Star Cruises’ SuperStar Virgo, the first cruise ship designed and built for the Asian market, began her year-round homeport at the new Guangzhou Nansha Port on 3rd January.
The ship’s itineraries include calls to Halong Bay, Danang, Sanya and Hong Kong. The 75,338gt/1999 built SuperStar Virgo will continue her 6 day/5 night cruise schedule every week until November when she will be replaced by the new and ultra-luxurious 150,000gt, 3,400-passenger Genting Dream, the first Dream Cruises vessel.
Genting Hong Kong owns both Star Cruises and the new premium cruise operation Dream Cruises, as unveiled on 11th November 2015. The company is building its first ship, the getaway Class-esque Genting Dream, at Meyer Werft in Germany. The new ship will be delivered in November 2016 with sistership Genting World following in November 2017.