Published on : Monday, June 20, 2016
The 23rd FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix will be held in June this year; all eyes will be on the Intercontinental Round to take place in Hong Kong,where top athletes from China, USA, Germany and the Netherlands will compete for advancement to the finals.
In collaboration with Volleyball Association of Hong Kong, Star Cruises will host the First Volleyball Promotion on the Sea with Olympic volleyball champions Zhang Ping, Zhang Yuehong, Li Juan and Qiu Aihua, where the athletes interact and share the joy of volleyball with cruisers on the company’s flagship, SuperStar Virgo.
Guests who cruise from Nansha, Guangzhou to Hong Kong on June 17-18 have a chance to meet the four National title-holders up close and personal; in addition to learning the ropes of hits and spikes from the professionals, lucky cruisers will enjoy a welcome party in honor of the gold medalists, as well as keepsakes autographed by the volleyball champions.
Mr. Ang Moo Lim, President of Star Cruises says, “As a pioneer of Asian cruising with over 22 years of experience, our commitment to strive for excellence and innovation falls in line with the fundamental values of sportsmanship. Star Cruises is honored to partner with Volleyball Association of Hong Kong to present this exclusive encounter with Olympic volleyball gold medalists to our cruisers, as well as to promote this world-class sporting event on SuperStar Virgo.”
Ms. Marina Tsui Wai-fun, Executive Vice Chairperson, Volleyball Association of Hong Kong points out, We have hosted the FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix since 1993.Throughout the decades, the Federation Internationale de Volleyball (FIVB) has highly praised and commended us whereas participating teams have given us remarkable ratings. This year we take our annual promotions to the next level and collaborate with Star Cruises to launch the First Meet and Greet on the Sea. Through interactions we look forward to engage the travelers and invite them to join us at the championships, which will take place by mid-June in Hong Kong.”