Now Open: Laguna Lang Co

Hot on the heels of the newly-opened Banyan Tree Shanghai on the Bund, luxury resort operator Banyan Tree further boosts its presence in Asia with the launch of Vietnam’s first integrated resort. Located on a 280-hectare beachfront site in the Chan May region between Danang and Hue, the Laguna Lang Co complex comprises 2 luxury … Continue reading

Angsana Expands Into Mauritius

Angsana Hotels & Resorts, the sister brand of Singapore-based Banyan Tree, has opened its first resort in Mauritius. Located in the secluded area of Turtle Bay on the island’s northwestern coast, the new Angsana Balaclava is a 15-minute drive from Port Louis and offers an ideal hideaway for travellers seeking privacy and relaxation.   50 … Continue reading

MGallery Adds Third Property In Vietnam

Accor’s MGallery Collection has expanded its footprint in Southeast Asia with the addition of the lovingly restored La Residence Hue Hotel & Spa in Vietnam. Located on the banks of the Perfume River overlooking Hue’s former Imperial Citadel, the 81-year old hotel was originally built as part of the French governor’s residence and features distinctive art deco design.   … Continue reading

Star Cruises Unveil Sanya-Based Itineraries For SuperStar Aquarius

Asian cruise operator Star Cruises has announced it will reposition the 1,530-passenger SuperStar Aquarius to homeport in Sanya for 5 months from November 2011. Coinciding with the vessel’s relocation, the line also unveiled a variety of itineraries designed to showcase the waters of the South China Sea and neighbouring Vietnam.   2-night Da Nang/Halong Bay Cruises Taking advantage of Sanya’s proximity … Continue reading

Celebrity Millennium To Asia For Winter 2012/2013

Celebrity Cruises has announced plans to operate in Asia for the first time, with the deployment of the 1,950-passenger Celebrity Millennium to the region for the winter 2012/2013 season, visiting 9 countries new to the line. The ship, which is due to be “Solsticized” in April 2012 with the addition of some of Celebrity Cruises’ most popular accommodation and dining … Continue reading