Silversea Cruises, and their fleet of recently renovated ships, will stop at 250 new destinations in 2018, with the total available destinations nearing 1,000. In all, the nine ships from across Silversea’s Classic and Expedition fleet will visit 130 countries.
Key highlights of the Ocean Cruise destinations for 2018 are the UNESCO heritage sites to which Silversea guests will have access, including the Italian Amalfi Coast and Halong Bay, Vietnam.
Additionally, Silver Cloud, the fleet’s most luxurious expedition cruise ship, will be debuting for a calendar year in 2018.
Silver Cloud starts 2018 as an ice-class expedition ship following an extensive refurbishment and conversion. Silver Discoverer sails deeper into Asia, with many new destinations in Thailand, Malaysia, Vietnam, Cambodia, the Philippines, and Japan.
Here are several itinerary highlights with Silversea in 2018:
The Ultimate Mediterranean Experience: Silversea’s flagship, Silver Muse, takes travelers on a 44-day journey through the Mediterranean. This Grand Voyage will call at 39 different ports in nine different countries, including the Greek Isles, the Balearics, the French Riviera, Tuscany, and Amalfi Coast.
New Asian Experience: Silversea will be offering five voyages to the Philippines on three different ships (Silver Shadow, Silver Whisper, Silver Muse). A key highlight destination is the island of Palawan, voted the “Best Island in the World” for the second time in a row.
Africa & Indian Ocean: Several voyages are available that journey into the heart of the Indian Ocean, exploring the Vanilla Islands, with multiple visits to Maldives, Seychelles, Madagascar, Mayotte, and Reunion.
This story originally appeared on www.travelagentcentral.com.