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Silversea announces refurbishment plans for Silver Whisper and Silver Wind

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(Miami, FL – September 21, 2017) Ultra-luxury travel innovator Silversea has announced plans for Silver Wind and Silver Whisper to undergo a concrete refurbishment program in some areas of the two ships. The transformation of these two ships will be accomplished in December. The project is part of the elegant fleet-wide
refurbishment program launched at the end of 2016 that will continue with new announcements to come soon.

Silver Whisper will incorporate technical improvements that will increase the already excellent level of guest satisfaction. The refurbishment will also incorporate a significant redesign of public areas. Many of the public areas will take inspiration from Silver Muse’s décor, which will be reflected in carpet replacements and upgrades for La Terrazza, as well as the Observation and Panorama lounges.

Silver Wind will also be upgraded in a similar format, taking inspiration from Silver Muse as well. Public areas will also receive stylish enhancements, including the reupholstering of chairs and new carpets for the casino and a new floor
upgrade in the spa and beauty salon based on the inspiring concepts of Silversea’s flagship, Silver Muse.

“Silver Muse has been a sophisticated inspirational milestone for our brand. We are confident that the comprehensive makeover we have planned for Silver Wind and Silver Whisper will enhance the onboard experience and be equally appreciated by our guests,” said Roberto Martinoli, Silversea’s CEO.
About Silversea Cruises
Silversea Cruises, which is chaired by Manfredi Lefebvre d’Ovidio, is recognized as an innovator in the ultra-luxury cruise line industry, offering guests large-ship amenities aboard its intimate, all-suite vessels: Silver Wind, Silver
Shadow, Silver Whisper, Silver Spirit and Silver Muse — all designed to offer an atmosphere of conviviality and casual elegance. With the inclusion of the expedition ships Silver Explorer, Silver Galapagos, Silver Discoverer, and with
Silver Cloud joining the Expedition fleet in 2018, Silversea Cruises’ itineraries encompass all seven continents and feature worldwide luxury cruises to the Mediterranean, Caribbean, both polar regions and 1,000 fascinating
destinations in between.

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Silversea Cruises announces a new sister ship to be built by Fincantieri

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The cruise line orders one sister ship of Silver Muse Expected to be delivered in 2020

(Monte Carlo, Monaco – September 13, 2017) Silversea Cruises and Fincantieri have announced the signing of a contract worth approximately 310 million euros for the construction of a new ultra-luxury cruise ship. The ship is due to
join the Silversea fleet in 2020.

The new ship, tentatively named Silver Moon, will be the sister ship of Silver Muse which was delivered in April 2017 at the Fincantieri shipyard in Sestri Ponente (Genoa).

At 40,700 gross tons and with a capacity to accommodate 596 passengers on board, Silver Moon will  maintain the small-ship intimacy and spacious all-suite accommodation, which is the hallmark of the Silversea experience. The new build will expand Silversea’s fleet to 10 ships and will significantly raise the bar in the ultra-luxury segment with a wealth of enhancements to the on board experience while satisfying the uncompromising requirements for comfort, service and quality of the world’s most discerning travellers.
Among the highlights of the new ship, the “Green Star 3 Design” will be a stand out feature. It is assigned to ships that are designed, built and equipped in order to prevent air and water pollution. Furthermore, the “COMF-NOISE A PAX” and “COMF-NOISE B CREW” are assigned on the basis of the noise levels measured on the ship. Results have shown that new-builds assigned these standards offer the very best levels of comfort to guests on board.

“Based on the high praise Silver Muse has earned with our guests, we are eager to build on our flagship’s success and move forward with a sister ship, which will bring us closer to fulfilling my father’s dream of a 12-ship fleet,” said Manfredi
Lefebvre d’Ovidio, Chairman, Silversea. “We pride ourselves on delivering an outstanding luxury cruise experience, and are delighted to partner once again with expert luxury shipbuilder Fincantieri as we continue to grow and evolve our

“We have a trusted relationship with Silversea which was born many years ago and is renewed today thanks to this important order. We are very proud to build a new ship for the Silversea fleet, and follow on from the success of Silver Muse,” said  Giuseppe Bono, CEO, Fincantieri. “In recent years Fincantieri has continued to show that it is at the forefront of luxury ship building and we look forward to working with Silversea on this exciting build”.

Since 1990 Fincantieri has built 78 cruise ships and 55 since 2002, of which 31 are currently being designed or built in the Group’s yards.

