First Chinese-built large cruise ship sets sail from Shanghai

Adora Cruises’ first ship Adora Magic City has embarked on a six-night maiden cruise

First Chinese-built large cruise ship sets sail from Shanghai

Adora Cruises

Adora Magic City can accommodate up to 5,246 guests

By Alex Smith |

The first Chinese-built large cruise ship, Adora Magic City, has set sail on its maiden cruise from Shanghai Wusongkou International Cruise Port.

The executive team of Adora Cruises welcomed the first guests to board Adora Magic City in the ship’s atrium. Guests continued to board until the evening, when the ship set sail to begin its six-night voyage. During the cruise, the ship will visit Jeju in South Korea and Fukuoka and Nagasaki in Japan.

"At the beginning of the new year, everything is new,” said Adora Cruises in a press release. “We choose to launch the maiden commercial voyage of Adora Magic City on such a special day. This not only represents our sincere wish for a better life for our guests, but also heralds our vision and confidence in the prospects of China's cruise industry. Adora Cruises will continue to carefully polish every product and service and strive to create a better travel experience for guests.”

Adora Magic City is 323.6 metres long and can accommodate up to 5,246 guests in its 2,125 guest rooms. Onboard venues include speciality restaurants offering cuisine from around the world, a thousand-guest-capacity theatre, a large duty-free shop and an industrial art coffee space.

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