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August 09, 2005

Silversea Enhances 2006 Schedule With New Series Of Elegant Explorations Cruises

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SILVERSEA ENHANCES 2006 SCHEDULE WITH NEW
SERIES OF “ELEGANT EXPLORATIONS” CRUISES

Generous Savings Incentives, Onboard Spending Credits and
Complimentary Business Class Air Upgrades Highlight Program

Ft. Lauderdale, FL (May 9, 2005) - Silversea Cruises today unveiled a distinctive collection of specially tailored Elegant Explorations cruises for 2006. Created exclusively for the sophisticated traveler who has the time and passion to indulge in broad and in-depth cultural explorations, the new program offers nine extended voyages ranging in length from 34 to 123 days. The innovative series combines the luxury of sailing aboard the line’s elite, award-winning ships with expanded journeys to diverse regions of the world, and visits to must-see traditional ports as well as exotic destinations that are off the beaten path – all on one cruise.

Highlighting the program are generous savings incentives and onboard spending credits of $500 (per person) for guests sailing 40 to 70 days and $750 for guests sailing 71 to 100 days. Complimentary Business Class air upgrades are also available with the purchase of optional air and hotel program on voyages of 50 or more consecutive days.

“Our new series of Elegant Explorations offers guests the chance to journey in pampering, all-inclusive luxury through Western Europe, the Mediterranean, South America, the Far East and South Pacific, while discovering along the way fascinating new ports like Ilheus, Brazil, Kangaroo Island, Australia, and Kura Kura, Indonesia, to name a few,” said David Morris, Silversea’s senior vice president, North America sales. “With each Elegant Exploration, guests will experience our personalized service, warm Italian hospitality, intimate ships and intriguing destinations at a leisurely pace, plus they will enjoy more overnight stays in port, allowing for a deeper journey into a region’s history, culture and cuisine."

Listed below are the nine Elegant Explorations voyages and the current best-available starting fares, which are cruise-only rates including Early Booking Incentive savings of up to 30% off the published fare; an additional 5% Advance Payment Bonus savings when payment is made six months prior to sailing; Combination Cruise savings of 5%; and Venetian Society savings of 5%.

Elegant Explorations 2006 Schedule

- Silver Shadow departs January 27, 2006 on a 45-day “Far East Mosaic” voyage from Sydney to Bangkok with calls in Australia, Indonesia, Singapore, Cambodia, Vietnam, China and Thailand. Best-available fares start at $20,831 per person.

- Silver Wind departs February 14, 2006 on “The Spice Route”, a 44-day voyage from Dubai to Las Palmas with calls in United Arab Emirates, Oman, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Greece, Turkey, Libya, Malta, Spain, Portugal and Morocco. Best-available fares start at $18,731 per person.

- Silver Wind departs March 30, 2006 on a 42-day “Vintage Mediterranean” voyage from Las Palmas to Monte Carlo with calls in Spain, Morocco, Portugal, France, Monaco, Italy, Greece and Croatia. Best-available fares start at $18,686 per person.

- Silver Cloud departs May 11, 2006 on a 34-day “European Tapestry” voyage from Genoa to Stockholm with calls in Italy, Monaco, France, Spain, Portugal, England, Belgium, Netherlands, Germany, Denmark, Russia, Estonia, and Sweden. Best-available fares start at $18,546 per person.

- Silver Whisper departs June 19, 2006 on a 51-day “Classic Europe” voyage from Athens to Copenhagen with calls in Turkey, Greece, Montenegro, Croatia, Italy, France, Spain, Monaco, Portugal, England, Belgium, Netherlands, Estonia, Russia, and Finland. Best-available fares start at $28,602 per person.

- Silver Cloud departs September 6, 2006 on a 123-day “Ultimate Explorations” voyage from Copenhagen to Sydney, calling in over 35 countries including Russia, Poland, Norway, England, France, Spain, Portugal, Italy, Libya, Syria, Lebanon, Egypt, Turkey, Jordan, Oman, India, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia. Best-available fares start at $60,276 per person.

- Silver Whisper departs September 6, 2006 on an 83-day “Route of the Empires” voyage from Copenhagen to Hong Kong, calling in over 25 countries including Finland, Russia, Germany, Netherlands, France, Spain, Portugal, Tunisia, Italy, Libya, Syria, Lebanon, Egypt, Jordan, Oman, India, Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, and Vietnam. Best-available fares start at $39,333 per person.

- Silver Cloud departs September 13, 2006 on a 100-day “East of Suez” voyage from Stockholm to Singapore, calling in over 30 countries including Poland, Germany, Denmark, Norway, England, Belgium, France, Spain, Portugal, Italy, Libya, Syria, Lebanon, Egypt, Turkey, Jordan, Oman, India, Sri Lanka, Thailand, and Malaysia. Best-available fares start at $47,561 per person.

- Silver Wind departs October 1, 2006 on a 63-day “In the Wake of the Sun” voyage from Istanbul to Buenos Aires, calling in over 15 countries including Turkey, Bulgaria, Romania, Ukraine, Greece, Libya, Italy, France, Monaco, Spain, Portugal, Morocco, Senegal, Brazil and Uruguay. Best-available fares start at $25,467 per person.

Detailed information on Elegant Exploration voyages, including complete itineraries, is available at www.silversea.com. The program’s colorful self-mailer will be available to travel agents in early June and can be ordered online at Silversea’s Web site.

