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WHO TO CONTACT

Note that it is impossible to keep up with which company has the rights to which cruise line. You will have to contact the various agents to find this out. They change with the wind, it seems.

  1. Sixth Star Entertainment and Marketing | www.sixthstar.com
    21 NW 5th Street
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

    www.sixthstar.com

    954-462-6760
    terri@sixthstar.com
    or
    info@sixthstar.com

    If you go to their web site, you will actually see that they have openings shown for bridge instructors right now or all the way through the year. You can view the itineraries in detail and put in a request right now for the cruise of your dreams.

    Note that they charge more than anyone else.

  2. To Sea with Z | www.toseawithz.com
    Diane Zammel 305-931-1026
    Zammel@aol.com

  3. Posh Talks Inc | www.poshtalks.com
    760-323-3205

    They have some Princess ships and Royal Caribbean. COST: $50.00 per day total (includes a guest). Pay your own air.

    Must be a Life Master and Certified ACBL Director. Must have some knowledge of ACOL.

  4. Better Bridge | www.betterbridge.com
    Toll-free number 1-888-266-4447
    Kathy Frigon: kathy@betterbridge.com

    Crystal Symphony: a cut above most others. Provide one person's air provided they are doing two cruises (approx. 30 days or more).

    Better Bridge supplies all materials for teaching and you will be advised before the trip what your topic will be. Your handouts will be provided. There is a computer aboard for your use as well. COST: $50.00 per day total.

  5. Compass Speakers and Entertainment, Inc.
    954-568-3801
    emily@compassspeakers.com
    www.compassspeakers.com

    Azamara Cruise Lines:

    Emily Walton: Director: Onboard programs: Enrichment division
    Galleria Corporate Center
    2455 East Sunrise Blvd. Suite 804
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304

  6. The list cannot be complete without mentioning Gerry Fox. He is the absolute best and has the rights to the best ships. He is the best agent ever. He has a long waiting list and may not be hiring any new instructors at this time. His phone # is 707-252-1257. Gerry is absolutely fabulous.