06 April 2011
For a record-breaking seventh year running, Silversea has been named "Best Luxury Cruise Line" in Australia’s prestigious Luxury Travel Magazine's Gold List 2011. In addition, the all-suite Silver Whisper was awarded "Best Luxury Cruise Ship (Small)" for the fourth consecutive year. Silver Shadow was the award recipient for the two years prior to Silver Whisper.
Luxury Travel is one of Australia’s most prestigious travel and lifestyle magazines, available worldwide by subscription or from newsagents Australia-wide. The 2011 Gold List is the most comprehensive luxury travel survey ever undertaken by an Australian magazine, voted for by thousands of discerning subscribers, readers and clients of Virtuoso.
We are delighted to receive such great recognition from the readers of Luxury Travel Magazine. It underscores our dedication to providing travelers with the ultimate holiday experience.
04 April 2011
Colourful fanfare and lively entertainment welcomed Silver Spirit on her first visit to Singapore last Sunday, 3 April.
While docked at Singapore Cruise Centre, dancing big head dolls, a lion dance troupe and Bhangra dance performances organised by the Singapore Tourism Board not only entertained Silver Spirit's guests, but according to tradition, also bestowed good luck and fortune on the ship.
Captain Marco Sangiacomo accepts plaque from Aw Kah Peng, Chief Executive,
Singapore Tourism Board.
Plaque exchanges took place between Silver Spirit's Captain Marco Sangiacomo and local VIPs: Singapore Tourism Board's Chief Executive, Aw Kah Peng; Singapore Cruise Centre's Vice President, Augustine Png and Tan Chee Chye, Chairman of World Express, Silversea's ground services provider.
Also attending the festivities were Silversea executives Kenneth Watson, Chief Operating Officer, and Steve Odell, Senior Vice President, Asia Pacific.
Silver Spirit departed Singapore for Kuala Lumpur on Sunday, continuing her inaugural 119-day World Cruise, which concludes in Southampton on 19 May.