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Join me on an exclusive 007 Asia Cruise in 2023

Have you ever been on a cruise? If your answer is no, I have a unique opportunity for you to cross that off your bucket list!

From 27 January to 08 February 2023, you can be part of an exclusive cruise onboard the Celebrity Solstice on its journey from Hong Kong to Singapore. The 007 themed cruise will merge location visits and informative talks and lectures with a holiday cruise experience.

With me and my good friend Chris Distin, the cruise will benefit from having two experts along for the journey. Chris is known for having the largest collection of screen-used James Bond props in Europe and he will bring along some exciting exhibition items. We will supply you with on-location trivia as well as our expertise on stage during talks in the mornings. But it gets better: Yu will also travel in famous company with actress Brigitte Millar, wo portrayed Dr. Vogel in both ‘SPECTRE’ and ‘NO TIME TO DIE’!



Inside Stateroom

$3144.05 pp*

Oceanview Stateroom

$3344.05 pp*

Veranda Stateroom

$3814.05 pp*

*Prices are per person, based on double occupancy.


  • Included in your stateroom price, is the following:
  • 12 Night cruise aboard the Celebrity Solstice in chosen stateroom accommodations
  • all meals on-board ship including 24 hour room service
  • Classic Drinks Package (beers, spirits, cocktails, liqueurs, frozen drinks, wines by the glass, sodas, juices, specialty coffees and bottled water)
  • Surf WiFi package
  • On-board entertainment including shows, discos, comedy clubs, bars, lounges, etc.
  • Age appropriate kids programming for toddlers, kids, and teens
  • Use of all fitness facilities, pools, hot tubs, sports courts, etc.
  • Taxes, fees and port charges
  • All key 007 Benefit key note speakers, meet and greets, presentations, special events, and gala on-board

Included Exclusive Presentations & “007 Themed Events”

  • Hanoi Hilton and POW Camp – Hanoi 50 years later – Exclusive group shore excursions
  • Leading with Honor – Department of Defense Pinning Ceremony – Keynote Speaker: Lee Ellis Col(Retired) USAF, celebrated author and Vietnam War POW Hero
  • 60 years of James Bond – Stunts and Accidents
  • Bond Lifestyle – Cars & Cocktails – Bond Women
  • Documentaries-“James Bond at 60” and “A Bond For Life”
  • Meet Actress Brigitte Millar, Dr Vogel in “Spectre” and “No Time to Die”
  • Bond: Behind the scenes- what happens behind the camera with actress Brigitte Millar
  • Photo and autographs with with actress Brigitte Millar
  • “The Man with the Golden Gun: “Filming in Thailand and Pinewood with exclusive never before seen photos on set.
  • Guided talks through the private James Bond Props exhibition with insider information
  • Bond themed shore excursions, auctions, photos, and exclusive 007 Benefit’s charity Black Tie GALA


  • Airfares to Hong Kong and back from Singapore to your home
  • airport transfers
  • optional post/pre cruise hotels
  • optional shore excursions
  • travel insurance
  • laundry
  • phone calls
  • items of a personal nature.


Chris Distin is a passionate collector of original props from the James Bond films and has collected around 600 exhibits from 25 Bond films to date.

In collecting circles he is a recognized expert on the subject of 007. With his knowledge he is not only able to provide expert opinions, but also knows how to procure and integrate the props and production items behind the scenes. Through personal contacts with people from the set he was able to gain insights into the world of film-making: how a film is made, from concept drawings to set construction, from the creation of the props to their use in filming.

Distin has an ongoing permanent exhibition of original James Bond props in the world renowned German Spy Museum, Leipziger Platz, Berlin since 2016 thru 2024. Over the years Distin has been fortunate to talk to and meet many people who were involved in the James Bond Movies, Actors, Directors, Composers etc and this knowledge is the essence to his guided talks through the exhibition and for his presentations.

Brigitte Millar is a multiple award-winning actress, best known for her roles in Harry Potter (2006), 007 James Bond/Spectre (2015) and No Time To Die (2021).

Brigitte is an award-winning London based, bilingual European/English, actress. Her family ancestry goes
back to the famous painter Emil Nolde and she has inherited his natural creativity. Shortly after finishing drama college, Brigitte was cast as ‘Emmeline Vance’ in ‘Harry Potter’ directed by David Yates and she has worked consistently on many high-quality projects since.

In 2011 she won the award for Best Supporting Actress at the International Film Festival in Los Angeles for her role as ‘Amelia Holland’ in the multi-award-winning feature film ‘David is Dying’ directed by Stephen Lloyd Jackson. This film won 8 awards in the United States alone. The first British Independent feature film to do this.

She has worked with a range of highly respected directors including Sam Mendes, Cari Fukunaga, Tim Burton and David Yates. She is an active member of the Actors Centre in London and has studied with many of the masters including the American acting coaches Jack Waltzer and Bernard Hiller.

Having played the villain, Dr. Vogel in Spectre opposite Daniel
Craig and Christoph Waltz, she was asked to reprise her role in No Time To Die. In 2019, she received an Award of Merit
for Acting for her role as Claire Winters in the passion project Nox at the Film Festival in Atlanta/USA. In 2020, she was awarded Best Supporting Actress for the same role at the INDIE X Festival in L.A/USA.In 2021 she received a further award for Best Actress for this

Colonel Lee Ellis – Graduated from the University of Georgia in 1965 as a Distinguished Graduate of Air Force ROTC. He received his pilot wings in August 1966 at Moody AFB, GA and was assigned to fly the F-4C Phantom fighter-bomber.

In 1967 Colonel Ellis was assigned to Danang Air Base, Republic of Vietnam, where he flew 68 combat missions with 53 over North Vietnam. On November 7, 1967 he was shot down, captured and held as a prisoner of war for more than five years.

After repatriation in March 1973 he returned to flying duties with increasing positions of leadership. He retired as a USAF Colonel on February 1, 1990 completing 25 years or service. Founder and President of Leadership Freedom® LLC, serving for more than fifteen years as a nationally-recognized leadership coach, author, and expert presenter.

He has authored or co-authored three books and two workbooks on leadership and career development. His latest book is entitled Engage with Honor: Building a Culture of Courageous Accountability. His last award-winning book, Leading with Honor: Leadership Lessons from the Hanoi Hilton has won
book-of-the-year awards and was selected in 2013 for the USAF Chief of Staff Professional Reading List.

Colonel Ellis is a command pilot whose decorations include the Silver Star with one Oak Leaf Cluster; the Legion of Merit with one Oak Leaf Cluster; the Bronze Star with Valor Device; the Meritorious Service Medal with two Oak Leaf Clusters; the Purple Heart; the Air Medal with eight Oak Leaf Clusters; and the Prisoner of War Medal.

Lee is also a 2014 inductee into the Georgia Military Veterans Hall of Fame and the 2015 DAR Medal of Honor Recipient for a lifetime of patriotic service as a military officer and spokesman for leading with honor.



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