Southeast Asian Expansion For CroisiEurope

Europe’s largest river cruise line has made a significant expansion of its Southeast Asian operations with the purchase of a regional river cruise line. CroisiEurope has taken over Cambodia-based Compagnie Fluviale du Mékong (Mekong River Cruise Company) and its 4-vessel fleet.   The announcement strengthens the ties between both entities. CroisiEurope has chartered the line’s … Continue reading

AmaWaterways Launches Second Ship On The Mekong

Leading river cruise line AmaWaterways has launched its latest ship, ms AmaLotus. Sailing on the Mekong River from this week, the 124-passenger vessel will offer 7-night voyages between Siem Reap and Ho Chi Minh City as part of the highly popular “Vietnam, Cambodia and the Riches of the Mekong” program under its AmaVoyages product line. … Continue reading

Raffles Opens Seychelles Resort

Raffles Hotels & Resorts has expanded its portfolio with the opening of a new resort on the picturesque island of Praslin in the Seychelles. Situated 40 kilometers from the capital Mahe, the 86-villa Raffles Praslin Seychelles is a 15-minute airplane ride from the international airport and offers a sanctuary for residents to experience intimate residential charm coupled … Continue reading

New Luxury Resorts Open In Cambodia, Vietnam

Travellers heading to Southeast Asia for the holidays will now have 2 new additions to the many luxury resorts around the region to choose from. French hospitality operator Accor debuts the new Sofitel Phnom Penh Phokeethra in Cambodia, while Thailand-based Six Senses Resorts & Spas will open the Six Senses Con Dao in neighbouring Vietnam tomorrow.   … Continue reading

AirAsia X Unveil Kuala Lumpur – Paris Schedule

Malaysian low cost carrier AirAsia X has confirmed the launch date for its second European route connecting the capital cities of France and Malaysia. Airline executives joined members of the diplomatic corps, trade and media at the Theatre National De Chaillot in Paris to celebrate the announcement, which comes a year after the airline first unveiled plans to … Continue reading