Crystal Cruises’ parent company Genting Hong Kong plans to target Asia’s premium cruise market with the introduction of Dream Cruises.
Genting chairman Tan Sri Lim Kok Thay said two new ships are under construction at Germany’s Meyer Werft shipyard. The first, Genting Dream, is scheduled to debut in November, 2016 and sister ship World Dream will enter service in November, 2017.
Genting Dream will carry 3,364 guests and 2,000 crewmembers and will have over 30 restaurants and bars. The ship will have home ports in Guangzhou’s Nansha port, Hong Kong and Sanya for cruises of from two to seven days.