Seabourn Conversations, Featured Speaker
Tiiu Lukk has served as a naturalist, study guide and conversationalist on land and on sea, for more than 25 years and has traveled to 125 countries in the process. She has given presentations on cruises in the Caribbean, Central America, the Panama Canal, Africa, Asia, the Mediterranean, the Adriatic, the Aegean, the Middle East, the Baltics, Russia, South America, Hawaii, the South Pacific and Alaska for the world’s finest cruise lines. Tiiu has also served as a Smithsonian Journeys “Expert” on safaris in Africa.
Tiiu’s beautifully illustrated Keynote presentations focus on the natural history, wildlife, history, culture, art and architecture of destinations, so that her listeners travel with more understanding, knowledge and appreciation of their experiences. She brings the eye of a documentary filmmaker, the insatiable curiosity of a journalist and the adventure of an explorer to all her presentations and commentary.
Her career has encompassed work as a journalist, a foreign correspondent in southern Africa for ABC News and the Washington Star, a documentary filmmaker and an author. Her PBS film "Trobriand Cricket" won an Emmy Award; her travel writing has been published in the Washington Post and the Dallas Morning News. Tiiu has a B.A. degree from St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota, and an M.S. degree from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.
Tiiu has worked for Seabourn, Viking, Silversea, Regent Seven Seas, Oceania and Princess Cruises.