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Star Cruises awarded as “Asia’s Leading Cruise Line” at the World Travel Awards for the third consecutive year
New Delhi / Hong Kong, 13 October, 2014 - Star Cruises, the leading cruise line in Asia-Pacific, has once again been voted by travel and tourism professionals around the globe as “Asia’s Leading Cruise Line” at the World Travel Awards 2014. This year marks Star Cruises’ third consecutive year being voted as Asia’s Leading Cruise Line.
World Travel Awards was established in 1993 to acknowledge and celebrate excellence across all sectors of the tourism industry. Praised as “the Oscars of the travel industry”, the awards were voted by travel professionals worldwide. The World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony 2014 was held at The Oberoi, New Delhi in India on 10 October.
“On behalf of Star Cruises, we are honoured to receive this award for the third consecutive year. This award recognizes our contribution in promoting the development of cruise tourism in Asia-Pacific and our commitment to providing world-class cruise services and products,” said Mr Michael Goh, Senior Vice President, Sales, Star Cruises. “As the leading cruise line Ain Asia-Pacific, Star Cruises best understands Asian cruisers and their diverse cultures, providing freestyle cruising with unrivalled Asian hospitality for our international guests. We will continue to make every journey a voyage of discovery and surprise for our passengers.”
As the pioneer of cruising in Asia, Star Cruises continues to innovate and create exciting cruise holidays with exotic itineraries in Asia, spectacular onboard entertainment, authentic Asian and international cuisines, memorable shore excursions, as well as providing top-notch facilities and amenities for pure relaxation and rejuvenation.
From 8th November 2014 until 1st March 2015, SuperStar Aquarius will homeport in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah (Malaysia) for her second season and offer a new 4D/3N destination cruise itinerary to Puerto Princesa, a UNESCO World Heritage site.
Homeported in Singapore, SuperStar Gemini offers a variety of destination cruises that include the 2-Night, 3-Night and 5-Night cruise to various exotic locations in Malaysia such as Penang, Malacca, Kuantan, Port Klang, Langkawi, Tioman and Redang island. SuperStar Libra, which is homeported in Penang (Malaysia) will continue to offer the 3-Night cruise to the beautiful islands of Phuket and Krabi in Thailand, the 1-Night high seas cruise, as well as the 6-Night Yangon/Phuket special cruise departing on 23 November 2014. During the year-end holiday season, Star Cruises is also pleased to launch the highly-acclaimed Korean hit, NANTA (Cooking), which will premiere at sea on both SuperStar Gemini (14 November 2014 – 2 January 2015) and SuperStar Libra (23 November 2014 – 2 January 2015).
With the deployment of SuperStar Virgo to Hong Kong, both SuperStar Virgo and Star Pisces will continue to offer the regular 1-Night high seas cruise to cater to the growing demands of the cruise travel in North Asia. This October 2014, SuperStar Virgo unveiled its new fine-dining restaurant, The Genting Palace Restaurant, introducing an all new culinary experience with the launch of “Simply the Best: Seafood, Chops and Steaks”.
World Travel Awards’ Asia & Australasia Ceremony 2014 in New Delhi was the seventh leg of the awards’ Grand Tour. The annual event is a global search for the world’s leading travel brands. Norwegian Cruise Line, an associate of Genting Hong Kong, was voted “Europe’s Leading Cruise Line” for seven consecutive years as well as “World’s Leading Large Ship Cruise Line” for two consecutive years.
Star Cruises has been voted by travel and tourism professionals around the globe as the “Asia’s Leading Cruise Line” at the World Travel Awards 2014 for the third consecutive year. Mr. Naresh Rawal, Vice President, Sales, Star Cruises (middle) accepted the award trophy from Ms. Seema Rahmani, the host of the World Travel Awards (left) on 10 October 2014 in New Delhi.
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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.
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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
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.
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年 6月10日 – 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。
Indulge in the world of discovery and surprise Star Cruises’ first onboard magazine launches this December
Hong Kong, 28 November, 2013 – Indulge magazine will add another dimension of discovery and surprise to a Star Cruises holiday, perfecting the entertaining, memorable, and informational experience. The onboard quarterly publication will be available across the Asian fleet of Star Cruises, the leading cruise line of Asia-Pacific, and Resorts World Manila.
Ms Vivian Sim, Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications & PR, Genting Hong Kong, said, “We’re excited to launch Indulge this December as part of Genting Hong Kong’s 20th anniversary celebration. With engaging writing and compelling images, the bilingual magazine promises to further enhance the freestyle cruising experience Star Cruises is renowned for. We’re particularly fortunate to be partnering with Bauer Media Group and its experienced editorial team. Each issue will surprise readers with up-to-date information about attractions at different ports of call and a mix of news, travel, people, sport, business, leisure and arts.”
Mr. William Fraser, Editor in Chief, Bauer Media Hong Kong and Indulge, said, “All the stories for Indulge have been commissioned specifically for the passengers on Star Cruises. The stories about the ports that the ships visit are entertaining and informative with lots of suggestions for things to do and see. We trust that the magazine is an extension of the care, service and culture that passengers experience onboard and that Indulge reflects the values of Star Cruises.”
Apart from the regular departments “What’s on”, “Dining”, “Wine and spirits”, “Technology” and “Style”, the feature section contains vivid travelogues and intriguing interviews with those who share deep connections with Star Cruises. There is a lot for readers to discover in the inaugural Q1 2014 issue, including the success story of Genting Group from the interview with Chairman Tan Sri Lim Kok Thay, as well as the orang-utans in Kota Kinabalu, the glamorous cruise fashion, and the sought after luxury and consumer items available on board.
Besides flipping through Indulge in print form on the sundeck, passengers and fans of Star Cruises will soon be able to download the magazine app onto their iPads or Android tablets to keep up with the latest travel and lifestyle trends.
On Star Cruises, every journey is a voyage of discovery and surprise.
About Genting Hong Kong Limited (“Genting Hong Kong”)
Genting Hong Kong Limited is a leading global leisure, entertainment and hospitality corporation. A primary business activity of the company is cruise and cruise related operations under the brands of Star Cruises and Norwegian Cruise Line. Star Cruises, together with Norwegian Cruise Line, is the third largest cruise operator in the world that owns a combined fleet of 19 ships visiting over 200 destinations in the world, offering approximately 39,000 lower berths.
Genting Hong Kong’s first foray in a land-based attraction, Resorts World Manila, opened its doors to the public in August 2009. Resorts World Manila is one of the premier leisure brands under the Genting Group and the Philippines’ first one-stop, nonstop vacation spot for topnotch entertainment and world-class leisure alternatives, featuring 3 hotels including a six star all-suite Maxims Hotel, an iconic shopping mall, 4 high-end cinemas and a multi-purpose performing arts theatre.
For more information, please visit Genting Hong Kong website http://www.gentinghk.com.
About Bauer Media
Bauer Media Hong Kong is part of the Bauer Media Group and publishes bilingual magazines and digital media for some ofAsia’s leading brands including Cathay Pacific, Dragonair, Star Cruises and TurboJET. The Bauer Media Group currently publishes more than 600 magazines in 37 countries.