Starting 1 July 2022, Resorts World Cruises sails from Singapore to Indonesia and Malaysia – TravelDailyNews Asia-Pacific
Experience new destination cruises with the Genting Dream, a “Resort Cruising on High Seas”.
Singapore – Resorts World Cruises, a new luxury and dynamic lifestyle cruise brand, affiliated with over five decades of global experience in both hospitality and cruising, is pleased to announce that its flagship, the Genting Dream, will sail from Singapore to international destinations, starting from 1 July 2022 onwards. These include sailings to the Bintan and Batam islands in Indonesia, as well as to Kuala Lumpur and Malacca (via Port Dickson) and Penang in Malaysia. The launch of destination cruises is timely as the Genting Dream undergoes final preparations for her inaugural cruise from her homeport in Singapore on 15 June 2022.
“Resorts World Cruises will be the first cruise line from Singapore to resume cruising to Indonesia with the 2-Night Bintan and Batam Weekend Getaway Cruise starting 1 July 2022. On 3 July 2022, we will also sail from Singapore to Kuala Lumpur and Malacca (via Port Dickson) and Penang in Malaysia. We will continue to include more popular destinations to Phuket and Krabi in Thailand and North Bali in Indonesia from October 2022 onwards to provide our vacationers with more destination options”, said Mr Michael Goh, President of Resorts World Cruises. “We would also like to thank the Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand governments for their ongoing support in launching destination cruises with Resorts World Cruises”, he added.
“We are delighted that Resorts World Cruises has added destinations to their cruises as more ports in the region reopen. This strengthens Singapore’s cruise offerings, giving even more options for domestic and international cruisers. STB will continue to work closely with our regional counterparts to reopen more ports and reinvigorate the cruise industry in Southeast Asia,” said Ms Annie Chang, Director, Cruise, Singapore Tourism Board.
“We are looking forward to welcoming Resorts World Cruises and the Genting Dream to the Bintan and Batam islands in Indonesia early July this year. With Resorts World Cruises taking-on a pioneering role to restart destination cruises in Indonesia, we are confident that together, we will rejuvenate the regional cruise tourism industry”, said His Excellency Dr. Sandiaga Salahuddin Uno, Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy of the Republic of Indonesia.
With the comfort and convenience of the Genting Dream, a “Resort Cruising on High Seas” from Singapore, guests can look forward to the first destination cruise on 1 July 2022 with the 2-Night Bintan and Batam Islands Weekend Getaway Cruise departing on Fridays. Discover wonderful Indonesia and explore these two well-known destinations in the Riau Islands for its jungle-fringed beaches, wildlife-rich mangroves, adrenalin pumping water-sports, spas, local seafood delights and so much more.
Beyond Indonesia, visit multiple destinations in Malaysia from Singapore with the 3-Night Kuala Lumpur and Malacca (via Port Dickson)-Penang Cruise departing on Sundays from 3 July 2022 onwards and subsequently the 2-Night Kuala Lumpur and Malacca (via Port Dickson) Cruise departing on Wednesdays. At Port Dickson, guests can explore the town’s hidden gems, including its famous beaches buzzing with fun-filled activities, local tourist spots and more. Alternatively, from Port Dickson, guests can join the shore excursions to the historic state and UNESCO city of Malacca, famous for its unique Baba and Nyonya heritage and delicious delicacies; or visit the vibrant and colourful city of Kuala Lumpur for the ultimate shopping spree at iconic landmarks with more great food. Sailing up north, enjoy Penang and all its glory, a top culinary destination and another UNESCO World Heritage Site that features Malaysia’s best restored traditional architecture, trade and arts.