Star Cruises announces flagship SuperStar Virgo’s homeport in Kaohsiung


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Star Cruises announces flagship SuperStar Virgo’s homeport in Kaohsiung

Star Cruises, Asia Pacific’s heading tour line, has announced a launch of a new 3-month Kaohsiung homeport deployment of flagship SuperStar Virgo and a 6 Day/5 Night “Jewels of a South China Sea”, featuring ports of call in Hong Kong, Manila and Laoag, permitting Taiwanese cruisers a coherence to embark or disembark in Kaohsiung, Hong Kong or Manila. This new homeport and channel will yield a boost to a transport attention of Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

In 2013 and 2015, Star Cruises’ flagship, SuperStar Virgo, launched her Kaohsiung-Hong Kong channel during her homeport in Kaohsiung, that was good perceived by passengers from Taiwan. In jubilee of a 20th Anniversary of Genting Hong Kong’s investiture of Star Cruises’ Taiwan office, SuperStar Virgo will lapse to Taiwan with Kaohsiung as her homeport from Mar to May., Along with SuperStar Aquarius’ homeport in Keelung, Star Cruises is once again a usually tour line with “Double Northern and Southern Homeports” in Taiwan! Passengers who skip from Northern Taiwan can suffer Japanese destinations such as Naha, Ishigaki and Miyakojima in Okinawa, while passengers who opt for departures from Southern Taiwan will conclude fascinating destinations including Hong Kong and Manila and Laoag in a Philippines.

In 2016, scarcely 25 million tourists worldwide have enjoyed a cruise; in response to strenuous renouned direct for tour options in Taiwan, Mr. Ang Moo Lim, President of Star Cruise says: “After dual years’ time and with a support of Taiwanese passengers, we are gratified to lapse to Kaohsiung with a mint “Jewels of a South China Sea”, a singular knowledge pioneered by Star Cruises that showcases Hong Kong, Kaohsiung, Manila and Laoag in one tour journey for a initial time. Over a 6 Day/5 Night voyage, passengers will suffer a untroubled tour holiday of internal gastronomic delights, particular design and balmy beaches, highlighted by a civil aptitude of Hong Kong, a particular East-meets-West informative farrago of Manila, as good as a Spanish colonial design and white silt beaches of Laoag.”

Wayne Liu, Deputy Director of Tourism Bureau, Ministry of Transportation and Communications, Taiwan, welcomes Star Cruises’ Kaohsiung homeport deployment in Mar – May, 2017: “Collaboration between tour destinations and tour lines is essential to a growth of a tour transport industry. The 2017 triple homeport deployment of Star Cruises in Taiwan, a Philippines and Hong Kong reflects a mutual design common between Star Cruises and Asia Cruise Cooperation (ACC) to enhance a tour transport marketplace and  emanate a jointly profitable business environment. The Ministry of Transportation and Communications stands in full support, prepared to acquire new travellers to Taiwan. We also inspire a transport attention partners to enhance a setting with some-more seaside excursions to attract some-more travellers to suffer Asia by cruise!”

With a sum tonnage of 75,338grt, a 13-storey SuperStar Virgo is Star Cruises’ flagship, featuring state-of-the-art German craftsmanship and providing an all-encompassing tour knowledge with fine accommodations and a far-reaching accumulation of entertainment, selling and dining options, as good as epicurean cuisine prepared by Michelin-starred Hong Kong restaurants. Over 1,300 veteran staff on house guarantee to broach well-developed use infused with a hold of Star Cruises’-acclaimed Asian hospitality.

Ports of Call – SuperStar Virgo – Kaohsiung Homeport Deployment in Mar – May 2017

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