Yesterday, Resorts World Cruises celebrated a double milestone with its maiden voyage as a new cruise line; and the Genting Dream’s inaugural cruise from her homeport in Singapore, welcoming guests on board for the very first time. This marks the beginning of Resorts World Cruises’ global premiere as a new Asian luxury and dynamic lifestyle cruise brand, introducing its flagship – the first ship of a planned fleet that are ‘Resorts Cruising At Sea’.
“Today is a noteworthy historical milestone for Resorts World Cruises and the city of Singapore, as we celebrate our first sailing, officially launching the brand to the world. We are excited and honored to have a new home-grown brand headquartered in Singapore with deep Asian heritage to represent the cruising industry in the international arena. With a combination of over 50 years of affiliated experience in hospitality and cruising, we are committed to elevating the cruising experience with offerings that are relatable, personalized, convenient and value for money”, said Tan Sri KT Lim, Executive Chairman of Resorts World Cruises.
Mr. Michael Goh, President of Resorts World Cruises said “On behalf of Resorts World Cruises, I would like to express my sincere gratitude towards Singapore Tourism Board and the relevant authorities, our travel partners and valued customers for their continuous support in making today’s sailing and launch a success. We look forward to creating more unique and memorable experiences for our guests with each cruise voyage from ship to shore”.
Well-known for its rich Asian heritage, Resorts World Cruises will provide guests with an international and global onboard experience that spans beyond Asia to the far reaches of the world, all on the ‘Resorts Cruising At Sea’. These include a wide array of international food and beverages, spas, entertainment, performances, thematic cruises and activities and more.
Guests can look forward to the start of their journey on the Genting Dream with a variety of onboard accommodations to choose from, which include Interior Staterooms, Oceanview, Balcony suites and the world-class luxury accommodation, “The Palace” – a luxury ship-within-a-ship private enclave with its own 24-hour European style butler service, exclusive restaurant, sundeck, gym, spa and other facilities and amenities.
As early as 1 July 2022, Resorts World Cruises will be the first cruise line to sail from Singapore to Indonesia, offering the 2-Night Bintan and Batam Islands Weekend Getaway Cruise. Subsequently, the Genting Dream will also sail from Singapore to Malaysia with the 2-Night and 3-Night cruises to Kuala Lumpur and Malacca (via Port Dickson), as well as Penang. Beginning October 2022, Resorts World Cruises will add a series of new itineraries with more destinations to Malaysia (Langkawi), Indonesia (North Bali, Surabaya) and Thailand (Phuket, Krabi).
“With the start of our first sailing and the official launch of Resorts World Cruises, we look forward to being a key driving force in making Singapore and ASEAN one of the largest year-round cruise regions and also as a premier cruise hub, boosting the growth of the cruise tourism industry and the Fly-Cruise segment to Singapore”, added Mr. Michael Goh.