As the Asian Cruise pioneer, Genting Dream Cruise Ship is the must visit World’s first OIC / SMIIC (Organisation of Islamic Cooperation / Standards and Metrology Institute for Islamic Countries) standard Halal-Friendly cruise ship, which offers Halal and authentic Jain Vegetarian certified cuisines in dedicated venues, a holistic cruise escapade for the emerging Muslims guests in the Asia Pacific. The United World Halal Development (UNWHD) has partnered with Resorts World Cruises for the OIC / SMIIC standards Halal certification. CrescentRating has awarded it a Crescent Rating of 5, for been the first ever cruise line to receive and renew its rating based on its all-encompassing Halal friendly offerings.
The CrescentRating system rates the overall Halal-friendliness of cruises on a scale of one to seven - with one being the lowest rating and seven being the highest. A rating of 5 is awarded to cruise ships that are able to provide facilities/services such as halal-certified food, provide prayer information & facilities.
Cruising the sea doesn’t mean sacrificing your comfort and space. The Genting Dream offers some of the best accommodation choices for maximum luxury enjoyment, on a floating resort at sea. There are a good selection of cabins and Palace Suites options to choose from according to your kind preferences, needs, and budget, which comprise of the Interior Stateroom, Oceanview Stateroom, Balcony Stateroom, Palace Deluxe Suite, Palace Penthouse, and Palace Villa.
Traveling solo or in a small group? The staterooms are great option for a comfortable stay. The Interior Stateroom would be perfect for travelers with basic needs and a short cruise getaway. Oceanview and Balcony cabins are awesome for guests whom desire a private piece of their own ocean.
Looking for an elevated luxury experience with enhanced 24/7 of The Palace bulter service, amenities and personal space? Seek no further, The Palace Deluxe Suite, Penthouse, and Villa will make your dreams come true. Experience designated Dining Restaurant, with separate Bar Counter, private Gym and Jacuzzis.
Savour authentic Asian and International cuisine at the dedicated Halal Buffet, The Lido Restaurant (Deck 16). Holding a halal certification onboard, The Lido restaurant offers Halal assurance, taking it a step further in order to eliminate the worries of Muslim travelers during the cruise.
If you’re looking for a change in menu, but prefers to dine in the comfort of your comfy rooms? Fear not, Halal food is available via 24/7 Room Service!
Going the extra mile, the Genting Dream cruise ship provides Ramadan-based services during the Holy Month. Sahoor meals and Iftar buffets are catered for fasting Muslim guests. Taraweeh night services will also be carried out during the month, allowing Muslim guests to comfortably carry out their Ramadan obligations and Sunnah at the Prayer Room.
Prayer mats are provided at dedicated Prayer Room (Deck 5) onboard the ship decked out with free-to-use Qurans, tasbihs (prayer beads), prayer compasses, and prayer mats! Do remember to bring your own prayer garments, as the cruise does not provide them, for hygiene purposes. Genting Dream Cruise also provides Qurans for Muslim guests upon request.
Genting Dream Cruise has taken special considerations to curate Muslim-friendly services, namely:
Female visitors are pampered with Muslimah-friendly services offered. For Muslimahs who require medical attention, special attention from doctors and nurses can be granted upon the female guests/patients’ request.
They can rest assured that their therapist will be female upon request and indulge in a relaxing spa and massage in privacy, along with any other religion-based arrangements which they might need.
We can guarantee you that your all-inclusive cruise holiday will be filled with non-stop fun adventures, as you wanderlust to enchanting destinations in Kuala Lumpur and Penang (Malaysia) and Phuket (Thailand). Whether it be fun and exciting exercises or relaxing and laid-back activities, Genting Dream has everything for everyone. Adrenaline seekers can experience the thrills at one of the six Waterslides, the best way to stay cool in the refreshing pool. Want a panoramic view of the ocean while challenging yourself? Pump your adrenaline by trying the Rope Course and 35m Zipline!
Looking forward to enjoy pampering luxurious indulgence and chill through the day? Genting Dream can cater to your every need and preference. Enjoy rejuvenating and relaxing spa and massage treatments by visiting the Crystal Life Spa, perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of the hectic pace of your daily life. You can splurge a bit during your well-deserved holiday by going on a duty-free shopping spree at The Boutiques and Souvenir Mart around the cruise ship. End Close the day in style by watching the mesmerising entertainment shows and band performances at the Zodiac Theatre.
Apart from being a Muslim-Friendly cruise, the Genting Dream is also kid-friendly! Parents won’t need to worry about their children getting bored, as it is also home to a The Little Dreamers’ kids club filled with exciting activities for kids aged 2 - 12. Be it fun filled activities and games, enriching workshops, or costume themed parties, the club is filled with activities that’ll keep the kids happy throughout the day. They can have fun under the sun at the Waterslide Park, Rope Course and 35m Zipline, and other fun-activities to try on.
With a deep understanding of Muslim travelers' needs, Genting Dreamis the perfect choice for them to fulfill their religious-based needs. As the only cruise ship in the region that provides a holistic Muslim-friendly cruise experience, providing Muslim travelers with its prayer facilities, halal-certified foods, and halal-friendly facilities. With its commitment to catering to Muslim travelers, Genting Dream Cruise was therefore named the Muslim-friendly Cruise Line of the Year during the Halal in Travel Awards 2023 by CrescentRating.