Antarctica

Silversea's expedition ship adds even more luxury to polar cruises

Silversea's expedition ship adds even more luxury to polar cruises

How much cushier can an expedition to Antarctica or the Arctic get? Silversea’s luxury Silver Explorer — an all-suite ship in which every room comes with a butler — is undergoing a major remodel during a three-week dry dock in the Caribbean.

Suites will receive new furnishings — curtains, carpets, mattresses, etc. — and add granite touches and rainforest showers to some bathrooms, a company statement says.

And it’s making space for 16 new Vista and View suites on Decks 3 and 4 that will feature connecting doors for families and parties traveling together.

The ship’s lounges will be upgraded with new furniture, carpets and wall treatments, and the fitness center will...

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