Silversea Opens the Books on 2014 Voyage Collection
(1 November 2012) Ultra-luxury Silversea Cruises has unveiled an extensive line-up of
worldwide voyages for 2014. Over 200 diverse sailings, visiting more than 500
destinations on seven continents, are now open for reservations.
: Providing guests with the peace of mind in
knowing that when they plan ahead and book early, not only will they enjoy
the privilege of reserving their desired suite, but they can also benefit
from any future reduction in the Silver
Privilege fares for their voyage, upon request.
10% Extended Voyage
for a limited time on most 2014 voyages, guests can save an additional 10%
on each voyage when combining two or more consecutive voyages.
Also noteworthy for 2014 are Silver Whisper's 113-day World Cruise, three
voyages that feature extended stays in Myanmar, and Silver Explorer's first-ever expedition cruises through the
legendary Northwest Passage, the Russian Far East, Japan, South Pacific and
Plus, Silversea is offering 95 new ports of
call, which include 83 just for Silver
Explorer. Collectively, the line's other ships will offer 12 new
destinations: Melilla and Almeria, Spain; Haugesund, Norway; Eskifjordur and
Djupivogur, Iceland; Koror, Palau; Ponce, Puerto Rico; Sept-Îles and
Trois-Rivières (Québec), Canada; Alotau, Papua New Guinea; Kavala, Greece; and Trujillo
(Banana Coast), Honduras.
Silversea's president of the Americas, said: "2014 marks Silversea's 20th
anniversary, so we designed a voyage collection that would match the special sense
of excitement and celebration that we'll be sharing with our guests throughout
the year. Our expansive programme offers fresh and intriguing journeys to all
corners of the globe, including numerous overnight stays that provide plenty of
time for guests to leisurely explore remarkable destinations."
World Cruise 2014: This incomparable 113-day odyssey aboard Silver Whisper departs 6 January from
Los Angeles, visiting 54 destinations in 29 countries, and featuring
12 overnight stays. Following a
westward path across the Pacific, Silver
Whisper will call on lush Polynesia and lands Down Under, including Hawaii,
Samoa, Tonga, Australia and New Zealand. From there, she will sail up to the
remote island of Koror and then head west to spend a month exploring
fascinating Asian cultures -- from China, Japan, and Vietnam to Thailand,
Singapore, and India -- including three days in Myanmar. Silver Whisper will conclude her global tour in Barcelona.
Europe & Baltic: From late March to mid-November, Silver Cloud, Silver Wind, Silver Whisper and Silver
Spirit will offer 90 voyages revealing the great cities and old-world charm
of the Mediterranean, Northern Europe and the Baltic. Highlights include:
- Diverse Mediterranean itineraries offering
numerous opportunities to sail back-to-back cruises without repeating any
- More than 120 overnight stays, the most Silversea has ever offered in the
region, including several Baltic Sea voyages with
three-day, two-night calls in St. Petersburg.
Spirit's Voyage 5414 will spend the night of 21 May in
Cannes, during the city's iconic film festival, and also overnight in
Monte Carlo on 24 May during the Grand Prix.
Cloud's Voyage 1417 visits the Normandy coast on 6
June, coinciding with the 70th anniversary of D-Day.
- The historic cities of the Black Sea will
be featured on five sailings: Silver
Cloud's Voyage 1431, Silver
Wind's Voyage 2411, and Silver
Spirit's Voyage 5422, 5426 and 5431.
Cloud's 10-day Voyage 1424 will sail roundtrip from
Reykjavik to explore the rugged beauty of southern Greenland.
- Four sailings offer the chance to explore
the rich history of the Holy Land with calls in Ashdod and Haifa. These
are Silver Spirit's Voyage 5433,
which overnights in Haifa, Silver
Cloud's Voyage 1433, Silver
Wind's Voyage 2433, and Silver
Whisper's Voyage 4406.
Asia, Africa &
India: In addition to World Cruise 2014, Silversea
will offer 20 sailings to some of the most exotic destinations in Asia, Africa
and India, including Silver Wind's three 10-day roundtrip sailings
from Cape Town, two cruises along the west coast of Africa, and an end-of-year Asia programme that includes a three-night stopover in
Myanmar on Voyage 2438. Silver Shadow's
Asia schedule, which focuses onIndonesia, China, Vietnam, Thailand and
Japan, also features a three-night stopover in Myanmar on Voyage 3404.
