GENTING CRUISE LINES EXTENDS SUPPORT TO SINGAPORE TO PROVIDE TEMPORARY ACCOMMODATIONS FOR FOREIGN WORKERS ON SUPERSTAR GEMINI AND SUPERSTAR AQUARIUS


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Singapore, 1 May 2020 – 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.

“On behalf of Genting Cruise Lines, we thank the Singapore government for their confidence in our ships to pioneer such an important initiative for the country and the region during these challenging times. Singapore has been our homeport for over 26 years and we are proud to extend our support with SuperStar Gemini, as well as SuperStar Aquarius that had recently arrived in Singapore,” said Mr Michael Goh, President of Dream Cruises and Head of International Sales, Genting Cruise Lines.

“We are pleased that our on board facilities, as well as preventive and safety standards meet Singapore’s strict requirements for this initiative. From the onset of the pandemic, Genting Cruise Lines had implemented stringent precautionary measures, including the highest standards of preventive hygiene, sanitization and disinfection procedures to safeguard the well-being of all guests and crew. As such, there have been no reported cases of COVID-19 among guests or crew to date while on board or transmitted via any of Genting Cruise Lines’ cruise ships,” added Mr Michael Goh.

“In addition to these, Genting Cruise Lines’ ship design enables 100% external fresh air to be filtered and supplied to the cabins and on board public areas – ensuring a constant and healthy flow of fresh air throughout the vessel with no recirculation of air within the ship,” he added.

“We have also taken a pro-active approach to carefully review our prevention and response plan with the COVID-19 pandemic in mind to provide enhanced and comprehensive measures across our fleet for future deployments, which we will adopt as the new safety norm and we hope for the industry too,” he continued.

As Genting Cruise Lines commences this initiative with the Singapore government, the health and safety of all individuals on board the ships remain the top priority. Together with the Singapore government at the forefront, every effort will be made to uphold the health and welfare of Singapore’s foreign workers while on board the ship, which include observing the highest standards of safe distancing and preventive measures at all times.


Singapore Tourism Board presenting “Perk-Me-Up” care packs with vitamins and local snacks as a thank you gesture towards the crew members of SuperStar Gemini and SuperStar Aquarius.

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About Genting Cruise Lines

Genting Cruise Lines is a division of Genting Hong Kong comprising of three distinct cruise brands – Star Cruises, Dream Cruises and Crystal Cruises – providing a range of products from contemporary cruises to ultra-luxurious vacation experiences spanning the sea to air.

Founded in 1993, Star Cruises established the Asia-Pacific as a popular, world-wide cruise destination and, with its current fleet (SuperStar Aquarius, SuperStar Gemini, Star Pisces and The Taipan), continues to pioneer the contemporary cruise market in the region.

Launched in 2015, Dream Cruises delivers the highest level of guest service and spacious comfort in the region. Genting Dream which debuted in November 2016 and World Dream, in November 2017, were developed specifically for the China and Asia market, and provides passengers with inspirational journeys at sea that are Asian at heart and international in spirit. Explorer Dream, launched in April 2019, will further fuel Dream Cruises’ global aspirations. Production is currently underway in Germany on two new Global Class ships that will join the fleet beginning in 2021.

By sea, river, land or air, Crystal has redefined the way the world views luxury travel. The world-renowned Crystal Experience – featuring global journeys with Crystal Cruises, Crystal River Cruises, Crystal Yacht Expedition Cruises, Crystal AirCruises and Crystal Air – continues to entice the world’s most discerning travelers with incomparable luxury and unparalleled personal service.

Through its family of brands, Genting Cruise Lines offers the widest and most imaginative spectrum of cruise products for the modern traveller, catering to all segments, geographies, life stages and travel styles.