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New Cruise Line Resorts World Cruises debuts in Singapore

Author: Theodore Koumelis / Date: Wed, 05/18/2022 - 10:41
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The 18-deck 150,695 gross tons Genting Dream can accommodate 3,352 passengers, with a generous space ratio of 45 gross tons per passenger, the most spacious ship in Asia.

Singapore – Resorts World Cruises, a new Asian luxury and dynamic lifestyle cruise brand will have its global debut in Singapore on 15 June 2022 with the Genting Dream. With its inception, Resorts World Cruises aims to position itself as the leading and best cruise line in the region for Asian and internationally sourced passengers, providing diverse international experiences, which can also be customized by the passengers.

The 18-deck 150,695 gross tons Genting Dream can accommodate 3,352 passengers, with a generous space ratio of 45 gross tons per passenger, the most spacious ship in Asia. And with 1,600 crew, she will have the best service with the most crew per passenger compared with any other ship in the region. “The Palace” is a ‘luxury ship-within-a-ship’ at the top deck with 142 suites, including its own exclusive restaurant, bar, sundeck, spa, gym and other facilities with butler service. Genting Dream will cater to a wide Asian demographic that will provide an international cruise experience exceeding its peers.

Resorts World Cruises is a brand extension of Resorts World, a global brand with 46 properties in 8 countries spanning 4 continents, welcoming over 80 million visitors a year and served by more than 30,000 employees. The latest Resorts World property, the US $4.3 billion Resorts World Las Vegas opened in June 2021, the newest integrated resort and the only one to be built on the Las Vegas Strip after more than 10 years and features a 26,000 sq. feet Singapore-inspired Zouk Nightclub, the latest and most exciting nightlife attraction in Las Vegas.

Resorts World Cruises is supported by a management with over 5 decades of international hospitality experience and close to 3 decades of global cruise experience. Resorts World Cruises will be a game-changer, going above and beyond with its rich Asian heritage in culture, hospitality and cuisine, complemented by exciting music and entertainment onboard. Genting Dream is the only halal-friendly cruise ship in the Asia-Pacific region with both certified ‘Halal’ and authentic vegetarian, including Jain vegetarianism, in addition to Western, Japanese, Chinese and other dining venues.

“We started our cruise operations 30 years ago in Singapore and we are excited to again launch the first Resorts World Cruises in Singapore, the first country to re-open cruising in the region. Resorts World Cruises will have its headquarters in Singapore and is committed to making Singapore the leading cruise hub in Asia,” said Tan Sri KT Lim, Executive Chairman of Resorts World Cruises. “We also appreciate the support and trust of the Chinese leasing banks in allowing Resorts World Cruises to charter the Genting Dream,” he continued.

Resorts World Cruises’ cruising lifestyle will be refreshing and exciting on so many levels, catering to all walks of life through a combination of diverse Asian and international offerings and activities. This is further complemented by options to curate and customize overall experiences from ship to shore, based on personal preferences with a pulse on today’s trending lifestyle activities. It all begins before the start of the cruise with a multitude of options to plan, choose and tailor activities according to preferences, including exciting choices to substitute inclusive-meals in the main dining rooms for alternative ala carte food and beverage in specialty restaurants and redemption for similar values at other outlets.

“In response to the evolving market demands and emerging needs for a personalised travel experience, vacationers can now have the ultimate indulgence to enjoy a kaleidoscope of lifestyle experiences onboard Genting Dream. With Resorts World Cruises, we hope vacationers can immerse in a truly unique holiday that is rich in Asian heritage with diverse international experiences on the high seas”, said Mr. Michael Goh, President & Head of International Sales of Resorts World Cruises.

Genting Dream will launch its sailings starting 15 June 2022, in the midst of the Singapore school holidays, with a combination of round-trip cruises, comprising of the 2-Night Getaway Cruise and the 2-Night Weekend Cruise departing Wednesdays and Fridays respectively, as well as the 3-Night Escapade Cruise departing every Sunday. Exciting destination cruise itineraries await vacationers from 30 September 2022 onwards as Resorts World Cruises plans to expand its itineraries with more refreshing 2, 3 and 5-Night destination cruises to other popular neighbouring destinations in Malaysia, Thailand and Indonesia.

