Peter Tilden KABC Pacific Coast Cruise 12-2018

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Your Host

Peter Tilden moved from his native Philadelphia to Los Angeles to host KLSX FM’s morning drive show. Soon after, he joined KABC and for eight years, hosted Morning and Afternoon Drive shows. In 2001, he moved to KZLA morning drive before returning to KABC in 2007, hosting America’s Earliest Morning Show on late-night radio. An Emmy nominated television writer and producer, he is also an award-winning video producer and director. Peter has three Video of the Year Awards from the Academy of Country Music, and in 2009, won the prestigious Country Music Video of the Year Award for producing and directing “Waiting on a Women,” featuring country superstar Brad Paisley.

Despite his success in other ventures, it’s radio where Peter is truly in his element. Besides keeping his audiences entertained with his special brand of humor and spin on topical issues, Peter has interviewed hundreds of newsmakers and celebrities from Nancy Reagan, to Tom Hanks and Paul McCartney.


  • Spend time on and off the ship with Peter
  • Private welcome cocktail party with Peter
  • Full-day excursion with Peter Tilden on the Napa Valley Wine Train
  • Shipboard gratuities included
  • Open bar service and fine wines and spirits throughout the ship
  • Q&A with Peter
  • Photo Op with Peter
  • Private farewell cocktail party with Peter ... plus...
  • Airfare from Puerto Vallarta to Los Angeles ... and, one more thing...
  • Group Travel Protection Plan

Events subject to change.


Los Angeles to
Puerto Vallarta

aboard Crystal Cruises
stunningly renovated
6-Star Serenity

Dec. 7 - 15, 2018

Los Angeles, San Francisco, Santa Barbara, Ensenada, Puerto Vallarta

Starting at $2999 pp

Includes private welcome and farewell parties, full-day excursion on the Napa Valley Wine Train, shipboard gratuities, complimentary fine wines and spirits, airfare from Puerto Vallarta to Los Angeles


You must book through Alice Travel to participate in this program.

Our agents will be happy to assist you with pre- and post-cruise hotel stays and transportation.


The Itinerary

December 7 - embark Los Angeles.

December 8-9 - San Francisco. Sailing under the famed Golden Gate Bridge is an unforgettable experience and will be a highlight of your visit. San Francisco is one of the most diverse, dynamic and beautiful cities in the world...a melting pot of cultures and an important financial center. Opportunities for discovery abound. Stroll through Chinatown, shop at Union Square or browse through Fisherman’s Wharf. Or perhaps, the attractions of North Beach will beckon. Sip cappuccino at a sidewalk café, feast on Italian food or browse through tempting specialty stores. Across the Golden Gate Bridge giant redwoods and artistic Sausalito provide the perfect getaway from the city.

Napa Wine Tour

On December 9, join Peter Tilden on the fabulous Wine Train,
destination the quaint and charming Grgich Hills Estate winery. Here you’ll have a tour and tasting and learn about the famous Napa Valley story of the 1976 Paris Tasting. During the 36-mile roundtrip journey (Napa to St. Helena), guests are treated to spectacular wine country scenery as we pass through the lovely towns of Oak Knoll, Yountville, Oakville, and Rutherford.

The Wine Train offers a unique culinary’ll savor a gourmet, multi-course luncheon in one of the train’s opulent dining cars.


December 10 - cruising the West Coast

December 11 - Santa Barbara. Mediterranean-style weather coupled with beautiful Mediterranean-style scenery make Santa Barbara a prime vacationer's destination. This jewel of the Pacific, often called the American Riviera, is also a cultural and educational center, with an array of museums and universities, including University of California, Santa Barbara, and Brooks Institute of Photography drawing students here from around the world. Stroll through the Santa Barbara Zoo, explore boutique- and restaurant-lined State Street, dine on Stearns Wharf or experiencing the wineries of nearby Santa Ynez Valley.

December 12 - Ensenada. Sunny and mild weather yields fine wines considered to be the best in Mexico. Ensenada boasts several celebrated surfing spots, including San Miguel Beach. Migrating gray whales draw their fair share of travelers as well.

December 13-14 cruising the coast of Mexico.

December 15 - disembark Puerto Vallarta for flight to Los Angeles.

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The 6-Star Crystal Serenity

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Emerging in November 2018 from her longest-ever makeover, Crystal Serenity will feature expanded dining venues, updated state-of-the-art technologies and spacious new suites and penthouses. Replacing existing staterooms, these newly added accommodations reduces guest capacity from 1070 to 980.

Culinary inspiration comes in the form of the Waterside (open seating dining), Churrascaria (on open seating Brazilian steakhouse), Chinese inspired al fresco dining at Silk, and the fresh and friendly new Marketplace. Still onboard: Umi Uma (the new name of Chef Nobu’s Japanese-Peruvian venue), and the well-loved Italian specialty restaurant Prego.

Free unlimited wi-fi, available on all devices, offers new SpeedNet accelerators, doubling satellite speed. Rooms will be equipped with ultra-thin 42” interactive TVs offering current movie and TV selections.


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. Port security and handling charges: $368 pp.

In the unlikely event that Peter Tilden 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.