Travel Advisory Updates
Travel Advisory Updates
DREAM CRUISES CARES, CRUISE WITH CONFIDENCE
Dream Cruises' preventive measures to ensure a safe voyage
Safeguarding the health and safety of our guests and crew is our utmost priority.
Our ships are built in adherence to Nordic safety standards with German Manufacturing 4.0
Preventive Measures (Part 1)—Embarkation & Disembarkation
Mandatory temperature screening and pre-boarding health declarations for guests aged 7 & above.
Infrared fever screening system at the ship gangway.
Higher frequency with increased levels of sanitization and disinfection at the ship gangway and passenger walkways.
Stringent checks for all embarking individuals including crew travel documents.
Online check-in for guests: receive designated arrival time at the cruise terminal to minimize crowd congestion.
Additional waiting areas for cruise boarding & disembarkation (with staggered times.)
Compliance with all local port and health authorities’ regulations.
Preventive Measures (Part 2)—Guest Accommodations
Higher frequency with increased levels of sanitization and disinfection in guests’ cabins with hospital grade disinfectants, including:
- Twice daily wipe-down of guest cabins and guests cabin corridors
- Fogging of vacant guest cabins and guests cabin corridors
Clean and disinfect guest bathrooms with heavy duty alkaline bathroom cleaner and disinfectant.
Timely removal of food items from cabins to prevent spoilage and cultivation of microorganisms and bacteria.
Timely housekeeping cabin turnover; bedsheets and linens professionally cleaned and disinfected at high temperatures.
Injection of diluted cleaning solution into drains to avoid clogged pipes and preventing bacterial growth.
In case of sickness, thorough cleaning and disinfection with hospital grade disinfectant and fogging the cabin after.
Preventive Measures (Part 3)—Common Public Areas
All public areas on board will undergo a two-tier sanitization process with thorough cleansing, fogging and wiping using hospital grade disinfectant. On-board Ship Venues and Cleaning Frequency:
- Elevators: Every 2 hours
- Public areas and facilities: 2 – 10 times daily
- Spa and amenities: Min 2 times daily
- Other Public Areas: To adjust disinfection frequency accordingly
Common public areas will be sanitized from once daily to 2 - 4 times daily and frequent touchpoints such as handrails, lift buttons, table-tops, door handles etc. will be sterilized every hour or less during peak hours (Embarkation & Disembarkation time, returning from shore excursions, meal periods.)
Frequent usage of heavy-duty neutral PH floor-cleaning agent to disinfect all floor areas of the ship.
Sanitizer dispensers available at various public areas and crew members stationed at key onboard venues to provide hand sanitation.
Preventive Measures (Part 4)—Food Hygiene Practices & Standards
F&B restaurants / bar areas, including galleys, will be cleaned and sanitized 3 times daily, during and after service.
Guests are encouraged to wash hands before entry and use sanitizer dispensers available at F&B outlet entrances/exits.
Guest seating will ensure ample spacing; disposable cutlery will be provided, upon request.
Self-service at F&B buffet restaurants will be suspended. All food & beverages will be served to guests by crew members wearing face masks & disposable gloves.
Culinary use of wild animals and related products are strictly prohibited.
Stringent procurement guidelines will be enforced and product sourcing from highly affected regions will be strictly prohibited.
Preventive Measures (Part 5)—Entertainment & Recreational Activities
The theatre will be sanitized before and after each show; 3D glasses disinfected before and after guest usage (if applicable.)
Cleaning and disinfection of all toys, games and Kids’ Club facilities twice daily and/or after every use.
All duty-free shops and entertainment venues will be disinfected twice daily before and after service.
All recreational equipment will be disinfected every 2 hours before guest usage.
On board venues operating at reduced capacity to provide ample space.
Sanitizer dispensers will be readily available at various venues including entertainment venue entrances/exits.
Tour coaches operating at reduced capacity and sanitized frequently; training for tour operators based on guidance from the WHO.
Spa & Gym facilities will be sanitized prior to and after usage by guests.
Preventive Measures (Part 6)—Fresh Air Ventilation Systems
100% external fresh air is filtered and supplied to each guest & crew cabin, and onboard public areas.
No re-circulation of air between cabins or within the ship.
Air filters and cooling coils thoroughly checked, cleaned and replaced to ensure healthy air quality.
Preventive Measures (Part 7)—Medical Centre
Isolated wards available in the Medical Centre and cabins can be converted into quarantine rooms if required.
Contaminated items and medical waste will be properly sealed and disposed according to health and safety guidelines.
Used face masks and protective equipment disposed at designated central collection points.
Medical equipment and waste bins cleaned, disinfected and washed twice daily with hospital grade disinfectant.
Preventive Measures (Part 8)—Crew Members Practices & Standards
Daily temperature checks.
Reduction of crew movement.
Medical Centre Isolation Area staff related to suspected cases are required to:
- Adequate Personal Protective Equipment (face mask, eye protection, disposable gloves & disposal outer garment)
- follow proper hand washing practices before and after work duty
- update personal health information daily
- All Frontline crew are required to wear face masks.
- Housekeeping and F&B crew must wear disposable gloves.
- Designated crew may also wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) if required.
- All crew to use anti-bacterial hand soap for at least 20 sec to sanitize hands.
Provide Training Workshops and pertinent information on health and safety preventive measures.
All crew had passed stringent health screening & quarantine protocols in accordance with local government requirements.
- All the mentioned preventive measures are derived from Dream Cruises’ Outbreak Prevention and Response Plan, with supplementary updates from relevant shipping departments.
- Content may be modified in accordance to the local homeport and regional government authorities’ laws and preventive measures implemented by the respective countries.
- Genting Cruise Lines and Dream Cruises reserved all rights to the final interpretation of these preventive measures.
Updated as of 6 April 2020