More than 600 guests have been confirmed to attend Blue Star Line Chairman Professor Clive Palmer’s Titanic II Gala Dinner in Macau later this month.
Set to congregate at The Venetian on Saturday, February 16, 2013, in honour of Titanic both past, present and future are an assortment of Consul Generals to Hong Kong and Macau, Chamber of Commerce Chairmen and Chairmen, Presidents and
Managing Directors of major Corporations in Greater China.
Blue Star Line World Project Director Ms Baljeet Singh said joining the powerbrokers and corporate heavyweights will be Mr Biao Ge, Director of CSC Jinling Shipyard.
Ms Singh said Mr Ge’s shipping company has been commissioned by Blue Star Line to build and coordinate the construction of Titanic II in China.
“Blue Star Line is honoured to play host to Mr Ge and an array of Government diplomats as well as China’s most powerful people at the gala dinner in Macau,” she said.
“Titanic will be remembered when our guests meet to enjoy the same menu as first class Titanic passengers did on April 14, 1912.
“The night will not only be a culinary delight for our guests, it will be full of world class entertainment with performances by Legendary Australian rock singer Glenn Shorrock, Queensland’s premier Irish Band McGuinness & Co, performance of ‘A Night to
Remember’ by Leonie Collins’ Titanic Performance Troupe and South Korean guitarist and YouTube sensation Sungha Jung.
“Guests attending the dinner will also receive free entry into Titanic the Exhibition, which is currently visiting The Venetian and features detailed and accurate replicas of 400 artefacts recovered from Titanic’s wreckage.”
Blue Star Line Asian Operations Director Raymond Tam said Titanic II is scheduled to set sail on her maiden passenger voyage from Southampton to New York in 2016.
“Design is well underway on the Titanic II, which will be every bit as luxurious as her namesake,” he said.