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World Dream Will Be The First And Only Cruise Ship To Take Part In Hong Kong’s “A Symphony Of Lights”

World Dream will become the first and only cruise ship to take part in the city’s revamped “A Symphony of Lights” extravaganza every Friday evening beginning on 1 December – just one of several new entertainment options on offer from Dream Cruises’ newest luxury cruise ship.




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Genting Cruise Lines Christens Dream Cruises’ World Dream In Hong Kong

Guest of Honour, The Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, the Honourable Mrs Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor presented commemorative couplets to Tan Sri Lim Kok Thay, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Genting Hong Kong and Puan Sri Cecilia Lim, World Dream’s official Godmother.

Genting Hong Kong celebrated the arrival of Dream Cruises’ second new ship, World Dream, today at the Kai Tak Cruise Terminal with a special blessing and christening ceremony to impart good fortune and luck to the vessel.




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Record Day for Kai Tak Cruise Terminal

Hong Kong's Kai Tak Cruise Terminal and Royal Caribbean International's Mariner of the Seas (Photo credit News.cn - Chinanews.com)Kai Tak Cruise Terminal in Hong Kong saw a record-setting day with 13,327 cruise passengers on October 29, according to a statement from manager and operator, Worldwide Cruise Terminals. (cruiseindustrynews.com)




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Cruise lines bear extra costs and anger in turbulent Hong Kong typhoon season

Star Cruises’ SuperStar Virgo at Hong Kong (Click to enlarge)Cruise line president Kent Zhu Fuming can hardly be blamed for not wanting to talk about typhoons.He was still reeling from an usually powerful typhoon season in Hong Kong that cost his industry millions of dollars of loss. “Don’t ask me about typhoons. I haven’t rested for the past four weeks,” Zhu said. (scmp.com)




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Kai Tak Celebrates Majestic Princess Call with Milestone

The Kai Tak Cruise Terminal, operated by Worldwide Cruise Terminals (WCT), has celebrated the arrival of its one millionth cruise ship passenger during the inaugural call of the Majestic Princess in Hong Kong, according to a statement. (cruiseindustrynews.com)




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Four Ship Day at Kai Tak Cruise Terminal in Hong Kong

SuperStar Virgo at Hong KongFor the first time ever, the Kai Tak Cruise Terminal, operated by Worldwide Cruise Terminals, welcomed four cruise ships at two berths on the same day on March 19 in Hong Kong. (cruiseindustrynews.com)




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Kai Tak Cruise Terminal: A Year of Milestones in 2016

SuperStar Virgo at Hong KongThe Kai Tak Cruise Terminal, operated by Worldwide Cruise Terminals (WCT) said it had achieved a year of milestones in Hong Kong in 2016. Kai Tak doubled the number of cruise lines welcomed from nine in 2015 to 18 in 2016. Over 70 percent of ship calls in 2016 were turnarounds, with 95 ship calls in total, yielding more than 370,000 passengers over 120 ship-days.




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Taxiless cruise terminal a Hong Kong turn-off

SuperStar Virgo at Hong KongEver since the Norman Foster-designed, HK$8.2 billion terminal opened three years ago, it has attracted complaints, mostly concerning its underutilisation and transport limi­tations. (scmp.com)




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Kai Tak Preparing for Growth

SuperStar Virgo at Hong Kong“So far, so good,” said Jeff Bent, managing director, Worldwide Cruise Terminals, which is the manager of the Kai Tak complex, describing the quickly growing cruise call portfolio in Hong Kong. (cruiseindustrynews.com)




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New guide launches for Hong Kong cruising

Australians love to cruise and Hong Kong is fast becoming a favourite cruise destination. With world-class terminals, exciting shore excursions and not to mention sailing into the magnificent Victoria Harbour – why wouldn’t you cruise to or from Hong Kong! (etbtravelnews.com)




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WCT Celebrates Kai Tak Ferry Pier Opening

Today (March 29) marked the inaugural use of the renovated Kai Tak Ferry Pier, at the site of the former Kai Tak Airport fire station and near the new cruise port in Hong Kong. (cruiseindustrynews.com)




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Kai Tak Cruise Terminal Closes Strong Year of Milestones

Hong Kong's Kai Tak Cruise Terminal and Royal Caribbean International's Mariner of the Seas (Photo credit News.cn - Chinanews.com)The Kai Tak Cruise Terminal in Hong Kong, operated by Worldwide Cruise Terminals (WCT), closed out the 2015 season with a strong year of cruise traffic also winning the Best Port Management Award from the China Cruise and Yacht Industry Association, and being certified for ISO 9001 Quality Management. (cruiseindustrynews.com)




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