing education for lawyers, doctors, nurses, accountants, financial planners, underwriters, architects and educators.

The program was developed in cooperation with Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, Fla., and is operated by Continuing Education Inc. Cruise passengers who join University at Sea will have the opportunity to interact with speakers.

Fees for the offerings range from $99 to $359 for students receiving full continuing education credit and from $69 to $199 for those auditing the courses. Space in some of the courses is limited, and reservations for the courses should be made at least 60 days prior to sailing.
Holland America Line
Phone: (800) 426-0327

Audubon magazine is sponsoring a program on the wildlife and ecology of Venezuela on Royal Olympic Cruises' Orinoco River Cruise.

The 10-night sailing departs Feb. 5 aboard the Olympic Countess.

A series of lectures and slide shows on the region will be presented by Vincent Mueh-ter, associate director of conservation for the National Audubon Society.

The cruise sails from San Juan, Puerto Rico, en route to the Orinoco River in Venezuela and features three days in the heart of the country's rain forest.

Ports of call include Guadeloupe, Santo Domingo, Martinique, Barbados and St. Croix.

Cruise-only rates start at $964 per person, double. Roundtrip air to San Juan from Royal Olympic gateway cities also is available.
Royal Olympic Cruises
Phone: (800) 872-6400

Silversea Cruises introduced a new lineup of entertainment aboard the Silver Cloud and Silver Wind, produced by three-time Emmy Award winning producer Walter Painter.

Each ship will host three different main production shows and will share four common smaller shows as part of the entertainment lineup.

Productions aboard the Silver Cloud include "Stomp, Shout & Boogie," "Just K-Ra-Zy for You: The Music of George Gershwin" and "This Fabulous Century."

The productions aboard the Silver Cloud range from contemporary music renditions to a medley of the top hits in Billboard magazine over the past 100 years.

The Silver Wind will host "Mad Dogs and Englishmen," "Solid Gold 70s" and "Millennium: A Celebration of 1,000 Years."

Each main show aboard every ship will have its own playbill, complete with cast biographies, photos and artwork unique to the production.

The four shared shows are "A Beach Boys Medley," "A Tribute to Frank Sinatra," "Romance Onboard" and "Sposalizio."

The shows, created exclusively for Silversea, made their debut on the Silver Cloud on July 31 and are set to debut on the Silver Wind on Oct. 3.
Silversea Cruises
Phone: (800) 722-9055


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