'Today is a noteworthy historical milestone for Resorts World Cruises and the city of Singapore, as we celebrate our first sailing, officially launching the brand to the world,' Tan Sri KT Lim, executive chairman of Resorts World Cruises, commented on Wednesday.
Michael Goh, president of Resorts World Cruises, expressed his gratitude to Singapore Tourism Board and the relevant authorities, travel partners and customers for, 'their continuous support in making today’s sailing and launch a success.'
Destination cruises to come
As of July 1, Resorts World Cruises plans to sail from Singapore to Indonesia, offering a two-night weekend cruise to Bintan and Batam Islands.
Subsequently, Genting Dream will also sail from Singapore to Malaysia with two- and three-night cruises to Kuala Lumpur and Malacca (via Port Dickson), as well as Penang.
Royal Caribbean resumes late June
Royal Caribbean International resumes destination cruising from Singapore on June 30, with Spectrum of the Seas starting three- and four-night itineraries to Malaysia's Penang and Kuala Lumpur.
Beginning October, Resorts World Cruises plans to add a series of new itineraries with more calls to Malaysia (Langkawi), Indonesia (North Bali, Surabaya) and Thailand (Phuket, Krabi).