Robert Todd and Michael Berkowitz -
Caribbean Regional at Sea - October 2023

Berkowitz-Todd Regional 10-2023

The Perfect Getaway - Roundtrip Miami
on Royal Caribbean’s Harmony of the Seas
ATdividerOctober 8 - 15, 2023
ACBL Sanction # 2310113

Alice Travel Bridge Desk: 888-816-2457

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Your Hosts

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 tells his life story, through bridge, every month in the ACBL Bulletin. His
funny, instructive columns show how he has often learned important lessons the hard way.
Michael learned from the very best — his parents — both of whom are world champions. Michael
believed they would wince every time he missed an overtrick (they deny this). As a result,
he understands how difficult it can be to get to the next level of bridge play without getting

His clear instruction allows students to make concrete steps forward without getting lost in pursuit of perfection. In addition to teaching for "Bridge with Larry Cohe", Michael is the Program Chair for the ACBL Education Foundation, a non-profit working to promote bridge for all. He lives in Salt Lake City with his wife, Emily, and dog Yeti.

Highlights and Amenities

  • ACBL GOLD Masterpoints®
  • Daily lectures with Michael and Robert utilizing Larry Cohen’s teaching methods
  • Q&As following afternoon games
  • Open & Gold Rush Pairs, Open & Gold Rush Swiss Teams, Knockout Teams, Side Games
  • Awards Party
  • Gratuities for housekeeping and dining servers included
  • Group Travel Protection Plan

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The Itinerary

BearASOct. 8 – Depart Miami (4:30 PM).
Oct. 9 and 10 - at sea.
Oct. 11– Philipsburg, St. Maarten (8AM–5PM). What makes St. Maarten so unique is its blend of cultures. The island is home to 120 different nationalities speaking over 80 languages. Explore cen­turies-old ruins and get your adrenaline fix ziplining through lush tropical forests. Relax on one of many secluded beaches before treat­ing your taste buds to some of the best cuisine in the Caribbean.
Oct. 12 – Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas (7AM–3PM). Charlotte Amalie has one of the world’s most beautiful harbors; blue waters peppered with sailboats against a backdrop of green hills. Spectacular beaches are everywhere and when it’s time to fuel up, you’ll find plenty of beachside bars serving conch fritters, johnnycakes, and coconut patties.
Oct. 13 – at sea.
Oct. 14 – CocoCay, Bahamas (9AM–6PM).
Royal Caribbean’s private paradise boasts the largest waterslide in North America and the largest freshwater pool in the Bahamas. Get a taste of Bora Bora in your own Floating Cabana.
Oct. 15 – Disembark Miami (arrive 6AM).

Note: Itineraries are subject to change without notice.

The Fun-Filled Harmony of the Seas has it All!
Harmony of the Seas

Big enough not to leave anything out, Royal Caribbean's Harmony of the Seas offers fun and adventure, dazzling Broadway performances, and globetrotting gastronomic experiences from all over the world. (We’re talking exotic Asian-inspired eats and sushi at Izumi. Tuscan favorites served family-style at Jamie’s Italian by Jamie Oliver). Emerge renewed and relaxed after an awe-inspiring visit to VitalityTM Spa with its endless menu of both body and beauty treatments. There are well over a dozen bars and lounges to meet your wishes from quiet and elegant to hopping and happening.


Category 4V
Central Park
Size (sq. ft.)
Room and balcony
149 180 180+50
180+55 180+55 290+80
Group Rate $2,249 $2,430 $2,439 $2,565 $2,665 $4,535

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 either Michael Berkowitz or Robert Todd 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.