India.Arie, Angela Davis and Glennon Doyle Melton Join O, The Oprah Magazine and Holland America Line Share the Adventure Cruise to Alaska

SuperSoul 100 Members to join Oprah Winfrey, Gayle King and more aboard ms Eurodam July 15 cruise

SEATTLE, May 2, 2017 /CNW/ -- Holland America Line announced today that Grammy Award-winning singer and songwriter India.Arie; motivational speaker and fitness evangelist Angela Davis; and author, activist and speaker Glennon Doyle Melton will join Oprah Winfrey and O, The Oprah Magazine editors Lucy Kaylin, Gayle King and creative director Adam Glassman aboard the Share the Adventure Cruise to Alaska this summer.

Guests aboard the cruise will have the opportunity to hear from these visionaries, who will share inspirational ideas and tips for living your best life. 

"Having these three inspiring SuperSoul 100 thought leaders join the Share the Adventure cruise along with Oprah Winfrey and editors from O, The Oprah Magazine is an incredible and rare opportunity for our guests to be energized to live life to the fullest by a diverse group of visionaries," said Orlando Ashford, president, Holland America Line. "This is going to be an exciting and powerful cruise experience, further amplified by the majestic beauty of Alaska, and we're honored to have India.Arie, Angela and Glennon join the list of very special guests aboard Eurodam's July 15 cruise."

Grammy Award-Winner Singer/Songwriter India.Arie
With her signature brand of acoustic music and velvety alto, India.Arie will bring song and storytelling to life. The four-time Grammy Award-winning artist is a true believer in the power of words and music to spread love, healing, peace and joy. She has been bringing light to audiences worldwide since her 2001 debut, Acoustic Soul, and its anthem of self-love, "Video."

Praised for its "sheer artfulness" by Rolling Stone magazine, her fifth studio album, 2013's Songversation, has brought a spiritual focus to the forefront of Arie's music making. The performances surrounding its release, including a SuperSoul Session with Oprah Winfrey, were imagined as part meditation, part prayer, part fellowship and part action.

Motivational Speaker and Fitness Evangelist Angela Davis
Angela Davis is an international fitness evangelist and motivational coach who lives by the motto "too blessed to be stressed." As a former member of the USA Track and Field Team, Angela was a five-time All-American who held world rankings in the 100 meters. Davis also was an Olympic Trials semi-finalist, a member of the World Championship team and a professional runner for Nike. Davis has appeared on and was a part of a national arena tour in 2014.

Today Davis can be found instructing one of the most sought-after SoulCycle classes with celebrity clients like Usher, David Beckham, Kerry Washington and many others. Davis also is the creator of the AMDIO Method, which promotes lasting change from the inside out.

Author, Activist and Speaker Glennon Doyle Melton
Glennon Doyle Melton is the author of the New York Times bestselling memoir Carry On, Warrior and the number-one New York Times bestselling memoir Love Warrior, which was chosen as one of Oprah's Book Club picks for 2016. She expresses universal truth through storytelling, giving voice to our shared experiences and allowing us to feel known.

She is the founder of, an online community where hundreds of thousands of readers meet daily to experience her shameless and laugh-out-loud funny essays about God, sex, parenting, sisterhood, addiction, recovery, pain and hope. She also is a regular columnist for O, The Oprah Magazine.

Melton also is the creator and president of Together Rising, a nonprofit organization that revolutionized online giving through "Love Flash Mobs" and connected countless families in need with millions of dollars in critical resources.

Holland America Line and O, The Oprah Magazine Partnership
Holland America Line and O, The Oprah Magazine's exclusive partnership unites the soul-stirring power of travel with O's deep commitment to connection and personal growth.  Oprah Winfrey; O, The Oprah Magazine editor-in-chief Lucy Kaylin; editor-at-large Gayle King; and creative director Adam Glassman will join the inaugural O, The Oprah Magazine Share the Adventure Cruise to Alaska on July 15. Four additional O, The Oprah Magazine Adventure of Your Life sailings featuring SuperSoul 100 members to be announced and O Magazine-inspired activities will depart Nov. 29, 2017, 11-day Caribbean; March 3, 2018, seven-day Caribbean; Aug. 11, 2018, seven-day Alaska; and Oct. 28, 2018, seven-day Caribbean.

In addition, more than 300 Holland America Line cruises sailing in North America from August 2017 through 2018 will offer a variety of engaging activities developed with the magazine's editors including meditation, exercise, healthy eating, an onboard book club and more.

Fares on the July 15 Share the Adventure seven-day Alaska cruise start at $1,399. Taxes, fees and port expenses are additional.

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About Holland America Line [a division of Carnival Corporation and plc (NYSE:  CCL and CUK)]
Holland America Line's fleet of 14 ships offers more than 500 cruises to more than 400 ports in 98 countries, territories or dependencies around the world. From shorter getaways to 113-day itineraries, the company's cruises visit all seven continents with highlights including Antarctica explorations, South America circumnavigations and exotic Australia/New Zealand and Asia voyages; four annual Grand Voyages; and popular sailings to the Caribbean, Alaska, Mexico, Canada/New England, Bermuda, Europe and the Panama Canal. The line welcomed ms Koningsdam in 2016 and has a as second Pinnacle Class ship, ms Nieuw Statendam, to be delivered in November 2018. A third Pinnacle Class ship, due for delivery in 2021, recently was announced.

The company recently announced $300 million in brand enhancements to secure its position as the leader in premium cruising. Fleetwide, the ships feature innovative initiatives and a diverse range of enriching experiences focused on destination immersion and personalized travel. Guests can expand their knowledge onboard at an America's Test Kitchen show; Explorations Café presented by The New York Times and Digital Workshop powered by Windows. Outstanding entertainment fills each evening at venues including Lincoln Center Stage, Billboard Onboard and B.B. King's Blues Club. The SuperSoulers17 dining experience can be savored at a variety of restaurants with menus that feature selections from Holland America Line's esteemed Culinary Council that comprises world-famous chefs who design dishes exclusively for our guests.

About O, The Oprah Magazine
O, The Oprah Magazine ( encourages confident, intelligent women to reach for their dreams, express their individual style and make wise choices, guided by the values of one of the most charismatic women in the world, O Editorial Director Oprah Winfrey. With an emphasis on personal growth, the magazine inspires, addressing every aspect of a woman's life — the material, the intellectual and the emotional — and deeply connects with more than 18 million consumers every month (MRI, Spring 2016, Comscore multi-platform, December 2016). From the moment it launched, O, The Oprah Magazine carved out a unique position in the marketplace and created an entirely new category in women's magazines, delivering the Live Your Best Life message through thoughtful, ever-evolving content and the trusted advice provided by well-known experts. Throughout the years, O, The Oprah Magazine has been recognized with the publishing industry's highest honor, winning multiple American Society of Magazine Editors (ASME) awards. Follow O, The Oprah Magazine on Twitter at @O_Magazine and Instagram at @OprahMagazine.

O, The Oprah Magazine is a co-venture between Harpo Print, LLC and Hearst Magazines, a unit of Hearst, one of the nation's largest diversified media and information companies. With 21 titles in the U.S., Hearst is the leading publisher of monthly magazines in terms of total paid circulation (AAM 2H 2014), reaching 78 million readers (Spring 2016 MRI/GfK at 79.5 million) and 54 million site visitors each month (comScore), with a social media following of 115.5 million.


Sally Andrews


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