Silversea's South American Grand Voyages, and Virtuoso win

Silversea Cruises’ newest ship Silver Muse will circumnavigate South America on two exclusive roundtrip Grand Voyages, offering a range of unique and memorable experiences in one of the world’s most exciting regions.

Departing Fort Lauderdale on 13 October 2017 for a 66-day voyage and 3 January 2018 for 69 days, the Grand Voyages itineraries will offer a variety of immersive adventures and cultural experiences.

“Silversea is renowned for offering truly unique and memorable experiences and our South American Grand Voyages showcase the spectacular assortment of landscapes of South America, including the steaming humidity of the Amazon, the bone-dry Atacama Desert and the glacial peaks of the Andes,” Silversea Cruises managing director Asia Pacific Amber Wilson says.

“Guests can encounter a kaleidoscope of cultural adventures and a range of extremes, including the world’s highest waterfall, the longest mountain range, the driest desert and the largest rainforest.”

Other highlights include: flightseeing over the famous Nazca Lines; zip-lining through a rainforest canopy in Costa Rica; wildlife spotting on overnights in Manaus, Brazil; sailing through the Chilean Fjords; crossing the Panama Canal; partying at Rio de Janeiro’s world famous Carnival on a three-day stopover; and learning about the ancient Incas of Peru.

As the newest flagship vessel of the Silversea fleet, Silver Muse is beautifully appointed with luxurious interiors and modern amenities. With all-suite accommodation complete with butler service, eight signature restaurants, fine dining inspired by Relais & Chateaux and complimentary champagne, wines and spirits, guests can expect nothing but the highest level of service and comfort on-board.

In related news, international luxury travel network Virtuoso has recognised Silversea with two awards at the 29th annual Virtuoso Travel Week Conference. The luxury cruise specialist, which is a preferred partner of Virtuoso, took the top spot for Most Innovative Itinerary – Cruise, while Silversea managing director for the Americas, Mark Conroy, was named Virtuoso Cruise Ambassador of the Year.

The awards recognise excellence in the luxury travel industry and honour the achievements of the Virtuoso network’s advisor members, agencies and preferred partners. These two latest accolades for the award-winning luxury cruise line are testament to its commitment on delivering outstanding luxury cruise experiences.

“Silversea demonstrates a superior commitment to product excellence, expert knowledge and outstanding client service, all qualities highly valued by this network and these awards place Silversea in a very exclusive category, as Virtuoso’s most celebrated partners are recognised as leaders within the industry,” Virtuoso senior vice president of global product partnerships Albert Herrera says.

“Our partners’ contributions and close relationships with our advisors enable Virtuoso to maintain its status as the world’s most exceptional luxury and experiential travel network.”

Silversea is a proud member of Virtuoso, the travel industry’s leading luxury network. When you book through a Virtuoso advisor, you maximise the value of your travel experience by having access to exclusive features and benefits.

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