Silversea's New 2006 - 2007 Voyage Atlas Evokes The Luxury Line's Sterling Quality And Exotic Flair
Brochure Beautifully Showcases over 200 Worldwide
Voyages from July 2006 to December 2007
(Ft. Lauderdale, FL -- April 25, 2006) Silversea Cruises has released its elegant new Voyage Atlas with nearly 200 full-color pages promoting over 200 cruises aboard its four award-winning, ultra-luxury ships, sailing from July 2006 to December 2007.
The handsome new catalog immediately captures the imagination with an exquisite cover design featuring Silver Cloud in the misty, silver-hued waters of Ha Long Bay, Vietnam, and gracefully transports the reader to a distant place of myth and legend, where dragons once descended to earth -- the perfect introduction to Silversea's glorious and exotic world.
"Travel is an art form, and our new brochure reveals the same attention to style, design and detail that lies at the heart of the Silversea lifestyle experience," said David Morris, Silversea's senior vice president of sales for North America. "Once again, we are proud to feature our Ambassador, Isabella Rossellini, in photographic scenes from her world journeys aboard our ships, as seen through the lens of acclaimed Italian photographer Fabrizio Ferri. These images create a mood of elegance and enchantment as they take the reader on an excursion through Silversea's richly exotic world."
The new Atlas opens with an easy-to-read, voyage-by-voyage summary for all sailings from July 2006 to December 2007. This is followed by over 20 pages of captivating images and descriptions that delve deeply into Silversea's signature luxury lifestyle, including a sneak preview of the company's latest innovation -- the first Viking cooking school at sea, set to debut in summer 2006. The balance of the brochure provides detailed worldwide cruise itineraries by region, followed by highlights of shore excursions, descriptions of land programs, a listing of culinary and wine enrichment voyages, deck plans, savings programs and general information.
In 2007, Silversea caters to the discerning traveler's love of unique locales by offering its most diverse collection of worldwide itineraries with a record number of 350 destinations featured on more than 130 different itineraries ranging from six to 126 days. Calling in nearly 120 countries, the line's four all-suite, all ocean-view ships will visit 29 new ports.
Guests can explore the world and escape the ordinary with a comprehensive selection of intriguing shore excursions. From gourmet tastings to adventurous escapades, historical sights and artistic masterpieces, the themes appeal to a wide variety of interests. Many ports feature UNESCO World Heritage sites of inspiring natural beauty or cultural importance. Places as unique and diverse as the fjords of southwestern Norway, the pyramids of Egypt, the Great Barrier Reef in Australia and the Baroque cathedrals of Latin America.
THE AMERICA'S CUP
One of the most thrilling events highlighted in the new brochure is Silver Whisper's "America's Cup 2007" cruise, a unique 8-day voyage from Barcelona to Barcelona, departing on June 22, 2007. Silversea's privileged guests can experience all the drama and excitement of the thirty-second America's Cup regatta in luxurious style when Silver Whisper drops anchor in the vibrant Mediterranean harbor of Valencia for this most famous and most prestigious competition in the sport of yachting. Sip champagne under bright Spanish skies as rival yachts slice through the whitecaps into view. Follow the competition on deck on any of a number of large-screen televisions while guest experts give a play-by-play accounting of the races, the teams and the history of these legendary races.
WORLD CRUISE 2007
An entire section of the Atlas is devoted to World Cruise 2007. Departing January 15, 2007 from Fort Lauderdale, Silver Shadow's World Cruise will cross three oceans, seven seas and six continents, visiting 61 different ports, and conclude on the originating coast, in New York City, on May 22. During the nine segments of this extraordinary four-month odyssey, guests will enjoy 126 days of unrivaled luxury as they follow the trade winds from Mexico to Peru, then sail across the Pacific to the fabled South Seas with stops at such idyllic isles as Robinson Crusoe Island, Easter Island and Pitcairn Island. Guests will visit the island paradises of the South Seas including Bora Bora, Tahiti and Fiji before sailing to the most desirable destinations of New Zealand, Australia and the Far East, including enticing resorts like Bali and Phuket. They'll explore exotic India, the spice ports of Arabia, the mysteries of Egypt and the must-see ports of the Mediterranean. On the final leg of this epic journey, Silver Shadow will pass through the Strait of Gibraltar en route to the Atlantic Isles and Bermuda on a classic Grand Crossing to New York City.
For a complimentary copy of the 2006-2007 Voyage Atlas, please call toll-free (877) 215-9986.
Silversea Cruises is recognized as an innovator in the luxury segment, offering guests large-ship amenities aboard four intimate vessels, Silver Cloud, Silver Wind, Silver Shadow, and Silver Whisper, all designed to offer an atmosphere of conviviality and casual elegance. For the ninth year, Silversea was named "Number One" small-ship line in the 2005 "Readers' Choice" survey conducted by Condé Nast Traveler magazine. For the sixth time, Silversea was selected "World's Best" small-ship line in the 2004 Travel + Leisure readers' poll.
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For more information on Silversea Cruises, please contact a travel agent.
For a complimentary brochure, please call toll-free (877) 215-9986 or visit www.silversea.com