12 th Eur glo Join Forbes on This 12-Day Mediterranean Odyssey Forbes Cruise Cabin Rates (per couple) Penthouse Suite with Verandah (PS) 538 square feet (with verandah)—Each suite has a an op r $9 e st ious Category Regular Rates Forbes well-stocked bar, flat-screen TV & DVD, CD player, data port for laptop computer hook-up, personal butler The Fifteenth 50 ar d a d tin ays ay g in Tuesday, June 2 Monday, June 8 Special Rates* service, queen-sized or twin beds, full Jacuzzi tub, pe at le separate shower, bidet, walk-in closet, refrigerator, and r c ss Lisbon, Portugal Taormina, Italy PS $48,500 $28,390 security safe. ou ple Founded by the Phoenicians, ruled Nature and history have made Sicily a land of striking contrasts. PH $38,660 $25,490 ! for a time by the Saracens, and The picturesque little town of Taormina enjoys a beauty comprised Penthouse with Verandah (PH) AA $25,920 $15,090 403 square feet (with verandah)—Spacious living area, enriched by the spice trade, of light, color, and sea. Taormina has cosmopolitan Lisbon is a legendary no middle tones, no grays, and no A $24,170 $14,090 private verandah, well-stocked bar, personal butler service, queen-sized or twin beds, flat-screen TV & DVD, city with over two thousand years of history. It has served as the capital of Portugal since 1147 when Islamic Vibrant Lisbon muted shades. Lying on a short terrace of the coast and dripping off the shoulders of the legendary B C $23,060 $21,090 $13,490 $11,290 CD player, data port for laptop computer hook-up, full Jacuzzi tub, separate shower, walk-in closet, refrigerator, Cruise for Investors conquerors were driven out and it was the center of the world’s last Mount Etna, Taormina embodies the Promenade $20,590 $10,890 and security safe. great colonial empire. Although located on the Atlantic coast, Lisbon essence of Sicily. has the soul of a Mediterranean city with Moorish castles, pastel and white buildings, orange-tiled roofs, and luminous blue skies. Tuesday, June 9 *Does not include port charges of $405 per person and fuel surcharge of Deluxe Stateroom with Verandah (AA, A, and B) June 2-14, 2009 • Crystal Serenity • Lisbon to Venice $144 per person Dramatic Landscape of Taormina Seminars-at-Sea • Seminar registration fee is included. 269 square feet (with verandah)—Private verandah, Wednesday, June 3 queen-sized or twin beds, seating area, flat-screen TV & • Seminar is only available with the purchase of the cruise Cádiz/Seville, Spain Wednesday, June 10 package and not sold separately. DVD, CD player, data port for laptop computer hook- up, full bathtub/shower combination, refrigerator, and On a low-lying peninsula extending into the crescent-shaped bay stands Kotor, Montenegro • Required deposit of 30% per cabin can be made by security safe. 3,000-year-old Cádiz, the Western Known as the “Pearl of the American Express, Discover Card, or check (payable to Mediterranean,” the old walled city of InterShow). Deluxe Stateroom (C) world’s oldest continuously inhabited city. Neat houses huddle within high Kotor, a UNESCO World Heritage site, 226 square feet—Large picture window, queen-sized or • Ask about single rates Fla. Seller of Travel Ref. No. ST36084 walls, while the surrounding was once the capital of a small twin beds, seating area, flat-screen TV & DVD, CD The Waterfront at Cådiz independent state. It joined the player, data port for laptop computer hook-up, full countryside is lush with olive groves. The Puertas de Tierra divides the city in two. Modern Cádiz lies on Venetian republic in 1420, was ceded bathtub/shower combination, refrigerator, and the isthmus, while the romantic, historical section is located on the The Medieval Walled City to Austria in 1814, passed on to Your Deluxe VIP Package Includes: security safe. other side. Following years of decline, it attained great fame in the Yugoslavia in 1919, and became independent again in 2006. N 12 fabulous days for two aboard the six-star luxury early 16th century as a launching point for Christopher Columbus’ liner, the Crystal Serenity Promenade Deluxe Stateroom (C Forward) voyage to the new world. Thursday, June 11 N World-class investment insights from 226 square feet—Large picture window, queen-sized Dubrovnik, Croatia internationally renowned experts bed or twin beds, seating area, flat-screen TV & DVD, N Thursday, June 4 Welcome and farewell cocktail receptions and and data port for laptop computer