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Resorts World Cruises launches new 5-Night Hong Kong to Okinawa route

RW1 Official Maiden Arrival Ceremony in Naha Okinawa

Resorts World Cruises debuts its inaugural 5-Night cruise from Hong Kong to Okinawa, targeting monthly departures. The move expands the company’s itineraries and fortifies Okinawa’s standing in regional cruise tourism.

NAHA, OKINAWA – Resorts World Cruises continued its expansion of new itineraries this week with Resorts World One’s inaugural 5-Night cruise from Hong Kong to Okinawa, which include Naha and Miyakojima. Departing from Hong Kong on 15 October 2023, Resorts World One arrives in Naha and Miyakojima on 17 and 18 October 2023 respectively, offering monthly departures from Hong Kong to Okinawa on selected Sundays*. Voted as one of the Top 10 Best Islands in Asia for the Conde Nast Traveller Reader’s Choice Awards 2023, Okinawa is an all-time favourite paradise destination for many travellers. Getting there will be a breeze aboard the Resorts World One with cruise fares starting from HK$ 3,520 per guest based on twin sharing.

To commemorate this milestone and joyous occasion, a special welcome event was held in Naha to celebrate Resorts World One’s first arrival into the capital city of Okinawa. As part of the ceremony, Mr. Hiroshi Teruya, Executive Vice President, Naha Port Authority; Mr. Yukimasa Adaniya, Managing Director, of Agricultural Cooperative Association of Okinawa Prefecture (JA Okinawa); Mr. Hiroki Matori, Senior Executive Director, Okinawa Convention & Visitors Bureau (OCVB), together with Mr. Michael Goh, President of Resorts World Cruises officiated the ship’s inaugural arrival. In addition, the Okinawa Tourism Bureau also made special arrangements to welcome disembarking guests in Naha with a dazzling cultural performance.

“We are excited to expand our itineraries with Okinawa as our new destination for our 5-Night cruises aboard the Resorts World One from Hong Kong. Okinawa has so much to offer and we look forward to visiting beyond Naha and Miyakojima in the near future,” said Mr. Michael

Goh, President of Resorts World Cruises. “As we will be calling monthly to Okinawa, we thank the local authorities for their ongoing support as we continue to work closely together to grow the inbound tourism for Japan and for the overall regional cruise tourism industry,” he added.

Taking a cruise vacation to Okinawa offers a new experience altogether, which promises to be fun, unique and memorable. It’s really one of the best ways to get an overall feel of Okinawa and to visit the different destinations within the Okinawa islands, minus the hassle of taking different modes of transportation, checking in and out of hotels, packing and unpacking at each destination. Hop on aboard the Resorts World One from Hong Kong, one of the world’s best-connected cities and enjoy a seamless 5-Night Naha – Miyakojima cruise vacation departing from Hong Kong on selected Sundays* every month.

In conjunction with the cruise to Okinawa, Resorts World Cruises further collaborated with Japan Agriculture (JA) Okinawa to bring some of its renowned Wagyu beef for the Resorts World One, as well as for the Genting Dream cruise ship. Between 15 November and 15 December 2023, guests will get the opportunity to participate in the JA Okinawa Wagyu Beef Cooking Demonstrations, as well as savour authentic Okinawan cuisine prepared using fresh farm-to-table Okinawa local products at selected onboard specialty restaurants.

With the city of Naha as the main gateway to Okinawa, guests may explore various hallmark attractions. These include immersing yourself in the bustling festivals, bars and cafes at Kokusai Street, amazing duty-free shopping at T-Galleria Okinawa and also enjoying the water activities at Naminoue Beach while admiring the shrines. Discover more beautiful spots at your next destination in Miyakojima with the country’s best beaches, filled with exciting water-related activities at Yonaha Maehama beach, Sunayama beach and Painagama Beach. Not to be missed are also the uniquely designed bridges, traditional architecture and colourful festivals.

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