Royal Caribbean International’s Spectrum of the Seas will now sail beyond the shores of Singapore, beginning with Penang and Kuala Lumpur, from June 30, 2022.
International sailings from the Singapore port was initially scheduled to begin in October.
“We are thrilled to be the first cruise line in Singapore to reconnect holidaymakers with Asia’s beautiful destinations once again. The vibrant and culture-rich cities of Penang and Kuala Lumpur have so much to offer, and that is only the beginning,” said Angie Stephen, vice president and managing director, Asia-Pacific.
Annie Chang, director of cruise, Singapore Tourism Board, shared: “We have been working closely with various governments in South-east Asia to align on cruise protocols and policies, and are excited to bring back port calls in Malaysia for sailings as a start.
“Port calls will provide more vacation options and we look forward to seeing more first-time and repeat cruisers in the coming year as more ports in the region open up.”
Spectrum of the Seas will offer new three- and four-night itineraries to Penang and Kuala Lumpur, with bookings open from June 2 on Royal Caribbean International’s website.