hook-up. Girded in ninth-century walls that (Limited Availability) Seminars-at-Sea rise straight up from the water’s edge, speaker-hosted dinners Dubrovnik is one of the best- N Informal “get-togethers” with some of the world’s Friday, June 5 preserved medieval towns in Europe. top investment advisors as well as like-minded investors Cancellation Policy: All cancellations will be assessed a non-transferable Within the ancient ramparts are a N $100 per person shipboard credit administrative fee of $75 per person. Cancellation requests must be made in Barcelona, Spain Seminar-at-Sea N labyrinth of narrow alleyways, writing to your cruise specialist. If the request is received at least 76 days prior to Breath-Taking Dubrovnik Seminar valued at $3,000 (may be air departure date, a refund of deposit, less the administrative fee, will be made. Barcelona, capital of Catalonia, is a celebration of history and heir to Venetian-style buildings complemented Greek, Phoenician, Roman, Gothic, and Arab cultural legacies. In by a wealth of ancient stone architecture, and dozens of pleasant tax deductible, consult your tax advisor) Additionally, later cancellations will also be assessed the following charges: addition to its abundance of artistic and architectural cafes and quaint boutiques that await your discovery. The participation of Forbes magazine is limited to the onboard educational seminars. Forbes magazine 76 days prior to cruise date • No penalty treasures, Barcelona serves as the gateway to one of and co-producer, InterShow, assume no responsibility or liability in connection with the services 75-45 days prior to cruise date • 10% of total charges per guest provided by the cruise line. Forbes magazine’s reputation for meeting its professional obligations is the world’s most impressive mountainside enclaves Friday, June 12 distinguished, and they are very much looking forward to hosting you on this cruise, as are all their 44-15 days prior to cruise date • 50% of total charges per guest at Montserrat. The city has served as one of Spain’s invited speakers. However, if they or any of their guest speakers are prevented, for reasons beyond their primary centers of trade since the 13th century, Trieste, Italy control, from speaking on this cruise, no claim can be processed against Forbes magazine. In the unlikely event that a speaker cancellation occurs, the cruise-ship sailing and other onboard seminars will still 14 days and thereafter before cruise date • 100% of total charges per guest reflecting the influence of thousands of years of Located on the crossroads of Central take place and pre-registered passengers are encouraged to maintain their plans. However, if you decide and Southern Europe, Trieste displays to cancel, Crystal Cruises’ cancellation policy (see back page) will apply. Cruise participants may want FINAL PAYMENT DUE to InterShow by February 6, 2009 Western civilization and Islamic cultures. to consider buying cancellation protection insurance. Speakers subject to change without prior notice. a strong Viennese influence and style Saturday, June 6 left over from its days as part of the A Production of InterShow, The World’s Leader of Investment Trade Shows and Cruises • Githler Center, 1258 N. Palm Avenue, Sarasota, FL 34236-5604 • www.InterShow.com Austro-Hungarian Empire. The main Seminars-at-Sea square, Piazza dell'Unita d'Italia, said Viennese Influences in Trieste to be the largest in Italy, is the setting Sunday, June 7 of numerous Viennese cafes and charming antique shops filled with Biedermeier and Italian Art Nouveau furniture. Sorrento, Italy Renowned for its serene way of life, Saturday, June 13, and Sunday, 14 this romantic port exudes a special magic. Its dramatic bluffs and Venice, Italy surrounding flowered hills bid No matter what you’ve heard, Venice David Charles Ken Brian Mary Anne & Carl travelers a welcome to a town exceeds all expectations. Known as Dreman Maxwell Fisher Wesbury Pamela Aden Delfeld overflowing with charm and La Serenissima, Venice is actually character. The sensational comprised by more than 100 Amalfi Coast and the separate islands, laced together by a haunting ruins at string of 400 intricate bridges over a Come sail with me and an extraordinary roster Pompeii are among the region’s highlights. labyrinthine network of canals. It’s an exotic blend of East and West, of financial experts for 12 splendid days of of onion-domed