Friends of NOVA… and More

Experience the Best of Public Broadcasting Aboard the #1 Cruise Line in the World.

A partnership between Regent Seven Seas Cruises, Artful Travelers, and your local PBS stations across America, this 20-night itinerary begins in Valparaiso, travels the west coast of the Americas – from Chile to Guatemala – before visiting two of Mexico’s most popular ports of call and then disembarking in Los Angeles, all the while offering travelers access to some of the country’s most fascinating people – those with their fingers on the pulse of science, politics, history, current events and the arts.

Supporters and friends of PBS will gather to celebrate the acclaimed programming of the primetime science series NOVA along with other public broadcasting favorites, aboard the award-winning Regent Seven Seas Explorer – the most luxurious cruise ship ever built. This adventure will showcase insightful producers and personalities at seminars, talkbacks, receptions and panel discussions. Learning leisure at its absolute finest.

Artful Travelers voyages provide the rare opportunity to meet and interact with some of the nation’s most celebrated talents. Toast the arts, explore current events and examine complex social issues with dynamic personalities.

Invited guests for this voyage include…

  • Billy Stritch, Grammy Award-winning composer, acclaimed musical director and incomparable performer;
  • Charlie Cook, Editor and Publisher of the Cook Political Report and a political analyst for National Journal;
  • David Lee, Peabody recipient and nine-time Emmy Award-winning writer, director and producer (Cheers, Frasier);
  • Graham Townsley, two-time Emmy-nominated filmmaker and anthropologist (NOVA, Lineage);
  • James Fallows, national correspondetn for The Atlantic and best-selling author (Our Towns: A 100,00 Mile Journey into the Heart of America);
  • Deborah Fallows, best selling author (Our Towns: A 100,00 Mile Journey into the Heart of America);
  • Jim Caruso, beloved Broadway performer (Liza's at the Palace!);
  • Michael Kantor, acclaimed Executive Producer of PBS' American Masters;
  • John Maggio, award-winning writer, director and producer (American Experience, American Masters);
  • Stephanie Carter, Executive Producer of PBS’ acclaimed Secrets of the Dead and a producer on Finding Your Roots and more.

To be included in public broadcasting activities on this sailing, please ask your travel agent or a Regent sales representative to include the group code “ARTFUL” on your booking.

Scheduled Artful Travelers ports, fares, guests and dates are subject to change.