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The Theme: Holistic Holiday at Sea

The Dates: March 14 - 21, 2015

Details: Experts in holistic living and natural health join together for the 12th annual Holistic Holiday at Sea on MSC Divina. Pioneer of cardiovascular medicine and Olympic gold medalist, Caldwell Esselstyn Jr., M.D.; nutritional leader and author, Neal Barnard, M.D.; and chef, culinary instructor, professional speaker and author, Chef AJ are among the special guests who will be presenting onboard. For seven nights from Miami roundtrip, passengers can enjoy a variety of lectures, cooking classes and vegan, vegetarian and macrobiotic cuisine. The ship will call in Falmouth, Jamaica; Georgetown, Cayman Islands; and Cozumel, Mexico. Fares start at $1,475 for an inside cabin, based on double occupancy.

The Theme: The Danube River Marathon Adventure

The Dates: April 28 - May 5, 2015

Details: Runners rejoice. On April 28, 2015, runners can get the best of both worlds -- enjoying the sport and relaxing on the Danube River -- aboard AmaWaterways' AmaDolce. The seven-night Danube River Marathon Adventure cruise begins in Budapest, Hungary, and calls in Bratislava, Slovakia and ports throughout Austria and Germany before ending in Vilshofen, Germany. Features include a stage race (1.2 to 13 miles of road, trail and deck runs); additional distance runs; guest speakers, running icon John "The Penguin" Bingham and athlete and author Jenny Hadfield; seminars on running, racing, nutrition, strength training and more; and various social events. Fares start at $3,805 for a French balcony cabin.

The Theme: Spirit of Alaska Cruise

The Dates: June 12 - 19, 2015

Details: Cleanse your aura on the Spirit of Alaska Cruise, which focuses on the healing benefits of yoga, vegan food (option for non-vegan or raw), spiritual readings and more. Onboard Royal Caribbean's Jewel of the Seas, special guests will include the founder of Sacred Centers, Dr. Anodea Judith; Toltec author, don Jose Ruiz; and shaman, healer and NY Times bestselling author, Lynn Andrews. Special guests will host a series of workshops, while seminars include healing readings and demonstrations. The ship will visit Tracy Arm Fjord, Juneau, Skagway and Victoria, BC, from Seattle roundtrip. Fares start at $2,141 for an inside cabin, based on double occupancy.

The Theme: Boston Cannons cruise

The Dates: August 16 - 22, 2015

Details: This August, Celebrity Summit will set sail on the first lacrosse clinic at sea. The 7-night cruise -- which is part of a new partnership with the Boston Cannons of Major League Lacrosse -- will feature professionally led clinics, meet-and-greets, themed entertainment and more. Among the special guests will be Boston Cannons players, All-Star Kevin Buchanan and Head Coach John Tucker. The cruise will visit Bermuda from Cape Liberty, New Jersey, roundtrip. Fares start at $924 for an inside cabin, based on double occupancy.

The Theme: European Waterways' golf theme cruises

The Dates: Various dates in 2015

Avid golfers have an opportunity to tee off in scenic Scotland, on one of two golf theme cruises offered by European Waterways. On May 10 and October 4, the line's Scottish Highlander will make its way from Muirtown to Banavie, calling at a number of special themed locations along the way. Passengers can enjoy rounds at the world-renowned Royal Dornoch Championship (an 18-hold Par 70 golf course), the 18-hole Par 72 Castle Stuart overlooking the Moray Firth inlet and the hidden Fort Augustus golf course, known as the hardest nine-hole golf course in Scotland. The ship will also embark on an exciting yet daring adventure through Loch Ness, where the infamous Loch Ness Monster is believed to live. All-inclusive fares start at $4,090 per person, plus a $900 supplement for golfers which includes pre-booked tee times and transfers to and from the clubs.



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