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Our Signature Collection

with Christopher Rivera, Giorgia Botta, John Ramos 

SIGNATURE BRIDGE SALINGS

Combining expert bridge teaching for all levels of player in a relaxed playing environment aboard the most luxurious all inclusive cruise ships in the world. Play Bridge At Sea.
The best bridge holidays available.

Some Of The Best Teachers Are With Play Bridge At Sea™
Christopher Rivera
GIORGIA BOTTA
THE BOSS
Giorgia Botta

Christopher Rivera is an ACBL Accredited Bridge Teacher and tournament rated director. He is Assistant Head Director at Honors Bridge Club, the largest bridge club in North America. He learned to play bridge from his grandmother, who taught him valuable lessons in card play, but Goren style bidding, which he had to unlearn when he began playing bridge seriously. In addition to bridge, he plays many other card and board games. He has a degree in Physics from Lawrence University.

Christopher Rivera
Giorgia Botta

Giorgia Botta is an international bridge champion and world class teacher. Born and raised in Rome, Italy, where she learned to play bridge at the age of 12 from some of the greatest bridge players in the world, Giorgia now resides in New York City, where she has become one of the most respected and sought after teachers and professional players. She teaches and plays regularly at Honors Bridge Club, the largest bridge club in North America, as well as traveling internationally to teach and play bridge. Giorgia has a youthful exuberance and currency in the game that assures you excellent bridge instruction.  

John Ramos
John Ramos

John Ramos is a professional bridge teacher and in the country's top echelon of tournament players. At the 2019 Fall Nationals, he placed third in the Kaplan Blue Ribbon Pairs, the oldest and most prestigious pairs event in the United States, besting a host of top experts from all over the world. In addition to his skill at competing, he is a passionate teacher and believes that anyone can improve with the help of an attentive and engaged instructor. Originally from New York City, where he was mentored by many of the country’s top players, he’s lived in Los Angeles for the past twelve years. He works with players of all levels privately, on cruises, and at his adopted home, the Beverly Hills Bridge Club, one of the biggest clubs in California, which he also manages.

A Host of Exciting Destinations
BRIDGE CRUISE- ROME TO VENICE

FROM:

ROME-CIVITAVECCHIA

VENICE

TO:

Aug 26, 2024

Sep 6, 2024

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Nights:

10

Ship:

BRIDGE CRUISE- ROME TO VENICE

Guest Teacher:

Giorgia Botta

Signature Cruises

ALL INCLUSIVE- DOOR TO DOOR SERVICE
Low single rates- limited availability. Visit Italy, Sicily, Malta, Croatia
Bookended by two of the greatest cities in Europe, this cruise is a perfect tour of a perfect region. Starting in the shadow of Rome’s colosseum, sail to stunning Sorrento, where it’s just a short hop to Capri, Positano, Amalfi, and Pompeii. Siracusa in Sicily is next, before another great Mediterranean island – Malta. A sea day sailing the Adriatic brings you to Kotor and Bari, and the craggy coast of Croatia, where you’ll visit Dubrovnik, Hvar and Zadar. Disembark in Venice.

From

8600
$

Per Person based on Double Occupancy- Vista Suite

GIORGIA'S ROMAN BRIDGE HOLIDAY

FROM:

ROME, ITALY

ROME, ITALY

TO:

Sep 15, 2024

Sep 20, 2024

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Nights:

5

Ship:

GIORGIA'S ROMAN BRIDGE HOLIDAY

Guest Teacher:

Giorgia Botta

Bridge Academy

Giorgia’s Roman Bridge Holiday

A Bridge Holiday in Rome, organized and curated by your very own Roman, Giorgia Botta.

Our Bridge Pro, and part of the Bridge Professors™, Giorgia is our native Italian bridge pro and comes from the "Eternal City" Rome.

We know that you have probably all been to Rome, but this experience will not be your typical Roman holiday.

We will stay at the Lord Byron Hotel- described as a hotel with the warmth and luxury of a private home - located in one of the chicest residential neighborhoods in Rome.
We will teach and play bridge at Giorgia’s local bridge Club "Accademia del Bridge". The sanctioned games will award Master Points...as you play at tables not only with our group but also with other local Roman players.

We will visit some of Giorgia's favorite places to see the real Rome. This will include optional excursions designed by your host as well as optional dining at some of the local spots that she frequents.

