The Genting Dream, Asia’s luxury cruise ship from the Dream Cruises line, arrived at Marina Bay Cruise Centre on Thursday 16 November. This cruise liner promises elevation of the Asian cruise hub, a boost in the economy, and new itineraries to Indonesia, Thailand, and Malaysia. The luxury liner has 18 decks and is the most significant luxury ship Singapore has ever housed with a passenger capacity of 3 352.
A tripartite partnership of $28 000 000 was signed between the Singapore Tourism Board, Changi Airport and Genting Cruise Lines to promote the Genting Dream. This partnership is estimated to bring in $250 000 000 in tourism revenue and 600 000 new visitors to the country.
The President of Genting Cruise Lines, Mr. Kent Zhu, feels that the position of the Genting Dream is in a well-developed area of the countries travel hub, which makes it the perfect port to call home.
With the growth numbers in the cruise industry with approximately 1 200 000 sea travellers, the cruise liner has targeted high-end travellers by incorporating more luxurious options on the ship. These luxurious options include reflexology spas, 35 bars, and restaurants, a nightclub, as well as 142 suites.
The Genting Dream’s outdoor nightclub on the party deck is called Zouk Beach Club. It is an indoor club. The indoor nightclub is called Zouk Night Club, and together they are referred to as “Zouk At Sea.” During the day, the clubs are used as sports bars with beer pong tables, billiards and a glow in the dark bowling alley. When the sun sets, travellers use the decks to enjoy their sundowners and watch a movie under the starts.
The SportPlex is a four-story deck with a wide variety of recreational activities such as the water park, with its six water slides that vary in speed, a 100m slide that allows you to plunge into the water within 10 seconds, as well as a 32-obstacle roping course. This roping course is a 7m climbing wall with a zipline over the water.
The Genting Dream has 2, 3 and 5 night cruise itineraries on offer, from now till March 2018. Ticket prices range from $399.99 up to $8,699.00.