Ultra-luxury ocean cruise line Regent Seven Seas Cruises® has unveiled 13 exciting Spotlight Voyages sailing in 2021 and 2022. The one-of-a-kind voyage has been curated to offer enrichment experiences to patrons both onboard and shoreside.
The cruise line says that the collection has been designed for patrons who can choose from a diverse range of culturally enriching programs. There are programs for history buffs, culinary and wine enthusiasts, and Broadway aficionados, and performance art followers. Plus, it includes a program for journalism and science fans, and patrons can enjoy cuisine-themed voyages with accomplished chefs and wine tastings with renowned connoisseurs. One can also look out for enlightening panel discussions about the arts and journeys through time.
Here’s a peek at some options:
Spotlight on the State of Journalism
On December 8, 2021, Seven Seas Mariner will set sail on a roundtrip 10-night Caribbean cruise from Miami. The voyage will provide insights into the state of journalism today. Cruisers can enjoy some of America’s most popular reporters and journalists hosting talks and special dining experiences. A voyage highlight to look out for will be a “look at the numbers” that will focus on the current and future political landscape with Charlie Cook, editor and publisher of the Cook Political Report.
Spotlight on Public Broadcasting: 50 Years of Excellence
On Seven Seas Explorer’s 14-night voyage from Bali, Indonesia to Bangkok, Thailand, will depart on February 4, 2022. The cruise focus will be “A Spotlight on Public Broadcasting: 50 Years of Excellence.” During this journey through Southeast Asia hosted by Judy Woodruff, PBS NewsHour anchor, and her husband, Bloomberg’s Al Hunt, patrons will meet the speakers in person. Plus, they can attend lectures and enjoy private dinners to hear more about the work of American public broadcasting entities.
Spotlight on Cuisine with Mark Bittman
Award-winning food writer and bestselling author Mark Bittman, who has authored 30 books, will sail with guests on Seven Seas Voyager’s April 15, 2022 departure from Lisbon, Portugal, to Barcelona, Spain. From cocktail parties to hosted shoreside experiences to cooking demonstrations, patrons can mingle with Bittman as he shares his love for cruising and mouth-watering meals as the ship cruises along the Iberian Peninsula, Morocco, and the Canary Islands.
Spotlight on Science & Exploration
Cruise the Pacific on November 3, 2022, from Southern California to the coasts of Peru on a 16-night voyage. The focus will be on some of the very best science and exploration-centric shows and series. Cruisers can meet and learn from the insightful and talented minds behind some of the powerful programming of NOVA and other PBS productions.