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Seabourn Brings World Heritage Aboard With UNESCO

Seabourn is bringing heritage aboard thanks to its newly-formed partnership with UNESCO (the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation) and topics include culture, heritage, history and the importance of sustainable tourism.

Seabourn’s luxury fleet circle the globe throughout the year and include more than 150 designated World Heritage Sites across dozens of itineraries. Through its partnership with UNESCO, Seabourn will offer deeper insight and behind-the-scenes information about current and future World Heritage sites and projects. The line has created special World Heritage Discovery Tours with exclusive enhanced content developed in cooperation with UNESCO World Heritage site managers and tour experts.

UNESCO Speakers in 2014 and 2015

There are more than a dozen UNESCO speakers scheduled to take part in Seabourn Conversations on sailings around the world during the next 18 months and they include:

Dr. Geraldine Finlayson, UNESCO speaker: Director, institute of Gibraltarian Studies; Chief Laboratory Scientist, Gibraltar Museum, and Dr. Clive Finlayson: Incumbent Director of the Gibraltar Museum – Both will join Seabourn Quest on her “ Route of the Vikings” itinerary, departing 8 August 2015 for 24-nights.

Geoff Steven, UNESCO speaker – Joining Seabourn Odyssey on her “ Indonesia and Australia Adventure” itinerary, departing 23 November 2014 for 28-nights. This voyage is also available as a 12-night option from Singapore to Benoa.

Leticia Leitao, UNESCO speaker – Joining Seabourn Sojourn on her “Myanmar and Malaysia” itinerary, departing 3 February 2015 for 12-nights.

Juan Jose Negro, UNESCO speaker and Carol Westrick UNESCO speaker – Both will join Seabourn Quest on her “ Northern Europe Exploration” itinerary, departing 12 May 2015 for 25-nights. This voyage is also available as an 18-night option from Barcelona to Copenhagen.

Jacinta Nzioka, UNESCO speaker: Director of Marketing at the Kenya Tourist Board – Joining Seabourn Sojourn on her “ South Africa Line” itinerary, departing 19 November 2014 for 32-nights. This voyage is also available as a 46-night option from Barcelona to Cape Town.

Fares for Seabourn optional excursions that include UNESCO World Heritage Sites will include a small donation to UNESCO’s World Heritage Fund.

If you would like further information on the listed voyages or you would like to enquire about other Seabourn sailings that are part of ‘Seabourn Conversations’, please contact one of our friendly Cruise Experts on 0800 008 6677.