For Immediate Release
RESORTS WORLD CRUISES CONFIRMS OVER 40,000 GUEST BOOKINGS UNTIL YEAREND FOR ITS PORT KLANG DEPARTURE IN LESS THAN A MONTH
Genting Dream’s popular 3 Night cruises to Penang and Singapore represents over 50% of the guest bookings departing from Port Klang
KUALA LUMPUR, 24 August 2022 – Resorts World Cruises is pleased to announce with the commencement of the region’s first dual homeport in Singapore and Port Klang since 18 July 2022, Resorts World Cruises has secured over 40,000 confirmed guest bookings until year-end for its Port Klang departure in less than one month of operations. The Genting Dream’s 3-Night round-trip cruises from Port Klang to Penang and Singapore, and 2-Night from Port Klang to Singapore are increasingly becoming popular among many travelers departing from Malaysia, with the 3-Night cruises representing over 50% of its Port Klang departure bookings.
“We are delighted with the overwhelming and positive response from the Malaysian market and are encouraged to see so many Malaysians choosing to cruise with us from Port Klang. With the addition of Port Klang as part of the dual homeport, many Malaysians are already taking advantage of the convenience and easy access to explore cruising vacations on the Genting Dream”, said Mr. Michael Goh, President of Resorts World Cruises. “On behalf of Resorts World Cruises, we would also like to thank the Malaysian government, the respective local authorities and our business and travel partners for their ongoing support in promoting Port Klang as one our homeports for embarkation and also as a destination”, he added.
“Selangor is a beautiful state with so much to offer and Port Klang itself is a strategic homeport that will allow many Malaysians and international travelers to explore cruising as a choice vacation. With Resorts World Cruises taking the lead in choosing Port Klang as one of its homeports, it will continue to play an important role in contributing towards the growth of both the domestic and regional cruise tourism sector”, said Mr. Azrul Shah Bin Mohamad, Chief Executive Officer of Tourism Selangor.
Besides the 3 Night Cruises to Penang and Singapore departing every Monday, travelers embarking from Port Klang can also opt for the 2 Night round-trip cruises to Singapore, which depart every Thursday and Saturday, starting from RM 599 onwards per person subject to terms and conditions. In addition, Resorts World Cruises will also offer one-way cruises, an alternative to air and land travel for the millions of travelers between Singapore and Kuala Lumpur.
The Genting Dream, ‘A Resort Cruising at Sea’ provides a variety of exciting offerings that are inclusive as part of the cruise fare and package, which include complimentary all day-dining, featuring a wide-spread of international and Asian cuisine, as well as an all-day favourite snack corner. As the World’s First OIC/SMIIC* Standard Halal-Friendly Cruise Ship, Muslim travelers will have access to certified Halal food and beverages at a dedicated section at The Lido restaurant, which also provides vegetarian and Jain cuisine. Prayer rooms are also available on the ship for the convenience of Muslim guests. Other exciting inclusive offerings also available for guests include the amazing international stage performances and movie screenings at the impressive 1,000 seat capacity Zodiac theatre, a water park at sea with a pool and 6 waterslides, rope courses and ziplines, a rock-climbing wall with more recreational activities for the entire family and so much more.
Resorts World Cruises also offers many choices of onboard accommodation with best-in-class services, featuring Interior Staterooms, Oceanview, Balcony staterooms and the luxury suites, “The Palace” – ‘a ship-within-a ship’ private enclave with exclusive amenities and facilities, including its own 24-hour European style butler service.
Guests cruising with Resorts World Cruises can look forward to a vacation with peace of mind, as the safety and well-being of the guests and crew is the cruise line’s number one priority. To safeguard all on board, all crew and cruising guests are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. With each voyage, guests are also required to undergo a mandatory self-paid pre-cruise Antigen Rapid Test (ART) for COVID-19 at any certified medical practitioner one day before departure.
Log on to www.rwcruises.com or call 1800-814-852 for more information and bookings.
(*Organisation of Islamic Cooperation / The Standards and Metrology Institute for Islamic Countries)
Cruise Itineraries Departing from Kuala Lumpur (via Port Klang)
3 Night Penang-Singapore Cruise departing Mondays
Day 1 (Mon) Kuala Lumpur [Depart 4pm]
Day 2 (Tue) Penang [7am – 4pm]
Day 3 (Wed) Singapore [1230pm – 8pm]
Day 4 (Thu) Kuala Lumpur [Arrive 10am]
2 Night Singapore Cruise departing Thursdays
Day 1 (Thu) Kuala Lumpur [Depart 8pm]
Day 2 (Fri) Singapore [10am – 8pm]
Day 3 (Sat) Kuala Lumpur [Arrive 8am]
2 Night Singapore Cruise departing Saturdays
Day 1 (Sat) Kuala Lumpur [Arrive 8am]
Day 2 (Sun) Singapore [10am – 8pm]
Day 3 (Mon) Kuala Lumpur [8am]
(Itineraries are subject to change.)
About Resorts World Cruises
Resorts World Cruises is a newly established Asian luxury and dynamic lifestyle cruise brand that is rich in Asian heritage, offering a personalized cruising lifestyle with diverse international experiences. Resorts World Cruises – ‘Resorts Cruising At Sea’ aims to redefine the cruising experience altogether by providing exciting and unique offerings, a variety of accommodations, including the world-class luxury accommodation, “The Palace” – a luxury ship-within-a ship private enclave with its own exclusive restaurant, sundeck, gym, spa and other facilities, a theme park with multiple attractions, on board entertainment and international performances, retail outlets and luxury boutiques, popular and fine-dining and bars, MICE facilities and more.
Resorts World Cruises is a brand extension of “Resorts World”, a global brand with over 46 properties in 8 countries and 4 continents. Resorts World properties attract over 80 million visitors a year and has over 30,000 employees. The latest property to open is US$ 4.3 billion Resorts World Las Vegas in 2021. Resorts World Cruises debut on 15 June 2022 in Singapore with the operations of the luxurious 3,352 passenger and 150,695 gross ton Genting Dream. With the inception of Resorts World Cruises, the brand aims to position itself as the leading cruise line in the region for Asian sourced markets, providing the highest standards in safety and precautionary measures.