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East Asia: Partners across the Pacific Japan • China • Hong Kong • Vietnam • Singapore October 13–31, 2011 • Aboard the Silver Shadow Asia is a global power—decisions made

Featured Speakers

in Japan, China, Hong Kong, Vietnam, and Singapore have a major impact on the U.S. and around the world. Asian influences on culture, cuisine, film, and fashion are also internationally influential. As you cruise aboard the luxurious Silver Shadow, visiting some of Asia’s leading cities in the company of experienced statesmen and regional experts, examine how Asian and Western nations are collaborating in this new global economy and explore the region’s rich artistic and cultural heritage.

Colin Powell

Former U.S. Secretary of State

Chuck Hagel Former U.S. Senator

James Bradley Best-Selling Author, Flags of Our Fathers

Powell will join the Symposium on Oct. 24-26; Hagel, on Oct. 24-28; Bradley, on Oct. 17-31. Visit for a complete list of speakers.

Your Exclusive Journey Includes: • Three nights hotel accommodations in Tokyo • Fourteen nights aboard the all-suite Silver Shadow • Comprehensive educational program • All private, small-group excursions in Japan, Shanghai, Hong Kong, and Vietnam • Welcome and farewell gala events • Complimentary wine and spirits aboard ship and at gala events





• Asia’s rich culinary and cultural traditions at sites such as Tokyo’s Ginza shopping district and the inspiring Shanghai Museum

• Shanghai’s and Hong Kong’s spectacular growth and Vietnam’s impressive post-war recovery

• Impeccable service and a full range of amenities aboard one of the world’s finest small cruise ships

• The juxtaposition of old and new in Ho Chi Minh City: new skyscrapers towering over French colonial villas, ao dai–clad women on cell phones, cyclos and motorcycles jockeying for road space

• Creating a trip that best suits your interests from a menu of small-group excursions at each destination


• Meetings with prominent keynote and guest speakers, including some of Asia’s current and emerging leaders


CHINA Pacific Ocean

Hong Kong


Danang Angkor Wat Ho Chi Minh City




Silver Shadow


One of the highest-rated cruise vessels

Days 1–2

Home / Tokyo, Japan

Days 3–4


Day 5

Tokyo (Embark)

walk-in closets, 24-hour steward service,

Days 6–7

At Sea

marble-tiled bathrooms, shower/bathtub

Days 8–9

Shanghai, China

Days 10–11

At Sea

Day 12

Hong Kong

restaurants—The Restaurant, La Terraza,

Day 13

At Sea

and Le Champagne—reflect Silversea’s

Day 14

Danang, Vietnam

Day 15

At Sea

Days 16–17

Ho Chi Minh City

Day 18

At Sea

Day 19

Singapore (Disembark) / Home

Optional Extensions KYOTO, JAPAN, October 9–14, 2011 Beijing, China, October 10–14, 2011 Angkor Wat, Cambodia, October 31–November 4, 2011 Photos: Chuck Hagel (Photo by Robin Holland) • Promenade (Peter Voll) • Lantern (© / Lo King Yip) • Farmers (© Roberto Colonello /

afloat, the luxurious Silver Shadow features all-suite accommodations with

combinations, hair dryers, and terrycloth robes. Of the ship’s 194 suites, 155 feature private verandas. Three

relationship with the Relais & Chateaux network of exclusive inns and restaurants.

Program Rates

From $19,990 per person, double occupancy; from $33,320 per person, single occupancy

Airfare International airfare to Tokyo, with return from Singapore, is not included in the program rates. Please call for assistance with your air travel arrangements.

Space is limited. Please contact your professional travel advisor or call World Leaders Travel at 800-395-3288 to hold your space with a fully refundable provisional deposit of $2,500 per person. Certain restrictions apply. Please call for details. Please note that this information is the best available at the time of printing and is subject to change. A full brochure with a more detailed itinerary, speaker list, and pricing, and with complete terms and conditions, will be provided as soon as it is available.


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East Asia: Partners Across the Pacific  

Asia is a global power—decisions made in Japan, China, Hong Kong, Vietnam, and Singapore have a major impact on the U.S. and around the worl...