Top News Genting Dream ups passenger capacity for Hong Kong sailings By TTG Asia / Posted on 26 November, 2021 15:38 Dream Cruises will increase the passenger capacity of Genting Dream from 50 per cent to 75 per cent from December 1, allowing for over 2,500 guests on board every Super Seacation voyage from Hong Kong. The move is based on the latest guidelines by the local authorities. In a statement, Kent Zhu, president of Genting Cruise Lines, thanked the Hong Kong authorities “for providing us with this stamp of approval on the effectiveness of our health and hygiene protocols”. Dream Cruises to increase Genting Dream’s passenger capacity to 75 per cent from December 1 He added that since the company resumed cruises in Hong Kong on July 30, it has hosted more than 70,000 passengers on board Genting Dream without any Covid-19-related incidents. Dream Cruises said that overall demand for cruises is at “a consistently high level” since operations resumed, with the Christmas and New Year sailings already sold out based on the previous 50 per cent capacity. Hence, it added, this increase will provide a boost to the holiday season for guests who have been unable to book their Super Seacation during this peak period. Guests can set sail on A Nordic Christmas Adventure from now until January 1 to explore the age-old traditions of Sweden, Finland, Norway, Denmark and Iceland. The set-up for these sailings mimics a Nordic village where guests can browse the Nordic market for Christmas goodies or take in the magical Santa Express running through a tasty Gingerbread Town. Holiday fare will be available at restaurants on board Genting Dream, and a seasonal stage production dubbed Verry Christmas will also be staged. Dream Cruises is also offering a special Thanksgiving flash sale from now until December 7, with fares starting from HK$888 (US$113) per person.