Could this be the year of cruises? Just recently we shared the news of the world's largest cruise ship officially setting off on its first voyage and before that, we listed the exciting discovery of a full-on culinary cruise; and now Genting Hong Kong has launched Dream Cruises, the first ever Asian luxury cruise line.

Genting Dream Palm Court

Catering to the rapidly growing premium market in Asia and the everlasting wanderlust in us all, the cruise line aims to offer inspirational travel experiences complemented with luxury, comfort and the highest level of guest service in the region. The first ship, Genting Dream is currently undergoing a fit-out in Paperburg and will arrive in Singapore on 4 November 2016 with a 2-night High Seas cruise, followed by a 6-night cruise from Singapore to Hong Kong. 

Genting Dream sundeck bar

That's not all. She will also be offering an itinerary through Vietnam - Ho Chi Minh City, Nha Trang and Da Nang, to be specific - from her homeport in Guangzhou, China on 13 November. Guests can select from the 2, 5 or 7-night Vietnam destination experiences and have a choice of a 2-night weekend cruise to Hong Kong as well. 

Genting Dream Grand Villa Courtyard

The ship is expected to accommodate a lower berth of 3,400 guests attended by 2,000 crew members, with over 70 per cent of staterooms featuring private balconies. The ultimate choice would however be the exclusive 'Dream Mansion' which is basically a 'ship-within-a-ship' with two floors of lavish suites coupled with European-style butler service and special guest privileges. 

Genting Dream spa

Besides enjoying the fresh sea breeze and the scenic views, a plethora of entertainment and facilities such as educational talks about wine appreciation, al fresco poolside themed parties, water slides, mini golf, state-of-the-art spas and beauty salons. For the shopaholics, retail therapy will be at your service with a wide array of luxury brands, special trunk shows, personal shopper and in-cabin services. 

 

For more information about Dream Cruises, visit their website.

 

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