Kennedy Library and Guest Experts Set for Crystal’s President’s Cruise

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 29: Befitting its upcoming President’s Cruise, Crystal Cruises has arranged an exclusive event at John F. Kennedy Presidential Library in Boston. The optional shoreside experience features a private tour of the impressive library escorted by Crystal’s own president, Gregg Michel and his wife, Adriana, followed by a private evening reception at the nearby Massachusetts State House.

In all, a distinguished roster of events and guest speakers is set for the Oct 30, New England/Canada President’s Cruise from Montreal to New York aboard Crystal Symphony. Physician and international humanitarian Dr. Bob Arnot and Emmy award-winning, former NBC News Chief Financial Correspondent Mike Jensen will discuss health, war journalism, the economy, and other insights about their respective fields.

Onboard enrichment includes:

  • Dr. Bob Arnot: The foreign political correspondent and, medical journalist and best-selling author will discuss his compelling book, “The New Journalism,” regarding the new realities of reporting on a modern day war, as well as cutting edge advances in heart disease prevention and treatment.
  • Mike Jensen: The Emmy Award-winning former Chief Financial Correspondent for NBC News will decipher the financial stories shaping today’s market in his presentation, “What Lies Ahead in a Turbulent Economic Era.”
  • Question-and-Answer Session with the President: Michel will field questions from guests in a candid open forum.
  • President’s Cruise Alumni Party: Michel hosts a complimentary cocktail party for past “President’s Cruise” travelers, in addition to the Crystal Society party for all repeat guests.

“I am looking forward to sharing these special events with our valued guests,” says Michel. “Besides enjoying the extraordinary experiences on board and ashore that our team has created for this year’s President’s Cruise, our guests particularly relish personally voicing their thoughts and ideas about their connection to the Crystal product. It’s important to them and it’s important to us.”

The 11-day itinerary calls at Montreal, Quebec City, Prince Edward Island/Charlottetown, Halifax, Boston (overnight), Newport and New York (overnight). For more information and reservations, contact a travel agent, call 888-799-4625, or visit