Star Cruises To Base Ship In Kota Kinabalu

Star Cruises has announced the seasonal deployment of  the 51,309-GRT SuperStar Aquarius to Borneo, with the ship homeporting for the first time in Kota Kinabalu from 6 November 2013 to 30 March 2014. The move makes the line the first and only international cruise operator to base a ship out of the Malaysian state of … Continue reading

3 World Cruises From P&O Cruises In 2014

P&O Cruises has unveiled its 2014 cruise offering, which will feature 3 world cruises collectively visiting 81 unique destinations in 41 different countries. Sailing roundtrip from Southampton, Arcadia and Aurora will conduct full circumnavigations while Adonia will explore Asia with a port-rich itinerary.   Arcadia At 92 nights, Arcadia’s cruise is shorter than many other … Continue reading

Four Points By Sheraton Grows In Asia-Pacific With Perth, Sandakan Hotels

Four Points by Sheraton, the mid-market brand from industry giant Starwood Hotels & Resorts, has expanded its presence in the Asia-Pacific region with 2 new additions in Sandakan and Perth to its portfolio.   Four Points by Sheraton Perth 18 months after exiting Perth, Starwood returns to the city with the Four Points by Sheraton Perth. Located … Continue reading

China Airlines Connects Kuala Lumpur With Kaohsiung

Taipei-based China Airlines has bolstered its secondary hub in Kaohsiung, with the resumption of flights between the southern port city and Kuala Lumpur last week. Previously served via Hong Kong in the early 2000s, the airline is returning with a nonstop flight operated with a 158-seat Boeing 737-800 jet.   Flight CI 723 departs Kaohsiung at 1410 hrs … Continue reading

Malaysia Airlines Strengthens Kota Kinabalu Hub With Perth Flights

Malaysia Airlines’ new eastern hub in Kota Kinabalu, from which it operates international flights to Hong Kong, Osaka, Seoul, Taipei and Tokyo, received a boost earlier this month with the launch of new 3 times weekly flights to Perth. Travellers visiting Borneo Island from Western Australia can now bypass traditional hubs such as Singapore and Kuala Lumpur, saving up … Continue reading