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Star Cruises Homeports at Kota Kinabalu for the Second Season with SuperStar Aquarius from November 2014 –March 2015

• November 12, 2014

Kota Kinabalu, Sabah (Malaysia) 8 November 2014 – Star Cruises, the leading cruise line in Asia Pacific today celebrates the return of SuperStar Aquarius to the beautiful shores of Sabah (Malaysia), homeporting at the city of Kota Kinabalu for her second season from November 2014 – March 2015. In conjunction with SuperStar Aquarius’ homeport relocation to Kota Kinabalu, Star Cruises is pleased to introduce the all new 3-Night destination cruise to Puerto Princesa of the Palawan Island province in the Philippines, as well as the 2-Night and the regular 1-Night high seas cruise onboard the 13-storey ocean cruise liner.

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YB Datuk Pang Yuk Ming, Assistant Minister of Tourism, Culture and Environment, Sabah (right from the left), Mr Ang Moo Lim, Executive Vice President, Sales, Marketing and Hotels of Genting Hong Kong Limited (ninth from the left) together with distinguished guests commemorated the return of SuperStar Aquarius to Kota Kinabalu, Sabah (Malaysia). 

SuperStar Aquarius arrived today to homeport at Kota Kinabalu (Sabah, Malaysia), bringing both local and international passengers from Taiwan, Hong Kong, the Philippines, China, Singapore, America, Russia, Japan and many more travellers from across the globe. Disembarking passengers were greeted by a colourful multi-ethnic cultural dance performance and were presented with welcome souvenirs, courtesy of the Sabah Tourism Board. To further commemorate this special occasion, a welcome ceremony was held onboard SuperStar Aquarius and was graced by YB Datuk Pang Yuk Ming, Assistant Minister of Tourism, Culture and Environment, Sabah.

YB Datuk Pang Yuk Ming, Assistant Minister of Tourism, Culture and Environment, Sabah said “We are delighted to have Star Cruises return and homeport at Kota Kinabalu for the second season with Super Aquarius. Sabah is a beautiful state rich with culture, heritage, flora and fauna, offering an ideal holiday destination for travellers of all ages. I would like to thank Star Cruises for their continuous support in promoting Sabah as a cruise destination for the region and the world”.

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YB Datuk Pang Yuk Ming, Assistant Minister of Tourism, Culture and Environment, Sabah presented a Proboscis monkey memento to Mr Ang Moo Lim, Executive Vice President, Sales, Marketing and Hotels of Genting Hong Kong Limited during the SuperStar Aquarius welcome ceremony in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah.

Mr Ang Moo Lim, Executive Vice President, Sales, Marketing and Hotels of Genting Hong Kong Limited said “Star Cruises is pleased to celebrate the return of SuperStar Aquarius to Kota Kinabalu and remains committed in developing the cruise tourism industry in Sabah. Today’s welcome ceremony is a true testament of Sabah’s hospitality towards its guests, and together with the ongoing support of the local authorities and business partners, we will continue to strive to make Sabah The Best of Borneo, and into a well-known world-class tourist destination”.

With SuperStar Aquarius now homeported in Kota Kinabalu for its second season from November 2014 – March 2015, Star Cruises remains passionate and committed in offering the best cruise experience with exciting new holiday itineraries and destinations. The 3-Night destination cruise to Puerto Princesa will be a popular choice among many travellers, famous for its beautiful sights and natural wonders, especially the Subterranean River National Park, which is a UNESCO World Heritage site and also one of the new Seven Wonders of Nature. Besides that, the 2-Night and 1-Night high seas cruise will be an ideal choice for travellers looking for a short and relaxing get-away in the open seas. SuperStar Aquarius offers top-notch facilities and amenities for pure rejuvenation with a wide variety of onboard activities, including LIVE performances by internationally acclaimed performers, shopping at luxury stores or at the CDF Duty Free shops, as well as embarking on a gastronomic journey with International and authentic Asian cuisines prepared by our very own award-winning chefs.

For more information on Star Cruises, please visit www.starcruises.com

On Star Cruises, every journey is a voyage of discovery and surprise.

