Dream Cruises is lining up a series of travel-themed festivals and wellness experiences on board the Genting Dream, which is set to restart sailings in Hong Kong with a fully vaccinated crew on 30 July.
Genting Dream will offer 3D2N Super Summer Seacations departing Fridays and Wednesdays, as well as a 4D3N itinerary departing Sundays.
Dream Cruises’ signature wellness concept Vitamin Sea and Dream will make its Hong Kong debut on Genting Dream a Yoga Cruise hosted by Coffee Lam, Hong Kong fitness influencer with more than two million social media followers. Lam, a certified Yoga instructor, will headline the programme with two special classes at sea from 1 to 4 August.
Similar to its Singapore and Taiwan sailings, Dream Cruises will bring the world on board Genting Dream with Around the World at Sea, a series of thematic cruises presenting some of the most popular travel destinations across the globe.
Genting Dream's new wellness programme will be headlined by Coffee Lam, a fitness influencer with millions of followers.
Throughout the month of September, guests of Genting Dream will experience Japanese festivities through Dream Cruises own version of daruma dolls and a Wishing Shrine at Sea.
A mix of complimentary and chargeable activities will be available during the Japanese Festival. Guests can learn to make Japanese amulets, Sunny Doll Chimes and Japanese fans. They may also choose to attend workshops and demonstrations on manga drawing, origami, bingata (fabric dyeing) and geisha make-up.
Japanese festival deli food stalls will offer such delicacies as Okinawa long pork sausage, Okinawa one snap pork chop, Japanese okonomiyaki and takoyaki from Osaka, red bean dorayaki, and more. There will also be free tastings of non-export Okinawa Wagyu beef.
Later in the year, the celebratory spirit of Oktoberfest will greet guests on the ship, along with a festive winter wonderland experience.
A taste of Japan at sea.
Extensive safety protocols
As Genting Dream gears up for its restart, Dream Cruises has added a Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) machine to its onboard hardware. This will provide medical laboratory level testing for Covid-19 on the ship, while available negative pressure isolation wards located inside the medical centre and expandable quarantine cabins can be instantly activated in an emergency.
As well, no-touch hand washing stations at the Genting Dream's all-inclusive restaurants will dispense water, soap and paper towels automatically. There will also be temperature monitors throughout the ship to detect cases of fever among guests.
Meanwhile, air filters have been checked and replaced to allow air from outside the ship to be filtered and supplied to the cabins and on board public areas.
According to Dream Cruises, there would be a constant flow of fresh air throughout the vessel with no recirculation between cabins. The fresh air system aboard Genting Dream allows 25 cubic metres of fresh air per person per hour, as well as six to 15 air changes per hour.