New Global-Class Cruise Ships to Have First-Ever DFS T Gallerias at Sea

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Dream Cruises’ new Global-class cruise ships will feature the first-ever DFS T Gallerias at sea. Global Dream will be the first once delivered in 2021.

A Shopping Experience Like No Other at Sea!

The new 208,000-ton Global-class cruise ships for Asian based Dream Cruises will feature the first-ever DFS T Gallerias at sea. These shopping spaces will bring together leading cruise line retailer Starboard Cruise Services and DFS Groups which is the leading travel retailer on land together.

Mr. Kent Zhu, President of Genting Cruise Lines, said:

“Dream Cruises is delighted to continue its long-standing collaboration with Starboard and to welcome the first DFS T Gallerias at sea on board our new Global Class ships.”

“With Genting Cruise Lines’ over 25 years of experience operating cruise ships in Asia, we know that retail and shopping is an important component of our guests’ vacation plans, and we are excited to have the highly coveted brands that both Starboard and DFS represent available on our ships.”

Dream Cruises’ Global Class luxury and upscale retail offerings will feature nearly 18,000 square feet of retail space across various categories, including Fashion and Accessories,  Beauty and Fragrance, Watches and Jewelry, and Food and Gifts.

DFS T Galleria
Image: Genting

This tri-party partnership will also offer guests the most seamless shopping experience across their entire vacation journey. Whether they are shopping from the comfort of home, on board the luxurious Global Dream, or on land at T Galleria boutiques, guests can take comfort in knowing that they will have the best prices, authenticity, and service support.

Specifically designed for the discerning Asian cruise market, with 2,350 passenger cabins, the Global Class ships will be able to accommodate 9,000-plus passengers and 2,500 crew during peak holiday seasons. The first ship named Global Dream will enter service in 2021 and will feature the longest roller coaster at sea as part of her new theme park concept. More details can be found here.

Starboard Cruise Services which is based in Miami, Florida currently operates the stores on 10 cruise ships in Asia which makes them the leading retailer in the region. They also run and maintain the shops on some Carnival cruise ships, Royal Caribbean, Costa Cruises, Princess, Holland America Line and more.

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