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SuperStar Libra Returns to Penang, Malaysia

Liberated Resort at Sea Experience Ideal for Couples, Friends and Families
Scenic Ports of Call Include Phuket Island and Krabi in Thailand
2016-08-23 17:09 3060

PENANG, Malaysia, Aug. 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Star Cruises, the leading cruise line in Asia Pacific, announces the return of SuperStar Libra to Penang, Malaysia as her new homeport. From 23 September 2016 to 31 December 2017, 1-Night High Seas Cruise and 3-Nights Penang -- Phuket -- Krabi Cruise will return by popular demand. Cruisers of both itineraries will be pampered with Asian Hospitality service, the signature feature available onboard of Star Cruises.

A liberated resort experience at sea awaits on SuperStar Libra - from the sophisticated setup in over 700 staterooms, to state-of-the-art amenities such as karaoke lounge and outdoor swimming pool; indulge in the wide array of international cuisines presented by awards-winning Star Cruises culinary team, ranging from South East Asian specialties at "Spices Restaurant", to continental dining served at "Four Seasons Restaurant", as well as up to six inclusive meals per day at designated restaurants.

Onboard entertainment and leisure programs cater the interests of all ages and group sizes, such as the magic spectacular presented by Alain Dupont from Paris, as well as "One in a Million", a stunningly choreographed production that brings you to the exquisite world of entertainment. Family cruisers may find themselves intrigued by thematic parties and games that they can enjoy together, such as "Junior Cruiser Program", a unique enrichment program for kids that guarantees a fun-filled and educational vacation. .

Rejuvenate your senses with a workout session at the gymnasium and swimming pool, followed by total relaxation at the spa. Discover the joys of duty-free shopping at sea and choose from jewelry, watches, cosmetics, fragrances, handbags and more.

The Resort at Sea experience extends to shore excursions in scenic ports of call - located in the Southern part of Thailand, Krabi is surrounded by beaches, cliffs and jungles, beckons holidaymakers as an unforgettable destination that offers various eco-tourism attractions such as birdwatching, as well as trips to waterfalls and caves; Phuket is famous for her beautiful beaches and tropical charm, as well as the island's hospitality and rich culture.

Ports of call for SuperStar Libra Penang Homeport Deployment - from 23 September 2016 to 31 December 2017:

Phuket Island, Thailand

The world's sun worshippers converge on Phuket's beautiful beaches and tropical beauty. Others go to experience the island's hospitality and rich culture. You'll fi­nd ancient temples, shopping galore, mouthwatering Thai cuisine and even thrilling cabaret shows.

Krabi, Thailand

Southern Thailand's scenic town of Krabi, surrounded by beaches, cliffs and jungles, beckons holidaymakers as an unforgettable destination. Dive into the Andaman Sea and see picturesque nearby islands, catch eco-tourism attractions like birdwatching and trips to waterfalls and caves, or simply unwind on expanses of powdery white sand.

Penang, Malaysia

Penang may be best known for its wonderful beaches, but there's much more to experience on this delightful island. Explore the vibrant lanes of Chinatown, see ancient temples aged and stroll down avenues of colonial villas. Be sure to sample the street food, too, for a scrumptious culinary experience.

Photos of destinations: https://goo.gl/FCIOyc 

For existing Genting Rewards members, your cabin rewards, points and privileges, which would otherwise have since expired, have been reactivated with the return of SuperStar Libra! *

* Terms and conditions applied.

To book or enquire, please call:
Genting Rewards Members Hotline            
+60 3 2302 1398

Visit us at Kuala Lumpur MATTA Travel Fair for more cruise information and great offers!

Date:

2-4 September 2016

Time:

10am -- 9pm

Venue:

Putra World Trade Centre (PWTC)
Hall 3 -- Booth 3011
 

ABOUT STAR CRUISES

Star Cruises is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Genting Hong Kong, a leading global leisure, entertainment and hospitality corporation. A pioneer in the Asia Pacific cruise industry, Star Cruises has been operating its fleet since 1993, taking on the bold initiative to grow the region as an international cruise destination with a fleet of six vessels including SuperStar Virgo, SuperStar Libra, SuperStar Gemini, SuperStar Aquarius, Star Pisces and The Taipan.

Star Cruises' commitment in offering best-in-class services and facilities is reflected in a host of recognitions and accolades received over the years. These include being inducted into the prestigious Travel Trade Gazette's "Travel Hall of Fame" for an eighth year in 2015 in recognition of winning "Best Cruise Operator in the Asia-Pacific" for 10 consecutive years. Star Cruises was also recently voted "Asia's Leading Cruise Line" at the World Travel Awards for a fourth year in a row in 2015.

ABOUT SUPERSTAR LIBRA

SuperStar Libra, at 42,285 gross registered tons, is 216.3m long and 32.64m wide, with an average cruising speed of 17 knots. 10 storeys high, SuperStar Libra offers 718 cabins, with 1,436 lower berths. The full range of facilities includes restaurants and bars offering international cuisines and beverages to satisfy all tastes. A show lounge, karaoke bar, beauty salon and spa and Jacuzzi cater to a wide range of leisure interests, while the almost limitless onboard entertainment ensures an unbeatable cruising experience for families, couples and the young at heart.

For more information on Star Cruises, please visit:

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On Star Cruises, every journey is a voyage of discovery and surprise.

Media Contacts:


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Email: hongyi.new@starcruises.com 

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Itinerary of SuperStar Libra - Homeport Deployment from Penang, Malaysia

  • 1-Night Penang Highseas Cruise

Sailing Date:  23 September - 3 December 2016 (Daily)*
                         
7 December 2016 - 30 December 2017 (Every Wednesday to Saturday)

* Except for departures on 2 & 30 October and 13 & 27 December 2-16

Day

Destination

Monday

Penang, Malaysia

Tuesday

Penang, Malaysia

Wednesday

Penang, Malaysia

Thursday

Penang, Malaysia

Friday

Penang, Malaysia

Saturday

Penang, Malaysia

Sunday

Penang, Malaysia

  • 3-Night Penang - Krabi - Phuket - Penang

Departure Dates:  2&30 October, 13&27 November and 18&25 December 2016
                                 
12 March 2017

Day

Destination

Sunday

Penang, Malaysia

Monday

Krabi, Thailand

Tuesday

Phuket, Thailand

Wednesday

Phuket, Thailand and Penang, Malaysia

  • 3-Night Penang - Phuket - Krabi - Penang

Sailing Date: 4 December 2016 - 25 December 2017*

* Except for departures on 18&25 December 2016 and 12 March 2017

Day

Destination

Sunday

Penang, Malaysia

Monday

Phuket, Thailand

Tuesday

Phuket and Krabi, Thailand

Wednesday

Penang, Malaysia

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