Singapore, 2 June 2023 – Resorts World Cruises, Asia’s latest lifestyle and dynamic cruise line is
pleased to announce that it has been awarded the ‘Muslim-friendly Cruise Line of the Year’ at the
Halal in Travel Awards 2023 held in Singapore. With the Genting Dream operating as the World’s
First OIC/SMIIC* Standard Halal-Friendly Cruise Ship since June 2022, the Genting Dream has been
the only cruise ship in the region that provides a holistic Halal-friendly cruise experience for its Muslim
guests embarking from the dual homeports in Singapore and Kuala Lumpur (via Port Klang). This is
part of the cruise line’s ongoing initiative to continue and provide a wide range of offerings that caters
to the diverse Asian population.
“Resorts World Cruises is delighted to receive the ‘Muslim-friendly Cruise Line of the Year’ award that
recognises our efforts and commitments in pioneering new offerings that make a difference in the
cruise sector,” said Mr. Michael Goh, President of Resorts World Cruises. “The feedback and demand
among the Muslim community have been very encouraging as the Halal-friendly offerings
encompasses beyond the Halal certified cuisine, which also include access to prayer rooms, special
Sahur and Iftar menus in Ramadhan, 24 Hour medical centre and Spa services based on gender
requirements and more,” he added.
With the dual homeports, guests may choose to embark on the Genting Dream from Singapore and
enjoy a series of itineraries, which include the 2 Night Kuala Lumpur and 2 Night High Seas Weekend
Getaway Cruise, as well as the 3 Night Phuket Cruise or the 3 Night Kuala Lumpur and Penang
Cruise. Alternatively, guests can embark from Port Klang (Malaysia) with new itineraries starting from
13 July 2023 onwards that include the 4 Night Singapore Discovery Cruise, as well as the 3 Night
Phuket – Singapore Cruise and 3 Night Penang – Singapore Cruise.
While cruising to these exciting destinations, guests can cruise with peace of mind and enjoy the
convenience of the Halal-friendly offerings on board the Genting Dream. One of the highlights include
the dedicated certified Halal section at The Lido restaurant, which is one of ship’s most popular dining
venue serving authentic Asian and International cuisine, offering a wide spread of buffet using fresh
& Halal certified ingredients.
“At Resorts World Cruises, we are optimistic of the continued growth among the Muslim target
segment and we will continue to strive to enhance our Halal offerings to cater to this growing and
highly potential segment in the region,” said Mr. Michael Goh.