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Crystal reschedules chairmen's cruise to November

Manfredi Lefebvre, left, and Geoffrey Kent will be available on board at a series of lectures, discussions and other meeting opportunities
The Crystal chairmen's cruise, with Manfredi Lefebvre and Geoffrey Kent, will now take place Nov. 14-24 aboard Crystal Symphony in the Mediterranean.

The new date was chosen since the original voyage, in early April, would have sailed through the Red Sea. That cruise was canceled.

The new chairmen's cruise will sail from Venice to Athens.

Lectures and discussions

It is hosted by A&K Travel Group Executive Chairman Lefebvre and founder and A&K Chairman Emeritus Kent, who will be available in a series of lectures, discussions and other meeting opportunities.

A special lecture by Kent will cover his 60 years in the travel industry.

Entertainment, golf and classes

Other elements of the cruise include entertainment productions such as 'Icons In Concert,' 'Crystal on Broadway,' the Elton John tribute show 'Rocket Man' and cabaret shows. There also will be enrichment and technology classes, golf instruction led by a PGA professional and ballroom dance classes.

'I’m excited to be aboard Crystal Symphony and share my passion for exploration and adventure with fellow travelers on this remarkable journey,' Lefebvre said, adding: 'Geoffrey Kent is a true pioneer in the travel industry and, since our partnership began last year with the purchase of Crystal and returning to the water [last] summer, we are continuing to see tremendous growth for both brands.'