Cross the Atlantic with Film Critic Rex Reed November 5 - 11, 2009 6 Days on the Queen Mary 2 from New York to Southampton Join film critic Rex Reed on Queen Mary 2’s November 5 th , 2009 6-day Westbound Transatlantic from New York to Southampton featuring: Private screening of classic movie from Rex’s film collection Two Question & Ans wer sessions with Rex Reed Private Cocktail Party Become part of one of travel’s richest traditions by crossing the Atlantic in sophisticated fashion aboard majestic Queen Mary 2. Depart from New York, sailing away on a journey of luxury and refinement with the city’s skyline as your backdrop. Experience the excitement of a grand Cunard Transatlantic. Magical days and nights will captivate as you sail toward Southampton, your gateway to Europe, while enjoying the wit and wisdom of renowned movie critic Rex Reed. Crossing has changed little over the years. Only the liners and their amenities have evolved for a modern age. On the floating world of the Queen Mary 2, that can mean relaxing on deck and doing nothing at all or it can mean filling your hours with lectures, classes, activities and like- minded new friends who love movies as much as you do. Extend your vacation with an exclusive 3-night $1,095 per person* London package including: 3 Nights stay at The Milestone Hotel in Kensington (No.1 in World for Service - Travel + Leisure, Best British Hotel - Conde Nast Traveler 2008) Theatre Tickets to two West End s hows from Keith Prowse Tickets Transfers to and from ship / hotel / airport Full English Breakfast One Traditional Afternoon Tea in the Park Lounge overlooking Kensington Palace and Gardens Glass of Champagne (or Green Tea) served on arrival 24-hour Butler Service After six leisurely days at sea, continue on with Pisa Brothers Travel to London for three nights at The Milestone Hotel, London's quintessential luxury boutique hotel, a magnificent 19th-century architectural treasure centrally located in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea. Nearby attractions include the Royal Albe rt Hall and the Albert Memorial, the Science Museum, the Natural History M useum (the dinosaurs never fail to delight), and the Victoria and Albert Museum (for stunning style and design). The West End theatres are also within easy reach. A short taxi ride takes you to Piccadilly Circus and the theatres off Shaftesbury Avenue, where you will enjoy two nights of performances courtesy of Keith Prowse Tickets. The Ship Queen Mary 2® — 2,592 Guests Queen Mary 2 is simply the grandest, most magnificent ocean liner ever built. She's a true heir to the timeless elegance, legacy and inspiration of the great Cunard liners of legend. You'll notice it the moment you walk through her doors into her soaring Grand Lobby, and be awed from t he first instance you experience the famous Cunard White Star Service SM. There is a team of outstanding chefs and 10 dining venues in all, including the innovative Mediterranean cuisine of the Todd English restaurant. As with the custom of ocean liners in the past, each Queen Mary 2 stateroom is matched with a reserved table at a sea- view restaurant, complemented by the largest wine selection afloat. Of course, you can always make reservations at one of the many optional dining alternatives. Room service is also available 24 hours a day - complimentary of course! Yet this traditional monarch also boasts the most modern luxuries and amenities. Rejuvenate body and soul with an aromatherapy massage at the world renowned Q ueen Mary 2 Spa. An afternoon of shopping in Cunard’s world-class boutiques will find you slipping into the perfect outfit for the Royal Nights Ball and an evening of dancing and champagne under the stars. In addition to dancing under the stars and discussing the stars onscreen with Rex Reed, t his November 5th crossing will also feature discussion of the stars above through Cunard Insights®, the award-winning enrichment program. Royal Astronomical Society speakers will be onboard to present talks, lectures and debates. Star gazing on deck (weather permitting) will also be offered with the use of telescopes with guided sessions from the experts. All guests are cordially invited to either bring along binoculars or use the onboard telescope. The Itinerary Date Day Port Arrive Depart 05 Nov Thu New York, NY * -- 6 PM 06 Nov Fri At Sea -- -- 07 Nov Sat At Sea -- -- 08 Nov Sun At Sea -- -- 09 Nov Mon At Sea -- -- 10 Nov Tue At Sea -- -- 11 Nov Wed Southampton, England 6:30 AM -- * Embarkation at Brooklyn’s Pier 12 starts at 12 Noon. The Pricing Pricing for this Queen Mary 2 Transatlantic begins at $1,277 per person. Cunard’s all- inclusive fares include a spacious ocean-view suite (most with private teak verandas), complimentary fine wines and spirits served throughout the ship, gourmet cuisine, open-seating dining, all gratuities, and more. Special Pisa Brothe rs Category Restaurant Brochure Fare Travel Fare Q7: Suite with Balcony Queens Grill $5,095 $2,599 P1: Suite with Balcony Princess Grill $3,895 $1,999 B5: Balcony (Obstructed Britannia $1,595 $1,195 View) C2: Standard Ocean View Britannia $1,495 $1,195 D5: Standard Inside Britannia $1,345 $995 All prices are in US Dollars, Cruise Only per person based on double occupancy. Cunard Cruise Fare Includes: Onboard accommodations, dining, comprehensive enrichment programs and more. Cunard Cruise Fare Does Not Include: Airfare, port charges, government