Leaving from Fort Lauderdale, the ports of call include: San Juan, Puerto Rico; Basseterre, St. Kitts; St. Maarten; plus three days at sea (with genealogy presentations all thee days), returning to Fort Lauderdale on December 14. That strikes me as a good balance between genealogy and sightseeing.
Quoting from the announcement at http://www.cecruisegroups.com/genealogy-cruise-2014.html:
Your genealogy hosts, Gary and Diana Smith along with Jana Sloan Broglin, CG and Dick Eastman, invite you to join them for a week in the sunny Caribbean for great fun aboard Celebrity Silhouette, one of Celebrity Cruise Line’s new, magnificent, Solstice Class ships. Celebrity Silhouette encompasses all the amenities and grandeur of a 5 star resort hotel while sailing to some of the most interesting destinations in the Caribbean. Indulge in five course gourmet dining, marvel at spectacular nightly entertainment, and ashore, explore the uniqueness of each port-of-call.
Included Amenities, Events and More
- Private Genealogy Events Everyday
- Welcome “Open Bar” Cocktail Reception
- Evening Meeting Rooms Available for Private Discussion
- Interaction with Hosts and Speakers Throughout Cruise
- Additional Special Surprise Activities and Events
- Select Escorted Shore Excursions Available for Purchase
As to the ship: the Celebrity Silhouette is one of the Solstice® Class ships from Celebrity. 1,047 feet long and capable of carrying 2,886 passengers plus crew, the Celebrity Silhouette has all the amenities one expects in a modern cruise ship. You can learn more about the Celebrity Silhouette at http://www.celebritycruises.com/explore/ships/detail.do?shipCode=SI.
You can learn more on the Eastern Caribbean Genealogy Cruise web site at http://www.cecruisegroups.com/genealogy-cruise-2014.html and in the video below.