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Ending soon! 60% off onboard SuperStar Libra

• October 22, 2014

#Malaysia: Enjoy 60% off your cruise fare (for 1st and 2nd pax) onboard SuperStar Libra! Set sail from Penang and cruise to the beautiful beaches of Phuket & Krabi. Sailing dates are from 26 October to 02 November 2014.

Don’t miss this deal! Booking is only until 24 October only! So, hurry! Book now!

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Half Off on Relocation Cruises to HK, Manila, Boracay, Kota Kinabalu

• October 22, 2014

#Philippines: Sail aboard SuperStar Aquarius at 50% off with our SSQ Relocation Cruise promo. Available only this November 2014, its special itineraries are relocation cruises, which will sail from one port to another. Ports of call are Hong Kong, Manila, Boracay, Kota Kinabalu, and Kaohsiung. Book by 22 October.

The promo prices are all-in rates for 2 persons. The cruises vary by departure and arrival ports, destination, and length, so you’ll have many options to suit your schedule and fancy. Booking is now open at www.starcruises.com. To see the 50% Off SSQ Relocation Cruises, select ‘Nov 2014’ as your sailing date on the calendar, then indicate SuperStar Aquarius for the ship.

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Select relocation cruises will hit cosmopolitan Hong Kong, nature-rich Kota Kinabalu in Malaysia, and sunny Manila and Boracay in the Philippines — TripAdvisor’s Best Beach in Asia for 2013. Cruises set off from Hong Kong, Manila, Boracay, and the awe-inspiring port of Kaohsiung in Taiwan.

6D5N Cruise: Hong Kong, Boracay & Kota Kinabalu (03 November 2014)

  • All-in promo rate for 2 starts at USD 1,478 (discounted from USD 2,648)

  • Embarkation at Hong Kong Ocean Terminal; disembarkation at Kota Kinabalu Port (Malaysia)

4D3N Cruise: Manila, Boracay & Kota Kinabalu (05 November 2014)

  • All-in promo rate for 2 starts at USD 895 (discounted from USD 1,500)

  • Embarkation in Manila (Philippines); disembarkation at Kota Kinabalu Port

3D2N Cruise: Boracay & Kota Kinabalu (06 November 2014)

  • All-in promo rate for 2 starts at USD 568 (discounted from USD 1,038)

  • Embarkation in Boracay (Philippines); disembarkation at Kota Kinabalu Port

4D3N Cruise: Kaohsiung, Hong Kong & Manila (01 November 2014)

  • All-in promo rate for 2 starts at USD 896 (discounted from USD 1,586)

  • Embarkation in Kaohsiung Port (Taiwan); disembarkation in Manila

Often also called repositioning cruises, relocation cruises are offered as a ship relocates to a new homeport. We usher the ships to its new region with more affordable rates for cruisers and special multiple destinations over a lengthier schedule than usual. Check out all our upcoming relocation cruises at www.starcruises.com.

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IMPORTANT NOTICE for SuperStar Virgo & Star Pisces Cruisers

• October 3, 2014


Important Notice

Due to the special traffic arrangements being implemented on Canton Road, Tsim Sha Tsui (TST), Star Cruises would like to remind our passengers that access to Ocean Terminal may be affected.

Currently, Canton Road and several ancillary streets are affected by road closures and traffic diversions, resulting in special traffic arrangements for various bus routes. According to the map shared by Harbour City, all vehicles can enter Gateway Boulevard and Ocean Terminal via Kowloon Park Drive.

Star Cruises will continue its operations at Ocean Terminal with both SuperStar Virgo and Star Pisces cruise itineraries remaining as per scheduled. Passengers are advised to plan journeys well in advance when commuting to Ocean Terminal and to refer to the latest transport information from Transport Department.

