Silversea Cruises has seen the successful completion of sea trials by its new flagship, Silver Muse. Rigorous assessments were conducted from Fincantieri shipyard in Genoa where the ship is currently under construction.
Silversea has revealed the appointment of Roberto Martinoli as chief executive, effective from Monday, September 19th. Martinoli, a board member of Silversea since 2013, becomes chief executive after an extensive, and successful career in the cruise and shipping industry.
Silversea Expeditions has announced a new ‘Sell to Sail’ programme, rewarding travel agents with a complimentary suite on board a luxurious expedition to some of the most extraordinary natural environments on earth. To qualify, agents simply need to book one new suite on select 2016 Silver Explorer or Silver Discoverer sailings.
Silversea has revealed the biggest fleet-wide refurbishment plan in its history, worth $170 million. This investment is not aimed at simply maintaining Silversea’s self-imposed high levels of excellence, but to reaffirm the company’s commitment to exceptional standards of guest comfort and timeless elegance.
Starting March 2017, luxury expedition cruise specialist Silversea will alternate two new seven-night Galápagos itineraries approved by the Galápagos National Park Service. The 100-guest, all-suite Silver Galapagos will operate both itineraries sailing Saturday to Saturday, with San Cristóbal as a new arrival or departure port for guests.
Silversea is offering luxury cruise guests the opportunity to gain unique insights into the culture, history, and people of Ghana as part of Silver Cloud’s March 16th 2016 West Africa cruise, a 16-day sailing from Tema (Accra) to Barcelona. The highlight of this optional six-day pre-cruise land adventure, “Accra & the Ashanti Kingdom”, is the rare opportunity to participate in the Festival of Akwasidae.
Silversea Expeditions operate a series of unique voyages to Antarctica in 2015 and 2016 to mark the centenary of explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton’s Endurance Expedition. World-renowned explorers Rebecca Stephens and Michael Palin will be supporting this historic event with Silversea Expeditions and the Royal Geographical Society.
Silversea Cruises has unveiled an exciting collection of 246 voyages for 2017 that are available for travellers to reserve as of today. These include itineraries for Silversea’s current fleet of eight ships, which will collectively visit over 800 destinations across seven continents.
Silversea has appointed Lisa McAuley to the new role of UK commercial director. McAuley joins Silversea from car rental company Avis where she pursued a distinguished 15-year career, holding several senior commercial roles within the business. She has a highly successful background in sales and in strategic directorship, and in managing and motivating commercial teams.
Silversea Cruises is kicking off 2015 with an enticing new programme that includes shore excursions and WiFi. This programme is applicable to new bookings made on or after January 15, 2015 on any of the line’s 52 Mediterranean cruises this year
Ultra-luxury Silversea Cruises has introduced a new, redesigned website. Providing an enhanced user experience designed to inspire travellers, the refreshed site is supported with improved navigation, optimisation for mobile devices -and the first glimpse of Silversea’s new visual identity.
Ultra-luxury Silversea Cruises’ newly designed uniforms were previewed in a fashion show held aboard Silver Wind in Venice last night. They were created by Italy’s prestigious Istituto Europeo di Design (IED) of Milan, a specialised fashion school for designers destined for global fashion brands.