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Fly and Cruise for less with Silversea

Silversea launches exclusive air promotion for UK customers

Cruising in Africa, South Pacific, Asia and the Caribbean is now more accessible than ever before with the launch of return airfares for just £299 with Silversea.
The promotion is available only to customers living in the UK and is available on select voyages from September through to March 2016.


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Royal Opera House artists to perform on Silversea Mediterranean cruise

Silversea has collaborated with the world renowned Royal Opera House to bring an exclusive series of performances to guests on a unique voyage.
The 10-day Silver Wind voyage will depart on 12 August from Barcelona to Civitavecchia, Rome. It will feature two evening performances, a Tea Dance with the pianist Michael Robinson, and a sing-along performance by Royal Opera House artists.


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Russian Ballet stars to take centre stage on Silversea's Silver Spirit

Daria Khokhlova and Artemy Belyakov,
Ultra-luxury Silversea Cruises will welcome Daria Khokhlova and Artemy Belyakov, ballet solo performers of the State Academic Bolshoi Theatre of Russia, for an exclusive series of performances on board Silver Spirit's 19 August Mediterranean cruise, sailing roundtrip from Istanbul. The dance stars will appear on stage in the ship's elegant Show Lounge for three performances during the nine-day voyage, which will visit destinations in Greece and Turkey.

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Celebrity Cruises names Kate McCue as the industry's first-ever American female Captain

Kate McCue
For the first time in Celebrity Cruises’ history, an American female will take the helm of a mega-ton cruise ship. At 37 years of age, San Francisco native Kate McCue will command Celebrity Summit – a 91,000-ton, 965-foot ship in the Celebrity Cruises fleet, sailing between the eastern United States and Bermuda. As Captain, she will be responsible for the safe navigation of the ship and the onboard experience of its 2,158 guests and 952 crew members.

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MSC Cruises adds flexibility with revamped Group Booking policy

MSC Cruises is transforming its Group Booking policy, giving travel agents more time to market and sell cabins without a deposit.
Retailers will now be able to hold options for up to 12 weeks before making a financial commitment while payment terms have been relaxed so balances can be paid in staggered steps up to 15 days before departure.


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