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DestinationsTMKoh Samui, ThailandNorwegian Fjordcontinued from page 3The Netherlands – departing August 19, 2018. Norway is oneof the most beautiful destinations on earth. In fact, this country’s fjords are so “remarkably stunning” that several have been inscribed on UNESCO’s World Heritage List for their “outstanding universal value.” These magnificent fjords are known not only for natural beauty, but for manmade wonders as well. Look forwardto seeing this land of Vikings with their long ships when you visit the region’s villages and towns. Experience the culture and lifestyle of the Norwegians as you take time to enjoy some of the locals’ favorite cinnamon buns and fresh cheeses – the perfect break after a long walk or hike. And, look forward to being in the land ofthe Midnight Sun! Ports of call include Oslo, Stavanger, Flam,and Haugesund, Norway. Please give us a call or stop by. We look forward to making all your arrangements on one – or all three – of these exceptional cruises for the new year.TIPS, TRENDS & UPDATESSILVERSEA CRUISESSILVERSEA CRUISES AND PENINSULA HOTELSUNVEIL GRAND ASIA PACIFIC VOYAGEThere are not enough superlatives to accurately describe what an incredible and truly once-in-a-lifetime opportunity it would be to cruise aboard Silversea’s flagship – the stunning new 596-guest Silver Muse on a 73-day Asia Grand Voyage, beginning February 2, 2019 in Sydney, Australia and concluding in Tokyo, Japan on April 16, 2019. With unique, exclusive experiences developed in partnership with Peninsula Hotels, this 73-day Grand Voyage will conclude in the heart of Japan’s renowned Cherry Blossom season with an inclusive 3-night package and gala event at Tokyo’s elegant and classic Peninsula Hotel. Deemed as some of world’s most remote and beautiful areas, the western lands of the Pacific Ocean offer contrasting landscapes and cultures like nowhere else on the planet. Mountains, deserts and coral reefs thrive within a few miles of beautiful cities, hidden gems and islands in this distant – yet fascinating – part of the world. Look forward to being one of justa few hundred special guests who will sail from the sunny shores of Sydney and alongside the beautiful landscapes of New Zealand, before sailing upwards towards the mixed cultures and thousand-year old traditions of South East Asia. This first-time voyage will offerunprecedented exploration and discovery as you will be invited to delve into the landscapes, lifestyles and local traditions – some of which date back thousands of years. A succession of exclusive, unprecedented events, land programs and local experiences have been developed hand-in-hand with the prestigious Peninsula Group, recognized as a “luxury protagonist in the region’s tourism.” Aboard and on shore, a team of historians, local specialists and Chefs will share their expertise with you as they provide the ultimate discovery tools to conquer the mysteries of the Far East. This Asia Grand Voyage – also available in segments – is a signature product of Silversea’s new 2019 season and available now for booking. Indeed, Silver Muse redefines ultra-luxury ocean travel – enhancing the small-ship intimacy and spacious all-suite accommodations that are the hallmarks of the Silversea experience. The addition of SilverMuse expands Silversea’s fleet to nine ships, and once again will significantly raise the bar in the ultra-luxury cruise market with a wealth of enhancements to the onboard experience, while continuing to satisfy your uncompromising requirement for comfort, service, and quality. Please give us a call or stop by. We look forward to answering your questions and making all your arrangements for this once-in-a-lifetime Asia Grand Voyage.• February 2-17, 2019 – Sydney, Australia to Auckland,New Zealand. Ports of call will include Eden and Melbourne, Australia; with stops in New Zealand to include Milford Sound, Doubtful Sound, Stewart Island, Port Chalmers, Lytellton, Picton, Gisborne, Tauranga and Auckland.• February 17 – March 7, 2019 – Auckland, New Zealand to Bali (Benoa.) Ports of call include Bay Of Islands, New Zealand; with Australian ports to include Sydney, Adelaide, Kangaroo Island, Albany, and Freemantle; before disembarking in Bali (Benoa.)• March 7-21, 2019 – Bali (Benoa) to Singapore.Ports of call include Leinbat, Indonesia; Sandakan, Malaysia; Romblon, Manila, Caron and Palawan, Philippines; and Kota Kinabula, Malaysia before disembarking in Singapore.• March 21 – April 3 – Singapore to Hong Kong, China. Ports will include Koh Samui and Laem Chabang, Thailand; Ho Chi Minh City and DaNang, Vietnam before disembarkation in Hong Kong, China.4

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