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由於尖沙咀廣東道實施特別交通措施,麗星郵輪在此提醒旅客前往尖沙咀海運碼頭的交通可能會受到影響。

目前,廣東道及附近路面交通受到道路封閉及交通改道的影響,引致數條行經尖沙咀廣東道的巴士線路改道。根據海港城所提供的路線圖,駕車人士亦可經由九龍公園徑進入港威大道前往海運碼頭(如下圖)。

麗星郵輪旗下停泊於海運碼頭的雙魚星號和處女星號將如常運作,航程時間不變。麗星郵輪建議登船旅客預早計劃行程,並密切留意運輸署發放之最新訊息。

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SPECIAL RELOCATION CRUISE FOR SUPERSTAR AQUARIUS

• September 18, 2014

#Philippines: Discover the luxury of cruising aboard SuperStar Aquarius (SSQ) as she sails to Manila, & Boracay this coming November 2014. SuperStar Aquarius offers a multitude of gourmet cuisine, world-class entertainment and great relaxing options that appeal to a whole range of holidaymakers – be it families, honeymooners, senior citizens and even business groups.

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Here are the itineraries for this special relocation cruise:

1 Night Hong Kong – Manila Cruise

Sailing Date: November 3, 2014

All-in rate per pax: USD 280

2 Nights Boracay – High Seas – Kota Kinabalu

Sailing Date: November 6, 2014

All-in rate per pax: USD 509

3 Nights Manila – Boracay – High Seas – Kota Kinabalu

Sailing Date: November 5, 2014

All-in rate per pax: USD 785

3 Nights Kaohsiung – Hong Kong (overnight) – Manila

Sailing Date: November 1, 2014

All-in rate per pax: USD 793

3 Nights Hong Kong – Manila (overnight) – Boracay

Sailing Date: November 3, 2014

All-in rate per pax: USD 796

5 Nights Kaohsiung – Hong Kong (overnight) – Manila (overnight) – Boracay

Sailing Date: November 1, 2014

All-in rate per pax: USD 1,303

5 Nights Hong Kong (overnight) – Manila (overnight) – Boracay – High Seas – Kota Kinabalu

Sailing Date: November 3, 2014

All-in rate per pax: USD 1,299

7 Nights Kaohsiung – Hong Kong (overnight) – Manila (overnight) – Boracay – High Seas – Kota Kinabalu

Sailing Date: November 1, 2014

All-in rate per pax: USD 1,812

So what are you waiting for? Book now  and get instant confirmation! http://bit.ly/specialMNLcruise  

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35% off cruise promo aboard SuperStar Virgo

• September 18, 2014

#Philippines: Discover the grandiose and be surprised with the splendour. Set sail aboard SuperStar Virgo from Hong Kong this October 4, 2014 up to December 31, 2015 and avail our 35% off promo applicable to all passengers.

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Here are the exciting itineraries that you can choose from:

3-Night Sunday Cruise (for as low as USD 331)

Hong Kong – Halong Bay, Vietnam – Sanya, China – Hong Kong
Hong Kong – Kaohsiung, Taiwan – Taichung, Taiwan – Hong Kong
Hong Kong – Kaohsiung, Taiwan – Kaohsiung, Taiwan – Hong Kong

2-Night Cruise (for as low as USD 248)

Hong Kong – High Seas – Hong Kong

1-Night Cruise (for as low as USD 147)

Hong Kong – South China Sea – Hong Kong

Note: Limited cabins only! Cabins are subject to availability on the time of booking. Rates above are based on twin-sharing in an Inside Stateroom cabin.

Book now! www.starcruises.com

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Yangon Cruise: The Sooner The Bigger!Up to 50% off!

• June 20, 2014

Yangon Cruise

Visit Yangon (also known as the ‘Garden City of the East’) for less with this amazing promo! The sooner you book, the bigger the discount! Book online starting today until 31 August 2014 to get 50% off. If you miss these dates, don’t worry because you’ll still have your chance from 01 – 30 September to avail 40% discount.  And lastly, book from 01 – 31 October 2014 to get 30% off.  What a great offer, right?

Embark on SuperStar Libra’s second call to Yangon, the largest city of Myanmar, on 23 November 2014. This 6-night special cruise will start from Penang, then sail through the beautiful waters of Phuket, experience the high seas the following day, visit the lovely Yangon, relax while sailing the high seas, and then back to Penang.

Experience the multicultural facets of Yangon through a wide range of shore excursion selections that include a visit to the gold-plated Shwedagon Pagoda and Bogyoke Aung San Museum, Myanmar-style dining at House of Memories, and shopping for precious Burmese gems.

