Top 5 All-Inclusive Luxury Cruises

by Valerie Conners Turn your typical all-inclusive cruise up a notch by tossing cost to the wind and booking with an ultra-luxury cruise line, where standards like airfare, meals and drinks are not only included, but come in the form of business-class flights, haute French cuisine from award-winning chefs and premium liquors and wines. For the well-heeled traveler, a standard all-inclusive cruise barely … Read more

Silversea jumps on smoking “ban” wagon

Source = e-Travel Blackboard: N.A. Image courtesy of Cruises 101 Luxury line Silversea Cruises has joined other cruise lines including Princess, Carnival and Holland America Line by prohibiting smoking in cabins aboard their ships. Effective 1 January 2013, the move means that smoking will no longer be allowed at all in private passenger areas, with Silversea already prohibiting smoking on cabin balconies. The … Read more

Cruise Ship Offering Six-Star Service at Sea: Silversea’s New Silver Spirit

By Debbi & William D. Kickham, Esq. This experience really was six-star service at sea (try saying that ten times). Seriously, as an aficionado of luxury travel this is the kind of service what I’ve been waiting for. Well, your prayers have been answered with the new flagship Silver Spirit from Silversea Cruise Lines that debuted one year ago. Designed … Read more

Silversea Wins Two Accolades At The Cruise Passenger 2010 Readers’ Choice Awards

Silversea has been named ‘Best Luxury Cruise Line’ in the Cruise Passenger 2010 Readers’ Choice Awards, announced at their annual awards ceremony at the Observatory Hotel in Sydney last night (6 December 2010). The 382-guest Silver Shadow was also awarded ‘Best Luxury Cruise Ship’. Steve Odell, senior vice president Asia Pacific for Silversea, commented: “We are delighted to receive this recognition … Read more

The butler and I

  Silver service … outside La Terrazza restaurant. On a new liner fitted with every indulgence, Amanda Wilson discovers one luxury that is indispensable. This is a fairytale of sorts. It’s the story of one woman and her butler, of dressing up for dinner, of sipping cocktails as the sun fades to red on the horizon and dining like a … Read more