Dnata 'Gourmet cruise' from Dubai
Dubai, February 20, 2008
Luxury Middle East travel company, Dnata Travel Services, has announced a unique opportunity for gourmets to enjoy a gastronomic feast aboard an ultra-luxury cruise liner departing from Dubai.
Cruise ship, SilverWhisper, will depart on October 23, and is the only Middle East departure in a new collection of 14 food and beverage themed cruises offered in 2008 by Silversea Cruises, said a top official.
Iain Andrew, divisional senior vice president, Dnata Travel Services, said: “Silversea Cruises are known for their exotic worldwide itineraries, luxurious all-suite accommodations, gracious service and sumptuous gourmet cuisine, and Dnata is proud to be able to offer this fantastic opportunity for gourmet cruise enthusiasts to depart on a voyage of this nature from Dubai.'
“Cruising is still in its infancy in Dubai, but it is becoming increasingly popular as our clients begin to discover the ease and convenience of staying in one place, whilst visiting many different locations, coupled with the very high standards of privacy and service Dnata can offer thanks to our partnership with Silversea Cruises,” he added.
Trudy Redfern, Silversea's Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing for UK, Ireland and Middle East Markets, said: 'Our culinary and wine theme cruises are enriching lifestyle experiences offering a great way to travel and learn.'
Host, Stanislas Marchal, from Vranken-Pommery Monopole, will be on board to provide enriching lectures, conduct special tastings of vintage blends and guide guests on excursions to celebrated wineries and vineyards in select ports of call during the 15-day cruise from Dubai to Singapore.-TradeArabia News Service