South East Asia has seen its first port calls by cruise ships in over two years as the industry looks to rebuild its operations in the region in the wake of Covid-19.

Royal Caribbean’s 169,000-gt Spectrum of the Seas (built 2019) called at Port Klang in Malaysia on Friday, according to the Singapore Tourism Board (STB).

Separately, Resorts World Cruises’ 150,700-gt Genting Dream (built 2017) was due to call at the Indonesian islands of Batam and Bintan over the weekend.