Genting Cruise Lines is set to launch World Dream, Asia’s newest luxury cruise ship from Dream Cruises, this November at her dual homeports in Hong Kong and Guangzhou (Nansha) to continue to grow the Pearl River Delta cruise industry and provide fly/cruise options for the region with new itineraries to Vietnam and the Philippines.
Dream Cruises’ newest addition, World Dream has been conceived as a floating high-end, integrated resort at sea leveraging on the parent company Genting Hong Kong’s core expertise in both land and sea based businesses. The debut of World Dream will further enhance Dream Cruises’ capacity to offer a broad spectrum of multi-generational programs and facilities for guests, highlighted by exemplary heartfelt Asian hospitality and a market leading crew to guest ratio.
Upon her launch, the brand new ship will take guests on a tropical and cultural journey in Asia with specially designed voyages taking in sun-drenched, popular destinations to alleviate the winter blues. 6-day/5-night cruises to Manila and Boracay in the Philippines from 17 November this year to 31 March 2018 will alternate with 6-day/5-night journeys to Ho Chi Minh and Nha Trang in Vietnam from 3 December to 14 October 2018 to provide tantalizing options for both local and international guests.
Her twin sister ship Genting Dream, meanwhile, will be deployed at her new homeport in Singapore with new itineraries to North Bali and Surabaya in Indonesia, as well as Kuala Lumpur and Penang in Malaysia and Phuket in Thailand.
“By doubling Dream Cruises Fleet with the addition of World Dream, we are delighted to be offering our guests and valued travel partners diverse itineraries featuring new, authentic destination experiences.”
– Mr. Thatcher Brown, President of Dream Cruises
New itineraries focusing on a tropical journey in Asia
World Dream’s new itinerary to Vietnam explores the rich cultural heritage of Ho Chi Minh City with its distinctive French colonial architecture and café loungers, which are well-known for their vast variety of coffee selections. Guests will also go on an enthralling discovery of Nha Trang, a beautiful city located along the Southern Central coast of Vietnam and named as “One of the 29 Most Beautiful Bays in the World” by Travel+Leisure Magazine for two consecutive years.
World Dream will also transport guests on an exotic island expedition in the Philippines stopping at the bustling capital city of Manila before heading to Boracay in Northwest of Panay. Voted consistently in the industry as one of the best islands in the world, Boracay is famous for its magnificent coastline and white sand beaches.
Luxurious all-inclusive concept for Dream Palace
Dream Palace, the signature, exclusive ship-within-a-ship experience across the Dream Cruises fleet, will be offering additional suites exclusively for World Dream guests to meet the growing demand for more luxurious accommodations. Ensconced in elegantly spacious interiors, all Dream Palace guests will enjoy dedicated Palace Concierge service orchestrated by a team of attentive Dream Butlers. Taking the concept of a European-style butler service from Dream Cruises sister brand Crystal Cruises, passengers are offered the same level of attention in both English and Chinese to bring guests exclusive and unique experiences which are Asian at heart and international in spirit.
The Dream Palace all-inclusive experience will also deliver a host of complimentary privileges including set menu meals in all Dream Palace outlets, set meal credit in five specialty restaurants, premium beverage package, city shuttle transfers, and much more.
“With the timely introduction of World Dream, we are even more committed to delivering higher service and product standards that exceed our guests’ expectations. We have listened carefully to the feedback of our guests and have fine-tuned World Dream to deliver even more comforts and conveniences to truly provide passengers with the unparalleled dream vacation that only Dream Cruises can offer.”
– Mr. Thatcher Brown
The 18-deck, 151,300 ton ship was designed from day one for an international cruise experience with authentic Asian characteristics. With a capacity of over 3,400 passengers, World Dream will be one of the most spacious and luxurious cruise ships in the region.