Call us: 1-800-989-1204  |  Email us:

1-800-989-1204    |

1306 Fortino Blvd.,  Pueblo, CO 81008
© 2013 Global Tracks, Inc., official travel agent for this Purdue President's Council Cruise
Adriatic Adventure: Istanbul to Venice 
9-Nights aboard the Six-Star Crystal Serenity
June 12 - 21, 2015
Purdue President's Council Cruise
  • Purdue University Trustee, John Hardin and his wife Vicki, along with April Headdy from our President’s Council team and her husband Aaron, will be your hosts
  • 9 Nights aboard the 1,070 passenger Crystal Serenity with all-inclusive cruise fares
  • President’s Council Welcome and Farewell Receptions and Dinners
  • Exclusive President’s Council Shore Excursion in Izmir to learn about the Glories of Ephesus and House of the Virgin Mary
  • Exclusive President’s Council Shore Excursion to explore medieval Corfu, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, with a visit to the Achilleion Palace
  • Exclusive President’s Council Shore Excursion to discover the fortified walled city of Dubrovnik on a walking tour
  • Full selection of Crystal Cruises’ Optional Shore Excursions (at an additional cost) in historic Istanbul, beautiful Mykonos, charming Rijeka (maiden port of call) and legendary Venice
  • Completing a $17 million redesign, Crystal Serenity is more beautiful than ever
  • Choice of cabins and suites with 13 categories with appeal to every guest’s preference
  • New Deluxe PURE Staterooms that are allergy-friendly
  • Optional Exclusive President’s Council Pre & Post-Cruise Packages to enhance your trip
  • President’s Council staff and Global Track’s Travel Directors aboard  
Inclusive Amenities

9-nights aboard the Crystal Serenity
Fine wines, champagne, premium spirits and 
non-alcoholic beverages 

Perfect Choice Dining in the Crystal Dining Room & specialty restaurants

Gratuities for housekeeping, bar, dining and penthouse butler staff

Award-winning entertainment

Enrichment Programs 
Experiences of Discovery Theme: 
Emerging Artists

Purdue President’s Council 
Welcome & Farewell Cocktail Receptions

Three Purdue President’s Council 
Exclusive Shore Excursions
Blue Mosque | Istanbul, Turkey
Library of Celsus | Ephesus, Turkey
Mykonos, Greece
Dubrovnik, Croatia
John D. Hardin, Jr.
John D. Hardin, Jr. was appointed to the board as a Purdue alumni representative on July 1, 1992. An alumnus of Purdue University, he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in agricultural economics in 1967. He was an International Farm Youth exchange student in New Zealand during the 1965-66 academic year.

As owner of Hardin Farms, he has hosted many distinguished guests, including Boris Yeltsin in 1989 and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Edward Madigan in 1991. From 1998 to 2001, he was vice chair of the Agricultural Advisory Committee for Trade to the U.S. Trade Representative and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture.

Hardin is a trustee of the Farm Foundation, a board member of the American Farmland Trust, past president of the National Pork Producers Council, and past chairman of the U.S. Meat Export Federation. Hardin also serves as a director of the Purdue Research Foundation and is a member of the Executive Committee of the IUPUI Board of Advisors.

Hardin was honored as an Indiana Master Farmer in 1984. He was inducted into the Pork Industry Hall of Fame in 2002 and received the Distinguished Service Award from the U.S. Meat Export Federation in 2007. In 1986, he was selected as a Purdue Old Master, and in 1992, Purdue honored Hardin with a Certificate of Distinction for Service to Agriculture and as a Distinguished Agricultural Alumnus. He is a member of the Purdue President's Council, the College of Agriculture's Dean's Club, and the Agricultural Alumni Association. He is a life member of the Purdue Alumni Association.

1-800-989-1204    |

1306 Fortino Blvd.,  Pueblo, CO 81008
© 2013 Global Tracks, Inc., official travel agent for this Purdue President's Council Cruise