So, what are you waiting for? Reserve your cabin now at http://gentingtravel.starcruises.com/.

For inquiries, please feel free to email us at onlinepromo@starcruises.com. We’ll be glad to assist you!

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Chivas Regal 12 Year Old Whisky

• June 19, 2014

This Chivas Regal 12 Year Old Whisky balances style with substance and tradition with a modern twist. It has an aromatic infusion of wild herbs, heather, honey and orchard fruits.

Order this at least 3 days before your SuperStar Gemini cruise to get 25% discount! Shop now! http://bit.ly/1kRuXTB

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Get Ready for a Fun-tastic Family Time onboard SuperStar Gemini in June 2014 六月登上麗星郵輪「雙子星號」享受歡樂無限的親子時光

• June 19, 2014

Participants having fun with the camper activities as part of the “The Junior Camper-Astronomer Program” onboard SuperStar Gemini.
Participants having fun with the camper activities as part of the “The Junior Camper-Astronomer Program” onboard SuperStar Gemini.

Singapore 10 June, 2014 – Star Cruises, the leading cruise line in Asia Pacific, welcomes passengers of all ages for a fun-tastic time with the entire family all throughout the month of June, onboard SuperStar Gemini. For those celebrating the school holidays, Star Cruises offers the perfect holiday get-away onboard the 13–storey cruise-liner, SuperStar Gemini, with loads of fun and exciting onboard activities for the kids, teens and the entire family.

Star Gazing and Star Navigation activities during “The Junior Camper-Astronomer Program” onboard SuperStar Gemini.
Star Gazing and Star Navigation activities during “The Junior Camper-Astronomer Program” onboard SuperStar Gemini.

As part of the fun-tastic celebration, Star Cruises welcomes kids to the ultimate adventure onboard SuperStar Gemini. Star Cruises is pleased to introduce a very special 2 in 1 onboard program for kids called “The Junior Camper-Astronomer Program”. Kids can sign-up, enjoy and experience the best of both worlds that includes learning about outdoor camping activities, as well as exploring and understanding more about the stars and the universe. With the camper activities, kids will have fun learning and making new friends as they try out new activities such as Teepee-making, knot-making, can & string telephone-making, flag signal games, story-telling or simply enjoying a smoke BBQ with marshmallows. Kids can also further engage in various Junior Astronomer activities with the likes of Star Gazing, Star-Navigation, learning about astronomy, identifying constellations and more. No matter what your interest maybe, be it space science, arts, the outdoors or a little of everything – “The Junior Camper-Astronomer Program” is bound to capture your kids imagination and interest all together. It’s the perfect school holiday experience.

In addition, both kids and teens can also take part in the “Mini Gemini Carnival-Kids Activity” and choose from a variety of onboard role-playing activities across various exciting divisions that are available on the ship. Participants will have a first-of-its-kind interactive edutainment experience at sea. They can transcend the boundaries of the grown up world and play their part in the community, while experiencing tricks-of-the-trade of their of their future dream careers on a cruise. Each will be awarded a certificate from the Ship Captain onboard upon completion of the activities. Other interesting school holiday activities include the ASEAN Quiz Bee competition where teens can test and challenge their spelling skills. At the same time, families can also try out local Asian traditional games like the “Congkak Challenge” and “Sepak Takraw”.

That’s not all. With football mania sweeping the globe, all eyes are set on Rio, Brazil for what is expected to be the greatest World Cup of all time. Families and friends, young and old, especially footy fans are all invited to the al fresco poolside, Oceana Restaurant and Stardust Lounge onboard SuperStar Gemini to catch the LIVE telecast matches. Besides that, have fun also trying out our football-related activities that includes Penalty Shoot Outs, Dribbling games, X-Box Football Challenge and many more. Who knows? You may walk away with some attractive prizes. Also, passengers can choose to participate and learn the popular, lively and rhythmical Brazilian dance, or simply relax and savour some of the exotic and delicious Brazilian cuisines prepared by our award-winning chefs onboard. As you can see, it’s a month filled with fun-tastic activities for the entire family.

