Posts Tagged ‘Star Cruises’

SuperStar Virgo Debuts in Shanghai Homeporting from July to October 2017

Thursday, January 26th, 2017

SuperStar Virgo at Hong KongStar Cruises announced the debut homeport deployment of flagship SuperStar Virgo to Shanghai from July to October 2017. (more…)

Manila now a cruise home port

Saturday, January 14th, 2017

For the first time ever, families in Manila no longer have to fly to Hong Kong or Singapore to hop on a cruise. Major shipping line Star Cruises announced in a press conference in Manila this week that one of its premier cruise ships for families, Superstar Virgo, has made Manila one of its home ports. (philstar.com)

Star Cruises Announces Debut Triple Homeport Deployment of SuperStar Virgo in Hong Kong, Manila and Kaohsiung

Thursday, January 5th, 2017

SuperStar Virgo at Hong KongStar Cruises announced the debut triple homeport deployment of flagship SuperStar Virgo in Hong Kong, Manila and Kaohsiung with the launch of the “Golden Triangle Journey”, an unprecedented itinerary that marks a milestone in the cruise travel industry. (more…)

Star Cruises Announces flagship SuperStar Virgo’s Homeport in Kaohsiung with Brand-new “Golden Triangle Journey” in 2017

Wednesday, January 4th, 2017

SuperStar Virgo at Hong KongStar Cruises has announced the launch of a new 3-month Kaohsiung homeport deployment of flagship SuperStar Virgo and a 6 Day/5 Night “Golden Triangle Journey”, featuring ports of call in Hong Kong, Manila and Laoag, allowing Taiwanese cruisers the flexibility to embark or disembark in Kaohsiung, Hong Kong or Manila. (more…)

Star Cruises Announces the First Cruise Ship to Homeport in Manila for Filipinos to Cruise to Taiwan and Hong Kong

Friday, December 23rd, 2016

SuperStar Virgo at Hong KongStar Cruises has announced the first-ever homeport deployment of SuperStar Virgo to Manila, providing another tantalizing option for the booming Philippines outbound tourism industry. (more…)

Genting Goes with Adonis for Star and Dream Cruises

Wednesday, December 21st, 2016

SuperStar Virgo at Hong KongAdonis today announced that Genting Hong Kong will implement the complete Adonis Human Resource Management System for Star Cruises, providing centralized management of HR, payroll and crewing processes to coordinate their offices, agent network and eight ships in their fleet, while maintaining MLC compliance. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

The “Junior Cruiser Program” returns this winter on Star Cruises’ flagship SuperStar Virgo

Tuesday, December 13th, 2016

The signature event of Star Cruises’ flagship SuperStar Virgo is back! After a successful run this summer, the much-loved “Junior Cruiser Program” returns this winter, in which Captain Charlie and Charlene will lead the way to a fun-filled and all-round training camp for the little ones! (more…)

Star Cruises Continues To Amass Accolades From International Events Across Asia

Tuesday, October 25th, 2016

Star Cruises, the leading cruise line in Asia-Pacific, was recently honoured with four awards from a series of renowned international events. (more…)

Star Cruises introduces “Total Freedom” which allows passengers the flexibility to customize their holiday at sea

Saturday, October 1st, 2016

Star Cruises introduces “Total Freedom” – an innovative cruise concept which allows passengers the flexibility to customize their ideal holiday at sea. (more…)

Star Cruises Celebrates SuperStar Libra’s Return to the city of Penang

Friday, September 23rd, 2016

SuperStar LibraStar Cruises today (22 Sep.) celebrates the return of SuperStar Libra to the beautiful shores of Penang (Malaysia), homeporting at Penang from September 2016 to December 2017. (more…)

Star Cruises Savours Success at the Battle of the Chefs 2016

Thursday, September 8th, 2016

Star Cruises, the leading cruise line in the Asia-Pacific celebrated another year of success at the Battle of the Chefs 2016 biennial competition. (more…)

SuperStar Libra Returns to Penang, Malaysia

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016

SuperStar LibraStar Cruises announces the return of SuperStar Libra to Penang, Malaysia as her new homeport. From 23 September 2016 to 31 December 2017, 1-Night High Seas Cruise and 3-Nights Penang – Phuket – Krabi Cruise will return by popular demand. (more…)

Development Contracts Signed for New Star Ships

Saturday, July 30th, 2016

Star Cruises' new class ship (Artist impression courtesy Star Cruises)MV Werften has signed contracts for the basic design work on a pair of 201,000-ton Global-class newbuilds for Star Cruises with engineering partners Elomatic and Deltamarin. The ships will be delivered in 2019 and 2020, respectively. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

Olympic Volleyball Gold Medalists Make Cruise Debut on Star Cruises Flagship

Tuesday, June 21st, 2016

In collaboration with Volleyball Association of Hong Kong, Star Cruises will host the First Volleyball Promotion on the Sea with Olympic volleyball champions Zhang Ping, Zhang Yuehong, Li Juan, Qiu Aihua and Zhu Yunying, where the athletes interact and share the joy of volleyball with cruisers on the company’s flagship, SuperStar Virgo. (more…)

Genting Hong Kong Selects Harris CapRock to Offer Industry Leading Connectivity on Star Cruises and Dream Cruises

Tuesday, June 21st, 2016

The Genting Dream (Artist impression courtesy Dream Cruises)Genting Hong Kong announced that it has awarded a multi-year contract to Harris CapRock Communications to transform communication services on board Star Cruises’ fleet of six ships and on Genting Dream, the first ship under the newly launched Dream Cruises brand.

