World Wings Maritimes Cruise Convention Schedule
PRE-CRUISE: SUNDAY, OCTOBER 2
WWI EVENT: “Merry Times in the Maritimes” Cruise Registration
LOCATION: Omni Hotel Seaport, Boston
TIME: 1:00 PM – 7:00 PM
All cruisers are strongly encouraged to register on Sunday at the hotel prior to boarding the ship on Monday.The registration tables will provide your WWI Welcome Bag, WWI Name Badge, WWI Event Credentials, WWI Schedule, etc. Check with the hotel for precise location.

WWI EVENT: “Merry Times in the Maritimes” Meet and Greet
LOCATION: Omni Hotel, Lifted Pool Bar & Restaurant, Level 5
TIME: 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Pay as you go. Space is indoor/outdoor with fire pit, views of Boston, and varied menu.

DAY 1: MONDAY, OCTOBER 3
TRANSPORT TO FLYNN CRUISEPORT: Tickets Available Soon
SHIP STATUS: Celebrity Summit Check-in & Boarding
LOCATION: Flynn Cruiseport, Boston
TIME: Starting at 11:00 am

Precise Boarding Times are determined by Celebrity and will depend on your stateroom category. In general, check-in may begin for you as early as 10:30 or so. Please check the Celebrity App for your boarding time. Boarding times will conclude about 16:00. DON’T BE LATE!

WWI EVENT: On-Board WWI Convention Registration
LOCATION: Deck 3, Aft, The Meeting Place
TIME: 1:30 PM to 4:30 PM
The registration tables will provide your WWI Welcome Bag, WWI Name Badge, WWI Event Credentials, WWI Schedule, etc.

SHIP STATUS: Celebrity Summit Departure
TIME: 6:00 PM

WWI EVENT: World Wings Welcome Cocktail Reception
LOCATION: Deck 11, Forward, Sky Lounge
TIME: 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
ATTIRE: Theme is “Fall Colors”
WWI Name Badges Required
Wear your fall colors and wave goodbye to Boston. Enjoy live music, champagne, and cocktails, and hors d’oeuvres.

DAY 2: TUESDAY, OCTOBER 4
SHIP STATUS: Cruising
EVENING ATTIRE: Celebrity Chic


EVENT: WWI Annual Meeting
TIME: 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM (Guests invited to join at approximately 11:15 AM)
LOCATION: Deck 11, Forward, Sky Lounge
GUEST SPEAKER: Rebecca Sprecher
WWI Name Badges Required

Join us for the WWI Annual Meeting & International Charity Drawing. All members should be present. Delegates and Alternates are required to attend. After the business part of the meeting, guests are invited to join for the 2023 and 2024 convention previews and Becky Sprecher’s exciting presentation, “The Dreamboat: Pan Am’s Boeing 314 Crosses the Atlantic”. Enjoy this inside look at the design and interiors of the famous flying boats and what it was like to fly them. Our focus will be on the North Atlantic routes and our downline stations in Canada.

This is the first of two “Celebrity Chic” evenings. Wear cocktail dresses, suits, tuxedos, fancy pants—your choice.

DAY 3: WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 5
SHIP STATUS: Docked in Portland, Maine
TIME: 8 AM – 6 PM

Portland is one of the Northeast’s prettiest coastal towns. With its rich history and folklore, you’ll want to explore the town and visit the Portland Head Light, an iconic lighthouse on Cape Elizabeth. Established in 1632 as a fishing and trading settlement by the British, the city still holds its rustic charm.

DAY 4: THURSDAY, OCTOBER 6
SHIP STATUS: Tendered in Bar Harbor, Maine
TIME: 7 AM – 5 PM

The list of residents inhabiting Bar Harbor once read like a who’s who of America’s wealthiest citizens. Acadia National Park, which offers breathtaking views of the Atlantic, sits adjacent to Bar Harbor and is well worth a visit.

DAY 5: FRIDAY, OCTOBER 7
SHIP STATUS: Docked in Halifax, Nova Scotia
TIME: 10:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Located on the shores of the world’s second-largest natural harbor, the “City of Trees” offers a network of walking trails that extend from the waterfront out to a series of beautiful parks and vibrant gardens. Nearby Peggy’s Cove and its iconic lighthouse offer opportunities for memorable photography.
DAY 6: SATURDAY, OCTOBER 8
SHIP STATUS: Cruising

EVENT: WWI President’s Forum
TIME: 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
LOCATION: Deck 3, Aft, The Meeting Place
Chapter Delegates & Alternates only; Refreshments served.
WWI Name Badges Required

EVENT: WWI Scavenger Hunt
TIME: 2:45 PM – 4:00 PM
LOCATION: Begin/Conclude Deck 10, Aft, Oceanview Café, Port Side
Tea served at 4:00 PM in the Oceanview Café
WWI Name Badges Required

DAY 7: SUNDAY, OCTOBER 9
SHIP STATUS: Cruising

EVENT: WWI Board Meeting
TIME: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
LOCATION: Deck 3, Aft, The Meeting Place
International Board Members

EVENT: WWI Cocktail Party
TIME: 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
LOCATION: Deck 10, Forward, Sky Lounge
ATTIRE: Pan Am Blue and White
WWI Name Badges Required

DAY 8: MONDAY, OCTOBER 10
SHIP STATUS: Docked in Quebec City, Canada
TIME: 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM the following day (overnight stay)

First settled by the French in 1535, Quebec City is one of North America’s oldest, and most beautiful cities. The Old Town (Vieux-Quebec) district, located on the city harbor, is a well-preserved neighborhood that was established over 400 years ago as a permanent French settlement, and is also an UNESCO World Heritage site. Visit the popular Musée de la Civilisation and follow it with a sampling of Quebec’s cuisine.

