Asia Cruise Yearbook : ASEAN Yearbook 2018
50 ASEAN CRUISE DIRECTORY 2018/2019 ASIAN FLEET LUXURY The sight of a Cunard ship can take one’s breath away and they quickly become the centre of attention on the harbour. These iconic ships emulate old-world glamour: a luxurious setting to discover new destinations. Queen Elizabeth, the line’s newest ship built in 2010, along with Queen Mary 2 and Queen Victoria, frequent Asia, visiting ports in Malaysia, Indonesia, Vietnam and the Philippines as part of round-the-world cruises. The highlight of a Cunard cruise is afternoon tea served in the splendid Queens Room by white-gloved staff, accompanied by a string quartet. A small slice of heaven. Cunard / FACT FILE Vessels: 3 Passengers: 2,081-2,691 Destinations: Extensive worldwide itineraries, including the Americas, Africa, Europe and Australasia. / CONTACT Cunard P: 132 441 W: cunard.com / DINING Cunard’s specialty venues include French restaurant The Verandah, Asian cuisine at Lotus, Indian dishes at Coriander, Italian fare at La Piazza and American-style Smokehouse. All ships have Britannia for a traditional three-course meal and the Golden Lion pub. / ACCOMMODATION Options range from inside cabins at around 14 square metres to the Grand Duplex Suites at 208 square metres. Top of the range is the Queens Grill with an exclusive Grills Lounge, private deck and butler. / FACILITIES Enrichment programs, spa, fitness centre, casino, cinema, boutiques with brands such as Harrods, lounges, bars and clubs. QM 2 has a 3D cinema and a planetarium. Regent Seven Seas Cruises The four-ship luxury line suits well-heeled and well-travelled couples aged over 50 who enjoy good food, great itineraries, reliable service and lively entertainment. A fifth ship, Seven Seas Splendour, is scheduled to debut in early 2020. Ships are stylish and comfortable with wide corridors, and open seating so guests can dine when and with whom they like. The passenger-space ratio is one of the highest in the cruise industry and all the top suites have butler service. Itineraries are all-inclusive with unlimited free shore excursions. Onboard activities include wine and cheese tastings and cooking classes at the Culinary Arts Kitchen. / FACT FILE Vessels: 4 Passengers: 490 -708 Destinations: Worldwide, including Alaska, Africa, Asia, Pacific, Bermuda, Cuba, North Europe, South America, Caribbean, Mediterranean. / CONTACT Regent Seven Seas Cruises P: 1300 455 200 W: rssc.com / DINING The main restaurant is the 570-seat Compass Rose Restaurants, and specialty restaurants include the French spot Chartreuse, the Prime 7 speciality steakhouse, the Asian- fusion Pacific Rim and Sette Mari At La Veranda for fine Italian food and wine. / ACCOMMODATION Spacious suites range from 28 to 411 square metres with walk-in wardrobe, balcony, twin-basin marble bathrooms and L’Occitane and Guerlain toiletries. There’s an in-suite coffee machine and the mini bar is replenished daily with complimentary beverages. / FACILITIES Pool, hot tubs, fitness centre, library, spa and beauty parlour.
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