Genting Targets Asian Premium Market With New Dream Cruises Brand

Genting Hong Kong has signaled its intention to compete in Asia’s premium cruise market with the launch of Dream Cruises. Unveiled today onboard the SuperStar Virgo to a select group of 1,000 guests from the media and travel industry, the new brand comes just months after the company’s acquisition of luxury line Crystal Cruises and will deploy … Continue reading

Norwegian Cruise Line Announces 2016/2017 Deployment, Unveils Asian Season

Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) today announced exciting and exotic new itineraries for the its Fall/Winter 2016/2017 deployment, offering new destinations and ports for guests. Highlights include the line’s return to Asia, the return of the Norwegian Epic to North America and explorations of South America by sea.   Norwegian Star to Asia and Australia The … Continue reading

Park Hyatt Arrives In Hainan Island

Hyatt Hotels Corporation’s most premium brand, Park Hyatt, arrived in Sanya this week with the opening of the new Park Hyatt Sanya Sunny Bay Resort. Situated on a stunning inlet a short drive from Yalong Bay, the resort is China’s fifth Park Hyatt and the brand’s 35th property worldwide.   207 luxurious guestrooms, including 26 … Continue reading

Now Open: The St. Regis Chengdu

Starwood Hotels & Resorts has opened The St. Regis Chengdu. Continuing the legacy of the luxury brand that began exactly 110 years ago in New York City, the property becomes the 33rd St. Regis hotel in the world and joins sister properties in Beijing, Lhasa, Sanya, Shenzhen and Tianjin in its expansion across China.   … Continue reading

Now Open: One&Only Hayman Island

Kerzner International has opened Australia’s newest private island resort – One&Only Hayman Island. Set in the Whitsunday Islands at the heart of the Great Barrier Reef, the property was recently refurbished at a cost of AUD 80 million (USD 75 million), adding a new wing and reducing the number of guestrooms and suites for a more … Continue reading