A former astronaut, a renowned investigative journalist, an accomplished film and television actor, an award-winning photojournalist, and an award-winning designer and TV host are set to Silversea's enrichment program this fall.
They will be joining an array of authors, historians, diplomats, political analysts and other cultural experts participating in the luxury line's Silver Perspectives enrichment program. Featured on all sailings, the program offers Silversea guests the chance to attend lectures on a range of topics, usually followed by lively question and answer sessions.
Following are the fall voyages and their just-announced guest lecturers:
Silver Spirit - October 15 - Voyage 5332 (Athens to Venice)
Mark Brunetz: Known by viewers internationally as the Emmy Award-winning designer and clutter expert on Style Network's Clean House, he is most recognized for his unique, client-driven approach in the world of high-end luxury design.
Silver Spirit - October 24 - Voyage 5333 (Venice to Rome)
David Burnett: Award-winning photojournalist with more than four decades of work covering the news, the people, and the visual tempo of our age.
Silver Whisper - November 29 - Voyage 4332 (Barbados to Fort Lauderdale)
Justin Shenkarow: Star of television and film, his 17-year career includes work on such hit television shows as Home Improvement, Who's the Boss, Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Picket Fences, and the critically acclaimed Eerie, Indiana.
Silver Wind - December 3 - Voyage 2336 (Las Palmas to Cape Town)
Roger Cook: Award-winning investigative journalist who launched and hosted the ground-breaking ITV series The Cook Report, the most popular current affairs program on British television during its entire long run.
Silver Spirit - December 5 - Voyage 5337 (Fort Lauderdale to Fort Lauderdale)
Thomas Jones, Ph.D.: This scientist, author, pilot, and former NASA astronaut holds a doctorate in planetary sciences, and in more than eleven years with NASA, flew on four space shuttle missions to Earth orbit.
"Enrichment is a fundamental component of every Silversea voyage, and we're delighted to add these special experts to our roster of distinguished guest lecturers this fall," said Ellen Bettridge, Silversea's president of the Americas.