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Princess Cruises Reveals 2017 Encounters with Discovery at Sea Program

March 31, 2017 Cruise No Comments Email Email

Princess Cruises has announced the newest additions to the Encounters with Discovery at Sea speaker series program. Princess Cruises will welcome a variety of celebrities and notables to share their experiences on board with guests on select sailings this year. From astronomy, sports, and entertainment to well-being and pop culture, the Encounters with Discovery at Sea speakers will educate, inspire and entertain guests on the high seas.

Princess Cruises Reveals 2017 Encounters with Discovery at Sea Program

The program is part of the Discovery at Sea partnership with Discovery Communications which launched in 2014. The Discovery at Sea experience on board Princess Cruises features themed tours, science activities, hands-on programs and games based on Discovery’s breadth of brands and programming. The interactive experiences are designed to bring to life the nature, wildlife and history of the regions guests are sailing.

The Encounters with Discovery at Sea speaker series features regional destination specialists, as well as naturalists and experts in their fields. The newest additions to the speaker series features a wide variety of experts and entertainers who add to the immersive experience of a Princess cruise vacation.

“We are delighted to welcome such high caliber individuals to our ships this year,” said Denise Saviss, vice president of entertainment experience for Princess Cruises. “The Encounters with Discovery at Sea speaker series truly demonstrates Princess’ ongoing commitment to serving our guests with highly engaging and memorable experiences to provide the vacation of a lifetime.”

The California Coast

The California Coast speaker series will debut on Ruby, Star, Grand and Island Princess five-10 day sailings departing March through May 2017. Stars from the screen and stage will entertain guests, including:

  • Shirley Jones: Oscar-winning actress, star of iconic movie musicals, and the popular 1970s TV show “The Partridge Family”
  • Pete Best: Original drummer for the Beatles
  • John Mauceri: Los Angeles Philharmonic & Hollywood Bowl Conductor and Producer, Grammy, Tony, Olivier and Billboard award winner
  • Denny Seiwell: Drummer and founding member of Wings
  • Allan Dennis Rich: Oscar, Golden Globe and Grammy nominee
  • Linda Gray: Actress and Director, Golden Globe and Emmy nominee
  • Charles Fox: Grammy and Emmy award-winning American composer, Oscar and Golden Globe nominee

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