LATEST CRUISE NEWS


Dao Khanong Canal Cruise

Date: 13-11-2019

Often referred to as the “Venice of the East”, Bangkok features several canals which spread out through the city from the majestic Chao Phraya River.


Culinary Tales of Hong Kong

Hong Kong is one of the most talked-about dining destinations in the world: it’s where celebrity chefs from across the globe compete to showcase their talent, and where diners come in droves to be the first to tuck in.


New Guangzhou Cruise Port to Open November 2019

China’s southern city of Guangzhou is set to open its new Nansha International Cruise homeport on 17 November 2019. Upon opening, the port will offer one 225,000-gigatonne megaship-ready berth and one 100,000-gigatonne berth for mid-sized vessels.


Update on Hong Kong

Currently, no cruise calls have been cancelled due to the recent disruptions in Hong Kong. Cruise companies are closely monitoring the political situation as it evolves.


Destination Asia Issues Wildlife Viewing and Animal Welfare Guide

Our aim is to provide the best wildlife viewing experience for our clients, while ensuring the wildlife in the areas we visit is not disturbed. Destination Asia is only working with suppliers in animal-based activities who meet the strictest level of animal welfare criteria.


Port of Benoa Cruise Ship Terminal Nears Completion

Originally scheduled for completion in December 2018, the highly anticipated new cruise terminal at the Port of Benoa in Bali, Indonesia, recently completed the dredging of a new water channel and estimates construction is at 90%.


Our Regional Director, Alvin Materi, looks back on the past few months at Cruise Asia

In the lead-up to cruise season, the Cruise Asia team has been busy attending tradeshows, hosting workshops, and leading challenging turnaround calls during which our teams proved once again why we are the best in the business.


Komodo National Park Will Remain Open for Tourism

Date: 08-10-2019

Indonesian Authorities have announced that Komodo National Park, including the island of Komodo itself, will now remain open for tourism.