Details: American contemporary Christian musician, Michael W. Smith, family and friends will be onboard Holland America's Amsterdam for a special Christian themed cruise to Alaska. Special guests include pastor Dr. David Jeremiah; musicians Phillips, Craig and Dean and Laura Story; former Olympic male figure skater, Scott Hamilton; and comedian, John Branyan. The cruise, which departs July 6 from Seattle roundtrip, will navigate through Tracy Arm and make stops in Juneau, Sitka, Ketchikan and Victorian, B.C. In addition to onboard concerts, worship ceremonies, bible readings and more, Smith will be coordinating a choir of passengers for a once-in-a-lifetime experience: To rehearse with him before performing in one of the ports of call. Fares start at $1,358 for an inside cabin.
Details: This fall, Catholic adventure seekers can join host, founder and president of Catholic Answers, Karl Keating, for an inspirational, spiritual cruise through the Mediterranean. Joining Keating will be special guests, lecturer Christopher Check, Rev. Brian W. Harrison and publisher, author and TV personality Patrick Madrid. Onboard the ship, Celebrity Reflection, passengers can enjoy lectures, Q&As, meet and greets, daily mass, exclusive receptions, dinner parties and more. Sailing roundtrip from Rome, the cruise will visit a number of ports throughout Italy, Greece and Turkey, allowing passengers and venture as they wish. Fares start at $2,678 including port charges, taxes, fuel surcharges and government fees.
Details: Many believe Mesoamerica is where the Book of Mormon took place…. In October 2014, passengers embarking on this unique cruise can explore the ancient Mayan ruins of Mexico and Belize, which hold evidence of cultures, religious beliefs and traditions found in the Book of Mormon. The cruise -- which takes place aboard Carnival Conquest and sails from Miami to Tampa -- will visit the cities of Cozumel (enthusiasts will explore the city of Tulum while reading scriptures), Belize City (which includes a tour of the ruins of Lamanai and boat ride up the New River), Roatan, Honduras (with tours in Tabyana Beach and Gumbalimba Preserve) and Costa Maya (where a local LDS tour guide will lead the way through the ancient Mayan city of Chacchoben). While all shore tours bear an additional fee, onboard lectures and seminars are included. Fares starts at $489 for an inside cabin.