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Desaru Coast Ferry Launch Brings Your Next Weekend Getaway Fix

Desaru Coast Ferry Launch Brings Your Next Weekend Getaway Fix

The Desaru Coast Ferry has officially launched! With its opening, come see what promos and attractions you can check out for your next trip.
Dream Cruises Redefines Christmas Wonderland With New ‘Nordic Christmas’ Theme!

Dream Cruises Redefines Christmas Wonderland With New ‘Nordic Christmas’ Theme!

All aboard Dream Cruises' World Dream, where all sorts of festive goodness is on show with A Nordic Christmas Adventure!
New ‘Support Local’ Initiative Makes Dreams Come True Aboard the World Dream Cruise!

New ‘Support Local’ Initiative Makes Dreams Come True Aboard the World Dream Cruise!

Dream Cruises presents the new 'Support Local' initiative aboard the World Dream cruise with four local businesses to spice up your vacation!
The long weekends of SG 2020: Plan your next mini-holiday

The long weekends of SG 2020: Plan your next mini-holiday

Working in Singapore can be a draining process. Luckily for us, Singapore also has one of the highest amounts of public holidays in the world, meaning just a few extra days without work to handle. For 2020 in particular, most of the eleven gazetted public holidays are situated on rather convenient days of the week. Take a look at our guide so that you can make the most out of these holidays and plan your next mini-vacation without sacrificing much of your leave: Chinese New Year Chinese New Year for 2020 falls on 25 January, a Saturday. This would mean…
IT’S THE SHIP 2019 releases full artiste lineup: Darren Styles, Hyo of Girls Generation, and more

IT’S THE SHIP 2019 releases full artiste lineup: Darren Styles, Hyo of Girls Generation, and more

For the sixth year running, IT’S THE SHIP takes the open waters by storm once again! Held from 13 November to 15 November 2019, IT’S THE SHIP 2019 boasts a high-octane, uninterrupted 3D2N experience onboard the award-winning Genting Dream, along with an electrifying roster of widely-acclaimed headliners and talented music artistes. Nervo IT’S THE SHIP’s larger-than-life headlining acts will see electronic dance music duo Nervo return to rule the dance decks, alongside modern UK dance music legend Darren Styles – best-known for blazing the path for hardstyle crossover to the mainstream. Joining the star-studded lineup are EDM artistes Brooklyn, Indigo Starlight,…
Seven Muslim-Friendly Travel Destinations To Visit

Seven Muslim-Friendly Travel Destinations To Visit

Calling all our Muslim friends: Want to travel, but find it a hassle to forage about for Muslim-friendly options? We’ve got you covered! Given the rise of Halal tourism – or tourism that’s in accordance with Islamic rules – over the past few years, we’ve come up with a Muslim-friendly travel guide featuring seven countries in Asia and across the world. On top of accommodation, our guide also comes with a list of recommended places to visit – complete with halal food options. If you’re not looking to travel far – or planning for a short getaway – you may…
Behind The Scenes Of Voluntourism: The Perspective Unbeknownst To Volunteers

Behind The Scenes Of Voluntourism: The Perspective Unbeknownst To Volunteers

Is volunteer tourism a boon or bane? It is a much-needed debate on an emerging trend – one that many turn a blind eye to. Volunteer tourism, also known as voluntourism, is tourism with an emphasis on work contribution and helping out at local organisations. Volunteers say voluntourism is about a sense of moral duty and attaining a transformative experience for themselves, but research by experts in the field of sustainable tourism –  such as Donald Brightsmith and Eliza Raymond – shows that it may be doing more harm than good. Like everything else, voluntourism is becoming increasingly industrialised; with…
A Shipmate’s Log: Reminiscing It’s The Ship 2018

A Shipmate’s Log: Reminiscing It’s The Ship 2018

The Genting Dream – It’s The Ship 2018 Departure: Singapore, 4 November 1500 Stopover: Phuket, 5 November 1900 Day 1 – Singapore: 4 November 2018, 1300hrs The massive Genting Dream cruise ship looms over the Marina Bay Cruise Centre as I pulled up. I don’t remember ever feeling this insignificant in my life. It was just two months ago when I made the decision to come aboard for It’s The Ship 2018. I barely listen to any electronic dance music (EDM), hadn’t been to a club in over a year, and had a paper to sit for just two days after…
If You Could Only Bring 5 Things for It’s The Ship… What Would It Be?

If You Could Only Bring 5 Things for It’s The Ship… What Would It Be?

For all the lucky ones (including us!) who will be going for It’s The Ship’s party cruise, you get to leave behind your worries and responsibilities for four glorious days. On top of that, you get to meet like-minded music fans who have travelled across the world just to attend Asia’s largest music festival on sea and meet their favourite artists up close. Before you get too excited about the trip, we’re here to remind you of 5 essential things that you definitely need to prepare for this trip of a lifetime! Official Documents Let’s get the basics out of the…
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