Combining high-end technologies, luxurious facilities, and comfort for passengers, the Majestic Fast Ferry Pte Ltd recently launched its latest ferry called MV Majestic Dream that will serve passengers traveling between Singapore and the beautiful island of Batam in the Riau Islands Province.
Besides being a business and industrial center, Batam is popular for tourists because of its natural tropical island landscape, first class golf courses, relaxing spas, scrumptious fresh seafood, and shopping, notably for Indonesian cuisine herbs and ingredients.
MV. Majestic Dream has a total capacity of 317 seats and is completed with 2 VIP Rooms with 4 seats each specially-designed for business travelers. The Ship is 33 meters long and features the latest technology designed in Australia. The Head of Promotion of Majestic fast Ferry Batam, Victor, explained that the ship is the product of some of the best talents in Indonesia at the PT Cahaya Samudra Shipyard Batam. "All seats use real leather to pamper passengers and tourists," said Victor, adding that the ferry will serve the route between Batam-Singapore very soon.
The launch of MV. Majestic Dream is part of the series in launching the company's new fleet to be gradually introduced to the public. Last year, three new ferries were launched, namely the Majestic 7, Majestic 8, and Majestic 9.
Aside from being aimed to raise the company's services to customers, the launch of this latest luxurious ferry is also targeted to boost tourist arrivals from Singapore to Batam, as part of Majestic Fast Ferry's contribution to the development of tourism on Batam. Victor emphasized that the Majestic Fast Ferry Pte Ltd is an experienced Singapore-Batam ferry operator and is currently the only private operator directly cooperating with the Indonesian Government to increase the number of tourists to the country.
Located so near Singapore, Batam is a favorite resort for residents and international tourists in and to Singapore who wishes to get closer to nature, relax for a short vacation of go golfing or sailing, enjoy mouthwatering fresh seafood, luxuriate in a traditional royal spa, go shopping or just holiday for family fun.
Last year, the island successfully achieved the target of 1.6 million international tourists arrival. This year the island has set its goal to welcome 1.7 million tourists, while the whole of the Riau Islands Province, that include Bintan, Karimun, Natuna and the Anambas islands, together aim to achieve the target of 2.5 million this year. Through continuous improvements made to the accessibility, amenities, as well as attractions, all stakeholders are optimistic that these targets will be achieved or even exceeded.