Silver Whisper welcomed in domestic waters in line with national goals

 Wednesday, March 30, 2022 


Cruise Saudi has welcomed another Silversea cruise ship, named Silver Whisper, to sail Saudi waters. A plaque and key exchange ceremony was held at both Jeddah Islamic Port and Yanbu Port last week to welcome the ship. This is the second ship from Silversea to sail in Saudi after Silver Spirit took part in a trial summer season in 2020; making it one of just a few ships to sail during the pandemic.

Silver Whisper, an ultra-luxury cruise ship, will be the fourth ship to sail the Saudi waters around the Red Sea as part of its World Cruise 2022, Tale of Tales. Over 138-days, the ship will visit 69 destinations in 32 countries.

Throughout the World Cruise, Silversea will welcome celebrated creatives – Tale Tellers – aboard Silver Whisper—each of whom will unique insights on a variety of topics and will contribute a chapter to the Tale of Tales anthology, which will be gifted to guests as a keepsake upon the journey’s conclusion.   

The cruise ship has been designed for luxury-seekers and offers spacious, ocean-view suites that include butler services, and most with private verandas. Silver Whisper also includes a shipboard boutique with collections from top designers, world-class cuisine served in four restaurants, multi-tiered show lounge, swimming pool and pool deck, beauty salon, wellness spa, fitness center, library and other venues.  

Lars Clasen, the Chief Executive Officer of Cruise Saudi, had said that they were pleased to welcome another exciting cruise ship. Silver Whisper will sail across the country’s pristine and crystalline waters. They offer the tourists, specifically those who seek extravagance some truly memorable experiences.  

Cruise Saudi was launched with a clear goal to establish cruising as a new economic pillar. It is another growth engine in the experiential dimension to the country’s flourishing tourism industry. The nation is in a position to showcase their beautiful country. These include untapped beaches and islands to the rich cultural heritage, history and hospitality of the people.  

Captain Macarone Palmieri Michele, Master of Silver Whisper said that  on behalf of everyone at Silversea Cruises, he thanked Cruise Saudi and the local authorities for the warm welcome to Jeddah and Yanbu Ports. Travelling aboard Silver Whisper, the guests will discover each of the destinations as part of our Tale of Tales World Cruise 2022.

Cruise Saudi has welcomed and has partnerships with several major international cruise lines including MSC Cruises, Scenic Group, Viking and Silversea which have completed more than 70 sailings during the summer and winter seasons in 2021 and 2022.

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