Dr. Bob Arnot & Celebrated Experts Make House Calls on Crystal Ship

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Dr. Bob Arnot & Celebrated Experts Make House Calls on Crystal Ship

LOS ANGELES, June 8, 2009 – October Crystal Cruises’ New England/Canada itineraries will showcase the expertise and insights of some of the most prominent figures in medicine, politics and government, finance and even show business. Dr. Bob Arnot and former South Dakota senator Tom Daschle are among the notable newsmakers scheduled for four voyages departing from New York, Boston and Montréal aboard Crystal Symphony. Additional special programming will highlight the line’s annual President’s Cruise, hosted by President Gregg Michel and his wife on October 30.

Celebrity guests include:

October 1, Boston to Montreal, 7 days

* Tom Daschle – One of the longest serving Senate Democratic leaders in history, and
* Tom DeFrank – President-watcher, covering the White House since President Nixon.

October 8, Montreal to New York, 11 days

* Rita Moreno – The only female performer to win the Oscar, the Emmy, the Tony and the Grammy;
* Dr. Bob Froehlich – Former Chairman of Investor Strategy for Deutsche Bank; and
* Dr. Michael Boll – Historian and specialist in international security affairs.

October 19, New York to Montreal, 11 days

* Dorothy Hamill – Figure skater and 1976 Olympic gold medalist;
* Ralf Vargas – Retired U.S. Army Colonel and NATO Diplomat;
* Dr. Jay Wolff – History and culture expert detailing events that changed the world; and
* Peter Bobrowsky – Geographic expert and historian.

October 30, Montreal to New York, 11 days

* Dr. Bob Arnot – Physician and international humanitarian;
* Mike Jensen – Former NBC News Chief Financial Correspondent.

“Our guests enjoy – and expect – multi-dimensional vacation experiences that offer insightful information and cover a variety of issues, and we continue to strive to deliver that,” says Bret Bullock, vice president, entertainment. “The provocative guest speakers set for this fall will certainly stimulate conversation and pique guests’ interest.”

Crystal Symphony’s fall New England/Canada cruises visit New York; Boston; Newport, Rhode Island; and Canada’s Halifax; Quebec City; Montreal; St. John; and Prince Edward Island. Fares start at $2,575 per person double occupancy, and All Inclusive – As you Wish onboard credits of up to $1,000 per person apply.

For information or reservations, contact a travel agent or call Crystal at 888-799-4625. Visit the line’s newly redesigned website, crystalcruises.com.