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16 Jan, 2015

Silversea launches included shore excursions and wifi on Mediterranean cruises

(Hong Kong — January 16, 2015) Ultra-luxury Silversea Cruises is kicking off 2015 with an enticing new program that includes shore excursions and WiFi. This program is available for new bookings made on or after January 15, 2015 on any of the line’s 52 Mediterranean cruises this year.

“We’re delighted to enhance the value proposition for our guests with the launch of this new ultra-inclusive pricing initiative,” said Steve Odell, President of Silversea for Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia-Pacific. “Our company is known for pioneering the concept of all-inclusive voyaging. By including shore excursions and WiFi in the cruise fare, we’re making the Silversea vacation experience more indulgent and relevant for today’s active luxury traveller.”

Guests may enrich their travel experience with a choice of included Silver Shore Select excursions offered in every port of call. Whether it’s exploring the ancient Acropolis of Athens, strolling back through time along the marbled lanes of Ephesus, or discovering the Renaissance treasures of Florence, these small-group excursions present a destination’s art, history, and culture in an intimate, authentic way, utilising comfortable transportation and expert local guides.

These special all-inclusive fares also include two hours of complimentary WiFi per guest, per day, and unlimited complimentary WiFi for the line’s larger suites (Medallion and higher categories).

The new perks join an array of included amenities that already features: open-seating gourmet dining; butler service for all suites; select wines, champagnes, premium spirits, specialty coffees, bottled water, juices and soft drinks; in-suite bar stocked with guests’ preferences; in-suite dining and 24-hour dining service (from a formal dinner ordered from The Restaurant menu and served in-suite, to lighter fare served in attended lounges); lecture and enrichment programs; roundtrip transportation into town (in most ports); and on-board gratuities (exclusive of spa treatments).

In addition to the included Silver Shore Select excursions, guests may purchase tours from a variety of land programs offering exceptional value, including the more-immersive Silver Shore Collection tours, as well as Silver Shore Privato, which provides a private car and driver for independent exploring.

For further details and a complete list of the Mediterranean cruises, please visit