With exciting holiday itineraries and new Asian destinations, Star Cruises is also pleased to introduce the “Star Cruises – Great Singapore Sail” Special with a “Cruise at SGD $21” promotion. 2nd passenger pays for only SGD $21 for any 2-Night or 3-Night cruise onboard SuperStar Gemini when sharing the same cabin with a full-paying partner. Offer is only valid for Inside to Balcony cabins during selected departure dates from now till 27th March 2015. All promotions are subject to terms and conditions. So, don’t miss these irresistible cruise deals valid until 30th June 2014. For more information on Star Cruises, please visit www.starcruises.com

On Star Cruises, every journey is a voyage of discovery and surprise.

新加坡,2014 6月10亞太區領導船隊──麗星郵輪邀請您六月份攜帶一家大小登上「雙子星號」,享受我們特別為家庭旅客所推出的一系列好玩刺激的闔家歡海上活動,體驗美妙難忘的假期。

配合六月份學校假期,麗星郵輪「雙子星號」為小朋友推出了集合學習天文知識及露營體驗的「小小航海家─天文學營」二合一船上探索活動,讓大小朋友在樓高十三層的「雙子星號」上度過精彩的假期。小朋友可以學習基本的野外活動技巧,同時了解宇宙和星座的奧秘。透過露營活動,小朋友將有機會認識新朋友,並一起學習搭帳篷、打繩結、自製紙杯傳聲筒、參與打信號旗遊戲、講故事,或者簡單享受烤棉花糖的樂趣。小朋友亦可以參加「小小天文學家」活動,透過觀星、辨認不同的星座與星體,瞭解天文導航和天文學。無論您的孩子是對太空科學、藝術、戶外活動或其它任何一種事物感興趣,「小小航海家─天文學營」活動必定能夠激發他們對這些事物的想象力和求知慾,是一個絕佳的學校假期體驗。

此外,您的孩子也可以參加「雙子星號迷你兒童遊藝會」,穿上似模似樣的制服,扮演船上多種職業角色,在體驗遊戲中學習真實的工作流程,嘗嘗做大人的滋味。活動結束後,船長將頒發證書予所有參加者。其它學校假期活動包括挑戰參加者聽寫技能的東盟常識比賽,以及全家人都可以參加的地道亞洲傳統遊戲如馬來播棋(Congkak)和藤球。

精彩節目不僅止於此。2014年全球矚目的足球盛事即將舉行,足球狂熱席捲全球。在各個國家隊激烈爭奪冠軍寶座的同時,歡迎您與家人朋友到「雙子星號」奧珊娜燒烤餐廳及星辰酒廊觀賞世界盃賽事直播。您也可以參加船上舉行以足球主題活動,例如挑戰您腳法的「罰球大戰」、「運球大比試」及「X-Box虛擬足球賽」,贏取豐富獎品。您也可以選擇參加跳舞班,學習廣受歡迎,節奏歡快的巴西舞,或純粹享受及品嚐船上屢獲殊榮的廚師團隊為您準備豐富的巴西風味佳餚。麗星郵輪六月份的精彩節目的確適合全家出遊,親子共樂,闔家同歡。

麗星郵輪目前推出新幣$21海上遊促銷優惠。 即日起至2015年3月27日,參加「雙子星號」三天兩晚或四天三晚海上之旅,與一名付全費的旅客同房的第二名旅客只需付新幣$21,促銷優惠僅限於內側客房至露台海景客房種類,以及指定出發日期。須於2014年6月30日之前預定。所有特別促銷活動附帶條款與細則。

如欲索取更多關於麗星郵輪的資料,可瀏覽網頁 www.starcruises.com

麗星郵輪,完美邂逅,由心領航。

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Phi Phi Island Tour for 4 plus add ons!

• June 19, 2014

To all SuperStar Libra cruisers, this amazing shore excursion package is for you!

Enjoy not only the exciting PhiPhi Island Tour but also get 2 free 24-Hour Onboard Wifi, 2 tickets to watch our adult show and a complimentary access to our Spa Facilities! Shop now! http://bit.ly/1l6ZKKX

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