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Itinerary

7 Day Eastern Caribbean Cruise
Royal Caribbean® Jewel of the Seas
Note:  There is an optional spouse program tied to ship events.  Please contact Terri Getman for more information.

*7:30pm – 9:00pm Group Networking Dinner - Each Night

 

*Itinerary is subject to change.

Saturday, February 24     Departure from San Juan, Puerto Rico

  • Breakfast at Hotel

  • Prior to 1:30pm: Board Ship & Lunch 

  • 1:30pm - 2:00pm: Welcome Everyone

  • 2:00pm: Spouse/Guest Program 

  • 2:00pm - 6:30pm: Programs Students, Professors & Professionals

    • 2:00pm - 3:00pm: Understanding Personality Styles​

    • 3:00pm - 4:10pm: Student Elevator Speech Competition 

  • 4:15pm - 6:00pm: Speed Interviewing Ice Breaker Activity

    • Teams of 2 students & professor interview teams of 2 professionals (10 minutes each). After all professionals interviewed the students will share the most interesting thing learned about a specific professional.

  • 6:30pm - 8:00pm: Career Exploration Competition Practice

    • 6:30pm - 6:50pm: Texas Tech

    • 6:50pm - 7:10pm: Slippery Rock

    • 7:10pm - 7:30pm: Texas A&M

    • 7:30pm - 7:50pm: Akron

  • 8:00pm - 9:30pm: Required Group Dinner

  • 9:40pm - 10:20pm: Career Exploration Competition Practice

    • 9:40pm - 10:00pm: University of Missouri - St Louis

    • 10:00pm - 10:20pm: Northern Florida

Sunday, February 25      Full Education Day at Sea 
  • Spouse & Guest Program

  • 8:00am - 10:30am: Career Exploration Competition

    • Student finalists and their professor can only attend their presentation. All professionals are encouraged to attend and vote for their favorite presentation. Each team has 17 minutes to present and 5 minutes for Q & A.​

    • 8:00am - 8:25am: Slippery Rock

    • 8:30am - 8:55am: Akron

    • 9:00am - 9:25am: Texas Tech

    • 9:30am - 9:55am: University of MO – St Louis

    • 10:00am - 10:25am: Texas A&M

    • 10:30am - 10:55am: University of N. Florida

  • 11:00am - 12:30pm: Programs Students, Professors & Professionals

    • Lessons of Experience: Working with People of Different Backgrounds 

    • Case Study Teams Revealed

      • Young Couple (Team Leaders Allison, Nick, John)

      • Sandwich Generation/Pre-Retirement Couple (Team Leaders Curtis, Cheryl)

      • Wealthy Senior Generation (Team Leader Roccy)

  • 2:00pm - 3:00pm: Optional Education for All - CPR & Defibrillator Training

  • 3:00pm - 6:00pm: Programs Students, Professors & Professionals

    • Business Etiquette Office/Dining

    • Lay of the Land: Points of Entry into Financial Services

  • 7:45pm: Required Group Picture

  • 8:00pm: Required Formal Dinner - Career Table Night: Multi-Lines (Dan), Holistic Planning (Reuben, Anthony, John), Back Office Operational (Stewart), CPA/Legal (Terri, Suzanne)

Monday, February 26    Barbados (7am - 6pm)

Get ready to experience the island where the sun-kissed beaches meet a vibrant local culture. Picture yourself surfing the crystalline waves at Crane Beach, one of the world's most stunning coastlines, featuring rare pink coral sand. For a different kind of adventure, descend into the subterranean world of Harrison's Cave, where crystallized limestone caverns take your breath away. And you haven't truly visited Barbados until you've spent an evening at Oistins Fish Fry, mingling with locals while feasting on grilled mahi-mahi and swaying to live Calypso tunes. From serene natural beauty to electrifying cultural experiences, Barbados is your ultimate tropical getaway!

  • 5:00pm - 6:30pm: Programs Students, Professors & Professionals

    • What Financial Advisors Should Know About Substance Abuse

    • Life Insurance Beneficiaries – Per Capita vs Per Stirpes: Is It Really That Clear

  • 8:00pm: Optional Group Dinner

Tuesday, February 27    Trinidad (9am - 6pm)

Welcome to Trinidad, an island paradise that offers a rich tapestry of experiences for every kind of traveler! If you're a nature enthusiast, you can't miss a trip to the Asa Wright Nature Centre, where you'll witness exotic birds and lush flora in their natural habitat. For those who love the ocean, the stunning Maracas Bay provides a picture-perfect setting for swimming, sunbathing, and sampling the local delicacy—Bake and Shark. History buffs will be thrilled to visit the Temple in the Sea at Waterloo and the Magnificent Seven, a row of impressive colonial-era mansions.

  • 7:30am - 9:00am: Breakfast Educational Programs Students & Professionals

    • Disability Income: The Talk

    • Reverse Mortgage

  • 5:30pm - 7:30pm: Programs Students, Professors & Professionals

    • Asset Protection Boot Camp

  • 8:00pm: Optional Group Dinner

Wednesday, February 28    Tobago (8am - 5pm)

Kick off your sandals and bask on the golden sands of Pigeon Point, renowned as one of the Caribbean’s best beaches. Feel the thrill of a lifetime by snorkeling in Buccoo Reef, where the colors of tropical fish and coral formations dazzle in the crystal-clear waters. Satisfy your adventurous spirit by hiking through Tobago's Main Ridge Forest Reserve, the oldest protected rainforest in the Western Hemisphere, home to diverse wildlife and vibrant flora. Round off your dream day by feasting on local delicacies at a beachfront eatery while the sun sets over the Caribbean Sea, painting the sky with shades of orange and pink. 

  • 7:00am - 8:30am: Breakfast Educational Programs Students & Professionals

    • What Women Should Know About A Career in Financial Services

    • Social Styles

  • 5:00pm - 6:30pm: Programs Students, Professors & Professionals

    • Program - Lessons Learned from Strategic Coach

  • 8:00pm: Optional Group Dinner

Thursday, February 29    St. Lucia (7am - 4pm)

Step off the cruise ship and into a tropical haven on the picturesque island of St. Lucia. Your first stop? The iconic Pitons, a pair of volcanic spires that are a must-see for every visitor—capture the perfect photo or, for the more adventurous, hike up for stunning vistas! Snorkel or scuba dive into the underwater world of Anse Chastanet, where vibrant coral reefs meet azure waters teeming with marine life. From natural wonders to adventure-filled activities, St. Lucia is a paradise that offers something for every cruise-goer.

  • 4:30pm - 7:00pm: Educational Programs Students, Professors & Professionals

    • Presentation of Case Study Solutions

    • Debrief

  • 8:00pm: Required Group Dinner

Friday, March 1    St. Maarten (9am - 5pm)

Start your day with a thrilling zip line adventure at Loterie Farm, soaring above a lush tropical canopy that offers breathtaking views of the island. Up next, a culinary escapade awaits you in the French capital, Marigot, where you can savor mouth-watering Creole and French cuisine.

Ever landed a plane on water? Take a seaplane tour for an unparalleled view of St. Maarten's awe-inspiring coastline, crystalline waters, and undulating landscapes. As the sun dips below the horizon, don't miss the chance to test your luck at one of the island's world-class casinos. 

  • 7:30am - 9:00am: Breakfast Educational Programs Students & Professors

    • ABC of IUL

    • Value Based Planning

  • 6:30pm - 7:30pm: Awards Cocktail Party - All Attendees

  • 8:00pm: Required Group Dinner

 
Saturday, March 2    Arrival San Juan, Puerto Rico
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