-- Silversea Cruises is returning to Africa in 2005 after a
year-long hiatus, and it expanded a partnership with Micato Safaris
to offer additional pre- and post-cruise land packages on the
A spokesman for
Silversea said demand was on the rise for exotic itineraries.
"People are getting comfortable traveling again," he said. "Africa
has always been well-received in the past."
Micato will offer
three tour options on the Silver Wind's six Africa cruises in March
and December 2005: a three-night program with stays at Relais &
Chateaux properties, a four-night safari into the Londolozi Private
Game Reserve and a five-night safari into Botswana and
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