SILVERSEA UNVEILS WORLD CRUISE 2016
From Machu Picchu and the mysterious moai of Easter Island
to the biblical treasures of the Holy Land, an array of wonders awaits
Ultra-luxury Silversea Cruises opened the books today on its World Cruise 2016, an extraordinary 115-day sailing from Fort Lauderdale to Venice, departing January 5, 2016. This far-reaching cultural exploration will be hosted aboard the elegant, all-suite Silver Whisper, enabling travelers to journey in unsurpassed luxury across six continents as they visit 51 destinations in 31 countries, enjoying 13 multi-day port calls along the way, plus many late-night departures.
Named "Venetian World Odyssey 2016," the epic voyage will follow a westward path from Fort Lauderdale through the Panama Canal to South America and the Pacific. Guests will explore the island paradises of the South Seas, including Easter Island, Pitcairn Island, Tahiti, and Bora Bora before sailing to the most desirable destinations of New Zealand, Australia, and Asia, including vibrant Hong Kong and Singapore, the enticing resorts of Bali and Phuket, and mysterious Myanmar.
The odyssey will continue to exotic India, Arabia, and timeless Mediterranean hideaways before concluding with two nights in magnificent Venice.
"A world cruise is an experienced traveler's dream," said Steve Odell, President of Silversea for Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia-Pacific. "Our intimate Silver Whisper offers the perfect setting for guests to mingle and form long-lasting friendships as they traverse our planet, discovering its ancient cultures, cosmopolitan cities, rainforests, golden beaches, coral wonders, and so much more. It truly is the voyage of a lifetime."
Guests will enjoy an exceptional on-board enrichment program featuring distinguished destination experts, academics, journalists, diplomats and other specialists. Local entertainment, cooking demonstrations, wine tastings, and regional specialties will provide further immersion in each global destination.
A Host of Added-Value Amenities
Guests sailing the complete World Cruise will enjoy a variety of special amenities, including a gala Bon Voyage reception, dinner, and overnight stay at the Mandarin Oriental hotel in Miami, transfers (between home, airport, hotel and Silver Whisper), complimentary baggage valet service, a US$4,000 on-board spending credit (per suite), complimentary laundry service, Internet package and commemorative gifts.
Additionally, for guests sailing the full 115 days, there will be three complimentary exclusive World Cruise events. These include a masked ball in Venice, an elegant lunch on a private island in Sydney Harbour, and a chartered jet flight to India's legendary Taj Mahal for a tour followed by lunch and a return flight to Silver Whisper. Plus, three complimentary Silversea Experiences will highlight enigmatic Easter Island, the otherworldly seascape of Halong Bay, and the magnificent Royal Opera House of Muscat.
Fares for World Cruise 2016 start from US$56,950 per person, based on double occupancy. To view the complete itinerary, visit Silversea.com/worldcruise2016.
About Silversea Cruises
Silversea Cruises, which is chaired by Manfredi Lefebvre d'Ovidio,is recognized as an innovator in the luxury cruise line industry, offering guests large-ship amenities aboard its intimate, all-suite vessels: Silver Cloud, Silver Wind, Silver Shadow, Silver Whisper and Silver Spirit – all designed to offer an atmosphere of conviviality and casual elegance. With the inclusion of the expedition ships Silver Explorer, Silver Galapagos, and Silver Discoverer, Silversea Cruises' itineraries encompass all seven continents and feature worldwide luxury cruisesto the Mediterranean, Caribbean, both polar regions and over 700 fascinating destinations in between.
In the U.S., Silversea has been voted "World's Best" by the readers of Condé Nast Traveler (nine times) and Travel + Leisure (seven times), and awarded "Best Luxury Cruise Line" by CruiseReport.com (2012) and "Best Small Ship Cruise Line" by Global Traveler (2014). International awards include "Five Star Diamond Award" from the American Academy of Hospitality Sciences (2013); "Best Small Ship Cruise Line" in the Readers' Choice survey conducted by Britain's Condé Nast Traveller magazine (2013); "Best Expedition Cruise Ship" by Australia's Cruise Passenger magazine (2013); "Best Small Luxury Cruise Line" by China's Travel + Leisure (2013); and "Star Luxury Cruise Company" according to U.K.'s Travel Bulletin (2013).
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Monday, July 7, 2014
RM 180,000 FOR 115-DAY ROUND THE WORLD CRUISE ON SILVERSEA, ONE OF THE WORLD'S FINEST CRUISES! FROM FORT LAUDERDALE IN FLORIDA TO END IN VENICE! THAT IS RM 45,000 A MONTH OR RM 1,500 A DAY! WHAT A LIFE! TRULY A JOURNEY OF A LIFETIME SO BOOK NOW AND SAIL IN 2016! TAKE TIME OFF TO SMELL THE ROSES OR IN THIS CASE, THE SALT, SAND AND SANGRIA OF LIFE AS YOU NEVER KNOW IF A LORRY MIGHT RUN YOU OVER IN 2017 AND THAT WOULD BE TOO LATE! MIND YOU, THE TOTAL COST PER ROOM IS RM 360,000 SINCE IT IS BASED ON DOUBLE OCCUPANCY