Now Open: InterContinental Nha Trang

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has expanded its presence in Vietnam with the opening of the InterContinental Nha Trang. The new 279-room hotel is a 40-minute drive from Cam Ranh International Airport and overlooks the pristine coastline and waters of Nha Trang Bay. The contemporary guestrooms and suites are furnished with luxury bedding, marble bathrooms with … Continue reading

Star Cruises Moves SuperStar Virgo For 2014

Star Cruises has announced it will send the 75,338-GRT SuperStar Virgo on a 6-month seasonal deployment to East Asia, homeporting the vessel in Hong Kong to offer itineraries to Keelung (Taipei), Taichung and Kaohsiung in Taiwan, Sanya in Hainan Island and Vietnam’s Halong Bay. The line is looking to capitalize on growing interest for cruising … Continue reading

Sapphire Princess To Homeport In Singapore For Winter 2014

Leading premium cruise line Princess Cruises has announced the deployment of the 116,000-GRT Sapphire Princess to Singapore, in response to growing interest for cruising in Southeast Asia. During her 4-month stay in the region, the ship will offer 15 roundtrip departures ranging from 3 to 11 days that can be combined for 25 distinct itineraries of … Continue reading

Holland America Line Increases Capacity In Asia For 2013/2014

Holland America Line is increasing its focus on Asia with a capacity increase and new itineraries for the region during the 2013/2014 cruise season. The ms Rotterdam and ms Volendam will be operating a selection of itineraries and 4 extensive Collectors’ Voyages from ports including Hong Kong, Kobe and Singapore.   19-day Great Barrier Reef … Continue reading

Tauck Partners Compagnie Du Ponant For Southeast Asian Cruise

American travel and river cruise operator Tauck has teamed up again with French small-ship cruise line Compagnie du Ponant to offer a new 16-day Southeast Asian land and sea itinerary in October and November 2013. Taking place aboard the new Le Soleal, scheduled to launch this summer in Italy, the journey explores the metropolises of … Continue reading