Seabourn Quest Begins Maiden World Cruise Jan. 5, 2012


Seabourn Quest's 109-day maiden voyage begins Jan. 5, 2012. // (c) 2011 Seabourn.

Seabourn has announced a line-up of guest speakers joining segments of the Seabourn Quest's 109-day maiden world cruise. The line-up includes composer Marvin Hamlisch, jazz legend Arturo Sandoval, former U.S. senator Bob Graham and CNN correspondent Richard Roth. The voyage departs Jan. 5, 2012, from Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and ends in Venice, Italy, on April 23, 2012. 

Seabourn Quest's World Cruise will host guest speakers on the following segments:  

Jan. 5 -Feb. 2, 2012  Ft. Lauderdale to Cape Town
Marvin Hamlisch - Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony Award-Winning Composer
Jon Bailey - Musicologist
Daniel Silke - Political Analyst

Feb. 2 - 27, 2012  Cape Town to Singapore
Dr. Robert Copaken - International Affairs Expert
John Doherty - Waldorf Astoria Executive Chef
Bob Graham - Former U.S. Senator and Florida Governor

Feb. 27 - Mar. 13, 2012 Singapore to Hong Kong
Denise Heywood - Southeast Asia Expert
Richard Roth - CNN's senior U.N. correspondent

Mar. 13 - Apr. 2, 2012 Hong Kong to Dubai
Chef Oliver Reschrieter - Princess Diana's former personal chef
Paul du Quenoy,  professor of World and European History at the American University of Beirut.
The Honourable Ronald Sampson, former Chief Executive of the Falkland Islands Government.

April 2 - 23, 2012 Dubai to Venice
Arturo Sandoval - Grammy-winning jazz trumpeter
Major General John Hartley - International Relations Expert
Glenn Robinson - Middle East Security and Political Expert

On Jan. 5, 2012, Seabourn Quest will embark on its 109-day Maiden World Cruise, from Ft. Lauderdale to Venice on an eastbound course via South America, South Africa, the Indian Ocean, Southeast Asia, the Middle East and the Mediterranean. Segments ranging from 15 to 88 days are also available starting at $6,999 per person, based on double occupancy.  


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