Asia Cruise Yearbook : ASEAN Yearbook 2018
ASEAN CRUISE DIRECTORY 2018/2019 55 ASIAN FLEET PREMIUM MID-RANGE Holland America Line HAL has been cruising for nearly 145 years, offering more than 500 itineraries to 100 countries. The mid-sized ships – it has a global fleet of 15 – are classic and well appointed. Westerdam sails regularly to Asia calling at Japan, China, Hong Kong, Singapore, the Philippines, Vietnam, Thailand and Indonesia before heading Down Under. Maasdam offers a 20-day Indian Ocean Explorer round-trip itinerary from Singapore calling at Melaka, Penang, Phuket, Colombo and Male in January next year, and another visiting Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam and Hong Kong in February. / FACT FILE Vessels: 15 Passengers: 835-2,650 Destinations: Europe, Russia, China, India, Egypt, Vietnam & Cambodia. / CONTACT Uniworld W: uniworldcruises.com.au / DINING The Dining Room is the main restaurant, and the Lido does casual meals. Specialty restaurants include Pinnacle Grill, Canaletto for Italian cuisine, Tamarind for Asian fare and Rudi’s Sel de Mer for contemporary French. All specialty restaurants charge an additional fee. / ACCOMMODATION Neptune Suites range from 43 to 79 square metres and Spa Ocean View Suites range from 16 to 26 square metres. Many staterooms have verandas for al fresco dining or sunbathing in private. / FACILITIES Cooking classes, wine tasting, digital and book workshops, BB King’s Blues Club, theatre, fitness centre, spa, yoga. Norwegian Cruise Line Norwegian Cruise Lines visits a number of destinations in Canada, Alaska, USA, South America and Europe. Alaska is one of its most popular itineraries with the newest ship, Norwegian Bliss sailing the region. With Norwegian Joy homeported in Shanghai and Tianjin to target the Chinese cruise market, there are plenty of itineraries in the region. Onboard, there is a range of entertainment for adults and children, from broadcasts of big sporting events to the largest race track at sea. There’s also the Galaxy Pavilion for simulator rides and virtual reality games. / FACT FILE Vessels: 17 Passengers: 1,928-4,500 Destinations: Canada, USA, Alaska, South America, Asia and Europe. / CONTACT Norwegian Cruise Line P: 1300 255 200 W: ncl.com/au/en/ / DINING An array of eating areas include two complimentary dining rooms; a buffet; fusion restaurants serving Japanese, Thai and Chinese cuisine. Specialty dining includes French cuisine at Le Bistro and Mexican at Los Lobos. / ACCOMMODATION Norwegian is one of the only lines that caters for singles, with single- occupancy studios and singles-only lounge and bar. At the top of the scale, The Haven is an exclusive enclave of suites at the top of the ship with a private courtyard, private access to the spa and butler service. / FACILITIES Multiple pools and hot tubs, casino, spa and fitness centre, theatre.
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