Silversea Cruises Rolls Out Silver Sailing Savings Incentive On Select Voyages In 2008

(Ft. Lauderdale, FL – August 9, 2007) Discerning luxury travelers with their sights set on the world’s hottest destinations and most exotic locales will find incomparable value and exceptional savings opportunities now offered on a selection of over 55 Silversea voyages in 2008.

The ultra-luxury cruise company has just rolled out its most generous savings program, the Silver Sailing incentive, with savings of up to 50% available, for a limited time, on diverse itineraries of six to 16 days exploring virtually every nook and corner of the globe including Africa, the Arabian Peninsula, Mediterranean, Northern Europe, the Far East, South Pacific, Caribbean, Mexico, South America, Alaska and Pacific Coast.

“Luxury consumers always want to get the most for their dollar,” said David Morris, Silversea’s executive vice president of worldwide sales and marketing. “By getting these savings opportunities out there as early as possible, we’re making it easier than ever for savvy high-end travelers to know which sailings offer the best deals and value, giving them the flexibility to firm up their travel plans sooner.”

Silversea’s privileged guests enjoy spacious, ocean-view accommodations, most with private veranda, award-winning gourmet cuisine, personalized service, warm Italian hospitality, and Silversea’s unmatched selection of all-inclusive shipboard amenities, including complimentary beverages, wines and spirits served throughout the ship, 24-hour room service, stocked in-suite beverage cabinet and all gratuities.

Following below is a small sampling of the 2008 voyages featuring Silver Sailing savings (fares listed are per person based on double occupancy for a Vista Suite and do not include port charges):

Africa and Arabian Peninsula

Silver Cloud departs February 7, 2008 on a 9-day voyage (#1804) from Mombasa to Mahe with calls in Lamu, Kenya; Zanzibar, Tanzania; Dzaoudzi, Mayotte; and the Seychelles islands of Farquhar and Desroches. Silver Sailing fares start at $2,747 (50% savings).

Silver Cloud departs February 23, 2008 on a 14-day voyage (#1806) from Mahe to Dubai with calls in Oman’s port cities of Salalah, Muscat and Khasab; Fujairah and Abu Dhabi in the UAE; the Seychelles island of Praslin; Doha, Qatar; and Bahrain. Silver Sailing fares start at $5,097 (40% savings).

Mediterranean and Atlantic Isles

Silver Wind departs May 4, 2008 on a 9-day voyage (#2814) from Las Palmas to Lisbon with calls in the Canary Islands, Azores, Funchal (Madeira) and Oporto. Silver Sailing fares start at $3,747 (50% savings).

Silver Whisper departs June 15, 2008 on a 7-day voyage (#4817) from Rome to Monte Carlo with calls in Tripoli, Malta, Sicily, Sorrento and Sardinia. Silver Sailing fares start at $3,657 (40% savings).

Northern Europe and Baltic

Silver Cloud departs July 26, 2008 on a 10-day voyage (#1822) from Stockholm to Copenhagen with calls in Helsinki, Tallinn, Riga, Rostock, and Arhus (Denmark), plus a three-day, two night stopover in St. Petersburg. Silver Sailing fares start at $5,637 (40% savings).

Alaska and Pacific Coast

Silver Shadow departs September 5, 2008 on a 12-day voyage (#3822) from Vancouver to Los Angeles cruising Alaska’s Inside Passage and port cities of Wrangell, Skagway, Sitka and Ketchikan; Victoria in British Columbia; and San Francisco. Silver Sailing fares start at $4,797 (40% savings).

Caribbean and Mexico

Silver Shadow departs May 16, 2008 on a 15-day Panama Canal crossing (#3811) from Fort Lauderdale to Los Angeles with calls in San Andres Island, Costa Rica, San Juan del Sur and the Mexican ports of Huatulco, Acapulco and Puerto Vallarta. Silver Sailing fares start at $4,917 (40% savings).

Silver Shadow departs December 3, 2008 on a 9-day voyage (#3829) from Fort Lauderdale to Barbados with calls in Tortola, Antigua, St. Lucia, Bequia and Grenada. Silver Sailing fares start at $3,237 (40% savings).

Far East and South Pacific

Silver Whisper departs December 4, 2008 on a 16-day voyage (#4838) from Singapore to Sydney with calls in Kura Kura and Bali, Indonesia and the Australian ports of Darwin, Thursday Island, Cairns, Whitsunday Islands and Brisbane. Silver Sailing fares start at $5,747 (50% savings).

South America

Silver Cloud departs December 11, 2008 on an 8-day voyage (#1835) from Rio de Janeiro to Buenos Aires with calls in Paraty, Sao Paulo and Imbituba, Brazil and Uruguay’s Punta del Este and Montevideo. Silver Sailing fares start at $3,477 (40% savings).

A complete list of 2008 Silver Sailings is available at

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 ninth year, Silversea was named “Number One” small-ship line in the 2005 “Readers’ Choice” survey conducted by Conde Nast Traveler magazine. For the sixth time, Silversea was selected “World’s Best” small-ship line in the 2004 Travel + Leisure readers’ poll.