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    Cruise With Passions: Updated

    Tuesday, February 19 2008


    Eric Martsolf (NBC)
    Update: February the 19th

    The official cruise dates have now been rescheduled to run from October the 27th until the 31st. Yes, that means the cruise will end on Halloween, which is, of course, strangely appropriate. In addition to the new dates, the event also has a new price. Ticket prices have been lowered to $499 per person. Reserve your seats now while they last.

    Update: February the 8th

    The people behind the Passions
    "Farewell to Harmony" cruise have announced that the event will be delayed. Rather than taking place in the spring, the cruise is now expected to occur in the fall following the end of the show's run on DirecTV. It is hoped that this will give more of the show's fans the chance to say goodbye to their favorite performers in style. The new official dates for the cruise have not yet been released, but are expected soon. We will be sure to post them once they are.


    Update: January the 11th

    As the date for the cruise comes closer, another star joins the ranks of those who will appear. Emily Harper (Fancy Crane) has just been announced as the latest addition to the menagerie of performers who will grace the sea coast with their presence. The ship is filling up fast so, if you are planning to attend and haven't made your reservations yet, be sure to do so.


    Original Article: December the 26th, 2007
    Love the sun and the sea? Passionate about Passions? Always wanted to meet Eric Martsolf (Ethan Winthrop)? If you can answer "yes" to any of those questions, you're sure to be interested in this. A few of the stars of Passions will be taking guests on a special cruise this coming April the 1st to the 6th, 2008. Now you can meet Eric and other stars on the, strangely ominous sounding, "Farewell to Harmony— The Bon Voyage Fan Cruise". But don't be too afraid of going on a cruise related to a John E. Reilly soap (sorry, Days of Our Lives joke). This is an event that you're sure to remember and cherish for the rest of your life. It won't just be Mr. Martsolf either, of course; you will also get to spend time with other Passions stars, including the wonderful Eva Tamargo (Pilar Lopez-Fitzgerald) and Colton Shires (Little Ethan Crane) with other guests to be announced later.

    "I am excited to co-host the Passions fan cruise and look forward to the events we have planned for our guests. Our fans have stood by us through the ups and downs over the last year, and this cruise is a great way for us to personally thank them," states Eric Martsolf. His co-host, Eva Tamargo, added that this gives them the opportunity to celebrate the show "...in honor of the loyalty the fans have shown us for nine wonderful years."

    The cruise will last five memorable nights. To begin with, you can attend to the Welcome Aboard Cocktail Party, an exclusive function where you will be able mingle with your passionate fellow voyagers. Eric Martsolf and his co-stars will be joining in for this open bar event to get the cruise off to the right start. Some of the other events will include:
    * The Story of Harmony: You'll be able to test your knowledge of Passions with the cast as they discuss the show and their characters.
    * The Harmony Prom: A formal dress up party with a chance to get your picture snapped with Eric and other members of the cast.
    * The Harmony Variety Show: More trivia and games and good times.,
    * One Night Only: Eric Martsolf will take the stage for a memorable performance at sea. For fans of Eric's music, this should be a dream come true.
    * Farewell to Harmony Cocktail Party: The journey has come to an end and it's time to celebrate the good times you've had and the news friends you've made.

    Of course, it's not all about Passions — it's still a cruise. That means that you will have access to the formal dining rooms and all of their elegant accouterments. If that's not your style, a selection of casual dining experiences will also be available, providing everything from pizza to sushi. After eating, you can go to the casino and try your luck at a wide array of games. If you're not keen on that, you can spend your time investigating the eclectic night life on board. The cruise will feature Las Vegas style shows, comedians, café entertainment, various bars, dance clubs and lounges for your enjoyment. Before attending these hotbeds of excitement, be sure to check into the spa for some exercise, a trip to the steam room and sauna and then a few select beauty treatments to have you looking your best.


    Eva Tamargo (NBC)
    Space on this cruise is limited and available only on a reserved basis. Once the cabins reserved for this special event are taken, it will not be possible to accommodate anyone else. If you're interested, please book as soon as possible. Only those who book their cruise through the official site will be able to take part in the events planned. A star from the show will be taking part in all scheduled events. In addition to on board activities, cruisers can also look forward to their visit to Ensenada and Cabo San Lucas. Both destinations are among Mexico's most popular beach resort areas on the Baja California peninsula.

    For complete information and to make reservations, please visit the official Cruise With Passions site.

    You can also contact them via mail at:
    Jason Coleman, Inc.
    3002 Midvale Avenue, Suite 202
    Los Angeles, California 90034

    or:
    Telephone: (877) 269-0272
    Fax: (310) 475-9499
    E-mail: info@jasoncolemaninc.com


    If you are lucky enough to attend, make sure that you come back and tell us, at Soaps.com, all about it!


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    USER COMMENTS

    Posted by NikoSwavae at Monday, December 24 2007 10:36 PM

    I THOUGHT THAT PASSIONS WAS GOING TO OR POSSIBLY BE SAVED BY OXYGEN?????

    WHY IS THIS HAPPENING TO ALL THE PASSIONS FANS?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!

    Posted by beckysoap at Thursday, December 27 2007 07:54 AM

    why would anybody pay that kind of money to go on a cruise with maybe 5 or 6 soap stars, when i went on the soap opera cruise with 13 stars.

    Posted by JamesScott1Fan at Thursday, January 03 2008 07:03 PM

    OMG!! This is my dream come true!! Going on a cruise with Eric!!! And the other Passions stars! I Love Eric's cd!!! I would give anything to see him in concert up close and personal!!! I LOVE him! I Love that picture of him to!

    Posted by dietpepsi at Sunday, January 06 2008 03:15 PM

    wish that passion be put on dish network. i've watch the show since it started. now i have to read it on the enter net. i've got all the booksthat came out. is thier any more bookscome out.

    Posted by Starkpurple at Monday, January 21 2008 10:56 AM

    the cruise its so worth it, i mean it wont ever happen again.
    I'm sad to see passions go, it was a great 8 years!!

    Posted by passionsobserver at Saturday, February 09 2008 07:20 AM

    dietpepsi

    Same here. I'm there with Passions from the beginning and now i have to keep up on the net. Its really no fun just reading, i want to see for myself etc...

    Posted by shaye1405 at Saturday, February 09 2008 12:35 PM

    it would be nice if passiobs go to the oxygen network, than the committed viewers can have a chance to see it. i have truly missed the show since it left -nbc

    Posted by rw121781 at Monday, February 25 2008 12:17 PM

    i think theresa should be on th ecruise too

    Posted by rw121781 at Monday, February 25 2008 12:34 PM

    ive been a fan of passions since it has statred i changed to direct tv and now it is going off the air is there any channell that will take them on

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