Star Cruises Announces More Cruise Options For Shanghai Season

Star Cruises has announced more itinerary options for the upcoming Shanghai homeporting season of the Superstar Virgo. The 13-deck ship, dubbed the fastest in Asia, will sail a series of longer 7-night round trip cruises from Shanghai, while also offering fly-cruise holidays with the designation of Yokohama as an interport.   7-night Golden Sea Route In … Continue reading

Guangzhou To Host Star Cruises’ SuperStar Virgo In 2016

Asian cruise operator Star Cruises has announced the year-round deployment of its flagship SuperStar Virgo to Guangzhou’s Nansha port in 2016. The 75,338-GRT ship will offer 2 sailings per week from southern China’s largest city. She will depart on Fridays for a 2-night weekend cruise to Hong Kong, while a longer 5-night voyage ventures further … Continue reading

Genting Targets Asian Premium Market With New Dream Cruises Brand

Genting Hong Kong has signaled its intention to compete in Asia’s premium cruise market with the launch of Dream Cruises. Unveiled today onboard the SuperStar Virgo to a select group of 1,000 guests from the media and travel industry, the new brand comes just months after the company’s acquisition of luxury line Crystal Cruises and will deploy … Continue reading

Star Cruises Brings NANTA Out To Sea

Asian cruise operator Star Cruises has announced it is bringing the globally-acclaimed Korean comedy NANTA (Cookin’) out to sea, with the stage show performed added to the entertainment line-up onboard the SuperStar Gemini.   In conjunction with the year-end holiday season from 14 November 2014 to 2 January 2015, passengers on the ship’s roundtrip itineraries … Continue reading

Royal Caribbean International Plans Bold Move With Asian Deployment Of Quantum Of The Seas

Royal Caribbean International has unveiled plans for its boldest move yet for the Asian market. In a bid to bolster its position, the Miami-based line has announced the deployment of its newest ship, Quantum of the Seas, to China in May 2015. The announcement marks the first time an international cruise line has dedicated a … Continue reading