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Going to sea with celebs

From celebrity speakers to commemorative expeditions, cruises are turning to legends to get you on board.

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Silversea is offering a special expedition on its Silver Explorer to mark the centenary of famed British explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton's expedition to the Antarctic.
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Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak (above) and Forbes editor-in-chief Steve Forbes are among the celebrities speaking on Seabourn's upcoming cruises.
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Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak and Forbes editor-in-chief Steve Forbes (above) are among the celebrities speaking on Seabourn's upcoming cruises.

COMPARED to flying, cruising on ocean liners has always been associated with a kind of old world glamour.

Just think of the black-and-white footage of Greta Garbo on the Swedish American Line's MS Gripsholm - in fur coat and cloche hat, dabbing at her eyes with a white handkerchief,