Ultra-luxury cruise line Silversea has announced a partnership with literary institution Heywood Hill, which will create a bespoke library for its new flagship, Silver Muse. Over Heywood Hill’s illustrious 80-year history, the London-based bookshop has become renowned for curating collections of new, old, and antiquarian books for private libraries.
Silversea has released a selection of renders showcasing the beautifully crafted Silver Cloud interiors ahead of her conversion into an ice-class expedition ship, which will take place between August and October this year.
Cruise line Silversea has announced the appointment of Erin Johnson as head of marketing, UK & Ireland. Johnson joins Silversea from Carnival Cruise Lines UK & Ireland, where she oversaw a number of successful marketing initiatives and a multi-million-pound advertising campaign.
Luxury expedition cruise specialist Silversea made history with the first-ever cruise ship call to Bangladesh, when Silver Discoverer visited Maheshkhali Island. Greeted by a colourful fleet of motorised rickshaws, guests explored an ornate temple and attended a welcoming ceremony of song and dance presented by local school children.
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.