Princess Cruises unveils star-studded guest speaker line-up
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Princess Cruises has revealed that names from across the world of royalty, entertainment, politics and sport will speak on Crown Princess, one of its Southampton-based ships for this spring and summer. Crown Princess will sail to the Mediterranean and northern Europe from April to September 2017 on seven and 14-night cruises.
The line-up is the first time Princess has introduced a speaker programme on one of its UK ships.
It forms part of Princess’ Encounters with Discovery speaker series and among other well known names, includes Katie Nicholl (Royal correspondent and commentator), Beverley Callard (actress, Liz McDonald in Coronation Street), Harry Redknapp (former footballer and manager) Graham Gooch OBE (former England cricket captain) and Edwina Currie (former MP. novelist and broadcaster).
Each speaker will host a 45-minute talk with questions and answers, as well as a meet and greet session including photographs and book signings. Additionally some speakers will be judges on ‘The Voice of the Ocean’, an onboard singing competition for guests, which is based on ITV’s ‘The Voice’.
Tony Roberts, Princess Cruises’ vice president UK and Europe, said: “We’re thrilled to announce such a prominent group of speakers, who will further enhance the onboard activities and events for our guests on Crown Princess. To be able to bring such well-known figures onboard is a real privilege.”
The Encounters with Discovery speaker series is part of Princess’ Discovery at Sea partnership with Discovery Communications. The series includes a wide range of speakers who are experts in their field and aim to educate, inspire and entertain.