Star Pride Back in Service for Windstar

Friday, June 17th, 2016

After a grounding incident in December, the Star Pride is back in service after a six-month hiatus for Windstar Cruises, which took the opportunity to make $4.5 million worth of product enhancements onboard the 212-passenger ship. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

Genting Goes with Harris CapRock for Star Cruises Ships

Friday, June 17th, 2016

Genting Corporate Services has selected Harris CapRock Communications to provide services on six Star Cruises vessels, according to a statement. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

Genting Orders Two 201,000-Ton Ships for Star Cruises

Wednesday, May 11th, 2016

Star Cruises' new class ship (Artist impression courtesy Star Cruises)As part of a big ship order with Lloyd Wert Group, Genting Hong Kong announced two newbuilds for Star Cruises for 2019 and 2020. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

Star Cruises Chefs Win at the Prestigious Food and Hotel Asia Culinary Challenge 2016

Wednesday, April 27th, 2016

Star Cruises, the leading cruise line in Asia-Pacific, brought home a total of seven medals, including one silver and six bronzes, during the biennial Food and Hotel Asia Culinary Challenge 2016 (FCC2016).

Star Cruises Recognized for its Michelin-Starred Cuisine

Thursday, April 14th, 2016

Star Cruises was honored with the “The Most Michelin Food Provided Cruise” Award at the prestigious 16th China Hotel Industry Golden Horse Awards, according to a statement. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

China to launch direct cruise liner service to Japan

Wednesday, March 16th, 2016

China will launch a direct cruise liner service to Japan next month to cater to the growing Chinese cruise travel market which is projected to become Asia’s largest in the next four years. (dailynews.lk)

SuperStar Virgo completes inaugural cruises from Guangzhou Nansha Port

Wednesday, January 13th, 2016

SuperStar Virgo began her year-round homeport in Guangzhou Nansha Port on Sunday 3 January and completed her first inaugural 6 day/5 night weekday cruise to Halong Bay, Danang and Sanya and her first inaugural 3 day/2 night weekend cruise to Hong Kong last week. (more…)

Star to Base Ship in Guangzhou’s Nansha Port

Tuesday, January 5th, 2016

SuperStar Virgo at Hong KongAs originally reported by Cruise Industry News, Guangzhou’s Nansha Port will play an important role in Chinese passenger sourcing in both the short- and long-term future of the cruise industry. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

Cruise-ship treat for 350 kids and their families under ST School Pocket Money Fund

Saturday, December 12th, 2015

Nearly 350 underprivileged children and their family members were treated to an afternoon of food, games and entertainment on board the cruise ship SuperStar Gemini yesterday. (straitstimes.com)

Star Cruises Celebrates a Triple Triumph at the World Master Chefs Competition for Cantonese Cuisine

Tuesday, December 8th, 2015

Star Cruises is pleased to announce that the chefs of Star Cruises had made headlines with their impressive and successful debut at the highly acclaimed World Master Chefs Competition for Cantonese Cuisine. (more…)

Star Cruises Not Heading to Europe

Tuesday, December 8th, 2015

In a statement released to Cruise Industry News, Genting Hong Kong has said it has no plans to take its Star Cruises brand to the Mediterranean in 2016, as reported by Italian media outlets. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

Star Cruises Headed for Mediterranean Summer 2016; Ship Leaving Asia

Friday, December 4th, 2015

Star Cruises' Superstar GeminiAfter a hiatus of more than a decade, Star Cruises will be back in Europe in 2016, as the SuperStar Gemini is booked into a berth in Genoa, reports The Medi Telegraph. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

Celebrate the Festive Season with Genting Hong Kong “Charity Bear Christmas Sale” on Board SuperStar Aquarius

Friday, November 27th, 2015

At a special press conference held on 26 November aboard SuperStar Aquarius, Genting Hong Kong announced that Star Cruises will partner with Syin-Lu Social Welfare Foundation to organize a Charity Bear Christmas Sale this year. (travelandtourworld.com)

Genting Hong Kong Presents First Ever Cruise Across Culture Fund-Raising Celebration on Board Superstar Virgo

Wednesday, November 18th, 2015

SuperStar Virgo at Hong KongGenting Hong Kong, in association with charity partners Cha Duk Chang Children’s Cantonese Opera Association and China Hong Kong Culture Exchange Association, presented “Genting Cruise Across Culture Fund-raising Night” on 14 November 2015. (travelandtourworld.com)

Genting Launches New Brand: Dream Cruises

Wednesday, November 11th, 2015

The Genting Dream (Rendering courtesy Dream Cruises)Genting Hong Kong has launched Dream Cruises, a premium cruise brand for the Asian markets, set to operate alongside Star Cruises in Asian markets. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

Adults Only Beach Club Added to Star Cruises’ SuperStar Virgo

Friday, November 6th, 2015

SuperStar Virgo at Hong KongPassengers stepping aboard Star Cruises’ SuperStar Virgo when it arrives in Australia in November will be able to take advantage of a new adults-only beach club area. (cruisecritic.com)

Star Cruises Celebrates Its Fourth Consecutive Win As ‘Asia’s Leading Cruise Line’

Saturday, October 31st, 2015

Star Cruises was once again recognized and named ‘Asia’s Leading Cruise Line’ at the World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony 2015 held in Hong Kong on 29 October 2015.