Published 21 December 2022
Buckie Got It, St Kitts Nevis News Source
St. Kitts Extends Warm Hospitality to Silver Dawn
|On Its Inaugural Cruise Call|
Basseterre, St. Kitts (21 December 2022) – St. Kitts continues to maintain a stellar repertoire of being a competitive cruise destination. Today, St. Kitts welcomed the cruise vessel “Silver Dawn” to its shores as it embarks on its first visit to the island. Silver Dawn provides a new world of luxury within the cruise arena sporting sumptuous suites and outstanding itineraries coupled with cutting-edge design and technology. The vessel has a guest capacity of 596 cruise passengers and 411 crew members while carrying 40,700 tonnages. Silver Dawn is the third ship in Silversea Cruises’ Muse Class. It began sailing in 2022 and exudes a classic yet modern structure granting its passengers a high level of comfort, aesthetics, and relaxation.
“Today, it is my honour to welcome the luxury cruise vessel “Silver Dawn” to St. Kitts. Luxury cruise vessels adding St. Kitts to their cruise itineraries is a testament to our commitment to cultivating, preserving, and developing a unique tourism product. It is a major accomplishment to welcome cruise ships of such high caliber to our island. As the 2022-2023 cruise season progresses, I am pleased with the increased economic opportunities cruise activity has afforded our tourism stakeholders. It is a direct result of our commitment to expand our partnerships with various cruise lines, thus strengthening our cruise presence across multiple itineraries,” remarked Honourable Marsha T. Henderson, Minister of Tourism.
The destination is multifaceted, providing the opportunity to indulge in various excursion tours and experiences, such as soul-soothing afternoon lounging at its pristine beaches, informational dialogue as guests venture into the rich history of St. Kitts, or stimulating adventure pursuits in its lush rainforest hikes, ATV tours, kayaking, and zip-lining.
“Cruise passengers are visiting St. Kitts during one of its most festive and busy periods, which presents an invaluable opportunity to immerse in our cultural displays of food, music, warm hospitality, and ethereal experiences, to name a few. Robust cruise activity adds to the destination’s roster of achievements as we culminate a productive year for tourism in St. Kitts,” shared Mrs. Melnecia Marshall, Deputy Chief Executive Officer at the St. Kitts Tourism Authority.
St. Kitts continues to experience rich cruise activity as the season progresses.