Silversea Christens New Flagship Silver Muse

Silversea Christens New Flagship Silver Muse

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MONTE CARLO, Monaco, April 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Ultra-luxury cruise line Silversea welcomed His Serene Highness the Prince Albert II of Monaco, His Excellency Minister of  State of the Principality, Serge Telle, His Excellency Archbishop of Monaco Barsi, Mr. Peter Greenberg (CBS-TV Travel Editor, Master of Ceremony), Mr. Geoffrey Kent (Abercrombie & Kent Founder), Mr. Gerald Lawless (Chairman of WTCC), VIPs and other distinguished guests to Port Hercule in the heart of Monaco, for an intimate ceremony marking the christening of the latest addition to their fleet, Silver Muse.  

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The historic celebration, which was hosted by Silversea Chairman Manfredi Lefebvre d’Ovidio, and was honoured by the amazing performance of Sinfonietta Orchestra of Rome, as well as the renowned Violinist Charlie Siem, providing the ceremony with a very elegant and amazing atmosphere. 

Silver Muse, the ninth ship in the Silversea fleet, caters to the most discerning passengers at sea, offering the highest expression of elegance and comfort, redefining the ultra-luxury cruising experience. 

Over the past two weeks, guests invited from around the world have had the opportunity to preview the new flagship on a number of exclusive sailings in the Mediterranean. Initial feedback from members of the press, trade and industry representatives alike has been overwhelmingly positive, with the quality of finish delivered by Fincantieri and levels of service by Silversea crew exceeding guests’ expectations.    

Accommodating 596 guests, the ship boasts an  unrivalled selection of dining options on board including three restaurants  new to the Silversea fleet. These are Atlantide, a seafood and grill concept  that represents the ultimate in excellence and creativity using the finest ingredients sourced from across the world; the Asian-accented Indochine; and  an Italian-themed poolside restaurant Spaccanapoli which serves home-made Italian pizzas throughout the day. These give guests on Silver Muse a choice of eight restaurants and also the freedom to eat “anything, anywhere, anytime” on the ship.  

The ship is also home to the unique Zàgara Beauty Spa which offers a sanctuary of leisure and comfort, transporting guests on a journey of the five senses tailored to their individual needs and preferences. 

Monaco is not simply the base for Silversea’s operations, it is the natural home for the company’s proud Monegasque history. Silversea showcases the culture, traditions and values of the Principality to the world, with its nine ships visiting over 800 different ports of call each year.  

Attending the christening ceremony, H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco said: “On behalf of the Principality of Monaco I would like to extend a warm welcome to Silver Muse, its crew and passengers. She represents the next generation of cruise ships in both fuel efficiency and energy saving technology. We share with Silversea common values and principles in relation with responsable environmental practices and the development of a sustainable business activity. The preservation of the oceans is a crucial priority for future generations.”

Manfredi Lefebvre d’Ovidio, Silversea Chairman, said: “The close ties between Silversea and the Principality of Monaco reflect not  only our commitment to this beautiful region but also the history and values  that we adhere to. Silversea is an Italian family-owned business yet our heart  will always be shared with the Principality as we continue to go from strength  to strength. As the home of Silversea, Monaco was always the natural choice  for the christening of our new flagship, Silver Muse, and it is with  great pleasure that we can share this milestone with both the residents and  guests of the Principality.” 

Roberto Martinoli, CEO at Silversea Cruises, added: “Silversea is associated with exceptional quality and voyages that leave long lasting memories of discovery  and wonder. At a time when we are investing in our entire fleet Silver Muse offers guests a taste of what is to come. Silver Muse represents an evolution of the  hallmarks that set Silversea apart from the competition. With eight dining  options offering 28 variations of culinary delights, Silver Muse has redefined the art of gastronomy at sea. With more open-air spaces and state of the art facilities we are sure  that both new and returning guests will enjoy unforgettable memories on board.” 

For information on Silversea’s flagship, Silver Museclick here 

To discover Silversea’s unrivalled list of  destinations and itineraries, click here

About Silversea Cruises 

Silversea Cruises, which is chaired by Manfredi Lefebvre d’Ovidio, is recognized as an innovator in the ultra-luxury cruise line industry, offering guests large-ship amenities aboard its intimate, all-suite vessels: Silver WindSilver ShadowSilver WhisperSilver Spirit and Silver Muse – all designed to offer an atmosphere of conviviality and casual elegance. With the inclusion of  the expedition ships Silver ExplorerSilver GalapagosSilver Discoverer, and with Silver Cloud joining the Expedition fleet in November 2017, Silversea’s itineraries encompass all seven continents and feature worldwide luxury cruises to the Mediterranean, Caribbean, both Polar Regions and 1000 fascinating destinations in between.” 


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