Seabourn Launches UNESCO Educational Sessions at Sea

As part of its newly formed partnership with UNESCO, Seabourn is hosting world-heritage experts for its Seabourn Conversations enrichment and special guest entertainment program. Conversation topics will include culture, heritage, history and the importance of sustainable tourism in preserving World Heritage sites. There are more than a dozen UNESCO speakers scheduled to take part in Seabourn Conversations on voyages around the world through fall and the year ahead. A sampling includes: Jacinta Nzioka, (Seabourn Sojourn, December 13, 2014) the director of marketing at the Kenya Tourist Board; Dr. Carol Westrik, author of “The Future of the World Heritage” for UNESCO’s 40th anniversary and Dr. Juan Jose Negro, an internationally renowned speaker on natural heritage and director of the Doñana Biological Station in Spain (Seabourn Quest, May 12, 2015); and Dr. Ray Bondin (Seabourn Sojourn, May 31, 2015), who has extensive experience in the rehabilitation of heritage sites and served as ambassador and permanent delegate of Malta to UNESCO.

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