The Asian market is growing and Genting Hong Kong has taken notice. Many have noticed the rise of china and other Asia pacific countries and now the cruise industry is vying for a piece of the action.
Genting HK has struck a 10 ship deal with Lloyd Werft Group worth USD 4 billion. The deal includes two mega ships for Star Cruises and eight ships for Crystal Cruises. Genting and Genting Hong Kong Chairman Lim Kok Thay released a statement and said
Lim Kok Thay Genting and Genting Hong Kong Chairman:
“We are focused on delivering a world-class vacation experience for Chinese cruise passengers,”
The Lloyd Werft Group was more than pleased being able to ink the deal with Genting HK, and Rüdiger Pallentin, the manger director of the company also had some choice words
Rüdiger Pallentin the Managing Director of Lloyd Werft Group:
“We are pleased that Genting chose Lloyd Werft Group for the construction of their new vessels as the company has built all but one of its new cruise ships in Germany for the Star, Dream and NCL brands due to the company’s desire for quality-built cruise ships.”
Genting HK is a Holding company and member of the Genting Group. Genting HK owns many cruise company such as Crystal Cruises, Dream Cruises, and Star Cruises. Lets not forget they also own Lloyd Werft shipyards and are a 28% share owner of Norwegian Cruise Lines. Cruise hive will continue to report as Genting HK is a big player in the cruise industry.