Zealand & South Pacific: Not only will Silver Whisper's World Cruise visit this
magnificent corner of the globe, but Silver
Shadow will open 2014 voyaging around New Zealand and Australia, and then in the fall
will feature four sailings to French Polynesia, including calls to Hawaii,
Kiribati and Easter Island.
Silver Shadow will showcase the breathtaking scenery and remarkable wildlife of the
49th state on 17 mostly seven-day voyages between Seward and Vancouver. New for
2014 are extended full-day calls in Juneau, allowing more time for onshore
South America: From majestic glaciers and thundering waterfalls to samba bands and tango
dancers, South America is a continent of contrasting sights and sounds. In
2014, Silversea is dedicating four ships -- Silver
Cloud, Silver Shadow, Silver Whisper and
Silver Spirit -- to reveal its many
natural and cultural treasures on 12 different itineraries. Among the
highlights is the opportunity to sail roundtrip from Fort Lauderdale and
completely circumnavigate South America by combining five Silver Spirit voyages (5401 - 5405) for a 66-day Grand Voyage. And Silver Whisper's 17-day Voyage 4432
sails roundtrip from Barbados to explore the Amazon, featuring a two-night
stopover in Manaus.
Caribbean & Panama Canal: The turquoise
waters, glistening beaches and easy-going lifestyle of the Caribbean will be
the focus of 21 sailings offered aboard Silver
Cloud, Silver Whisper and Silver Spirit. Of special note is a
series of four convenient roundtrip cruises from San Juan aboard Silver Cloud in March. And Silver Whisper's Voyage 4434 is a 17-day
holiday cruise from Fort Lauderdale to Los Angeles, highlighted by a crossing
of the Panama Canal.
Canada & New
England: Just in time for the region's fall foliage
spectacle, Silver Whisper will offer
a collection of voyages exploring eastern Canada and coastal New England,
including scenic cruises along Québec's Saguenay River and New England's Cape
Transoceanic: For those who enjoy plenty of relaxing days at sea, a
number of transoceanic voyages are available, such as Silver Spirit's Voyage 5435, a 15-day transatlantic crossing from
Barcelona to Fort Lauderdale, and Silver Shadow's
Voyage 3411, a 13-day sailing across the Pacific from Tokyo to Seward.
Expedition CruisesIn a first for
Silversea, the luxury expedition ship Silver
Explorer will sail the Northwest Passage, the famed shipping route that
connects the Atlantic and Pacific oceans through the Canadian Arctic. And
complementing the ship's ever-popular cruises to Antarctica, South and Central
America, the British Isles and Arctic Norway are first-ever expedition voyages
to the Russian Far East, Japan, South Pacific and French Polynesia.
The schedule and
fares for Silver Galapagos will be available
when the ship's expedition cruises open for sale in the coming weeks.
for complete details on the Fare Guarantee
Programme, or visit Silversea.com/terms-conditions/savings-programmes.
About Silversea Cruises
Silversea Cruises, which is chaired by Manfredi Lefebvre d'Ovidio, is recognised 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 and
Silver Galapagos (debuting late 2013),
Silversea Cruises' itineraries encompass all seven continents and feature
worldwide luxury cruises
to the Mediterranean, Caribbean, both polar regions and over 450 fascinating destinations
In the US, Silversea
has been voted "World's Best" by the readers of Condé NastTraveler
(nine times) and Travel + Leisure (seven times), and awarded "Best
Cruise Line for Luxury Small Ships" by Luxury Travel Advisor
(2011). International awards include "World's Leading Small Ships Cruise
Line" from World Travel Awards (2010); "Five Star Diamond Award"
from the American Academy of Hospitality Sciences (2011); "Favourite
Cruise Line - Small Ships" in the Readers' Choice survey conducted by
Britain's Condé Nast Traveller magazine (2012); "Best Luxury Cruise
Line" by Australia's Cruise
Passenger magazine (2012); and "Best Small Luxury Cruise Line"
according to China's Travel & Leisure magazine (2011).
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