Come for the 'local' unspoiled experience of Rome, play and learn from one of the best bridge professionals, have some fun with your fellow bridge enthusiasts.

Package includes:
5 nights at the Lord Byron Hotel- member of Small Luxury Hotels with daily breakfast.

Sunday, Sept. 15: Caffe delle arti (6:30 -9 PM) Opening Reception
Caffe della Arti is a gem of a Roma Nord. The caffe is situated inside the refined Modern Art Gallery building (Galleria Nazionale di Arte Moderna). Its elegant and artistic fare and beautiful sun-kissed terrace make for the perfect location for a stylish roman ‘apericina’ aka cocktails and hors d’oeuvres. This is included in your 5 night package.

Monday Sept. 16: Casalino Hosteria Kosher 8 PM: Optional Dinner
Caslino, situated in the heart of the Roman Jewish ghetto, offers a real culinary journey through the ‘jewish-roman cuisine. Similar to a more traditional roman cuisine, but with the contribution of usual and more mediterranean-like flavors, it has been a real treat for visitors to the Italian capital for centuries!

Tuesday, Sept. 17: Da Cesare al Casaletto: 8:15 PM: Optional Dinner
“Da Cesare” (as the Romans would call it), is a staple of the local cuisine serving all the traditional roman dishes---plus many modern dishes as well---in an airy outdoor venue with a beautiful vine-covered patio.

Tuesday Sept. 17: 2 to 4 PM Optional Excursion
Villa Borghese with Private Guide
Cost $40 (includes entrance fees)

Wednesday Sept. 18: 1 to 4 PM Optional Excursion
Roman Colosseum with Private Guide
$60 (includes entrance fees)

Thursday, Sept. 19: 7 to 10 PM: Farewell Dinner: Relais le Jardin
Join us for our closing elegant dinner in this historic art nouveau and art deco inspired restaurant at your host hotel, the Lord Byron. This dinner is included in your five night package

Lessons and games at Giorgia's local bridge club 'Accademia del Bridge".

Start your journey with a Silversea 10 night bridge cruise August 26-September 6, 2024.
For more information go to https://ebrill.dreamvacationsgroups.com/index.html#/groups/10792761


Register now as this space will sell out quickly.

From

3500
$

Per Person based on Double Occupancy

BRIDGE ACADEMY PALM SPRINGS 2024

FROM:

PALM SPRINGS

PALM SPRINGS

TO:

Oct 27, 2024

Nov 1, 2024

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Nights:

5

Ship:

BRIDGE ACADEMY PALM SPRINGS 2024

Guest Teacher:

Bridge Academy

OMNI Las Palmas Resort- Palm Springs

Five night package with 8 sessions including bridge learning and games with
The Bridge Professors™ Giorgia Botta, John Ramos and Christopher Rivera. Please note that depending on teacher's schedule, not all Professors may be present.

What's Included?
• 5 Nights in a run of house Vista room in King or Twin
• Thorough lessons on a variety of bridge topics. ACBL sanctioned
games with black points.•
• Lunch allowance provided on bridge days.
• Opening reception to get to meet your fellow bridge players.
• Closing reception

From

3200
$

Per Person based on Double Occupancy

BRIDGE CRUISE FROM LIMA TO FORT LAUDERDALE

FROM:

LIMA

FORT LAUDERDALE

TO:

Jan 4, 2025

Jan 20, 2025

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Nights:

15

Ship:

BRIDGE CRUISE FROM LIMA TO FORT LAUDERDALE

Guest Teacher:

Signature Cruises

DOOR TO DOOR SERVICE- ALL INCLUSIVE-SINGLES WELCOME
From Lima to Fort Lauderdale. Inventory is capacity controlled.

Whether this is your first or 50th visit to South America, we promise the continent will have you hooked. Starting with an overnight in Lima, you’ll devour a city steeped in colonial grandeur. Salaverry is next, then an overnight stay in Guayaquil, Ecuador. Follow on with Panama, then it’s on to Cartagena, Colombia for another overnight stay, allowing ample time to explore this colourful city. Then a final stop in Aruba before three sea days deliver you to Florida.

