This summer, all-suite, 382-guest Silver Shadow will be the only ultra-luxury cruise ship exploring Alaska, Silversea Cruises announced in January.
Boasting a crew-to-guest ratio of 1 to 1.29 and a space ratio of 74.0 (or 7,400 cubic feet of space per guest), Silversea reveals Alaska and the Pacific Coast on ten itineraries of nine to 12 days. Several sailings feature round-trip departures from Vancouver, with open-jaw voyages also available from Los Angeles, San Francisco and Seward.
The Alaska voyages will showcase a enrichment program of noted scholars, writers, and other experts selected from a variety of fields to share their passion, knowledge and insider views with Silversea's guests.
Silversea guests can extend their Alaska voyage with optional pre- and post-cruise land programs featuring deluxe accommodations, all transportation, transfers, guided sightseeing and some meals. Prices start from $1,395 per guest.
For further information visit www.silversea.com
Report by Chitra Mogul
Thursday, May 15, 2008
Established by the famed Sarkies Brothers in 1885, the Eastern & Oriental (E&O) Hotel in Penang is the only hotel in the heart of the George Town UNESCO World Heritage Site that possesses prime sea frontage. Today, the luxurious 228 all-suite hotel stands as the grand dame of heritage hotels, its distinctive classic elegance and grace of service enhanced with time.
For more information, visit www.eohotels.com