cathedrals, and fun and profit in the Mediterranean… Sagrada Familia priceless Renaissance art. Barcelona, Spain Grand Canal in Venice 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 –Steve Forbes You Are Cordially Invited Journey Through a Rich Array of Investment Strategies with Forbes’ Brain Trust of Investment Powerhouses Two Forbes-Designed Tours to Explore Timeless Places Dear Fellow Investor: A Special Tour in Kotor & Budva Steve Forbes and I would like to invite you to join us and A Morning with Steve Forbes America’s Position in the 21st Century Economy Your day begins with a walking tour of the walled city of Kotor, A walk through the narrow streets of our guest speakers for the 15th Forbes Cruise for The real estate and financial sector meltdown, followed by the Rich Karlgaard, publisher, Forbes, writes a column one of the best-preserved medieval cities in the Adriatic. Stops Old Town takes you past charming Investors—June 2-14, 2009. This 12-day Mediterranean massive government bailout, have combined to create a new era in about technology, entrepreneurship, regional and along the way include the 12th-century Cathedral of St. cafes, crumbling walls, and quaint odyssey is bound to offer you the best of everything the financial sector of this country. Plus, there’s a new economical development, and the future of business and Tryphon, an outstanding example of Romanesque architecture; shops. Among the many historically including: Administration in the White House. Steve Forbes, chairman, work in every issue of Forbes. He’ll detail how “startup the Maritime Museum, which showcases the city’s seafaring significant churches found here are the CEO, and editor-in-chief, Forbes, will share his candid views on how these economies” such as China’s, India’s, and Eastern Europe’s have history; and a photo stop outside Church of Sveti Jovan (St. Jovan), built • Expert advice from the best financial minds— paradigm-shifting events will impact the economy—and ultimately—the stock leapfrogged legacy technologies and political systems to generate faster the orthodox church of St. Luka. in the 7th century; the Church of Santa Maria from Punta dating from 840 AD; Holy Trinity Mosaic Get the answers to some of your most pressing markets in the foreseeable future. This session will include continental rates of growth. He will discuss how America will fare in this era of questions from seasoned market veterans during in- breakfast, Q&A session, and a photo opportunity with Mr. Forbes. extreme, low-cost competition. After your stroll, you'll have a and the Church of Sveto Trojstvo (St. Trinity) dating from 1804. depth presentations, Q&A roundtables, or over a glass of pleasant ride to Budva—the oldest wine at one of Forbes’ exclusive cocktail receptions or settlement in Montenegro, at 2,500 A delicious luncheon awaits you at Restaurant Olimpia, where speaker-hosted dinners. years old. Legend has it that Cadmo, you can take in the panoramic views of the harbor and enjoy a The Contrarian Energy Outlook Bonds and Precious Metals the mythical son of the Phoenician folkloric performance. You’ll have time to explore Old Town on • Unparalleled luxury and style—Take advantage of king Agenon, arrived here after your own after lunch, before returning to the ship. David Dreman is the founder, chairman, and Charles Maxwell is senior energy analyst at Mary Anne and Pamela Aden are co-directors the myriad possibilities for entertainment and being expelled from Thebes, and chief investment officer of Dreman Value Weeden & Co. He entered the oil industry in 1957 of Aden Research and co-editors of The Aden *Limited attendance. You must pre-register in advance to join this special excursion— relaxation with the finest amenities and countless founded the city. Management, LLC. The DWS Dreman High Return and worked for a major international oil company for Forecast, a monthly investment newsletter that $XXX per person, includes transfers, admissions, tour, dinner, and entertainment. activities available aboard the Crystal Serenity. Budva, Montenegro Equity Fund has been ranked as number one in the 12 years in the US, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. specializes in the US stock market, mutual funds, US equity-income group by Lipper Analytical Services since its Mr. Maxwell was ranked by Institutional Investor as #1 in his field in interest rates and bonds, the international stock