What’s on your travel bucket list? Perhaps it’s somewhere relatively near, like Thailand and Hong Kong. Or maybe you’re dreaming of flying to the far-flung shores of Australia and Spain. Travel abroad is limited for most of us, but luckily, Dream Cruises is allowing Singapore adventurers to get a taste of new flavors and exotic cultures without venturing too far from home.
Dream Cruises’ Markets of the World, a series of thematic activities focused on international cuisine and famous festivals, will be aboard the luxurious World Dream from September 19 to November 6, 2021. During these dates on the cruise liner, travelers can celebrate global cultures with tasty food and drinks, fun games, and all sorts of unique activities.
“With international travel still restricted, Dream Cruises is bringing your favourite destinations directly to you with an exclusively curated series of cultural and culinary experiences and joyful festive celebrations on board, providing guests with an unparalleled cruising experience that cannot be found in any land-based attractions in Singapore,” said Mr. Michael Goh, President of Dream Cruises and Head of International Sales, Genting Cruise Lines.
Dream Markets at Sea
Dates: September 19 to November 6
Sail away on a cruise that lets you sample cuisine from all over the world. For nearly three months, World Dream’s expansive open deck will be home to Dream Markets at Sea with eight food stalls serving an array of irresistible street deli items, drinks, and desserts from Spain, Germany, France, Western Australia, Hong Kong, Japan, Taiwan, Thailand, and more.
Once you’re full, build your appetite back up by exploring the game booths on deck. Get the chance to win prizes by playing games like Happy Rainbow Coin Toss, Chopstick Marble Challenge, and Bottle Flipping Challenge.
Dates: September 19 and 22
Mark the Mid-Autumn Festival (Mooncake Festival) on World Dream for an unforgettable celebration at sea. As part of the Markets of the World festivities, guests can enjoy classic festival activities such as Chinese Mid-Autumn Riddles, Moon Gazing Fun Time, and Mid-Autumn Lantern Crafting.
Yes, free moon cake tastings are included.
Oktoberfest at Sea
Dates: September 26, October 1, 3, and 10
The iconic Oktoberfest comes to World Dream this year, giving Singaporeans the chance to revel in beers and brats with the sea in the background. Beers from Germany are in the spotlight of course, but guests can also savor the country’s culinary delights such as crispy pork knuckles and Nurnberger sausages.
Immerse yourself in German culture with complementary cooking workshops on classic treats like apple strudel, pretzels and Bavarian potato salad. Folk dances, games, and Best Dressed contests are also featured.
Western Australia Adventures
Dates: October 15, 17, 20, 22, 24, 27, and 29
Adventure lovers who dream of exploring Western Australia’s unspoiled wilderness can experience the world Down Under in 10 balcony staterooms reimagined to show off the wonders of the region. Enjoy interactive and pop-up booths, activities like Amazing Race and Trivia Wall, and the occasional appearance of Quinton the Quokka.
These dates will also feature Lobster Fever on the World Dream with lobster menus available at specialty restaurants, and a lobster and prawn linguini cooking show.
Date: October 31
Cruise away to a frightfully fun Halloween this year on World Dream! Dining outlets will be serving Halloween-themed cakes, cookies, and cocktails, while a trick-or-treat walkaround promises plenty of treats for any traveler with a sweet tooth. Other spooky activities include a Halloween makeup talk, an “Into the Night” dance class, and the Spooky Halloween Awards.
Go on the ultimate seacation aboard World Dream and satisfy your travel itch with just a single cruise.