MUSIC-TECH PIONEER THOMAS DOLBY JOINS
2019 STAR TREK
: THE CRUISE III
Weeklong Immersive Star Trek Experience Also Brings Aboard
Wil Wheaton, Jason Isaacs, Brent Spiner, Jonathan Frakes, Marina Sirtis, Michael Dorn, Gates McFadden, John de Lancie, Nana Visitor, Robert Picardo, Rene Auberjonois, Connor Trinneer, Denise Crosby, Ethan Phillips, Chase Masterson, Casey Biggs, Mary Chieffo and Wilson Cruz
Miami, Florida (April 10, 2018) – Thomas Dolby, a pioneer in music and technology integration, has just been added to the 2019 Star Trek: The Cruise III as musical guest and innovation speaker. He joins a crew of fan-favorite stars from both the film and television series, including Wil Wheaton, Jason Isaacs, Brent Spiner, Jonathan Frakes, Marina Sirtis, Michael Dorn, Gates McFadden, John de Lancie, Nana Visitor, Robert Picardo, Rene Auberjonois, Connor Trinneer, Denise Crosby, Ethan Phillips, Chase Masterson, Casey Biggs, Mary Chieffo and Wilson Cruz. The voyage marks the third annual journey for the only officially licensed Star Trek cruise in the universe, which immerses fans in the ultimate Star Trek experience. Star Trek: The Cruise III will depart from Miami, FL on January 4, 2019, with stops on Great Stirrup Cay, Grand Cayman and Jamaica before returning on January 10, 2019.
“Star Trek is the perfect fusion of technology, science and culture,” says Dolby. “What the franchise has done for science and curiosity is immeasurable and I’m genuinely excited to be a part of this voyage that celebrates all things Star Trek.”
Called a “music-tech icon” by Forbes magazine, Dolby has merged technology with music for over 35 years, epitomized in his hit song, “She Blinded Me with Science.” He went on to revolutionize ringtone technology and was Musical Director of the annual TED Conference for a decade. In 2016, Dolby published his biography, Speed of Sound: Breaking the Barriers Between Music and Technology. He is currently a professor at Johns Hopkins University, where he is launching their first Music for New Media program this fall.
Star Trek: The Cruise III brings fans together with their favorite actors to personally interact during innovative, original events and impromptu encounters. Produced by Entertainment Cruise Productions, LLC, under license by CBS Consumer Products, the voyage will include dramatic performances, comedy shows and concerts by Star Trek actors. The ship will be transformed into quintessential Star Trek locations, with back-to-back events and activities for guests that are inspired by key moments in Star Trek history. Additional crew members expected to join Star Trek: The Cruise III will be announced in the coming weeks.
To reserve a stateroom for Star Trek: The Cruise III, January 4 – 10, 2019, fans can go to the cruise website or call 844-335-6515.
The six-day voyage on the stunning Norwegian Jade will boldly go where no one has gone before, packed with special Star Trek-themed shows, events and programs including:
- A stellar crew of iconic Star Trek actors and personalities
- Incredible theme nights
- Interactive celebrity hosted events
- Actor led excursions at each port
- Vow renewals led by a Star Trek star
- Nightly shows performed by celebrity guests, including concerts and live game shows
- Autograph and photograph sessions with your favorite Star Trek crew members
- A Star Trek: The Cruise Museum exhibiting genuine pieces and classic memorabilia from the archive
Cabin prices start at $1,850 per person, and include all meals, events, parties as well as port charges, taxes and onboard gratuities.
Visit www.StarTrekTheCruise.com, follow hashtag #StarTrekTheCruise or view the video of the 2017 cruise for more information.
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About Entertainment Cruise Productions, LLC:
Entertainment Cruise Productions is the world leader in live entertainment at sea and has produced more than 75 full-ship charters in the past 17 years. Starting with its tremendously successful Jazz themed cruises, Entertainment Cruise Productions has expanded its offerings to other musical genres including Gospel, Elvis, Country Music, Soul Train and The 80s Cruise as well as diverse entertainment properties such as the iconic Star Trek franchise and NASCAR.
Entertainment Cruise Productions carefully and creatively plans and executes every aspect of a themed cruise program with the highest level of skill and passion. ECP’s goal is to provide our guests with the most memorable vacation programs ever.