Resorts World One commenced her maiden voyage from the Kai Tak Cruise Terminal for a weekend high-seas cruise on arriving in Hong Kong on 8 March 2023. The 13-deck Resorts World One has 3 sailings a week, where vacationers can look forward to a series of 2 and 3-Night High Seas cruises until 31 March 2023, before the destination cruises from Hong Kong starts on 2 April 2023.
To commemorate the inaugural sailing, a special celebratory event was held on the cruise ship with over 400 attendees, comprising of local travel and business partners, the media, as well as key influencers. Resorts World Cruises representatives, comprising of Michael Goh – President and Raymond Lim – Chief Operating Officer officiated the inaugural sailing.
During the inaugural sailing, Michael Goh mentioned, “Resorts World One’s maiden voyage today from the Kai Tak Cruise Terminal signifies an important step forward in reigniting Hong Kong’s cruise tourism. We would like to express our sincere gratitude to the Tourism Commission of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, Hong Kong Tourism Board and the relevant authorities for their support as we pioneer the restart of the Hong Kong yearround cruise deployment.”
“Resorts World One will open-up new opportunities for the inbound and outbound travel in Hong Kong for cruising and Fly-Cruise guests, which will have a positive spill over effect beyond the cruise tourism sector in Hong Kong,” he added.
Kenneth Wong, HKTB’s general manager, MICE & Cruise, said, “The arrival of Resort World One on 8 Mar alone has already brought over a thousand cruise visitors from various Southeast Asian countries to Hong Kong. As cruising in Asia further resumes we look forward to collaborate with international cruise lines as well as trade partners in both Hong Kong and source markets to diversify our cruise products, so as to not only enrich our visitor profile but also promote the growth and opportunities in the Asian cruise market.”