Silversea Announces 2007 Worldwide Schedule

Clients can cruise hundreds of different itineraries and countries

By: Ana Figueroa

Silversea Cruises is offering its most diverse collection of worldwide itineraries in 2007, with a record number of 350 destinations featured on 137 different itineraries ranging from six to 126 days. Calling in nearly 120 countries, the line’s four award-winning, all-suite ships will visit 29 new ports and offer the first World Cruise to completely circle the globe.

New Destinations include inaugural calls in Antibes, Cassis, Porquerolles and Cherbourg in France; Vigo, Spain; Sibenik, Croatia; Batumi, Georgia; and Latakia, Syria. In northern Europe, new ports include Oye, Norway; Vaasa, Finland; Lulea and Ornskoldsvik, Sweden; Oban, Scotland; and Plymouth, England. 

The line will also debut new island destinations in the South Pacific, including Norfolk Island, Pine Island, Easter Island, Pitcairn Island, Corregidor Island and the port of Alotau in Papua New Guinea. 

The Indian Ocean and Arabian Peninsula offer inaugural visits to Dzaoudzi, Mayotte; Tulear, Madagascar; Curieuse, Seychelles; and Al Manamah, Bahrain. Pare Pare, Indonesia, and Guangzhou, China, will debut in the Far East. Other firsts include a visit to the Caribbean island of Marie Galante, Guadeloupe and the island of La Horta in the Azores.

Departing Jan. 15, from Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Silver Shadow’s World Cruise will cross three oceans, seven seas and six continents visiting 61 different ports before concluding in New York City on May 22.

During the nine segments of the World Cruise, guest will travel from Mexico to Peru, then sail across the Pacific to the South Seas with stops at Robinson Crusoe Island, Easter Island, Pitcairn Island, Bora Bora, Tahiti and Fiji. The voyage continues to New Zealand, Australia and the Far East with stops in Bali and Phuket before continuing to India, the spice ports of Arabia, Egypt and the Mediterranean.

On the final portion of the journey, Silver Shadow will pass through the Strait of Gibraltar en route to the Atlantic Isles and Bermuda on a classic Grand Crossing to New York City.