SPEAKER DEFINITIONS

Destination Speaker: a speaker that can provide a series of talks based on the history of specific ports of call visited on the itinerary, including regional and cultural information


Destination-Related Special Interest Speaker: a speaker that can provide a series of talks based on general topics that tie in to the itinerary, such as music of the region, important people of the region, art of the region, etc..


Special Interest Speaker: a speaker that can provide a series of talks based on general topics that are NOT related to the itinerary, such as Hollywood Gossip/Behind the Scenes, forensics, astronomy, etc..


Port Lecturer: a speaker that can provide a series of talks that are specifically about the ports of call visited on the itinerary. They must be able to provide information of each port of call about important events in history, points of interest, architecture and where to go and what to see in each port of call. Commentary from the bridge will also be required on Panama Canal itineraries


Naturalist: a speaker that can provide a series of talks based on the flora and fauna and natural and cultural happenings of the regions visited on an itinerary including marine life, plant life, jungles, volcanoes, glaciers, etc.. Bridge commentary could be required


Keynote: a speaker who addresses a specific audience about a relevant topic. Talks are usually one hour but can be longer and are accompanied by a digital visual aid. Keynote speakers are dynamic presenters with a passion for sharing their knowledge with others.