fees and taxes of $27.24 per person, additional pre- or post-crossing arrangements, spa/personal services and optional add-ons. Cunard reserves the right to impose a fuel supplement of up to $9 per person per day on all passengers if the NYMEX oil price exceeds $70 per barrel, even if the fare has already been paid in full. Fares are subject to change based on availability. Pisa Brothers Travel will separately arrange all required pre- and post-crossing arrangements, airline reservations, hotel stays and transfers. The Cabin Categories Queens & Princess Grill Suites Queen Mary 2's Princess Grill accommodation offer elegant comfort and personal service. Guests enjoy access to private lounges and our Grills concierge, and dine at a reserved table in the single- seating Princess Grill restaurant - plus a variety of exclusive amenities including: Priority embarkation with separate Grill Daily abridged newspaper check- in Shoe shine service Full bottle of sparkling wine with sugar- iced Linens & duvet strawberries at embarkation Pillow Concierge offering nine pillow Fruit basket & bottled water replenished options daily or as needed Nightly turndown service with pillow Bud vase with orchid chocolates plus special Sweet Dreams Personalised Cunard stationery turndown surprise on formal nights Single-seating dining in the Princess Grill, Terry cloth bathrobe & slippers or En Suite from the Princess Grill menu Fine Canyon Ranch soaps & shampoos 24-hour room service & Grills Concierge services Britannia State rooms Cunard’s standard staterooms are anything but ordinary. They're spacious and gracious. The smallest is more like a "deluxe" guestroom on ordinary ships. And they're beautifully decorated with fine prints on the walls, soft colours on the sofas and coverlets and turndown service when it's time to retire. Thoughtful amenities include: 24-hour room service Bathrobe & slippers Interactive TV with multi- language film Nightly turndown service with pillow and music channels chocolates Direct-Dial telephone & data port outlet Daily shipboard newspaper Refrigerator, safe, hair dryer 220V British 3-pin and 110V 2-pin sockets About Rex Reed Rex Reed is a critic, columnist, journalist, author and lecturer who se column appears every week in The New York Observer. He was a contributing editor on the masthead of Tina Brown's Talk magazine. He has been a film critic for Vogue, GQ, Holiday, and Women’s Wear Daily. For thirteen years, he was an arts critic for the New York Daily News, and for five years was the film critic for the New York Post. His articles and essays on the arts have appeared in almost every national magazine and newspaper in London and the United States. He is the author of eight books about the movies and his first novel, Personal Effects, sold 75,000 copies in its first printing and was optioned by NBC-TV for a four-hour miniseries. As an actor, he appeared in the films Myra Breckinridge with Mae West and John Huston, Inchon with Laurence Olivier, and Superman with Christopher Reeve and Marlon Brando. He has been a member of the juries at the Montreal, Venice and Berlin film festiva ls, and is proud to be the only film critic in the world to have a movie review (of the Oscar-winning anti-Vietnam film Hearts and Minds) read aloud in both houses of Congress, thus becoming a permanent part of the Congressional Record. He is a member of the New York Film Critics Circle and the National Society of Film Critics. He has appeared for several years at the S.T.A.G.E. Benefit in Los Angeles, the country's oldest and most successful fund-raising benefit for AIDS. For five years, he starred in the nationally syndicated television show At the Movies. In 1993, he was inducted, along with James Carville and legendary Supreme Court Judge Minor Wisdom, into the Louisiana Hall of Fame in his native state. As a music critic, and as an ardent supporter of Broadway show music, he shares the distinction with Kitty Carlisle Hart of being the longest-running host-narrators of the popular Lyrics and Lyrics series at the 92nd St. Y in New York City, and has written liner notes for Liza Minnelli, Lena Horne, Tony Bennett, Mel Tormé, Eileen Farrell, Barbara Cook and many others. He has been nominated for two Grammy awards. He holds an honorary degree from Brandeis University. About Cunard Line : For over a century and a half, the iconic ships of Cunard have bee n defining sophisticated ocean travel. They have always been The Most Famous Ocean Liners In The World ®. From her fabled vessels of the past to her present royal court — Queen Mary 2 ® and Queen Victoria® — Cunard has carried guests across the great oceans and to the far points of the globe in unparalleled style. The most glamorous names of the age, yesterday and today, have made Champagne toasts in her salons, waltzed the night away in her grand ballrooms, savored grand feasts of the finest flavors in her dining rooms, and whiled away hours immersed in fascinating conversation on her decks. About Pisa Brothers Travel Pisa Brothers Travel, a Worldview Travel company, is the exclusive travel agency for this departure. Founded in 1924, the iconic Rockefeller Center-based Pisa Brothers has provided destination and product knowledge for over 75 years to upscale travelers who value personal service. Reservations can be made by calling Trevor Wilson at 800-729-7472, extension 324.
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