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

Anantara Grows With New Cambodian, Thai Resorts

Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas has grown its portfolio with the addition of 2 properties in Southeast Asia. The core brand of Thai-based hospitality owner and operator Minor Hotel Group unveiled the Anantara Angkor Resort & Spa and the Anantara Chiang Mai Resort & Spa this week.   Anantara Angkor Resort & Spa Located minutes … 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

Historic Sihanoukville Hotel Joins Sterling Hotels

The historic Independence Hotel, Resort & Spa in Sihanoukville has become the first property in Cambodia to join Preferred Hotel Group’s Sterling Hotels brand. Designed by French architect M. Mondet with interiors from King Norodom Sihanouk, the 7-storey hotel first opened in 1964 and was once Cambodia’s tallest building as well as a showpiece for the royal … 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