Norwegian Cruise Line Celebrates Norwegian Joy Christening In Shanghai

Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) has christened its new custom-designed ship for the Chinese cruise market, Norwegian Joy.   In a lavish ceremony held onboard while she was docked in Shanghai, invited guests and members of the media were treated to a phoenix-themed performance by renowned dancer and choreographer Wang Yabin that pays homage to the ship’s … Continue reading

Star Cruises Announces More Cruise Options For Shanghai Season

Star Cruises has announced more itinerary options for the upcoming Shanghai homeporting season of the Superstar Virgo. The 13-deck ship, dubbed the fastest in Asia, will sail a series of longer 7-night round trip cruises from Shanghai, while also offering fly-cruise holidays with the designation of Yokohama as an interport.   7-night Golden Sea Route In … Continue reading

World’s First Iron Man Experience Opens In Hong Kong Disneyland

The world’s first Iron Man Experience is now open in Hong Kong Disneyland.   Hong Kong Chief Executive the Honourable C.Y. Leung and Walt Disney Parks & Resorts Chairman Bob Chapek joined Marvel’s Kevin Feige and Joe Quesada, members of the media and invited guests at the festivities, which sees the park’s latest attraction recreate … Continue reading

Now Open: Four Seasons Hotel Kyoto

Luxury hoteliers Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts has opened the Four Seasons Hotel Kyoto, set in the city’s temple district in the shadow of the Higashiyama mountains.   Hidden amid a 5-acre Japanese pond garden from the 12th century, the 180-room property affords breathtaking views in every direction (including Kyoto’s famed Kiyomizudera Temple) and remains … Continue reading

Now Open: Hoshinoya Tokyo

Hoshino Resorts has opened the new Hoshinoya Tokyo, in the Japanese capital’s upmarket Otemachi district.   Nestled among steel and glass office towers between Tokyo Station and the Imperial Palace, the city’s first luxury ryokan blends its traditional Japanese heritage with urban modernity. Unlike many of Tokyo’s luxury branded hotels it is set to challenge, … Continue reading