Smiles and tears on Singapore's first cruise to nowhere amid Covid-19

Mr Andy Hoon with his daughter Inge Poetri Hoon having Teppanyaki at Umi Uma on Genting’s world Dream on Nov 7, 2020. ST PHOTO: DESMOND WEE
Children having fun at the water park on the World Dream mega-ship, on Nov 7, 2020. ST PHOTO: DESMOND WEE
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SINGAPORE - After many months of not cruising, there were scenes of delight and even teary eyes among passengers and crew on Singapore's first pandemic cruise to nowhere.

The World Dream mega-ship set sail on Friday night (Nov 6) with 1,400 passengers, cruising under new Covid-19 protocols.

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