ver Whisper, Wind & Discoverer first up for Silversea refurb

  • Yacht-like feel after refurb
  • teak to be added to restaurants
  • Hand woven carpet
Amanda Middler and Linda McCorry of Silversea cruises at the Silversea Cruise event on board Silver Cloud in Dublin, August 26 2015

Amanda Middler and Linda McCorry of Silversea cruises on board Silver Cloud in Dublin

Silversea Cruises is to spend $170m  refreshing the look of its fleet, as well as adding some modern touches. An upgrade project will begin with three ships in 2016,.

Classic cruise ships Silver Whisper and Silver Wind and expedition ship Silver Discoverer will be the first to be refurbished.

Silver Whisper will be refurbished by the end of 2016 to get the ship ready for its 2017 world cruise.

  • Suites will be fitted with dark emperor marble floors in the bathrooms.
  • The sun deck will get a newly tiled pool and new loungers.
  • The Restaurant and La Terrazza will receive new furniture and carpet or hard-wood parquet.
  • Two new satellite antennas will increase Internet speeds. Interactive TVs and on-demand movies will be added to every cabin.

Silver Wind will be refurbished during an October 2016 dry dock.

  • Upgrades as with Silver Whisper to cabins, technology and restaurants.
  • The pool deck will receive all new teak decking to offer a yacht-like feel.

Silver Discoverer will be refurbished during an October 2016 dry dock.

  • Focus will be on public spaces. The Restaurant will be remodeled with a more modern look, the pool grill will get new furniture and the Discoverer Lounge will be remade from a breakfast venue into an upscale lounge.
  • The Explorer Lounge will receive new AV technology and furniture.
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