Resorts World Cruises is set to provide a memorable cruise vacation with Genting Dream, offering a perfect blend and mix of Asian influenced heritage and diverse international experiences and adventure, ideal for multi-generation families, couples, millennials and more. The fun begins on the deck with a myriad of facilities and services ranging from a giant waterpark with 6 slides and pools, bowling alleys, duty-free shopping with many renowned international brands, spa treatments and well-equipped gyms with personalised qualified trainers. Having received Singapore’s CruiseSafe certification, Genting Dream will be operated with high standards in safety and precautionary measures in accordance with both local and international guidelines.

The state-of-the-art Zodiac theatre will have award-winning and international production shows, led by varied multicultural professional performers, which will also showcase brand new concepts of fusing entertainment and dining experiences at different onboard venues with dedicated themes. In addition, a multitude of thematic onboard activities and fun-filled workshops inspired by popular international destinations and trends will be available, including Styling & Make-Up Workshops, Cultural Workshops, Ikebana Flower Display Classes, Mystical Magic Classes, Play & Learning activities, which are all perfect for kids and families and more.

With so much to do onboard, vacationers are bound to whip up an appetite. Enjoy the comfort of authentic and popular Asian menus, such as traditional Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Malaysian and Singaporean cuisine with certified and dedicated ‘Halal’ and Vegetarian dining venues as well. To top it off, feast on a widespread of global-inspired international cuisine and beverages at any one of the 35 onboard F&B restaurants and bars, comprising of inclusive restaurants and specialty restaurants; created exclusively by award-winning international chefs to satisfy the discerning palate of any epicurean. Enjoy also a series of unique beverage experiences onboard Genting Dream, ranging from the wine to cigar bars. MICE venues and facilities will also be available to cater to diverse events of different scale, ranging from 10 – 1,000 event delegates.

Vacationers will be spoilt for choices with the selection of 1,674 modern accommodations, consisting of Interior staterooms, Oceanview staterooms and Balcony staterooms for that stunning panoramic view at sea, as well as Palace Suites at the iconic and exclusive “The Palace”, occupying the top deck of the ship with private amenities. With lavish, lush and artistry in mind, each suite is fitted with premier bath amenities, Italian bed linens and more and with personalised hospitality and service through the 24-hour European-trained butler concierge service.

In conjunction with the launch and as a gesture of goodwill to thank our vacationers for their continuous support, Resorts World Cruises will offer complimentary cruise credits of equivalent value for all paid affected passengers impacted by World Dream’s cruise cancellations in Singapore between 2 March and 31 August 2022. This is applicable to affected World Dream passengers that have yet to receive any refund from their original booking source. For further enquiries, please email [email protected]

Resorts World Cruises bookings will be available from 18 May 2022 onwards and all cruise payments made to Resorts World Cruises will be kept in a separate account, that will only be drawn down prior to the actual cruise commencement. As such, Resorts World Cruises’ valued passengers can enjoy peace of mind and be assured that their paid cruise fares will remain safe and protected.

Singapore Homeport Deployment

15 June - 28 September 2022 Departures

  • 3-Night Escapade Cruise (Sun)
  • 2-Night Getaway Cruise (Wed)
  • 2-Night Weekend Getaway Cruise (Fri)

30 September 2022 - 28 April 2023 Departures

  • 5-Night Penang / Phuket / Langkawi / Port Klang Cruise (Sun)
  • 5-Night Surabaya / North Bali Cruise (Sun)
  • 5-Night Malacca / Penang / Phuket Cruise (Sun)
  • 3-Night Penang / Langkawi Cruise (Sun)
  • 3-Night Phuket Cruise (Sun)
  • 2-Night Malacca (Port Dickson) Cruise (Wed)
  • 2-Night Port Klang Cruise (Wed)
  • 2-Night Bintan Cruise (Fri)

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Theodore Koumelis

Co-Founder & Managing Director

Theodore is the Co-Founder and Managing Editor of TravelDailyNews Media Network; his responsibilities include business development and planning for TravelDailyNews long-term opportunities.