April 2012 marks the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic. Enthusiasts can participate in a 100th-anniversary voyage that follows the original route of the Titanic from just $6455pp twin share. Contact Escape Travel on 1300 799 783 or at http://www.escapetravel.com.au/ for details. The 12-night voyage commences at Southampton, England on 8th April and ends in New York, US. A memorial service will be held at the site of the Titanic’s sinking. There will also be a visit to Nova Scotia to visit the final resting place of deceased passengers and/or crew. Lectures will be presented by guests and descendants of the original passengers.
Meanwhile, “Titanic: The Artefact Exhibition” being held at the Melbourne Museum finishes on 7th November. Tickets can be purchased online at http://www.titanicmelbourne.com/ or phone 13 11 02.