Taste the Dream – Wine & Dine Package

on World Dream, departing from Hong Kong / Guangzhou (Nansha)

Experience a luxurious cruise on World Dream when you stay at The Palace, the boutique-style all-suite accommodation with indulgent comforts and exclusive services.

On special sailings, Palace guests will be entitled to the Taste the Dream Wine & Dine Package, a unique dining treat with wine pairing that features regal menus from acclaimed celebrity chefs. Valued at HKD 2,000 per person, this privilege is available only on such select cruises as one of the inclusive meals for Palace guests.

The Forbidden Banquet
by Chef Ivan Li Xiao Lin
Executive Chef and co-owner of Family Li Imperial Cuisine in Beijing, which has served several esteemed statesmen and celebrities. Chef Li himself is known for the purity and harmony of natural ingredients and flavours, preserving Chinese heritage and the culinary legacy of his great-grandfather, an official of the Imperial Court during the Qing Dynasty.

Applicable sailings on World Dream:
5N cruise on 13 Oct 2019
2N cruise on 18 Oct 2019

The Queen’s Feast
By Chef Darren McGrady
Private chef for 15 years for Queen Elizabeth II, Princess Diana, and their family. Also an author, culinary consultant, event planner, and public speaker in the US, Chef McGrady has cooked for 5 American presidents and has been featured in various television shows, including Oprah, Good Morning America, and CNN Headline News.

Applicable sailings on World Dream:
5N cruise on 29 Dec 2019
2N cruise on 3 Jan 2020


Booking period: Now until 1 Jan 2020
Sailing dates: 13, 18 Oct | 29 Dec 2019 | 3 Jan 2020



The Taste the Dream menus come inclusive for Palace bookings made under this wine & dine promotion (as one of the entitled specialty meals).




Mashed Green Beans with Minced Scallops and Ginger
(One of the Empress Dowager Cixi’s favourite)

Cod Fish Fillet with Spices

Duck Meat with Sweet Sauce

Bird’s Nest with Shredded Chicken and Beans

Main Course

Deep Fry Scallops

Stewed Sea Cucumber in Scallion Soya Oil Sauce

Lobster with Black Truffle

Spicy Fish Fillet

Fry Vegetables

Staple Food

Stir Fry Eggplants with Minced Pork and Shrimps, served with Rice


Steam Soup with Seaweed (gexianmi) and Dumplings
(Gexianmi was named by the Emperor)


Sweet Bird’s Nests Soup with Green Beans Sweetened Walnuts




Ballotine of Salmon, Tomato & Dill Mousse, Herb Marinated Lobster Tail, Caviar, Avocado, Baby Golden Beets, Pureed Herb Dressing
(Tomato & dill mousse – Princess Diana’s favourite)


Asparagus Veloute, Crispy Prosciutto, Basil Oil, Sun Dried Tomato, Gruyere Scone


Supreme of Salmon Glamis, Halibut Mousse, Champagne Cream Sauce, Wilted Spinach
(Classic dish named after Queen Elizabeth)

Juniper Crusted Venison with Truffle Oil Risotto, Grand Veneur Sauce, Mushroom, Redcurrant Jelly, Baby Carrots
(Served at Balmoral Castle, where The Queen has her holiday every year)


Bread and Butter Pudding, Salted Caramel Sauce, Drambuie Blueberry Compote, Vanilla Bean Ice Cream
(Princess Diana’s all-time favorite dessert; she told friends that “Darren makes the best bread and butter pudding in the world”)

Panko Crusted Goat Cheese, Honeycomb, Stilton Stuffed Fig


Vegetarian menu also available | With wine pairing | Subject to change upon seasonality


2-Night Cruise
  • Hong Kong-High Seas-Hong Kong
  • Guangzhou (Nansha)-High Seas-Guangzhou (Nansha)

5-Night Cruise
  • Hong Kong-Naha-Miyakojima-Hong Kong
  • Hong Kong-Manila-Subic Bay-Hong Kong
  • Guangzhou (Nansha)-Naha-Miyakojima-Guangzhou (Nansha)
  • Guangzhou (Nansha)-Manila-Subic Bay-Guangzhou (Nansha)

What's Included in My Cruise Fare?


