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Resorts World Cruises launches Japan sailings from Hong Kong

Resorts World Cruises continued its expansion of new cruise routes this week, marking a significant milestone with the inaugural 5-night cruise of Resorts World One from Hong Kong to Okinawa. The itinerary included stops at Naha and Miyakojima. The voyage commenced on October 15, 2023, from Hong Kong, reaching Naha on October 17, 2023, and Miyakojima on October 18, 2023. These voyages will be offered monthly from Hong Kong to Okinawa on selected Sundays.

Okinawa, acclaimed as one of the Top 10 Best Islands in Asia in the 2023 Conde Nast Traveller Reader’s Choice Awards, holds a cherished place as a perennial favourite among travel enthusiasts. The journey to this idyllic paradise is made effortless aboard Resorts World One, with cruise fares starting from HK$ 3,520 per guest based on twin sharing.

Resorts World Cruises launches Japan sailings from Hong Kong

To mark this joyous occasion and pivotal moment, a special welcome event was hosted in Naha, celebrating the first arrival of Resorts World One in the capital city of Okinawa. During the ceremony, Hiroshi Teruya, Executive Vice President, Naha Port Authority; Yukimasa Adaniya, Managing Director, Agricultural Cooperative Association of Okinawa Prefecture (JA Okinawa); Hiroki Matori, Senior Executive Director, Okinawa Convention & Visitors Bureau (OCVB), along with Michael Goh, President, Resorts World Cruises, officiated the ship’s inaugural arrival. Additionally, the Okinawa tourism bureau arranged special cultural performances to warmly welcome disembarking guests in Naha.

“We’re thrilled to broaden our horizons with Okinawa as a new destination for our 5-Night cruises aboard the Resorts World One from Hong Kong,” stated Goh. “Okinawa holds immense appeal, and we’re eager to explore beyond Naha and Miyakojima in the near future,” he added. “With monthly visits planned to Okinawa, we extend our gratitude to the local authorities for their continued support as we collaborate closely to enhance inbound tourism for Japan and the broader regional cruise tourism industry.”

Embarking on a cruise vacation to Okinawa promises a wholly unique and enjoyable experience. It provides a seamless way to immerse oneself in the diverse offerings of Okinawa without the hassle of multiple transportation modes, hotel check-ins and outs, and constant packing and unpacking. Step aboard the Resorts World One from Hong Kong, one of the world’s best-connected cities, and embark on a smooth 5-Night Naha – Miyakojima cruise vacation departing from Hong Kong on selected Sundays* every month.

In conjunction with the cruise to Okinawa, Resorts World Cruises has partnered with Japan Agriculture (JA) Okinawa to introduce their renowned Wagyu beef on the Resorts World One and the Genting Dream cruise ship. Between November 15 and December 15, 2023, guests will have the chance to participate in JA Okinawa Wagyu Beef Cooking Demonstrations and savor authentic Okinawan cuisine crafted using fresh farm-to-table local products from Okinawa, available at selected onboard specialty restaurants.

With the city of Naha as the central gateway to Okinawa, guests can explore a multitude of attractions. These include immersing themselves in the lively festivals, bars, and cafes along Kokusai Street, indulging in duty-free shopping at T-Galleria Okinawa, and enjoying water activities at Naminoue Beach while admiring the nearby shrines. The journey continues to the next destination, Miyakojima, renowned for the country’s best beaches, offering exciting water-related activities at Yonaha Maehama Beach, Sunayama Beach, and Painagama Beach. Also awaiting discovery are the uniquely designed bridges, traditional architecture, and vibrant festivals that should not be missed.