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Country Music Hall of Famer Ralph Emery Will Host Performances by Jean Shepard, Jan Howard, Jeannie Seely, T.G. Sheppard, and Mandy Barnett

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Aug. 1, 2011) – Famed country music broadcaster Ralph Emery is set to welcome fellow Country Music Hall of Famer Jean Shepard plus Jan Howard, Jeannie Seely, T.G. Sheppard, and Mandy Barnett aboard the Opry Country Classics Cruise and Royal Caribbean International’sVoyager of the Seas, sailing Jan. 28 – Feb. 4, 2012.
“We are delighted that the Grand Ole Opry is sailing with Royal Caribbean again,” said Vicki Freed, senior vice president of Sales, Trade Support and Services, Royal Caribbean International. “Every guest will enjoy Voyager of the Seas innovative onboard amenities and world-renowned Gold Anchor Service from our friendly and engaging staff and crew. Country stars and fans alike will have a great time aboard Voyager of the Seas, especially during our first season back in the exciting city of New Orleans.”
Fans of country classics will experience private shows by the artists performing their own hits in addition to all-time country favorites throughout the week. Additional musical fun on board will include classic country karaoke with celebrity guests and an exclusive cocktail party with fellow Opry Country Classics Cruise guests. Departing from New Orleans, guests will visit three ports of call: Falmouth, Jamaica; George Town, Grand Cayman; and Cozumel, Mexico.
At 137,276 gross registered tons, Voyager of the Seas ranks among the world’s 10 largest and most innovative cruise ships. The ship offers exclusive Royal Caribbean onboard amenities, such as an ice-skating rink for spectacular ice show performances, nine-hole mini-golf course, and the Royal Promenade, a boulevard that runs nearly the length of the ship, flanked with boutiques, restaurant and lounges, and ideal for dance parties and parades.
For more information on each artist on the cruise, details about ports of call, onboard activities, and more, visit Prices for the Opry Country Classics Cruise start at $1,039 per guest, double occupancy; government taxes and fees are additional. To book this cruise and participate in all the private Opry functions, contact Corporate Travel Service Inc. at (866) 653-OPRY (6779). 
Travel agents will have the opportunity to receive commission on the Opry Country Classics Cruise by booking with Corporate Travel Service only.  Agents will receive 10 percent commission from Corporate Travel Service Inc. on this entire cruise package (taxes are non-commissionable).

About the Grand Ole Opry:
The Grand Ole Opry presents the  incountry music live every week from Nashville, Tenn.  Celebrating 85 years of entertainment, the Opry can be heard on 650 WSM-AM, SIRIUS XM Satellite Radio, and The syndicated weekly program, America’s Opry Weekend, airs on country radio stations across America and on the Armed Forces Radio Network. The Grand Ole Opry is owned by Gaylord Entertainment (NYSE: GET), a Nashville-based hospitality and entertainment company that also owns and operates Gaylord Hotels.  For more information, visit


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