Silversea Details Its World Cruise 2016

Silversea Cruises opened the books today on its World Cruise 2016, a 115-day sailing from Fort Lauderdale to Venice, departing Jan. 5, 2016. This exploration will be hosted aboard the all-suite Silver Whisper, enabling travelers to journey across six continents and visit 51 destinations in 31 countries, with 13 multi-day port calls along the way and many late-night departures.

Named "Venetian World Odyssey 2016," the voyage will follow a westward path from Fort Lauderdale through the Panama Canal to South America and the Pacific. Guests will explore the South Seas, including Easter Island, Pitcairn Island, Tahiti and Bora Bora before sailing to New Zealand, Australia and Asia, including Hong Kong and Singapore, Bali and Phuket and Myanmar. The odyssey will continue to India, Arabia and into the Mediterranean before concluding with two nights in Venice.

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Guests will have access to an onboard enrichment program including destination experts, academics, journalists, diplomats and more. Local entertainment, cooking demonstrations, wine tastings and regional specialties will also be available.

Guests sailing the World Cruise will enjoy amenities including a gala Bon Voyage reception, dinner and overnight stay at the Mandarin Oriental hotel in Miami, complimentary Business Class air and transfers (between home, airport, hotel and Silver Whisper), complimentary baggage valet service, a $4,000 onboard spending credit (per suite), complimentary laundry service, Internet package and commemorative gifts.

Additionally, for guests sailing the full 115 days, there will be three complimentary exclusive World Cruise events. These include a masked ball in Venice, an elegant lunch on a private island in Sydney Harbor, and a chartered jet flight to India's legendary Taj Mahal for a tour followed by lunch and a return flight to Silver Whisper. Plus, three complimentary Silversea Experiences will highlight Easter Island, Halong Bay and the Royal Opera House of Muscat.

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