Tagged: Star Cruises



The Taipan Sold to German Religious Organization

The Taipan has found a new home in OM Ships, a Germany-based religious organization famous for its floating bookshops. According to a statement on its website, the Christian charity is in the process of acquiring the vessel, which was previously operated by Genting’s Star Cruises brand. (cruiseindustrynews.com)





Star Cruises first cruise line to restart operations in Malaysia, introducing safe cruises with “Star Pisces” in Penang from 22 December 2021

Star Cruises' Star Pisces at Ocean Terminal in Hong Kong (Photo credit wikipedia.org)Genting Cruise Lines, together with Penang Port Commission (PPC) and Penang Port Sdn Bhd (PPSB) are pleased to announce that the Malaysian government has granted approval for Star Cruises to restart operations in Malaysia on 22 December 2021 with Star Pisces offering safe cruises from Penang. (more…)

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Star Cruises “Langkawi Escape” and” Straits of Malacca” Cruises from Penang Begins 13 May, 2021 for the Hari Raya Aidilfitri Holidays

Star Cruises' Star Pisces at Ocean Terminal in Hong Kong (Photo credit wikipedia.org)Genting Cruise Lines and Penang Port Sdn. Bhd (PPSB) is pleased to announce its plans to restart cruises in Penang with Star Cruises, offering Langkawi itineraries beginning May 13, 2021 at the start of the Hari Raya Aidilfitri Holidays on Star Cruises’ 40,053 tonnage Star Pisces cruise ship, which can accommodate up to 1,600 passengers. (more…)

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Genting Cruise Lines extends support to Singapore to provide temporary accommodations for foreign workers on SuperStar Gemini and SuperStar Aquarius

Superstar Gemini in Singapore, October 2013 (Credit Shipspotting.com - Gerolf Drebes)Genting Cruise Lines has successfully completed stringent evaluation checks by the Singapore government for SuperStar Gemini and SuperStar Aquarius to extend support and provide temporary on board accommodations for foreign workers in Singapore who have recovered from COVID-19. (more…)

Genting Cruise Lines Launches year-long Make-A-Wish® @ Sea Campaign across its ships in Asia

Genting Cruise Lines (Logo)In conjunction with the 25th Anniversary of Genting Cruise Lines and also in recognition of World Wish Day® on 29 April – an annual day that celebrates the granting of life-changing wishes to children with critical illnesses – Genting Cruise Lines is pleased to announce its year-long collaboration and commitment to Make-A-Wish® International with the launch of the Make-A-Wish® @ Sea fund-raising campaign across its Dream Cruises and Star Cruises fleet in the region. (more…)





Genting to Build New Ships for Star Cruises

Genting Cruise Lines (Logo)As part of its recent 25th anniversary celebrations, Genting Cruise Lines announced that it will build a series of Contemporary-class ships for Star Cruises. The first ship is expected to be delivered from company-owned MV Werften in 2023 for Asia’s leading contemporary brand. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

First Look at Dream Cruises New Explorer Dream

Dream Cruises (Logo)The SuperStar Virgo will become the Explorer Dream and launch service for Dream Cruises next April, sailing from North China. For the 2019-2020 cruise season, she moves to Australia and New Zealand for Dream Cruises’ first deployment outside of Asia. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

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Star Cruises Supports the Preservation and Development of Longquan Celadon

Following on the widely acclaimed, first-ever Longquan Celadon (a type of green-glazed Chinese ceramic) theme cruise on SuperStar Virgo, Star Cruises is collaborating with Mr. Chen Hua, one of the most iconic contemporary Longquan celadon masters from Zhejiang province, where the craft originated, to launch limited-edition Star Cruises Longquan Celadon Tea Sets. (more…)

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Star Cruises Offers New Cruise Vacations From Malaysia Superstar Gemini

Superstar Gemini in Singapore, October 2013 (Credit Shipspotting.com - Gerolf Drebes)Star Cruises celebrated the arrival and inaugural homeport deployment of SuperStar Gemini in Port Klang on 5 November 2018. The arrival of SuperStar Gemini, one of Star Cruises’ most popular cruise ships into Port Klang marks the start of her residency until 28 April 2019, with additional options to embark from Penang and Langkawi, offering a variation of 3 Night cruises that also includes Phuket, Thailand. (more…)

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Genting Cruise Lines Signs Agreement of Intent with Okinawa Agricultural Cooperative Association

Genting Cruise Lines (Logo)Genting Cruise Lines is pleased to announce its collaboration with Okinawa Agricultural Cooperatives Association (JA Okinawa), and Leospo Incorporated, introducing an exceptional gastronomic experience at sea with Okinawa’s finest selection of home-grown and locally produced premium delicacies, such as the world-famous Okinawa Wagyu beef and Okinawa Agu pork for its summer cruise itineraries to Okinawa on selected ships. (more…)

SuperStar Libra to End Public Cruise Operations

SuperStar LibraIn a letter sent to booked guests, Genting Hong Kong said the SuperStar Libra would end its public cruise operations for Star Cruises on June 27, 2018. “She will be redeployment to facilitate other arrangements for Genting Hong Kong,” the company said, in the letter.

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Star Pisces to Drydock in Shenzhen

Star Cruises’ Star Pisces at Ocean Terminal in Hong Kong (Photo credit wikipedia.org)China’s shipyards continue to make inroads into the cruise industry as Star Cruises will drydock the Star Pisces for a 19-day refit period in January at facility in Shenzhen. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

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Genting Cruise Lines Pioneers Private Island Cruises In Asia. Star Cruises and Dream Cruises calls on MacLeod Island in Myanmar

The natural beauty of MacLeod Island in MyanmarGenting Cruise Lines, a division of Genting Hong Kong comprising of Star Cruises, Dream Cruises and Crystal Cruises, signed an agreement with Tint Tint Myanmar Group to jointly develop cruise facilities at MacLeod Island to continue expanding its footprint in the region and reaffirm its leading position in the Asian cruise market. (more…)

Star Cruises Celebrates a Decade at the TTG “Travel Hall of Fame”

Mr. Michael Goh, Senior Vice President – International Sales of Genting Cruise Lines (center) receiving the TTG Travel Awards “Travel Hall of Fame” Inductee Award from Mr. Arief Yahya, Minister of Tourism, Republic of Indonesia (left)  together with Mr. Darren Ng, Managing Director, TTG Asia Media (right) at the 28th TTG Travel Awards 2017 Ceremony & Gala Dinner in Bangkok, Thailand on 28 September 2017

Mr. Michael Goh, Senior Vice President – International Sales of Genting Cruise Lines (center) receiving the TTG Travel Awards “Travel Hall of Fame” Inductee Award from Mr. Arief Yahya, Minister of Tourism, Republic of Indonesia (left)  together with Mr. Darren Ng, Managing Director, TTG Asia Media (right) at the 28th TTG Travel Awards 2017 Ceremony & Gala Dinner in Bangkok, Thailand on 28 September 2017

Genting Cruise Lines’ Star Cruises is proud to receive the Travel Trade Gazette’s (TTG) “Travel Hall of Fame” Award at the 28th Annual TTG Travel Awards 2017 in Bangkok, Thailand this year, celebrating its ten year induction into the hall of fame in recognition of Star Cruises’ outstanding achievement in winning “Best Cruise Operator in the Asia-Pacific” ten years in a row. (more…)