Resorts World Cruises Awarded ‘Muslim-friendly Cruise Line of the Year’ at the Halal in Travel Awards 2023
Resorts World Cruises is pleased to announce that it has been awarded the ‘Muslim-friendly Cruise Line of the Year’ at the Halal in Travel Awards 2023 held in Singapore.
With the Genting Dream operating as the World’s First OIC/SMIIC* Standard Halal-Friendly Cruise Ship since June 2022, the Genting Dream has been the only cruise ship in the region that provides a holistic Halal-friendly cruise experience for its Muslim guests embarking from the dual homeports in Singapore and Kuala Lumpur (via Port Klang).
This is part of the cruise line’s ongoing initiative to continue and provide a wide range of offerings that caters to the diverse Asian population.
“Resorts World Cruises is delighted to receive the ‘Muslim-friendly Cruise Line of the Year’ award that recognises our efforts and commitments in pioneering new offerings that make a difference in the cruise sector,” said Mr. Michael Goh, President of Resorts World Cruises. “The feedback and demand among the Muslim community have been very encouraging as the Halal-friendly offerings encompasses beyond the Halal certified cuisine, which also include access to prayer rooms, special Sahur and Iftar menus in Ramadhan, 24 Hour medical centre and Spa services based on gender requirements and more,” he added.
With the dual homeports, guests may choose to embark on the Genting Dream from Singapore and enjoy a series of itineraries, which include the 2 Night Kuala Lumpur and 2 Night High Seas Weekend Getaway Cruise, as well as the 3 Night Phuket Cruise or the 3 Night Kuala Lumpur and Penang Cruise. Alternatively, guests can embark from Port Klang (Malaysia) with new itineraries starting from 13 July 2023 onwards that include the 4 Night Singapore Discovery Cruise, as well as the 3 Night Phuket – Singapore Cruise and 3 Night Penang – Singapore Cruise.
While cruising to these exciting destinations, guests can cruise with peace of mind and enjoy the convenience of the Halal-friendly offerings on board the Genting Dream. One of the highlights include the dedicated certified Halal section at The Lido restaurant, which is one of ship’s most popular dining venue serving authentic Asian and International cuisine, offering a wide spread of buffet using fresh & Halal certified ingredients.
“At Resorts World Cruises, we are optimistic of the continued growth among the Muslim target segment and we will continue to strive to enhance our Halal offerings to cater to this growing and highly potential segment in the region,” said Mr. Michael Goh.
*Organisation of Islamic Cooperation / The Standards and Metrology Institute for Islamic Countries