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Expand Your Mind & Horizons Aboard Silversea Cruises

June 17, 2015 Cruise No Comments Email Email

Ultra-luxury cruise line, Silversea Cruises, offers guests the opportunity to further enhance their travel experience with its onboard Silver Perspectives Enrichment Programme, which features a fascinating array of specialised guest experts including destination consultants, enrichment lecturers, renowned chefs and prominent authors.


The programme welcomes some of the world’s most  enlightening speakers to travel onboard  voyages, covering a wide range of fields, such as science, health, politics, music, history and photography, to name a few.

Karen Christensen, General Manager & Director Sales/Marketing, Australasia, says the programme adds an inspiring and educational level to cruising.

“Many travellers are searching for enrichment that fosters learning and personal growth.  Our Silver Perspectives Enrichment Programme broadens their perspective as they sail from one beautiful destination to the next, while enjoying the signature luxurious comforts of a Silversea Cruise.  We provide access to fascinating lecturers and the opportunity to join onshore activities alongside these knowledgeable destination consultants.”

As part of the Silver Perspectives Enrichment Programme, select voyages also feature Relais & Chateaux’s only cooking school at sea, L’Écoledes Chefs, and a series of wine voyages that are joined by world-class vintners.

Silversea hosts a diverse selection of renowned guest lecturers including:

V3534: John Tabbutt-McCarthy, a  world traveller, naval and history student, now a leading cruise industry speaker and destination consultant specialising in European history, constitutional monarchy and maritime history.  Departing Hong Kong on 12 December 2015, Silversea welcomes John Tabbutt-McCarthy aboard Silver Shadow where she sails through Vietnam discovering its dynamic culture, French colonial flair and bustling metropolis cities over nine days.

V5520: Captain William Wells, a master mariner, former ship’s captain and licensed commercial marine pilot, Wells’ seafaring career spanned just short of 49 years, where he regularly handled many of the world’s largest ships.  Captain William Wells travels aboard Silver Spirit where he and fellow guests sail through Greece and Turkey on an incredible 7-day voyage, departing Istanbul, Turkey on 20 July 2015.

V5537: Dr Herb Keyser, a man of many talents, Dr Herb Keyser has spent his life as a doctor, musician, author and world traveller, serving as a Lt. Colonel in the United States Army Medical Corps during the Vietnam War, scripted numerous medical journals as well as travel and musical inspired books. Departing Los Angeles on 21 December 215, Dr Keyser will travel aboard Silver Spirit as she sails through the captivating wonders of Central America for 17 days.

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