“All That Cruise” says it will take over a 74-thousand ton cruise ship from a U.S. cruise operator in November.
The South Korean cruise operator said Tuesday that it plans to launch the vessel next January.
The ship, dubbed “Hallyu Star,” is currently navigating in the Caribbean Sea. It will be the largest cruise ship in Asia when it arrives. The Hallyu Star is 268 meters long by 32 meters wide and has 13 floors with one-thousand-193 rooms capable of accommodatubg two-thousand-744 people.
All That Cruise is planning to hold Korean pop concerts on board, including S.M. Entertainment bands and singers such as Girls’ Generation, Boa and TVXQ.
The operator noted that it signed a memorandum of understanding with S.M. Art Company, a subsidiary of S.M. Entertainment that organizes concerts, on holding the pop concerts on the ship.