and bond • Abundant opportunities to mingle with like- inception in March 18, 1988. A regular Forbes columnist for over 1972, 1974, 1977, and 1981-1986. He has been an active member markets, and the foreign exchange and precious metals markets. minded friends—Exchange ideas, reconnect with old 28 years, Mr. Dreman has also authored several books including of an Oxford-based organization comprised of OPEC and other Their work has been featured in publications such as the Wall A Special Tour to the Lagoon Islands of Venice friends or build new friendships, all while discussing the Psychology and the Stock Market, Contrarian Investment Strategy: The industry executives from 30 countries who meet twice a year to Street Journal, Money magazine, Barron’s, and The London Financial most compelling trends in the markets and the hottest Psychology of Stock Market Success, The New Contrarian Investment discuss trends within the energy industries. Mr. Maxwell came out Times. They were featured in a major US television documentary A private boat will take you on a leisurely ride through the Two exquisite churches are on the issues of the day with fellow market enthusiasts. Strategy, and Contrarian Investment Strategies: The Next Generation. of retirement because he believed that important changes in these entitled Women of the World, which profiled women who have Venetian lagoon to visit the three picturesque islands of Burano, island, San Pietro Martire, where sectors were ready to unfold. made important accomplishments in their respective fields. Murano, and Torcello. frescoes by Bellini, Tintoretto, and • Visits to some of the most charming gems in the Veronese can be found, and the Mediterranean—Explore undiscovered places, known One of the prettiest islands in the lagoon, Burano is a miniature Basilica dei Santi Maria e only to travel cognoscenti, such as Kotor, Dubrovnik, Portfolio Strategy Economic Perspective Global Gambits Venice where all the houses are painted in bright colors. It is Donato, built in the 8th century, and Taormina. famous for its lace-making, practiced featuring the Vergine Orante, a Ken Fisher, is founder and CEO of Fisher Brian Wesbury is chief economist at First Trust Carlton Delfeld is managing director of here since the 16th century and splendid mosaic portraying the Investments. He is best known for his prestigious Portfolios, LP. The Wall Street Journal ranked him Chartwell Partners, a global investment advisory • The best value on the high seas—12 days of famous worldwide. Here you will Basilica dei Santi Maria e Donato Virgin Mary. Portfolio Strategy column in Forbes, where his 24-year the nation’s #1 US economic forecaster in 2001, and firm. He is a columnist at Forbes.com and Forbes Asia. Mr. world-class gourmet dining, royal service, and visit a lace shop, where lace fine as tenure of high-profile calls now makes him the fourth USA Today ranked as one of the nation’s Top 10 Delfeld is the author of The New Global ETF Investor and Broadway-caliber entertainment, for less than cobwebs, is displayed and you can Your last stop is the island of Torcello. Unlike Murano and longest-running columnist. His 2007 New York Times bestseller, The Forecasters in 2004. Mr. Wesbury is a member of the Academic Investing Around the World. During the administration of George H.W. $1,000 per couple per day! watch professional lacemakers Burano, Torcello is practically uninhabited and retains Only Three Questions That Count was his fourth book. Mr. Fisher is on Advisory Council of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, and has Bush, he represented the US on the Board of the Asian Development practice their craft. archeological proof of its glorious past. In their flight from Investment Advisor magazine’s IA-25 list of the industry’s most influential served as chief economist for the Joint Economic Committee of the Bank in Manila, Philippines, and is chairman of the global think tank Join Forbes on this extraordinary adventure and see the barbarians 1,500 years ago, the first Venetians landed here, people and is ranked #271 on 2007’s Forbes 400 list of richest US Congress. He writes frequently for the editorial page of the Wall Chartwell Asia. Mr. Delfeld has been a consultant to the US Treasury, wonders of this history-filled region. On these shores you Local lore says that the houses are prospering even after many left to found the city of Venice. As