Singapore, 14 December 2018 – Genting Cruise Lines celebrated its silver anniversary with a special event held on board Genting Dream in Singapore on 14 December to commemorate the very first sailing of Langkapuri Star Aquarius from Singapore in 1993, beginning 25 years of supporting Singapore to become the premier cruise hub in Asia, handling the most international passengers in Asia.
Among the nearly 500 guests representing government, travel agents and business partners, notable attendees at the 25th Anniversary celebration included Guest of Honour, Mr Chee Hong Tat, Senior Minister of State for Trade and Industry and Education, who congratulated Genting Cruise Lines on its silver anniversary and long-standing relationship with Singapore, Tan Sri Lim Kok Thay, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer and Mr. Colin Au, Group President of Genting Hong Kong.
Originally founded a quarter of a century ago as Star Cruises, Genting Cruise Lines has been an integral force in establishing the ASEAN as an important region and introducing innovative ships designed specifically for the more relaxed Asian cruise market where guests can enjoy a variety of leisure activities and dining options unrestricted by the rigid schedules commonly found on other cruise ships.
More details are available in the attached releases in English and Simplified Chinese. The speeches of Tan Sri Lim Kok Thay, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Genting Hong Kong and Mr Chee Hong Tat, Senior Minister of State for Ministry of Trade and Industry and Ministry of Education, Singapore are also attached.