TTG – Luxury travel news
Jul 23, 2021by April Hutchinson
Silversea Cruises offers guests free private transfers from home to airport starting in the spring
Blacklane will operate Silversea’s new chauffeur service for customers
The company said it was the first “ultra-luxury cruise line to offer its customers private executive transfers as standard,” the move being part of a collaboration with global chauffeur service Blacklane.
Silversea said he was launching the service as a way to “improve the smoothness of travelers’ travel,” with guests able to be picked up from their homes in a private vehicle with a driver and transferred up to 50 miles to their local airport or directly to the ship. , on the way there or on the way back.
The option is available in approximately 200 cities in 50 countries on new full-price bookings for travel departing March 30, 2022.
“We are delighted to offer our customers a comprehensive door-to-door trip on all trips, further enhancing our all-inclusive offering for guest convenience,” said Roberto Martinoli, President and CEO of Silversea. “With the introduction of Blacklane chauffeured transfers, we are expanding our branded level of service to start from the moment travelers leave their homes and finish when they return.”
“We are honored to set a new standard in the ultra-luxury cruising experience,” said Jens Wohltorf, co-founder and CEO of Blacklane. “With our private chauffeur service, the first and last miles of customer journeys are now integrated into Silversea’s itinerary. It’s a five-star, door-to-door experience.
The new chauffeur service comes with other inclusions such as free shore excursions, round-trip air travel, and airport-to-ship transfers for all trips in the new 2022 Itinerary Collection / 2023 from Silversea.
Silversea is launching the ninth ship in its fleet next week, with Silver Moon leaving for the Greek Islands, including the full launch of its new SALT culinary program. The christening ceremony is on board in Athens on July 28.