PBS Favorites

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 18-night itinerary begins in Auckland, the “City of Sails”, travels west to the stunning port of Sydney for an overnight stay, then onto other charming Australian ports and a fascinating call to Komodo before disembarking in the seaside haven of Bali, all the while offering travelers access to some of the country’s most fascinating people – those with their fingers on the pulse of politics, history, current events, finance, and the arts.

Supporters and friends of PBS will gather to celebrate the acclaimed programming of public broadcasting entities in America, aboard the award-winning Regent Seven Seas Voyager. This adventure will showcase the very best of PBS Favorites in 2018, including seminars, talkbacks, receptions and panel discussions with producers, personalities and performers from American Experience, FRONTLINE and more. 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 and insightful personalities. Invited speakers and performers on this voyage include...

  • Lois Vossen, Executive Producer of Independent Lens, television's largest showcase of independent documentary film;
  • Emmy Award-winning producer Jeff Dupré (Broadway: The American Musical, Soundbreaking: Stories from the Cutting Edge of Recorded Music);
  • Peabody recipient and nine-time Emmy Award-winning director, writer and producer David Lee (Frasier, Cheers);
  • Emmy-nominated writer, producer and director John Scheinfeld (American Masters "This is Bob Hope", The U.S. vs. John Lennon); 
  • Two-time Tony Award-nominated singer and actress Christine Andreas (The Scarlet Pimpernel, The Light in the Piazza);
  • Martin Silvestri, Grammy-nominated musician and producer;
  • Tony Award-winning and Oscar-nominated lyricist David Zippel (City of Angels, Disney's Hercules, Mulan);
  • Acclaimed filmmaker Erika Cohn (The Judge, In Football We Trust).

List of confirmed speakers and associated topics are subject to change.

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.