Top 6 Travel Trends from Silversea Cruises

Top 6 Travel Trends from Silversea Cruises

While 2020 posed unique challenges to those with a passion for traveling, the encouraging response to Silversea Cruises’ new 2022-2023 itineraries has affirmed travelers’ enthusiasm for discovering the world.

Silversea’s largest itinerary deployment in history (315 new voyages for 2022-2023) generated renewed interest from travelers, both previous and new guests to Silversea.

Booking stats:
• December 2020 saw 20% more bookings than the best December on record
• Seeing double the amount of bookings for 2022-2023 from previous years
• More than 40% of the guest bookings are new to the brand

Read on to find out more about the top six cruising destinations for future travel with recommended voyages for each.

1. Cultural Immersion in the Mediterranean

Recent booking data affirms that Silversea cruisers worldwide are attracted to the Mediterranean. Travelers will stroll the streets of Pompeii, explore cathedrals, from Michelangelo's basilica of St. Peter in the Vatican City to Gaudí's Sagrada Familia in Barcelona, see the blue domes and whitewashed houses of Santorini, explore the antiquities of Ephesus, and enjoy the beaches and cuisine of the Côte d'Azur.

Recommended voyage: Athens (Piraeus) to Athens (Piraeus) (September 20 - October 5, 2022)

2. Northern Europe & the British Isles Exploration

The British Isles is home to ancient castles, cathedrals, and landscaped gardens, while the Baltic Sea has rustic towns, museums, and fjords. Guests will relive the sixties with a stroll down Liverpool's Penny Lane; sail along the same coastlines as the Vikings did almost a thousand years ago; and discover the imperial heritage of St. Petersburg with its Hermitage Museum, palaces, and churches.

Recommended voyage: Copenhagen to Stockholm (June 21-28, 2022)

3. Back to Mother Nature in Alaska

Beyond its frontier towns, totem poles, and Russian churches, Alaska, America's 49th state, is home to a landscape of mountains, forests, glaciers, and fjords. Hike along Tongass National Park's Mendenhall Glacier for vistas, climb the granite walls of the White Pass for views of Skagway River or take in the Misty Fjords from above during a floatplane tour.

Recommended voyage: Yokohama (Tokyo) to Seward (Anchorage, Alaska) (May 24-June 9, 2022)

4. Polar Exploration on the Journey of a Lifetime to Antarctica

Antarctica, the White Continent, beckons adventure seekers and nature lovers with icebergs, glaciers and wildlife including penguins, seals, whales, and seabirds. Hike volcanic shores dotted with snow and penguins, paddle through mazes of floating ice in a kayak, or take a dip in the waters of Deception Island, a volcanic caldera near the Antarctic Peninsula.

Recommended voyage: Ushuaia to Ushuaia (January 28 - February 15, 2023)

5. A Wildlife-rich Expedition in the Galápagos Aboard New Ship Silver Origin

For those seeking transformative adventure, few places on Earth rival the Galápagos Islands for their ecological diversity. Situated at the intersection of three Pacific Ocean currents, this archipelago of 19 islands and numerous islets is home to unique wildlife such as lava lizards, marine iguanas, giant tortoises, sea lions, and the only penguin species found north of the equator.

Recommended voyage: Baltra to San Cristóbal (June 11-18, 2022)

6. Experiencing Remote Wilderness in the Kimberley, Australia

One of the world's last remaining authentic wildernesses, the rarely-visited Kimberley is tucked in the northern region of Western Australia and is home to wildlife, canyons, and ancient rock art. Take a flight over the Bungle Bungle Range, speed through the waters of the Horizontal Falls by Zodiac, and explore the Hunter River region.

Recommended voyage: Darwin to Fremantle (Perth), Western Australia (August 3-20, 2022)

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