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Kenny G Plans Charter on Celebrity in Alaska

January 5, 2012 By: Susan Young


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Grammy Award-winning artist Kenny G has chartered Celebrity Cruises' ( Celebrity Millennium for a seven-night Alaska cruise on May 17, 2013.

The saxophonist will not only offer multiple performances during the sailing, but also will mix and mingle with guests onboard. Other recognized artists who are yet to be announced will also perform.

Kenny G is the biggest-selling instrumentalist of all time, with sales of more than 75-million records worldwide, and more than a dozen climbs to the top of Billboard's contemporary jazz chart. In the past year alone, Kenny performed in more than 100 concerts in the U.S., Asia and Russia

"I'm excited for the opportunity to cruise with my closest fans aboard Celebrity Millennium," said Kenny G. "The experience of playing with my band and sharing the breathtaking sights of one of the most beautiful destinations in the world will be one I'll remember forever." The musician said the cruise will allow him to spend quality time and get to know the fans onboard, and that he thought the upcoming sailing will be a highlight of his career.
"We had the thrill of having Kenny perform on our newest Solstice-class ship, Celebrity Silhouette, during the ship's stateside debut in November, and watching the crowd interact, hearing his exceptional musical talent, and observing his engaging personality was so exciting," said Ron Gulaskey, Celebrity's director of corporate sales and charters. "He's approachable, funny, smart and interesting. The opportunity to sail with him for a week, and experience all this up-close, will create incredible memories for the fans onboard."
Reservations can be held with a deposit of only $100 per person until Jan. 15, 2012, when the full deposit will be due.
Special early booking benefits include guaranteed orchestra seating to his opening performance, if full deposits are made by or before that date.
Montrose Travel is the exclusive booking agent for this charter cruise; however, agents from other firms also have the opportunity to book their clients on the sailing.
"Unlike many charters, travel agencies wishing to book their clients on the Kenny G Cruise can do so and still receive commission," said Andrea Sieger, Celebrity's North American charter sales manager
When calling Montrose Travel, travel professionals calling from a travel agency to book a client must register their agency with Montrose Travel to receive a 10 percent commission
To make a booking or for further information about this special sailing, visit or call 800-952-2991.

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Susan Young
A veteran of 100-plus cruises, Susan J. Young, is senior contributing editor for cruises – covering ocean, river and niche cruises for Travel Agent and

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By Susan Young | January 5, 2012
Grammy Award-winning artist Kenny G has chartered Celebrity Cruises' Millennium for a seven-night Alaska cruise on May 17-24, 2013. The saxophonist will offer multiple performances during the sailing. He'll also mix and mingle with guests on the cruise. Other recognized artists yet to be announced also will perform during the sailing. Montrose Travel is handling the charter bookings, but, unlike some charters, other agencies can receive commission by registering with Montrose.
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