Monte Carlo, Monaco, 2013-11-27 — /travelprnews.com/ — Silversea Cruises’ Silver Wind has just completed a comprehensive refurbishment during a two-week dry dock in Palermo, Italy this month.
Major enhancements include a complete makeover for the ship’s speciality restaurant Le Champagne, the only Relais & Châteaux restaurant at sea. This popular dining venue has been entirely transformed with an upgraded entrance design, the addition of gleaming, backlit wine displays, a redesigned seating layout, and new wood flooring, fabrics and window treatments.
The ship’s suites, public spaces and dining venues have been freshened up with the installation of stylish new carpets, new upholstery and other soft goods in an overall colour palette of warm earth tones. The Bar, in particular, features all new furniture and furnishings in a contrasting colour scheme of cooler shades of teal mixed with neutral tones of brown and beige.
Other highlights include brand new tiling and deck furniture in the pool area and a redesigned buffet area in the speciality restaurant La Terrazza.
Rounding out the refurbishment was a fresh reconditioning and polishing of teak decks and woodwork. The ship also underwent thorough maintenance on mechanical and propulsion systems.
About Silversea Cruises
Silversea Cruises, which is chaired by Manfredi Lefebvre d’Ovidio, is recognised as an innovator in the luxury cruise line industry, offering guests large-ship amenities aboard its intimate, all-suite vessels: Silver Cloud, Silver Wind, Silver Shadow, Silver Whisper and Silver Spirit – all designed to offer an atmosphere of conviviality and casual elegance. With the inclusion of the expedition ships Silver Explorer, Silver Galapagos, and Silver Discoverer (debuting March 2014), Silversea Cruises’ itineraries encompass all seven continents and feature worldwide luxury cruises to the Mediterranean, Caribbean, both polar regions and over 700 fascinating destinations in between.
In the US, Silversea has been voted “World’s Best” by the readers of Condé NastTraveler (nine times) and Travel + Leisure (seven times), and awarded “Best Luxury Cruise Line” by CruiseReport.com (2012) and “Best Small Ship Cruise Line” by Global Traveler (2013). International awards include “Five Star Diamond Award” from the American Academy of Hospitality Sciences (2013); “Best Small Ship Cruise Line” in the Readers’ Choice survey conducted by Britain’s Condé Nast Traveller magazine (2013); “Best Luxury Cruise Line” by Australia’s Cruise Passenger magazine (2012); “Best Small Luxury Cruise Line” by China’s Travel + Leisure (2012); and “Star Luxury Cruise Company” according to UK’s Travel Bulletin (2013).
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