From

11100
$

Per Person based on Double Occupancy

BRIDGE CRUISE FROM FORT LAUDERDALE TO FORT LAUDERDALE

FROM:

FORT LAUDERDALE

FORT LAUDERDALE

TO:

Feb 17, 2025

Feb 27, 2025

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Nights:

10

Ship:

BRIDGE CRUISE FROM FORT LAUDERDALE TO FORT LAUDERDALE

Guest Teacher:

Signature Cruises

DOOR TO DOOR SERVICE- All Inclusive- Low Single Rates
ACBL Silver Points

Enjoy and explore five fantastic destinations on this comprehensive cruise. Begin by indulging in two superb sea days, to really get in the mood for the next few days. Pop by San Juan on your way to St. Barts, where a late departure means you can enjoy the famous island’s sunset. All the saints – John, Kitts, and Thomas are your last three ports, where you can delve into the history and cultures of these lesser-known islands.

From

6700
$

Per Person based on Double Occupancy

BRIDGE CRUISE AROUND JAPAN

FROM:

TOKYO

TOKYO

TO:

Mar 26, 2025

Apr 9, 2025

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Nights:

14

Ship:

BRIDGE CRUISE AROUND JAPAN

Guest Teacher:

Signature Cruises

DOOR TO DOOR SERVICE- All inclusive- Low single rates.
ACBL Silver Points
With as many restaurants run by robots as ancient temples, there is no denying that Japan is a country of contradictions. So how should we begin to describe this indescribable place? Try starting with a day in Osaka. Contemplate the solemn history of Hiroshima before weaving your way into South Korea for Busan’s temples by the sea. Sail back to Japan for an overnight in Kanazawa, plus a long stay in Aomori. Last but definitely not least is Hakodate, home to the Onuma National Park and its abundant wildlife.

From

13900
$

Per Person based on Double Occupancy

BRIDGE CRUISE ICELAND TO NEW YORK

FROM:

REYKJAVIK

NEW YORK

TO:

May 13, 2025

May 29, 2025

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Nights:

16

Ship:

BRIDGE CRUISE ICELAND TO NEW YORK

Guest Teacher:

Signature Cruises

DOOR TO DOOR SERVICE- All inclusive- Low single rates.
ACBL Silver Points.
WORLD CRUISE SEGMENT - Our final segment of Controtempo, World Cruise 2025 spans Iceland, Greenland, Canada and the USA. Leaving Reykjavik in your wake, sail to Greenland, the Arctic’s pristine, must-see destination, for three days of OMG scenery. Two sea days bring you Newfoundland, Canada’s elemental easterly province, which embodies attraction and aesthetic in equal measure. A long stay in Nova Scotia is next, before you sail on to Boston for an overnight. Then a final sea day before disembarking in New York.

From

12000
$

Per Person based on Double Occupancy

10-NIGHT RIVER CRUISE  IN FRANCE (LYON TO ARLES) AND BRIDGE ACADEMY

FROM:

LYON, FRANCE

ARLES, FRANCE

TO:

Aug 25, 2025

Sep 4, 2025

-

Nights:

10

Ship:

10-NIGHT RIVER CRUISE IN FRANCE (LYON TO ARLES) AND BRIDGE ACADEMY

Guest Teacher:

Bridge Academy and River Cruise

EARLY BIRD BOOKING DISCOUNT OF $500 PER ROOM EXPIRES JUNE 28, 2024

Play Bridge At Sea™ Takes On The Rivers of France

Three nights of discoveriing the wonders of Lyon "Ville Gastronomique...
Followed by 7 Nights cruising the Rhone River Through Provence…

All while doing what you love most: Learning and Playing Bridge

As the itinerary visits many exciting destinations, we don't want you to miss anything from the included excursions.

We will start our bridge journey in Lyon at the Deluxe Hotel Boscolo Lyon Hotel and Spa for three nights of bridge lessons and games before we board the vessel on August 28, 2025. Once aboard we will have mostly daily events, either a lesson or a game. Of course, we will also facilitate bridge games for those interested in play at times other than official Play Bridge at Sea events.

Besides bridge, our journey also includes wine events. You will have the choice to join special tours that are designed to bring Europe’s rich wine heritage to life, and, what’s more, a dedicated wine expert will be on board to lead tastings and suggest pairings with our award-winning cuisine.

Includes 3 nights at Five Star Hotel Boscolo Lyon and Spa
Breakfast daily, 2.5 days of bridge lessons and play in Lyon, VAT

7 nights board the AMA Kristina River Cruise, all meals, excusions at sea, wine events, ship wi-fi, 7 days of bridge lessons and games, group reception.
LOW SINGLE RATES
* airfare not included

From

7190
$

Per Person based on Double Occupancy

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