Seabourn has announced a new lineup of accomplish

first_imgSeabourn has announced a new line-up of accomplished lecturers for Seabourn Conversations, the award-winning cruise line’s on-board enrichment and special guest entertainment program. Prominent speakers scheduled to sail late 2015 and early 2016 include Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, Forbes Media Chairman and Editor-in-Chief Steve Forbes and legendary American journalist Dan Rather.The ultra-luxury line’s on-board enrichment program continues to feature outstanding adventurers, artists, historians and the business elite sharing tales of success and personal insights. On Seabourn’s intimate ships, distinguished speakers not only provide skilled presentations of their expertise for guests to enjoy, but just as importantly, they may share meals, adventures ashore and casual chats with guests throughout the voyage.“We always seek the most engaging speakers to participate in our Seabourn Conversations program on Seabourn vessels around the world,” Seabourn Senior Vice President Marketing and Sales John Delaney said. “With global perspectives drawn from personal experiences in the realms of culture, history, innovation, adventure and art, we’re very excited to welcome this line-up of distinguished speakers for our guests.”Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, who was awarded the National Medal of Technology by President Ronald Reagan in 1985 and inducted into the Inventors Hall of Fame in 2000, will participate in the Seabourn Conversations program on Seabourn Odyssey’s 20-day Holiday Panama Canal cruise, which departs Fort Lauderdale on December 15, 2015, and arrives in Los Angeles on January 4, 2016, priced from US$13,499*.Renowned in the industry and country for his compelling reporting, Dan Rather is one of the most famous American television news journalists. When he retired in 2005, he was the longest-serving anchor on a nightly newscast in American broadcast history after 24 years at the helm of CBS Evening News. He will join Seabourn Odyssey’s 20-day Panama Canal cruise from 21-24 March, 2016, priced from US$13,499*.Meanwhile Chairman and Editor-in-Chief of Forbes Media Steve Forbes will lead a stellar line up of conversationalists on Seabourn Odyssey’s 77-day Pacific Realm Exploration  – a round-trip cruise departing Los Angeles on 4 January , 2016, and calling at New Zealand and Australia during its voyage. An engaging speaker with unique perspectives on business, technology, the economy, and politics through personal experience in the Republican presidential primaries of 1996 and 2000, Mr Forbes will sail from Brisbane on 15 February 2016. The 38-day voyage from Sydney to Los Angeles on 13 February 13, 2016 is priced from US$19,999*Notable Australians who will also sail on Seabourn Odyssey’s Pacific cruise include one of Australia’s few true titled “Master and Commanders”, Captain Peter Martin. A maritime historian and foreign affairs expert, Mr Martin has piloted the Barrier Reef and navigated the Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race and will be onboard Seabourn Odyssey from 16-19 February, 2016.Warren Fahey, an Australian cultural historian, author and filmmaker, who has been awarded the Order of Australia, the Prime Minister’s Centennial Medal, and the Banks Music Award for lifetime contribution to the arts, will sail from 4-20 January, 2016.last_img read more