Roberta Westwood
Cruise & Vacation Consultant

Cruise Spotlight

November 2019

Regent Seven Seas
2020 Spotlight Voyages

Celebrate your favorite areas of interest with Regent Seven Seas Cruises’ new collection of Spotlight Voyages in 2020. These sailings will offer immersive and engaging experiences both in the spectacular destinations of the itineraries and in the enriching programs Regent offers on board.

Spotlight on Public Broadcasting

Commemorating the World Wars (May 4, 2020. Lisbon to London. 14 Nights. Seven Seas Explorer)
Regent welcomes on board producers of the four major PBS series on the histories of The Great War, World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War in honor of the anniversaries of these significant 20th century conflicts. Invited speakers are Emmy Award-winning filmmaker Lynn Novick, Writer’s Guild Award-winner Stephen Ives, award-winning producer/writer/director John Maggio, Stephanie Carter, and acclaimed filmmaker Ken Rosenberg. This Spotlight voyage includes lecture presentations, cocktail parties, a special excursion to the Battlefields of Normandy, and private dining events.

The State of Journalism Around the World (Aug. 4, 2020. Rome to Monte Carlo. 10 Nights. Seven Seas Voyager)
Join fascinating U.S. reporters as they discuss the state of journalism, with PBS NewsHour anchor Judy Woodruff, Bloomberg’s Al Hunt, and political analyst Charlie Cook. All presentations will be non-partisan and include the evolving role of the media in covering government. These presentations will be coupled with celebrations of arts, culture and history courtesy of filmmakers from PBS’ American Experience and American Masters.

Hooray for Hollywood (Oct. 12, 2020. Los Angeles Round-trip. 10 Nights. Seven Seas Mariner)
A focus on the greatest television and film productions in entertainment history will be presented by Michael Kantor, executive producer of acclaimed PBS series American Masters; Steven Boggs, Director of Global Guest Relations for the legendary Beverly Hills Hotel in California; David Lee, nine-time Emmy Award-winning producer/director/writer; William J. Mann, an American novelist, biographer, and Hollywood historian; and Jeffery Richman, television sitcom producer and writer.

Spotlight on Wine

The World of Harlan Estate (June 4, 2020. San Francisco to Vancouver, 13 Nights. Seven Seas Mariner)  
This spotlight on Harlan Estate will explore the world of food and wine with special tastings, unique dining experiences, and enlightening lectures. Amanda Harlan and Will Harlan -- owners of the Harlan Family Domain -- will be featured lecturers for this voyage along with Phillip Norfleet, Director of Napa Valley Reserve.  A unique Napa Valley pre-cruise visit to the Harlan Family Domain and the five-star Meadowood Resort, plus a special tour of the Auction Napa Valley and the exclusive Napa Valley Reserve will also be available as an add-on.

Trinchero Family Estates (August 14, 2020. Monte Carlo to Barcelona. 7 Nights. Seven Seas Voyager)
This voyage’s guest lecturer is Barry Wiss, Vice President of Trinchero Family Estates, a Certified Wine Educator, Certified Sommelier and Certified Specialist of Spirits. The voyage will feature the Signature, Neyers and Folie a Deux wine collections.

Spotlight on Broadway

(June 14, 2020, Venice to Monte Carlo. 10 Nights. Seven Seas Voyager)
Hosted by acclaimed SiriusXM radio host Seth Rudetsky, guests will experience stellar concerts starring Rudetsky and some of his favorite Broadway stars as they perform hit songs from the Great White Way. Audiences will also hear hilarious inside stories about performing on Broadway and at the Tony Awards. In addition to Rudetsky, this voyage features Tony Award winner Stephanie J. Block, Broadway and television actor Sebastian Arcelus, and TV and veteran actor Cheyenne Jackson.

Spotlight on Floristry & Garden

(July 6, 2020. Monte Carlo to Barcelona. 10 Nights. Seven Seas Voyager)
Join Floral Expert and Artist Joseph Massie and learn new floral artistry techniques in onboard master classes, plus discover centuries-old botanical gardens on exclusive-themed shore excursions. Massie is widely regarded as one of the world’s top artists working with flora. He has won 17 national and international competitions and awards, including five consecutive Royal Horticultural Society Gold Medals – and four Best in Show awards – at the world renown Royal Horticultural Society Chelsea Flower Show (‘09/’10/’11/’12/’13). Massie is the youngest person ever to achieve this feat.

Spotlight on Heritage

(June 24, 2020. Venice to Monte Carlo. 12 Nights. Seven Seas Voyager)
This special journey with AncestryProGenealogists® provides guests with the opportunity to retrace their roots on a journey to Southern Italy. On this voyage, visit hometown ports along the southern coast of Italy -- Corato, Lecce and Crotone -- and learn about the destinations’ history and hear personal stories from the Senior Officers of Seven Seas Voyager. Guest lecturers will include Kyle Betit, a founder of AncestryProGenealogists®. During the voyage, a special three-day, two-night overland program, “Southern Sicilian Medley,” will be available as an add-on, exploring several UNESCO World Heritage sites and archaeological treasures from Syracuse to Porto Empedocle.

Contact your Vacation Consultant today to explore these 2020 Spotlight Voyages onboard Regent Seven Seas Cruises!

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