Star Cruises Reveals First Ship to Homeport in Manila

By ,   December 25, 2016 ,   Cruise Industry

Star Cruises announced the first homeport deployment to Manila of SuperStar Virgo, providing another option for the Philippines outbound tourism industry.

Featuring 5-night cruises departing from Manila, the itinerary of SuperStar Virgo is the perfect opportunity for Filipinos to enjoy exciting ports of call including:

  • Laoag, the capital of Ilocos Norte, Philippines, featuring Spanish colonial buildings, baroque churches and white-sand beaches.
  • Kaohsiung, the largest southern port city in Taiwan, a centre of Chinese culture and cuisine.
  • Hong Kong, a bustling metropolis world famous for shopping, dining, entertainment and nightlife.

SuperStar Virgo

Take advantage of “almost unlimited baggage allowance” on Star Cruises when you need to take home the spoils from an unforgettable vacation!

“Star Cruises was the first major cruise line to recruit Filipinos 23 years ago for our cruise ships and now we are pleased to be the first international cruise line to welcome Filipinos on board Superstar Virgo as our guests from our homeport in Manila,” says Ang Moo Lim, President of Star Cruises.

“Worldwide, nearly 25 million people have enjoyed a cruise in 2016 and we are extending this opportunity for Filipinos to join their ranks from Manila – and at an affordable price.”

Benito C. Bengzon, JR, Under Secretary for Department of Tourism welcomed the move of Star Cruises with:

“The Philippine Department of Tourism extends its warmest congratulations to Star Cruises as it launches its latest program. We are confident that inclusion of the Philippines in the itinerary of SuperStar Virgo will help strengthen the country’s position as a competitive cruise destination in the region.”

Star Cruises strives to continue to offer a differentiated cruise experience with the added bonus of great savings. An irresistible Early Bird Discount starting from PHP 24,500 Per Person (Twin share) will be accorded for cruise departures on 19, 24 and 29 March 2017; third and fourth persons (Quad share) can enjoy an additional 50% off from PHP 12,250 per person (fares are based on twin-share in an Inside Stateroom on SuperStar Virgo, excluding port and gratuity charges, subject to Star Cruises’ terms and conditions).

Source: Star Cruises