December 17, 2012 04:00 PM by Veronica Dudo
Rub elbows with Top Chef stars or classic film legends during a voyage of a lifetime. Join your favorite celebrities for a very special nautical journey aboard the Celebrity Constellation. If you’ve always wanted to mix and mingle with Bravo’s Tom Colicchio and Gail Simmons or Turner Classic Movies’ Robert Osborne and Ben Mankiewicz here’s your chance! Fans have been invited on a star-studded cruise filled with interactive and entertaining activities all-day and all-night. Enjoy fun in the sun or gaze up at the stars in the moonlight while traveling through the Caribbean with stops in exotic locations. Keep reading to find which celebrities are setting sail. Anchors away!
Two television networks are offering viewers the opportunity to vacation with celebrities. Bravo and TCM have announced cruises with their hosts and additional talent for a very unique and intimate trip. In January 2013, guests will set sail aboard the Celebrity Constellation for a classic movie adventure of a lifetime for the TCM Classic Cruise. Savor five nights on board the luxurious Celebrity Constellation watching classic films and hearing from the actors who made them along with behind the scenes stories!
Join TCM hosts Osborne and Mankiewicz along with Debbie Reynolds, Mickey Rooney, Arlene Dahl, Sally Ann Howes and Norman Lloyd for the network’s second cruise. Screenings include Singin’ in the Rain, and a conversation with Reynolds; Journey to the Center of the Earth and a conversation with Dahl; Saboteur and a conversation with Lloyd; and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, and a conversation with Howes. Thousands of passionate movie fans will sail from Miami to Grand Cayman and Cozumel.
Each spring, TCM also hosts their annual classic film festival held in Hollywood. The event features dozens of screenings of classic films along with appearances from stars and prominent figures in the movie industry. The festival will open with the world premiere of the new restoration of the musical classic Funny Girl. The 1968 hit stars Barbra Streisand, Omar Sharif and Walter Pidgeon.
In April 2013, Bravo is hosting the first ever Top Chef: The Cruise. The four night excursion is a sought after reservation, hosted by Colicchio and Simmons; along with Tim Love, Jen Carroll, Paul Qui, Spike Mendelson and Fabio Viviani among other Top Chef alum from Bravo’s Emmy-Award winning reality TV series. During the cruise, guests will have the opportunity to experience interactive “Quickfire” cooking challenges, culinary demonstrations, question-and-answer sessions and Top Chef menus. Fans will sail from Miami to Key West and Cozumel.
Photo Credit: TCM & Bravo