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Resorts World Cruises debuts in Surabaya with the Genting Dream

Revitalizing the cruise and tourism industry in Indonesia and across the region.

SURABAYA, INDONESIA – Resorts World Cruises celebrated a new milestone with its maiden voyage to Surabaya on the Genting Dream with over 3,500 passengers from her dual homeports in Singapore and Malaysia (via Port Klang). In addition to Surabaya as a destination, the ship will also visit North Bali the following day as part of Resorts World Cruises special Indonesia cruise itinerary to celebrate the year-end holiday period.

“Resorts World Cruises is excited to include both Surabaya and North Bali as destinations for this special Indonesia cruise from both our homeports. Indonesia remains an important cruise market with huge potential both as a destination and source market for the FlyCruise sector. We would like to thank the local authorities, travel and business partners, media and consumers for their ongoing support, as we continue to work closely together to revitalize the cruise and tourism sector in Indonesia and across the region in a post COVID era”, said Mr. Michael Goh, President of Resorts World Cruises.

During the ship’s visit to Surabaya, guests disembarking had the opportunity to explore many of the city’s hidden gems, which include famous landmarks such as the Four Faced Buddha monument with the biggest and tallest Four Faces Deity statue in Indonesia; the spectacular view of Putuk Truno Waterfall or Mount Penanggugan in Tretes; shopping at Pasar Genteng and Tunjungan Plaza and so much more. The Indonesia adventure continues in North Bali the following day, as the ship makes a special stop to offer guests more exciting local attractions. These include various gorgeous and photo worthy places like the Kekeran Rice Terrace, as well as the protected sanctuary of Plataran Menjangan Resort Bali and also West Bali; or diving in the pristine waters of Menjangan Island and more.

The Genting Dream, ‘A Resort Cruising at Sea’ provides a variety of exciting offerings that are inclusive as part of the cruise fare and package, which include complimentary all day-dining, featuring a wide-spread of international and Asian cuisine, as well as an all-day favourite snack corner. As the World’s First OIC/SMIIC* Standard Halal-Friendly Cruise Ship, Muslim travelers will have access to certified Halal food and beverages at a dedicated section at The Lido restaurant, which also provides vegetarian and Jain cuisine. Prayer rooms are also available on the ship for the convenience of Muslim guests. Other exciting inclusive offerings also available for guests include the amazing international stage performances and movie screenings at the impressive 1,000 seat capacity Zodiac theatre, a water park at sea with a pool and 6 waterslides, rope courses and ziplines, a rock-climbing wall with more recreational activities for the entire family and so much more.

Resorts World Cruises also offers many choices of onboard accommodation with best-in-class services, featuring Interior Staterooms, Oceanview, Balcony staterooms and the luxury suites, “The Palace” – ‘a ship-within-a ship’ private enclave with exclusive amenities and facilities, including its own 24-hour European style butler service.

Travellers from Indonesia can also explore the various FlyCruise options to Singapore or Malaysia to embark on a series of 2 Night and 3 Night cruises to popular destinations with the likes of Penang, Phuket, Kuala Lumpur and more.

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