Genting Hong Kong has raised US$900 million through the sale and leaseback of one of Dream Cruises’ ships – the 2016-built, 150,000-gross-ton Genting Dream.
Production of Dream Cruises’ second Global Class ship commenced at MV Werften in Rostock-Warnemünde earlier, almost exactly a year after the keel laying of the flagship of the series.
Genting Hong Kong has announced the appointment of Michael Goh to the role of president with Dream Cruises. He will also assume the position of head of international sales for Genting Cruise Lines.
Genting will livestream the ceremony via the Dream Cruises Facebook Page and Weibo in China, inviting viewers from around the world to celebrate alongside VIP guests in attendance.
Genting Hong Kong has celebrated the arrival of Dream Cruises’ second new ship, World Dream, at the Kai Tak Cruise Terminal with a christening ceremony to impart good fortune to the vessel.
Genting Cruise Lines has commemorated the official handover of World Dream, the newly constructed second new build for Dream Cruises, during a special event in Bremerhaven, Germany.
Dream Cruises has partnered with Alipay to launch the full suite of mobile payment options at sea. The deal is designed to give guests greater convenience by allowing them the options of spot payment, self-checkout and auto-debit with Alipay or AlipayHK, the newly launched Hong Kong version of Alipay which supports transactions in HKD for Hong Kong users.
After World Dream’s official handover ceremony from Meyer Werft to Dream Cruises, the ship will begin her epic ocean voyage.