Azamara Journey Calls At Manila For The First Time
SINGAPORE, March 19, 2014 – Upmarket boutique-style Azamara Club Cruises’ ship Azamara Journey has called at the port of Manila for the first time today. The ship is on a 17-night voyage starting from Hong Kong which features an overnight stay in Manila, and calls at other Southeast Asian destinations namely Sandakan, Papolo of Sulawesi, Komodo, Bali, Semarang and ending in Singapore.
An official ceremony was held onboard the ship to welcome her maiden call, with plaque exchanges between Captain Johannes Tysse of Azamara Journey and Atty. Francisquiel Mancile, Port Manager of Philippine Ports Authority, Mr Andrew Hoad, Executive Vice President of Asian Terminals Inc. as well as Mr Antonio Calingo, Jr., Assistant General Manager of Wallem Philippines Shipping Inc. Atty. Maria Victoria Jasmin, Undersecretary, Tourism Regulation and Resources of Philippine Department of Tourism also presented a commemorative token to Captain Tysse. The event was attended by representatives of Philippine Department of Tourism, Philippine Ports Authority, business partners and Azamara Club Cruises Representatives in The Philippines.
Azamara Journey is sailing 12- to 17-night voyages throughout the East and South China seas from January through April 2014, alternating departures from Singapore, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Mumbai and Chennai. On these voyages, guests will visit UNESCO World Heritage Sites, such as Halong Bay, Borobudur, Parambanan and Sangiran, and revel in the nightlife of worldly cities, such as Tokyo, Shanghai and Bangkok to name a few, during their overnight stays. The ship then repositions via the Indian Ocean and the Suez Canal to arrive for its Europe season in May.