Princess Cruises’ Discovery at Sea program features regional destination specialists, as well as naturalists and experts in their fields to share their experiences on board with guests on select sailings. Whether your interests include regional culture, astronomy, well-being or pop culture, Encounters presenters are prepared to educate, inspire and entertain.
Each speaker hosts a 45-minute talk followed by a question and answer session, as well as a meet-and-greet opportunity with photographs and in some cases, book signings. Here’s the impressive line-up of speakers for 2017 North America cruises.
The California Coast speaker series will debut on Ruby, Star, Grand and Island Princess 5-10 day sailings departing March through May 2017. Stars from the screen and stage will entertain guests, including:
•Shirley Jones: Oscar-winning actress, star of iconic movie musicals, and the popular 1970s TV show "The Partridge Family"
•Pete Best: Original drummer for the Beatles
•John Mauceri: Los Angeles Philharmonic & Hollywood Bowl Conductor and Producer, Grammy, Tony, Olivier and Billboard award winner
•Denny Seiwell: Drummer and founding member of Wings
•Allan Dennis Rich: Oscar, Golden Globe and Grammy nominee
•Linda Gray: Actress and Director, Golden Globe and Emmy nominee
•Charles Fox: Grammy and Emmy award-winning American composer, Oscar and Golden Globe nominee
•Edwina Currie: former Member of Parliament, novelist and broadcaster