cruises

Dec 30, 2020 05:50 AM
STRAIT TALK

Bid farewell to 2020, but remember the seafarers

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THAT is it, then. We've somehow managed to get through 2020. A year ago, we were all expecting the following 12...

Dec 9, 2020 07:17 AM

Suspected Covid-19 case on Royal Caribbean cruise to nowhere, ship returns to Singapore mid-sail

[SINGAPORE] Royal Caribbean cruise ship Quantum of the Seas has turned back on day three of a four-day cruise to...

Dec 8, 2020 03:09 PM

Singapore extends relief measures for maritime firms, seafarers till June 2021

SOME relief measures under the MaritimeSG Together Package will be extended to continue supporting the more affected...

Nov 17, 2020 03:08 PM

New cruise ships are ready to sail with nowhere to go

[OHIO] Normally when a new ship wraps construction at a shipyard, it's cause for a party, with executives in sharp...

Oct 26, 2020 07:17 AM

Singaporeans stuck on island turn to private jets, daycations

[SINGAPORE] Whether it's chartering a private jet for a flight to nowhere or hiring a luxury yacht, some in...

Oct 16, 2020 05:50 AM
VIRUS OUTBREAK: SUPPORTING TOURISM

Genting lines looking to hire Singaporeans as cruises restart

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GENTING Cruise Lines is hiring over 100 Singaporeans as it restarts cruise services in Singapore, with positions...

Oct 12, 2020 06:46 PM

Cruises to nowhere: Genting Cruises get more than 6,000 bookings in 5 days

[SINGAPORE] Phones have been ringing off the hooks at the offices of Genting Cruise Lines, with the company...

Oct 9, 2020 05:50 AM
VIRUS OUTBREAK: RESTARTING TOURISM

Pilot cruises to nowhere for Singapore residents from Nov

FROM November, cruises with enhanced safety protocols will be piloted for two cruise lines home-ported in Singapore...

Oct 8, 2020 12:17 PM

Cruises from Singapore to restart in November with pilot for residents

STARTING November this year, cruises with enhanced safety protocols will be piloted for two cruise lines that are...

Oct 1, 2020 01:07 PM

Singapore Tourism Board eyes 'cruises to nowhere' restart, new safety guidelines

A NEW cruise certification benchmarked against global health safety and hygiene standards is in the works, as “...

Sep 16, 2020 05:50 AM
STRAIT TALK

Caution should prevail on restarting cruises

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I AM a fan of cruising. I have been on a number of cruises with different lines. I am also somebody who has spent...