World Dream First Cruise Ship To Restart Service In Singapore With Debut Homeport Deployment On 6 November
S.ingapore – Genting Cruise Lines is pleased to announce that Dream Cruises will be the first cruise brand to resume service in Singapore with World Dream as it makes its homeport debut on November 6, 2020. World Dream will also be the newest built cruise ship to homeport in Singapore, offering a range of brand new 2- and 3-day “Super Seacation” experiences for Singapore residents during the school and year-end holidays.
Dream Cruises Palace Suite
Following the global COVID-19 pandemic, Dream Cruises continues to be the first cruise brand in the world to safely resume operations with two major home ports in Asia, starting with the successful deployment in Taiwan in July 2020 and then in 2020 Singapore this November. Working closely with the Singapore government, Dream Cruises has received approval from local authorities to launch a pilot project based on its strict and enhanced health and safety protocols, complemented by its exemplary safety record during its first two months of operation in Taiwan.
Dream cruise cabin with balcony
With the safety and wellbeing of our guests and crew being a top priority, Dream Cruises has fully reviewed and improved all of its health, hygiene and operational protocols to ensure the safest environment for all employees of its fleet and compliance with strict local regulations Authority guidelines, including strict pre-boarding and disembarking health screening procedures and safe removal procedures on board; thorough disinfection and disinfection and improved hygiene practices for guest cabins, crew members, public areas and recreational facilities; safe practices for handling food and beverages; and 100% fresh air ventilation in guest and crew cabins as well as in public spaces.
Dream cruises in Singapore
“With the invaluable support and trust of the Singapore authorities in Genting Cruise Lines, the first deployment of World Dream in Singapore as a Singapore homeport marks another major milestone in the post-COVID-19 recovery process for the local cruise tourism industry,” said Mr. Michael Goh, President of Dream Cruises. “Genting Cruise Lines is proud to continue its long and productive relationship with Singapore since 1993. We are confident that the resumption of operations in Singapore will continue to support the various local supply and related network chains in the cruise tourism sector,” added Mr Michael Goh.
World Dream from Genting Cruise Lines
“Public health and safety are our top priority as we are gradually and safely reopening various branches of the economy. We are pleased to be working with Genting Cruise Lines on the cruise pilot to focus on the necessary safe management measures to ensure the safety of passengers and crew. Genting has sailed from Singapore for two decades and our longstanding partnership will bring us benefit to the cruise pilot starting November, ”said Keith Tan, Chairman of the Singapore Tourism Board.
In conjunction with World Dream’s home port deployment in Singapore, Genting Cruise Lines continues to work to create career opportunities for Singaporeans by creating a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Nanyang Polytechnic, the Ngee Ann Polytechnic, the Singapore Polytechnic, the Temasek Polytechnic, the Republic Polytechnic and is signed the Institute for Technical Education. As part of this collaboration, a range of joint activities, learning projects and internship programs will be made available to students and graduates pursuing careers in the cruise and tourism industries.
World Dream Pool Deck
“We are delighted to be the first cruise ship here in Singapore to resume operations and to give the local tourism industry the much-needed boost. We can offer Singapore residents more vacation options than land-based resorts and we hope that we can bring back the joy of cruising with safety first, ”said Michael Goh.
Dream Cruises’ “Super Seacation” is reminiscent of a “vacation getaway” that travelers cannot achieve with a traditional hotel stay. It includes both 2 and 3 night cruises on the open sea. During these trips, guests have ample opportunity to explore everything that World Dream has to offer, a cruise ship that is currently ranked 9th in the “Large Resort Ship” category by the world-famous Berlitz Cruising and Cruise Ships 2020 Guide, widely known as the “bible” of the cruise industry. Guests have the opportunity to experience the finest Asian and international cuisine, spacious comfort, exceptional service, exciting entertainment and inspiring experiences that bring popular tourist destinations on board World Dream.
World Dream Cruise water park
To further ensure the health and safety of our guests, a compulsory COVID-19 test is carried out for all guests aged 13 and over before World Dream begins. All guests aged seven and over must also present their personal TraceTogether token or registered TraceTogether app at the time of check-in.
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