SUPERSTAR VIRGO PRESENTS A FRAGRANT JOURNEY FOR LADIES IN THE MONTH OF MARCH

Featuring agarwood-themed staterooms with “the fragrant trio”, top model charisma workshops, “Cheongsam and Jade” tea parties and enrichment seminars to celebrate inner and outer beauty


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Hong Kong –1 March 2017 – With International Women’s Day and Chinese Girls’ Day around the corner, the month of March is indeed a time to celebrate femininity. Star Cruises presents a series of special privileges and enrichment programs to pamper lady guests onboard flagship SuperStar Virgo, including thematic agarwood-themed staterooms, Cheongsam tea parties, charisma workshops, floral arrangement and incense ceremony seminars, as well as complimentary professional photography service.


Agarwood-themed staterooms – a haven especially tailored for ladies
Agarwood is one of the most expensive natural raw materials in the world; also known as “the king of incense”, agarwood is the product of a formation found in lign-aloe trees, which could take up to centuries. Twenty oceanview staterooms onboard SuperStar Virgo have been selected exclusively for the curation of agarwood-themed staterooms, complete with “the fragrant trio” of agarwood essential oil, agarwood incense and agarwood tea, where lady guests can enjoy a unique experience of oriental aromatherapy throughout their journey at sea. During the promotion period, guests may book the agarwood-theme staterooms at the price of regular oceanview staterooms on first-come first-served basis, without any surcharge.
Learn the ropes from China’s top model and thrive in the spotlight
Top model Wang Yiyi hails 20 years of experience as a professional model in China and has made appearance in numerous commercials. Wang and her team of professionals will be onboard SuperStar Virgo to host a series of four seminars on charisma to unleash the inner supermodel of lady guests through intensive training of physical movement, facial expressions, grooming and photogenic skills. Students may also enroll in the Miss Photogenic Contest by having their photos taken by professional photographer at designated timeslot for a chance to win grand prizes of jade jewelry.
Exude beauty and elegance at “Cheongsam and Jade” tea party
Cheongsam is an iconic garment of Chinese femininity. Ladies are welcomed to put on their favorite cheongsam to join the “Cheongsam and Jade” tea party and enjoy Cheongsam fashion show, Cheongsam and jewels mix-and-match workshop, Chinese dance tutorial and more. There will also be a grand lucky draw with giveaways of jade jewelry and modern Cheongsam. Complimentary Cheongsam rental service will be available onboard for all guests to experience the joy of wearing Cheongsam.
Cultivate your inner beauty with enrichment seminars
A true lady would not be satisfied with outer beauty alone; she would continue to enrich herself with knowledge and skills to amplify her inner beauty. Castalia Yu, founder of “NS Floral Lifestyle House” is known for floral arrangement creations that infuse the intricate quality of oriental art with western styling. She will share insider tips with guests of SuperStar Virgo, who will have a chance to create their own bouquets or box floral arrangements. Masters of incense appreciation will demonstrate the traditional ritual of incense printing, which demonstrates the art and beauty of incense appreciation through setting, choreography and music. Guests will also learn to make agarwood scented pouch, lip balm or facial scrub for accessible enjoyment of agarwood fragrance.
A photo is worth a thousand words
Guests of SuperStar Virgo who sail on designated dates in March will have the unique opportunity to be glammed up and have your portraits taken by professionals, with the endless sky and breathtaking ocean-view as backdrop – compliments of Star Cruises!
March privileges and activities on SuperStar Virgo

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Agarwood-themed staterooms
Twenty oceanview staterooms onboard SuperStar Virgo have been selected exclusively for the curation of agarwood-themed staterooms, complete with “the fragrant trio” of agarwood essential oil, agarwood incense and agarwood tea, where lady guests can enjoy a unique experience of oriental aromatherapy throughout their journey at sea.

During the promotion period, guests may book the agarwood-theme staterooms at the price of regular oceanview staterooms on first-come first-served basis, without any surcharge.

March 3-17
Learn the ropes from China’s top model
Top model Wang Yiyi and her team of professionals will be onboard SuperStar Virgo to unleash the inner supermodel of lady guests through intensive training of physical movement, facial expressions, grooming and photogenic skills.
March 4
“Cheongsam and Jade” tea party
Ladies are welcomed to put on their favorite cheongsam to join the “Cheongsam and Jade” tea party and enjoy Cheongsam fashion show, Cheongsam and jewels mix-and-match workshop, Chinese dance tutorial and more. There will also be a grand lucky draw with giveaways of jade jewelry and modern Cheongsam.
March 7, 12 and 16
Floral arrangement workshop
Castalia Yu, founder of “NS Floral Lifestyle House” will share insider tips with guests of SuperStar Virgo, who will have a chance to create their own bouquets or box floral arrangements.

Admission upon presentation onboard spending of HK$200 and above, limited quota on first-come first-served basis. Retail value of workshop: HK$300.
March 9 and 14
Incense appreciation demonstration and agarwood product workshop
Masters of incense appreciation will demonstrate the traditional ritual of incense printing, which demonstrates the art and beauty of incense appreciation through setting, choreography and music. Guests will also learn to make agarwood scented pouch, lip balm or facial scrub for accessible enjoyment of agarwood fragrance.
March 7, 12 and 16
Complimentary professional photography service
Guests of SuperStar Virgo who sail on designated dates in March will have the unique opportunity to be glammed up and have your portraits taken by professionals, with the endless sky and breathtaking ocean-view as backdrop – compliments of Star Cruises!

Wedding or evening gowns will be available for lending. Daily quota is limited on first-come first-served basis, Please refer to onboard promotional collaterals for details.
March 3-16

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About Star Cruises

Star Cruises is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Genting Hong Kong, a leading global leisure, entertainment and hospitality corporation. A pioneer in the Asia Pacific cruise industry, Star Cruises has been operating its fleet since 1993, taking on the bold initiative to grow the region as an international cruise destination with a fleet of six vessels including SuperStar Virgo, SuperStar Libra, SuperStar Gemini, SuperStar Aquarius, Star Pisces and The Taipan.

Star Cruises' commitment in offering best-in-class services and facilities is reflected in a host of recognitions and accolades received over the years. These include being inducted into the prestigious Travel Trade Gazette's "Travel Hall of Fame" for a ninth year in 2016 in recognition of winning "Best Cruise Operator in the Asia-Pacific" for 10 consecutive years. Star Cruises was also recently voted "Asia's Leading Cruise Line" at the World Travel Awards for a sixth year in a row in 2017.

About SuperStar Virgo

The 13-storey SuperStar Virgo is equipped with 935 cabins, including sea-view cabins and balcony suites. Offering a wide variety of dining, shopping and entertainment choices, her facilities embrace Chinese, International and Japanese restaurants, an alfresco bar, foot reflexology salon and spa, gym, steam and sauna rooms, hairdressing salon, two-level theatre, duty-free shops, a 100-metre mega water slide, outdoor swimming pool, mini golf course, karaoke room, children's activity centre and more. A calendar of themed entertainment constantly refreshes the onboard fun and excitement, ensuring every voyage is a brand new enjoyable experience.