Cruise & Ferry Itinerary Planning 2022

9 8 Malta Cruise Services In 2021, Mifsud Brothers, also known as Malta Cruise Services, ably assisted Viking with the local logistics for both port and ground operations for its fly-cruise ‘welcome back’ season from the USA. The Maltese Government’s introduction of the Covid-19 application VeriFLY for American citizens wishing to enter Malta made this even simpler, allowing guests to be smoothly transferred to the port in less than 30 minutes for check-in. Several guests chose to explore the Unesco-listed city of Valletta with a post-cruise stay. Okinawa, Japan In July 2021, the islands of Amami and Okinawa were registered as a Unesco World Natural Heritage site. Okinawa Prefecture, located in the southwestern corner of Japan, has a rich natural environment with beautiful seas and subtropical terrestrial forests, and is home to rare plants and animals, including species such as the Okinawa rail bird and the Iriomote wild cat. Okinawa features five cruise ports: Naha, Nakagusuku, Motobu, Hirara and Ishihaki. Each location offers something different, making Okinawa a distinct cruise destination. Hong Kong Well renowned as the world’s most visited city, Hong Kong is also a cruise hub at the top of its class. The modern, efficient and centrally located cruise terminals are sure to impress with their first-rate facilities and services that are designed to welcome discerning guests and to accommodate the world’s largest cruise vessels. The vibrant city also offers many activities and shore excursion possibilities, no matter in what season cruise guests visit. Cruise Baltic Cruise Baltic consists of 32 ports and destinations in eight countries in the Baltic Sea region and aims to become the most sustainable cruise destination in the world. Guests can experience colourful capitals and hidden gem cities, great shopping, world-class dining, historic architecture and contemporary design. They can also visit the world’s oldest monarchies and youngest democracies and enjoy 35 Unesco sites and natural phenomena. The region is English-speaking, delivering quality, efficiency and high satisfaction rates. A S I A PA C I F I C > E U R O P E > C R U I S E S E R V I C E S > FEATURED PORTS & DESTINATIONS