*Ft Lauderdale, FL— Olympic legend and philanthropic leader Jackie Joyner-Kersee has been named the Director of Physical Fitness and Lifestyle Coach at Entertainment Cruise Productions, LLC (ECP), the world leader in live entertainment at sea.
In her new role, Joyner-Kersee will develop and oversee the implementation of innovative health and wellness programs that complement the distinctive travel experiences and entertainment aboard all of ECP’s cruises as well as personally lead seminars for guests onboard select sailings.
Joyner-Kersee will debut her new programs on The Gospel Music Cruise, sailing on March 6th from Ft Lauderdale through the Caribbean with performances by Kirk Franklin, Yolanda Adams, Fred Hammond, Shirley Caesar, Tye Tribbett, Marvin Sapp, Take 6, Rudy Currence, cruise hosts Kirk Whalum and Regina Belle and special appearances by Donnie McClurkin.
“I am ecstatic to work with such an innovative company that is dedicated to creating entertainment travel experiences that are so detailed, so rich and so complete,” said Jackie Joyner-Kersee. “To kick off my first Health and Wellness programs during an Olympic year makes it even more inspiring.”
“Jackie Joyner-Kersee embodies everything we want for our guests: superlative excellence with a commitment to helping people be the best they can be,” said Michael Lazaroff, Executive Director of ECP. “We are incredibly honored to have her be a part of our team.”
Jackie Joyner-Kersee is one of the greatest female athletes in history. She competed in four different Olympic Games, winning three gold medals, one silver and two bronze in the women’s heptathlon and women’s long jump while setting world records in both. Joyner-Kersee is a member of the USA Track & Field Hall of Fame and serves on the organization’s Board of Directors. She founded the Jackie Joyner-Kersee Foundation and in 2008 co-founded Athletes for Hope alongside Alonzo Mourning, Andre Agassi, Jeff Gordon, Mia Hamm, Muhammad Ali and Warrick Dunn.
The Gospel Music Cruise will sail from March 6 through 13, 2016 departing from Ft Lauderdale, Florida and traveling to the glittering Caribbean islands of Grand Turk, Puerto Rico (San Juan), Tortola and Half Moon Cay.
In addition to the unrivaled gospel music talent, the cruise will feature daily spiritual and enlightening events as well as a vast array of activities that customarily are included in an Entertainment Cruise Productions. The cruise is designed to entertain, uplift and bring guests and performers together.
Cabin prices begin at $1700 per person and include admission to all major concerts, all gourmet meals, 24 hour room service and invitations to daily events and parties.
About Entertainment Cruise Productions, LLC
ECP is the world’s leader in full ship charter music cruises. Beginning more than a decade ago, ECP, through its various cruise programs, has produced more than 52 full ship charters featuring themes as diverse as Star Trek, Gospel, 80’s Pop, Rock ‘n Roll, Elvis and Jazz. ECP’s formula for success remains constant among our various programs. ECP is dedicated to provide the finest music and entertainment cruise experience in the world.
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