Americans. His 1970s theoretical research developed the price-to-sales Street Journal and is the economics editor of The American Spectator. an international economist with the US Congress, and was a member Colorful Houses in Burano can explore life in all its amazing variety and experience a painted in such vibrant colors so malaria took its toll and the island’s wool manufacturing was ratio. Mr. Fisher's recent research has appeared in scholarly organs like He is the author of The New Era of Wealth and an adjunct professor of the US-Pacific Economic Cooperation Committee. marvelous mélange of landscapes and lifestyles. And it’s that the fishermen can see their houses even in the thickest priced out of the market, Torcello became a ghost town. In the the Journal of Portfolio Management and Financial Analysts Journal. of economics at Wheaton College in Wheaton, Illinois. all yours to experience in six-star luxury aboard the lagoon fog as they come in after a day’s fishing. 16th century there were 10 churches and 20,000 inhabitants; Crystal Serenity. today there are less than 20 permanent residents. Next stop is the island of Murano, which became famous in Why not join Steve and me on this extraordinary 1291, when glass production was moved here from the center of A fabulous lunch awaits you at adventure as we cruise the beautiful Mediterranean? Our Global Investing: Where Do We Go The US Stock Market in 2009-2010: Perils Forbes on FOX—Live! Venice due to fear of fires in the kilns. During the short cruise to Locanda Cipriani, founded by many repeat cruisers will tell you there is no better way to the island, you will pass the island of San Michele, the final Giuseppe Cipriani, who also combine pleasure and profit than on a Forbes investment from Here? & Possibilities To make money in any market you need resting place of composer Igor Stravinsky and ballet impresario, founded the world-famous Harry’s information from experts who aren’t afraid to seminar cruise! In recent years, the mantra for US investors The investment world has Sergei Diaghilev. Bar in Venice. Ernest Hemingway, tell it like it is. Don’t miss this live version of has been “go global” for stronger growth, dramatically changed recently as Queen Elizabeth II, Marc Chagall, the popular weekend program, Forbes on Fox, and enjoy this higher returns, and greater diversification. markets responded to the housing Along the Fondamenta dei Vetrai, famous kilns line the street, Audrey Hepburn, Maria Callas, and fast-paced roundtable with your distinguished speakers, who will Since global markets topped out in late slump, sub-prime mortgage disaster, one after another, and you can watch master glass countless celebrities and royalty debate the issues that are going to affect your money and your life. 2007, overseas markets, with some credit crisis, and financial sector blowers creating art objects in glass, as well as have all enjoyed the inn’s Rich Karlgaard exceptions, have performed worse than implosion. Hear these experts’ purchase them. Nearby, the Glass Museum hospitality through the years. Locanda Cipriani Publisher, Forbes the US. The MSCI world equity index forecasts on interest rates, inflation, houses over 4,000 pieces that demonstrate the slid over 25% as of October 2008, and effects of the massive government development of glass-blowing techniques over The inn is framed by a postcard-perfect garden setting, filled with 2007’s superstars—India, China, and Asia bailout, and more. Each panelist will the centuries. pergolas dripping with roses, with the famous (ex Japan)—have plummeted as the turmoil in share five specific picks, and you’ll learn how these veterans plan cathedral and tower serving as backdrop. Lunch the financial sector spreads globally. This panel will identify where to maximize their profit opportunities and minimize their risks in will start with Cipriani’s signature bellinis and end the next hot spots are likely to be found. the months ahead. with scrumptious Italian pastries—with tastes of heavenly delights in between! *Limited attendance. You must pre-register in advance Starting at Just $10,890 Per Couple, This Forbes Investment Cruise is the Best Value Today and Cabins Will Sell to join this special excursion—$195 per person, includes transfers, admissions, tours, and lunch. Out Quickly! For the Best Cabin Selections Contact Your Cruise Specialist to Reserve Yours Today, 800/530-0770.