11 Brand New Cruise Ships
Courtesy of Silversea Cruises
Silversea: Silver Spirit
800/722-9955; silversea.com; 7 nights from $3,078
Launch Date: December 2009
Cabins: 270; from 312 to 1,168 square feet
Routes: 14-day transatlantic crossings; 7-night itineraries in the Mediterranean and Caribbean
Top Features: Butler service for every cabin, along with flat-screen TV’s; the Show Lounge, which hosts theater productions as well as Silversea’s new culinary program, L’École des Chefs; six restaurants, including a 1930’s-style supper club and the healthy Pool Grille, with individual volcanic-rock plates for grilling vegetables and lean meats.
Don’t Miss: Customizing your in-room scent; you have a choice of three from Italian perfumer Laura Tonatto.