About Silversea Cruises
Silversea Cruises, which is chaired by Manfredi Lefebvre d’Ovidio, is recognized as an innovator in the ultra-luxury cruise line industry, offering guests large-ship amenities aboard its intimate, all-suite vessels:  Silver Wind,  Silver
Shadow, Silver Whisper, Silver Spirit and Silver Muse – all designed to offer an atmosphere of conviviality and casual elegance. With the inclusion of the expedition ships Silver Explorer, Silver Galapagos, Silver Discoverer, and with Silver
Cloud joining the Expedition fleet in 2017, Silversea’s itineraries encompass all seven continents and feature worldwide luxury cruises to the Mediterranean, Caribbean, both Polar Regions and over 900 fascinating destinations in
between. Silversea was recently voted the ‘Best Cruise Line – Small Ships’ by readers of Condé Nast Traveller at the Condé Nast Reader Traveller Awards 2017.
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About Fincantieri
Fincantieri  is one of the world’s largest shipbuilding groups and number one by diversification and innovation. It is a leader in cruise ship design and construction, and a reference player in all high-tech shipbuilding industry’s sectors, from naval to offshore vessels, from high-complexity special vessels and ferries to mega-yachts, ship repairs and conversions, systems and components production and after-sales services. Headquartered in Trieste (Italy), the Group has built more than 7,000 vessels in over 230 years of maritime history. With more than 19,400 employees, of whom more than 8,200 in Italy, 20 shipyards in 4 continents, today Fincantieri is the leading Western shipbuilder. It has among its clients the major cruise operators, the Italian and the U.S. Navy, in addition to several foreign navies, and it is partner to some of the main European defense companies within supranational programs.

World Cruises 2019

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We invite you to step onboard a World Cruise and experience an epic journey.

World Cruises are experiencing a bit of a renaissance. And what’s not to love?  Amazing itineraries, outstanding value and exclusive benefits.  If a world cruise is on your Must Experience List,  be sure to connect with an cruise specialist. The best staterooms sell out quickly and cruise lines offer their best pricing at the time of launch, so important to be ready to book as soon as the World Cruise on the line of your choice is launched.

Here are some of our preferred partners’ World Cruises 2019 offerings.

Silversea World Cruise

San Fransisco to London January 6- May 19, 2019, on board Silver Whisper

Tell your own tale in this 132-day exceptional world cruise sailing. A captivating 52 ports, 31 exceptional countries and 17 overnights will be the setting for this, your greatest story to date.

Benefits of a full Silversea World Cruise:

• Roundtrip Business Class Air from select gateways
• Bon voyage dinner and overnight
• Private transfers
• $4,000 Onboard spending credit (double occupancy)
• Four exclusive world cruise events
• Silversea experiences
• Special commemorative gifts
• Silver shore baggage valet between home and ship in San Francisco and London
• Laundry service
• Unlimited wi-fi
• Medical services
• Visa package**

Oceania Cruises World Cruise

Miami to Miami January 11 – July 11, 2019, on board Insignia

Around the World in 180 days. Perfectly designed for the seasoned traveller that has dreamed of exploring the farthest reaches of our world, this awe-inspiring journey invites you to discover a more profound connection with cultures spanning the globe.

OLife Choice Promotional Fare includes: Bonus Savings, Airfare & Unlimited Internet plus choose one of the below
FREE – 62 Shore Excursions
FREE – Beverage Package
FREE -$6,200 Shipboard Credit
Amenities are per stateroom

Holland America World Voyage

Fort Lauderdale to Fort Lauderdale January 22, 2019, to May 16, 2019, on board ms Amsterdam

Ports of call on Grand Voyage cruises are extensive and varied, with extended stays that allow for comparisons of cultures and geography. And onboard activities are wide-ranging and designed to enlighten as well as entertain.

Holland America Grand World Voyage Amenities Include:

Complimentary laundry, dry cleaning and pressing, Categories PS-SB*
Complimentary unlimited In-suite bottled water and soft drinks, Categories PS-SB*

Crystal Cruises World Cruise

Los Angeles to Monte Carol  January 13 – April 8, 2019, on board Serenity

Take a voyage on the wild side to discover the natural wonders of Australia and Africa by way of the South Pacific and Indian Ocean. Crystal’s 2019 World Cruise follows a tropical route deep into the Southern Hemisphere to see kangaroos and wallabies in the Outback, spot lemurs in Madagascar, sight Big Five on safari and search for secrets in the world’s oldest desert.

Crystal World Cruise Amenities:

• $2,000 per person As You Wish Shipboard Credit
• Complimentary chauffeured private car transfers† between the airport to ship and ship to airport
• Excess Luggage Reimbursement of up to $500 per person*
• Guests sailing on a FULL World Cruise enjoy an exclusive Welcome Celebration in Los Angeles, January 13, 2019
• Two exclusive shoreside events
• Special onboard events
• Specially selected gifts
• Complimentary select fine wines, champagne and premium spirits
• Complimentary gratuities for all dining, bar, housekeeping and Penthouse butler staff
• Complimentary evening specialty restaurant dining at least once in Silk Road or The Sushi Bar and at least once in Prego. Additional reservations or visits available for a modest fee** (Additional specialty restaurant dining reservations are complimentary for Full World Cruise guests, on a space-available basis)

This is just a sample of World Cruises available in 2019.  Connect with one of our ILC cruise specialists if you are interested in planning a World Cruise.