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Swettenham Pier Cruise Terminal to Receive a US$35 Million Makeover

Date: 20-06-2017

Penang Port Sdn Bhd (PPSB) recently announced it will collaborate with Royal Caribbean Cruises in a joint venture to upgrade and improve Swettenham Pier Cruise Terminal (SPCT) in Georgetown, Penang. The venture will enable berthing of larger cruise ships at … Continued


Penang Remains A Favorite Port of Call

Princess Cruises has announced it will continue to feature Penang as a port of call for its homeporting seasons out of Singapore for 2017-2018. Diamond Princess will make eight visits to Penang this season and Sapphire Princess will follow with … Continued


The Historic Sights of Matsuyama, Japan

From Matsuyama Port it is a short drive to the mighty Matsuyama Castle. A three-wing, three-story castle constructed by famous samurai Yoshiaki Kato in 1603. The castle is the symbol of Matsuyama City and sits atop Mt. Katsuyama in its … Continued


A Fresh take on the Singapore Botanic Gardens

The Singapore Botanic Garden has a history spanning 150 years and holds a unique and significant place in the history of Singapore and the region. The Gardens were inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site at the 39th session of … Continued


The Arts of the Kingdom Come to Life

The Queen Sirikit Institute ‘Arts of the Kingdom Museum’ reveals the true extent of ornate Thai artistry and is home to a number of sacred masterpieces such as the Busabok Throne (a small, ceremonial, open-sided pavilion for the king or … Continued


Destination Asia Singapore Move to New Office Space

Destination Asia Singapore has moved office to an up-and-coming area of the island referred to as the Paya-Ubi district of Singapore. The components include Kompang Ubi and the adjacent suburb, Paya Lebar, a well-known name in Singapore’s history as it was … Continued


Cruise Asia by Destination Asia Handle First Call in Lombok’s Bangsal Port

Cruise Asia by Destination Asia is proud to be the first ground handler to operate the new port of Bangsal in Northwest Lombok for P&O Cruises Australia’s Pacific Eden. Our team in Indonesia handled two port calls in May, and … Continued


We are Working to Make it Easier to Travel Sustainably

At Cruise Asia by Destination Asia we believe that every experience should be conducted in the most socially responsible and holistically sustainable way possible. We have taken great steps in the past year and strive to conduct our business in … Continued