Officers And Crew Of Genting Dream Complete Covid-19 Vaccination In Hong Kong
Today, Dream Cruises has completed an important step in the planned resumption of cruise operations in Hong Kong by providing the officers and crew of Genting Dream with their two doses of the Fosun Pharma/BioNTech Comirnaty COVID-19 mRNA Vaccine (BioNTech).
As part of the comprehensive guidelines set forth the by the government of Hong Kong, all crew members on board Genting Dream will be fully vaccinated in order to provide the safest environment on board the ship for guests and crew alike when she resumes sailing on 30 July. Crew members received their first dose of the BioNTech vaccine on 23 June.
“We are extremely excited to be the first cruise ship to return to Hong Kong – a historically important home port for Dream Cruises and one of the most stunning skylines in the world. After being away for nearly a year and a half, we truly miss Hong Kong and we can’t wait to welcome our guests back onboard,” said Captain Jukka Silvennoinen of Genting Dream. “Genting Dream arrived in Hong Kong on 9 June and, to fully comply with the Hong Kong government’s quarantine regulations, the ship has been anchoring off Lamma Island. Since this time, the crew has been preparing Genting Dream for her re-launch on 30 July with heightened cleaning and disinfection of the entire ship and Dream Cruises providing crew members with ongoing training on the company’s enhanced health and safety protocols.”
Set to begin sailing at the end of July, Genting Dream will offer 2 and 3-night “Super Summer Seacations” on the high seas. The only cruise ship to be operating during the summer holidays in Hong Kong, the “Super Summer Seacations” will comprise of a 2-Night “Super Weekend Seacation”, departing Fridays, a 2-Night “Super Weekday Seacation” departing Wednesdays, and a 3-Night “Super Summer Seacation” departing Sundays to provide a true holiday option for Hong Kong residents during the school holidays.
To further promote health and well-being on board, Vitamin Sea and Dream, Dream Cruises’ signature wellness concept, will make its Hong Kong debut on Genting Dream with the first-ever Yoga Cruise hosted by Coffee Lam, Hong Kong’s top-ranking fitness influencer and certified Yoga instructor. Lam will headline the program with two special Yoga classes at sea on August 1 to 4, where Yoga lovers will have the rare opportunity to get up close and personal with the celebrity YouTuber, whose workout videos have amassed over two million followers on multiple social media platforms.