When you book direct online, your cruise fare will already include port charges, taxes, and fees, except gratuities (you can pay this onboard or add to your online booking). Your cruise reservation comes inclusive of:

  • Your choice deluxe accommodation
  • Sumptuous meals at inclusive restaurants
  • World-class entertainment
  • Access to beautifully designed leisure facilities

Promotion Terms & Conditions


Booking period: Now until 1 Jan 2020
Sailing Dates:
5N cruises on 13 Oct | 29 Dec 2019
2N cruises on 18 Oct 2019 | 3 Jan 2020

  • For all suite categories, the 1st and 2nd guests of each suite booked are entitled to the 1-time Taste the Dream Wine & Dine package. Two-night sailings are priced from HKD 5,075 while 5-night sailings are priced from HKD 9,843.
  • For all suite categories, the 3rd and 4th guests are charged at 50% of 1st guest's promo fare.
  • Infant rate is 25% of 1st guest's promotional twin-share fare upon 2 paying guests sharing the cabin.
  • Offer applies to Palace Suite to Palace Villa (DPS-DPV) cabin categories only.
  • Dream Palace Privileges apply.
  • Cabins are limited for this promotional fare. When cabins are sold out, the next available fare will be shown on Step 2 of the booking process.

Package redemption:

  • On embarkation day, Palace guests must present their booking confirmation / cruise ticket at The Palace registration counter to redeem the Taste the Dream meal voucher.
  • Table seating must be reserved via The Palace butler or Palace Reception Counter at least 2 hours before lunch or dinner service. Palace guests need to present their meal voucher at the restaurant.


  • All prices include port charges and taxes, but do not include gratuities, optional land tours, insurance, transport, visa charges and any other incidental charges.
  • Dream Cruises charges a per person gratuity as part of our cruise offering. The gratuity will be charged onboard to our guests’ stateroom folio at the end of the cruise when the guest settles their onboard expenses. Gratuities, however, can be prepaid. You can include gratuities in your online booking. Gratuities charge policy is subject to change at any time. Click here for more information about gratuities.
  • Booking is subject to cabin availability and capacity controlled.
  • Dream Cruises reserves the right to withdraw or amend this promotion at any time without further notice.
  • All final prices are to be confirmed upon booking. Please refer to the relevant terms and conditions related to reservation.
  • This offer cannot be backdated nor used in conjunction with any other promotional offers.
  • Should any dispute arise, the decision of Dream Cruises shall be final.
  • All other terms and conditions stipulated by Dream Cruises apply.

For visa requirements, please check the Visa Information on our Pre-Boarding page. Note that such guidelines are for reference purpose only, as respective countries may change visa requirements at any time. Guests must identify and obtain all required travel documents before departure. For Japan ports of call, please prepare photocopy of passport (bio data page) in A4 paper size for landing.

Highlights of World Dream


At every turn, expect upscale comfort and pleasure that redefines the cruise experience:

Staterooms - Be pampered in luxurious fittings — in fact, more than 70% of cabins are balcony staterooms.
Recreation - Experience memorable thrills at the Water Park, ESC Experience Lab with cutting-edge VR games, including a full-motion VR rollercoaster and Star Wars™ Battle Pods.
Dining - the variety of over 35 food and beverage concepts, including Prime Steakhouse and Vintage Room.
Crystal Life - Be rejuvenated with the largest Asian and Western spa facilities at sea.
The Palace - Choose an accommodation at The Palace to enjoy an exclusive luxury cruise experience that's all-suites and all-inclusive.

    The Palace


    The Palace is the all-inclusive, all-suite luxury accommodation on Dream Cruises--a ship within a ship featuring the charm of a boutique hotel with the exclusivity of a private clubhouse. With a rich collection of lavish dining choices, enrichment activities, and unprecedented services, Palace guests enjoy all-inclusive privileges, among them:

    • Priority check-in
    • 24-hour butler service
    • Exclusive access to the Palace Restaurant
    • Premium beverage package for all bars, lounges, and restuarants
    • Priority access to shows
    • Bespoke enrichment program
    • Special shore excursions reserved for Palace cruisers

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