Star Cruises Limited, a member of Genting
Group, is listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange with a market capitalisation of
over US$1 billion. Star Cruises is the third largest cruise line in the world
comprising a fleet of 20 cruise ships in service and under construction with
approximately 29,000 lower berths. Star Cruises offers cruises to destinations
in the Asia Pacific, North and South America, Hawaii, Caribbean, Alaska, Europe,
Mediterranean, Bermuda and Antarctica under the Star Cruises, Norwegian Cruise
Line, NCL America, Orient Lines and Cruise Ferries brands.
Star Cruises has more than 20 locations
worldwide with offices in Australia, China, Germany, Hong Kong, India,
Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, New Zealand, Norway, Philippines, Singapore,
Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, UK and the US.
As a major cruise operator, Star Cruises
is well acclaimed for providing high services standards and recognized for its
significant contribution towards tourism development of the respective countries
that it calls upon.
Star Cruises is also renowned for being
innovative in pioneering new cruising lifestyles, such as the Freestyle
cruising, which breaks away from the traditional cruising orthodox, such as
conditional dining concept of prior table reservation and proper dressing code.
Freestyle cruising advocates open seating dining policy, greater choice of
dining options, have a more relaxed attire, automated tipping, passenger
friendly disembarkation and many more unique features.
Star Cruises has consistently received
numerous accolades such as the “Best Operator in Asia-Pacific 2000” by Travel
Trade Gazette Asia for the fourth consecutive year since 1997, the “Cruise Line
of the Year 2000” by Travel Asia, “International Tour Operator, Friends of
Thailand 2000” by Thailand Tourism Authority, the “Outstanding Contribution to
Tourism 2000” by Singapore Tourism Board and many more.