Cruising is one of the fastest growing categories in the travel industry. Within that sector, luxury cruising is seeing the fastest growth in its history. Travelers are looking for five-star luxury while visiting less traveled destinations that are harder to access. One of the more popular destinations is Antarctica. To meet the demand for luxury expedition cruising, the design and standards of expedition ships are rapidly changing. Watch as Peter Greenberg takes a look at the Silver Cloud, a Silversea cruise ship that has been totally rebuilt, redesigned, and converted into a specially reinforced ice class ship, becoming the first luxury expedition ship designed to meet this growing demand.
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By Peter Greenberg for PeterGreenberg.com