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Robert Todd and Michael Berkowitz - Caribbean Regional at Sea - December 2021

Berkowitz-Todd Holiday Regional 2021
Caribbean Cachet - Roundtrip Miami
on Crystal Cruises luxurious 6-star Serenity 

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December 12-22, 2021  •  ACBL Sanction #2112104

Alice Travel Bridge Desk: 888-816-2457
 





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Highlights and Amenities

  • ACBL GOLD Masterpoints®
  • Daily lectures with Robert and Michael utilizing Larry Cohen teaching methods
  • Q&A Sessions
  • Open & Gold Rush Pairs, Open & Gold Rush Swiss Teams, Knockout Teams, Side Games
  • Awards Party
  • Free wi-fi throughout the ship
  • Open bar service and fine wines and spirits throughout the ship
  • One complimentary evening at each of two specialty restaurants
  • Group Travel Protection Plan

Robert ToddRobert Todd plays bridge at every level from local club games to international championships. He has finished in the top 20 on the Barry Crane list multiple times (with over 1500 Masterpoints each of those years), posted several top-10 finishes in National Pairs events with numerous partners, and won the 0-10,000 Knockout Teams at the Dallas NABC in 2014. He has become a popular lecturer at Regional and National Tournaments and, has quite a following  among our Regionals-at-Sea and Sectionals-at-Sea guests. His clear and entertaining style has contributed to his becoming one of the top bridge teachers in North America. In addition, he writes for several bridge publications. 

 

Michael BerkowitzMichael Berkowitz hated bridge right up until he loved it. With two World Champion bridge players as parents, conversations at the dinner table often evolved into bridge. Each time that happened, Michael and his sister would charge their parents a quarter, resulting in a fund that helped pay for their education. Michael didn’t get serious about bridge until after college. He worked as a teacher and director at Honors Bridge Club in New York City, and became the Head Director for both Aces and Cavendish Bridge clubs. He’s known as New York’s most-loved director for his friendliness, quick wit, and compassion. Larry Cohen, recognizing Michael’s natural teaching abilities, added him as a valuable member of the “Bridge with Larry Cohen” travel and teaching team where he has earned the respect and appreciation of his students.

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The Itinerary

Dec. 12 – Depart Miami (6 PM).
Dec. 13-14 – at sea
Dec. 15 – Tortola, BVI (8AM–6PM). The capital of the British Virgin Islands…Main Street is lined with colonial-era buildings painted in shades of pastel and colorful shutters. Trek through the rain-forested Mount Sage National Park for sweeping views, or enjoy spectacular white sand beaches.
St MaartenPortDec. 16 – St. Barts (8AM–10PM). Boasting 300 days of sunshine a year, tiny Saint-Barthélemy is very French, very plush, and very peaceful. Notable geographic features include steep, green hills (once active volcanoes), deep, lush valleys, and beautiful beaches cupped into the island’s scalloped coastline. 
Dec.17 – St. Kitts (8AM–6PM). British influences abound: the domed Treasury Building; the Circus, modeled after Piccadilly in London...include breathtaking views of the verdant mountains.
Dec.18 – St. Lucia (8AM–5PM). Stunning and dramatic, the emerald green Pitons rise from azure waters on this magical isle of quaint bays and lush landscapes
Dec. 19 – St. Maarten (8:30AM–5:30PM). With its colorful mix of French charm and Dutch hospitality, St. Maarten is like two islands rolled into one. St. Maarten has something for everyone—hideaway beaches, eclectic cuisine and sophisticated boutiques.
Dec. 20-21 - at sea
Dec. 22 – Disembark Miami (arrives 8AM).

Note: Itineraries are subject to change without notice.

The Stunning Crystal Serenity

seven seas marinerWith only 980 guests, the intimate Crystal Serenity has among the highest guest to staff ratios at sea (1 to 1.5)...with a team of professionals chosen for their warmth and expertise. Indulge in cuisine of Michelin-level envy, crafted by Crystal’s own award-winning chefs...the Vintage Room wine dinners, fine Italian fare, and ever-evolving dishes from around the world. Butler-serviced suites and penthouses are veritable sanctuaries, as are beautifully appointed staterooms, most with a private verandah. Enjoy premier entertainment and world-class performances from around the world...A-list movies in the theatre or a lavish Broadway-inspired show at the Galaxy Lounge. Fuel your spirit at the state-of-the-art fitness center; join complimentary yoga, Experience bliss at the Feng Shui-inspired Crystal Life Spa.

Pricing

Category C3 Deluxe
Stateroom
C2 Deluxe
Stateroom
C1 Deluxe
Stateroom
B3 Deluxe
Stateroom
+ Verandah
B2 Deluxe
Stateroom
+ Verandah
B1 Deluxe
Stateroom
+ Verandah
A2 Deluxe
Stateroom
+ Verandah
A1 Deluxe
Stateroom
+ Verandah
P1 Deluxe
Stateroom
+ Verandah
PH Penthouse
Suite +
Verandah
Size (sq. ft.) 213 213 213 267 267 267 267 267 267 412
Group Rate $4,699 $4,986 $5,256 $5,987 $6,118 $6,218 $6,298 $6,348 $6,528 $9,054


Port and security charges additional $460 per person. Prices are per person in U.S. dollars, based on double occupancy and are subject to availability and change without notice. Ask Alice Travel about single occupancy rates. Alice Travel has purchased a Group Travel Protection Plan on behalf of all participants. A copy of the plan document will be provided upon deposited reservation.

In the unlikely event that Robert Todd or Michael Berkowitz is unable to travel or attend scheduled functions due to illness or circumstances beyond our control, Alice Travel will not be liable, and no refunds for such inability to travel or attend functions and events will be owed by Alice Travel. Applicable cancellation penalties will apply. Alice Travel will attempt to provide a lecturer of equal caliber.