Avis Partners Taiwan High Speed Rail

Travellers looking to self-drive in Taiwan can now enjoy added convenience with more locations to rent and return vehicles. Avis Car Rental has partnered Taiwan High Speed Rail (THSR) to offer rental locations at the latter’s stations along the island’s western coast.   Vehicles can now be collected or returned at 6 THSR stations – … Continue reading

Star Cruises Deploys SuperStar Aquarius To Taiwan

Asian cruise giant Star Cruises has announced that it will deploy the 1,530-passenger SuperStar Aquarius to Taiwan for the summer sailing season. Previously operating out of Hong Kong, the ship recently underwent a month-long refurbishment to update the onboard facilities before arriving in Kaohsiung on 6 April 2011.   Short Cruises to Southern Japan During her … Continue reading

Royal Caribbean Announce Asian Itineraries For 2010

Royal Caribbean International have announced the spring and summer 2010 itineraries in Asia for the 69,130-GRT Legend of the Seas. From Hong Kong, Shanghai, Singapore and Yokohama, 14 different itineraries of between 4 and 9 nights are offered, featuring new and exotic destinations such as Hualien, Miyazaki, Nagoya and Vladivostok.   From Singapore Legend of the … Continue reading

Costa Cruises Receives Approval To Operate Cross-Straits Cruises

Costa Cruises has received approval from China’s Ministry of Transportation to operate 3 special cross-straits cruises between China and Taiwan. From April to May 2009, Costa Cruises’ newest addition to its fleet in Asia, the 52,926 GRT Costa Classica, will sail out of Shanghai’s new cruise terminal for the 7-day sailings.   The 3 special cruises … Continue reading