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Cruise Line Adds Focus On Learning And Self-Discovery
That experience can still be found, but these days, cruise lines are focusing on engaging passengers in a variety of new ways. From a focus on destination immersion to revamped onboard programming, today's cruise experience can be a voyage of learning and self-discovery.
Luxury line Crystal Cruises has a 74-day world cruise coming up this winter. Like other lines offering world cruises, Crystal allows travelers to sign up for what they call "segments" of the world cruise, shorter journeys in specific areas of the world.
The February 2, 24-day segment from Lima to Buenos Aires is one of those experiences where passengers can choose from dozens of classes, hands-on lessons and interactive workshops in everything from golf to global affairs, Pilates to painting and memoir writing to magic.
This kind of cruise vacation does have its price though. All-inclusive fares for the 24-day segment start at $12,760 per person.
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