DAY 9: TUESDAY, OCTOBER 11
SHIP STATUS: Depart Quebec City
TIME:10:00 AM

EVENT: WWI Event (TBA)
TIME: Afternoon TBA
LOCATION: TBA
WWI Name Badges Required

CONVENTION SCHEDULE
 
WWI Name Badges Required for All WWI Events
 
Sunday, October 2
1:00 PM – 7:00 PM Early WWI Registration
Omni Hotel Seaport
South Boston
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM WWI Cash Bar Gathering
Omni Hotel Seaport
Lifted Pool Bar
Monday, October 3
Time TBA Transport to Flynn Cruiseport
10:30 AM – 4:30 PM Celebrity Summit Check-in
1:30 – 4:30 PM On-Board WWI Registration
Deck 3, Aft, The Meeting Place
6:00 pm Ship Departure
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM WWI Cocktail Reception
Deck 11, Forward
Sky Lounge
 
Tuesday, October 4
All Day At Sea
8:30 AM – 1:00 PM
(Guests: 11:15)
WWI Annual Meeting
Deck 11, Forward
Sky Lounge
Time TBA WWI Event
Location TBA
 
Wednesday, October 5
8:00 AM – 6:00 PM Docked at Portland, Maine
 
Thursday, October 6
7:00 AM – 5:00 PM Tendered at Bar Harbor, Maine
 
Friday, October 7
10:30 AM – 4:30 PM Docked at Halifax, Nova Scotia
 
Saturday, October 8
All Day At Sea
9:00 AM – 11:00 AM President’s Forum
Deck 3, Aft
The Meeting Place
2:45 PM – 4:00 PM WWI Scavenger Hunt
Deck 10, Aft
Oceanview Café
Port Side
Tea served at 4:00 PM
 
Sunday, October 9
All Day At Sea
9:00 AM – 12:00 AM WWI Board Meeting
Deck 10, Aft
Deck 3, Aft
The Meeting Place
5:30 PM – 6:30 PM WWI Cocktail Party
Deck 10, Forward
Sky Lounge
 
Monday, October 10
9:00 AM – Overnight Docked at Quebec City
Tuesday, October 11
10:00 AM Depart Quebec City
Wednesday, October 12
All Day At Sea
Time TBA Buy Tickets for transport
to Logan Airport
Shore Excursion Desk
Mid-Ship
 
Thursday, October 13
8:00 AM – 6:00 PM Docked at Sydney, Nova Scotia
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM WWI Farewell
Cocktail Reception
Deck 14, Forward
Sky Lounge
Friday, October 14
All Day At Sea
Saturday, October 15
7:00 AM Arrival, Flynn Cruiseport
Boston Seaport
DAY 10: WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 12
SHIP STATUS: At Sea
TIME:All Day

INFO: Bus tickets available for transportation to Logan Airport
LOCATION: Shore Excursion Desk, Deck 3, Mid-Ship

DAY 11: THURSDAY, OCTOBER 13
SYDNEY, NOVA SCOTIA
SHIP STATUS: Docked in Sydney, Nova Scotia
TIME: 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM
EVENING ATTIRE: Celebrity Chic

EVENT WWI Farewell Cocktail Party
TIME: 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
LOCATION: Deck 11, Forward, Sky Lounge
THEME: “Follow the Sun to Scottsdale”
WWI Name Badges Required

This is the second “Celebrity Chic” evening. Wear cocktail dresses, suits, tuxedos, fancy pants—your choice.

DAY 12: FRIDAY, OCTOBER 14
SHIP STATUS: At Sea
TIME:All Day

Keep a carry-on bag with essentials and place other luggage outside your stateroom door by 10:00 PM. Your luggage will be picked up and delivered to the cruise terminal in the morning.

DAY 13: SATURDAY, OCTOBER 15
EVENT: DISEMBARKATION
TIME: Begins at approximately 8:30 AM

Cruisers will have assigned locations and times for disembarkation. Please vacate your room by 8:30 AM to allow the ship’s crew to prepare for the next cruise. Please schedule flight departures from BOS after 12:00 PM to allow ample time for the ship to clear customs and health regulations. You will have to claim your luggage in the cruise terminal, clear customs and immigration, and then leave the cruise terminal for the drive to the airport.

Photo of Nova Scotia Coast Sunset courtesy of Aconcagua, CC BY-SA 3.0 , via Wikimedia Commons