Thursday, 31 July 2014

Archbishop Desmond Tutu to sail with Crystal Cruises



World-renowned peace and human rights crusader Archbishop Desmond Tutu will bring an especially intimate perspective of South Africa – and the world – aboard Crystal Cruises’ March 13, 2015 voyage through Tutu’s African homeland. The 1984 Nobel Laureate was considered his country’s “voice of conscience” throughout its struggle against apartheid, and is still one of world’s leading voices for freedom and justice. Via a complimentary presentation and interactive Q & A session, the Archbishop will share personal insights about South Africa’s history and topics such as “Bridging the Chasm between Black and White”, as well as speak to universal themes that can inspire all, such as the search for spiritual values in today’s world and the power of unity and goodness in business. The World Cruise segment sails from Perth to Cape Town, where Tutu is Archbishop Emeritus.

Tutu is just one of 50 stimulating speakers planned for Crystal’s 25th Anniversary “Silver Celebration” World Cruise aboard Crystal Serenity. The 108-night voyage comprises six 16- to 21-night segments sailing between Miami, Lima, Auckland, Perth, Cape Town and Rio.   

This 21-night segment visits several South African cities central to Archbishop Tutu’s legacy, including Durban, Port Elizabeth, Richards Bay (maiden call) and Cape Town (overnight). Other calls include Mauritius/Port Louis, Republic of Mauritius; St-Denis, RĂ©union, France; Ambodifotatra and Taolanaro, Madagascar (both maiden calls); Maputo, Mozambique; and the embarkation port of Perth, Australia.  Until the 29th August “Book Now” deadline, all-inclusive fly/cruise fares start from £8,348 per person. 

For further information and reservations please call Crystal Cruises on 020 7399 7601 or visit www.crystalcruises.co.uk

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