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 eighth year, Silversea was named “Number One” small-ship line in the 2004 “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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August 09, 2005

Silversea Enhances 2006 Schedule With New Series Of Elegant Explorations Cruises

diamondprincess.jpg

SILVERSEA ENHANCES 2006 SCHEDULE WITH NEW
SERIES OF “ELEGANT EXPLORATIONS” CRUISES

Generous Savings Incentives, Onboard Spending Credits and
Complimentary Business Class Air Upgrades Highlight Program

Ft. Lauderdale, FL (May 9, 2005) - Silversea Cruises today unveiled a distinctive collection of specially tailored Elegant Explorations cruises for 2006. Created exclusively for the sophisticated traveler who has the time and passion to indulge in broad and in-depth cultural explorations, the new program offers nine extended voyages ranging in length from 34 to 123 days. The innovative series combines the luxury of sailing aboard the line’s elite, award-winning ships with expanded journeys to diverse regions of the world, and visits to must-see traditional ports as well as exotic destinations that are off the beaten path – all on one cruise.

Highlighting the program are generous savings incentives and onboard spending credits of $500 (per person) for guests sailing 40 to 70 days and $750 for guests sailing 71 to 100 days. Complimentary Business Class air upgrades are also available with the purchase of optional air and hotel program on voyages of 50 or more consecutive days.

“Our new series of Elegant Explorations offers guests the chance to journey in pampering, all-inclusive luxury through Western Europe, the Mediterranean, South America, the Far East and South Pacific, while discovering along the way fascinating new ports like Ilheus, Brazil, Kangaroo Island, Australia, and Kura Kura, Indonesia, to name a few,” said David Morris, Silversea’s senior vice president, North America sales. “With each Elegant Exploration, guests will experience our personalized service, warm Italian hospitality, intimate ships and intriguing destinations at a leisurely pace, plus they will enjoy more overnight stays in port, allowing for a deeper journey into a region’s history, culture and cuisine."

Listed below are the nine Elegant Explorations voyages and the current best-available starting fares, which are cruise-only rates including Early Booking Incentive savings of up to 30% off the published fare; an additional 5% Advance Payment Bonus savings when payment is made six months prior to sailing; Combination Cruise savings of 5%; and Venetian Society savings of 5%.

Elegant Explorations 2006 Schedule

- Silver Shadow departs January 27, 2006 on a 45-day “Far East Mosaic” voyage from Sydney to Bangkok with calls in Australia, Indonesia, Singapore, Cambodia, Vietnam, China and Thailand. Best-available fares start at $20,831 per person.

- Silver Wind departs February 14, 2006 on “The Spice Route”, a 44-day voyage from Dubai to Las Palmas with calls in United Arab Emirates, Oman, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Greece, Turkey, Libya, Malta, Spain, Portugal and Morocco. Best-available fares start at $18,731 per person.

- Silver Wind departs March 30, 2006 on a 42-day “Vintage Mediterranean” voyage from Las Palmas to Monte Carlo with calls in Spain, Morocco, Portugal, France, Monaco, Italy, Greece and Croatia. Best-available fares start at $18,686 per person.

- Silver Cloud departs May 11, 2006 on a 34-day “European Tapestry” voyage from Genoa to Stockholm with calls in Italy, Monaco, France, Spain, Portugal, England, Belgium, Netherlands, Germany, Denmark, Russia, Estonia, and Sweden. Best-available fares start at $18,546 per person.

- Silver Whisper departs June 19, 2006 on a 51-day “Classic Europe” voyage from Athens to Copenhagen with calls in Turkey, Greece, Montenegro, Croatia, Italy, France, Spain, Monaco, Portugal, England, Belgium, Netherlands, Estonia, Russia, and Finland. Best-available fares start at $28,602 per person.

- Silver Cloud departs September 6, 2006 on a 123-day “Ultimate Explorations” voyage from Copenhagen to Sydney, calling in over 35 countries including Russia, Poland, Norway, England, France, Spain, Portugal, Italy, Libya, Syria, Lebanon, Egypt, Turkey, Jordan, Oman, India, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia. Best-available fares start at $60,276 per person.

- Silver Whisper departs September 6, 2006 on an 83-day “Route of the Empires” voyage from Copenhagen to Hong Kong, calling in over 25 countries including Finland, Russia, Germany, Netherlands, France, Spain, Portugal, Tunisia, Italy, Libya, Syria, Lebanon, Egypt, Jordan, Oman, India, Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, and Vietnam. Best-available fares start at $39,333 per person.

- Silver Cloud departs September 13, 2006 on a 100-day “East of Suez” voyage from Stockholm to Singapore, calling in over 30 countries including Poland, Germany, Denmark, Norway, England, Belgium, France, Spain, Portugal, Italy, Libya, Syria, Lebanon, Egypt, Turkey, Jordan, Oman, India, Sri Lanka, Thailand, and Malaysia. Best-available fares start at $47,561 per person.

- Silver Wind departs October 1, 2006 on a 63-day “In the Wake of the Sun” voyage from Istanbul to Buenos Aires, calling in over 15 countries including Turkey, Bulgaria, Romania, Ukraine, Greece, Libya, Italy, France, Monaco, Spain, Portugal, Morocco, Senegal, Brazil and Uruguay. Best-available fares start at $25,467 per person.

Detailed information on Elegant Exploration voyages, including complete itineraries, is available at www.silversea.com. The program’s colorful self-mailer will be available to travel agents in early June and can be ordered online at Silversea’s Web site.

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 eighth year, Silversea was named “Number One” small-ship line in the 2004 “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.

Press Release by Silversea Cruises

Silversea Cruises European Cruise Information
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Posted by Denise at August 9, 2005 08:54 AM

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