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Radio Guest List—Silversea Cruises Silver Muse—April 29, 2017

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Gruppo01This week, the Peter Greenberg Worldwide Radio Show broadcasts from the inaugural voyage of the luxury cruise ship Silver Muse, operated by Silversea Cruises. Gene Sloan, USA Today’s Cruise Editor, joins Peter to discuss the uptick in demand for cruising—the industry is now commissioning ships faster than they can be built. Alessandro Zanello, Captain of the Silver Muse, reveals the features of the ship that feel most luxurious for a vessel’s commander and his favorite ports of call. Janice Wald Henderson, Dining Editor and Food Critic for Porthole Cruise magazine, dishes about her adventures eating from stern to bow on the Silver Muse and the importance of authentic ingredients and close attention to detail. There’s all of that and more as the Peter Greenberg Worldwide Radio Show broadcasts at sea from the Silver Muse.

Click here to listen to the show streaming live from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. ET on Saturday, April 29, 2017.

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Gene Sloan, USA Today’s Cruise Editor, discusses the cruise industry demand, how ships are needed faster than they can be built, and the pricing points on cruises—mass market ships are increasing service charges while luxury lines are moving to be truly all inclusive.

Manfredi Lefebvre d’Ovidio, Owner and Chairman of Silversea Cruises, talks about the growth of the cruise industry and evolution of luxury ships.

Captain Alessandro Zanello, Captain of the Silver Muse, reveals the features of the ship that feel most luxurious for a vessel’s commander, and his favorite ports of call.

Matthew Upchurch, CEO of Virtuoso, explains the need for travel advisors in the do-it-yourself Internet age.

Colleen McDaniel, Senior Executive Editor for Cruise Critic, talks about understated luxury, consistency, and what she looks for in a cruise ship bathroom.

Carolyn Spencer Brown, Editor-In-Chief at Cruise Critic, discusses current trends in cruising. She notes that mass market companies are pulling out the stops to make their ships more attractive, while luxury liners are becoming a home base for adventurers between ports of call.

Wendy Perrin, Owner of WendyPerrin.com, confesses that cruises can be primarily about the ports, and she shares how much you can see in just a few hours.

Rudi Scholdis, Culinary Director of Silver Muse, chats with Peter about the joys and challenges of his job during a huge evolution in the way travelers eat at sea.

Janice Wald Henderson, Dining Editor and Food Critic for Porthole Cruise magazine, dishes about her adventures eating from stern to bow on the Silver Muse and the importance of authentic ingredients and attention to detail.

By Mara Marski for PeterGreenberg.com

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