LATEST CRUISE NEWS


The largest Cruise Ship Dock in Indonesia is scheduled to be completed in 2023

The International Cruise Port in Bali, part of the wider Bali Maritime Tourism Hub (BMTH) concept is scheduled to be finished by the middle of 2023.


Sustainability Management and Putting it into Practice

Strengthening our commitment to sustainability management and delivering consistent sustainable business practices, Destination Asia and our cruise division, Cruise Asia by Destination Asia, joined the Travelife Sustainability in Tourism Scheme in 2017 to steer its practices along a more responsible path.


Phu Quoc Cruise Terminal Project is delayed

The completion of the Phu Quoc Cruise Terminal has been delayed. Originally scheduled to be completed in Q3 2021, the cruise terminal was meant to help this island city entice larger passenger cruise ships to call in the destination.


Sarawak’s Borneo Cultures Museum Reopens

The Borneo Cultures Museum (BCM) in Kuching, closed since October 2017, has reopened in a 30,000sqm state-of-the-art building, and is Malaysia’s largest museum and the second largest museum in Southeast Asia.


Travelife Partner Sustainability Award Received by Destination Asia Japan

Destination Asia Japan has been awarded Travelife Partner and is one of just four companies in Japan to have reached this level of sustainability recognition. The award is a recognition for the long-term efforts and frontrunner position of Destination Asia Japan regarding sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility.


Travelife Certified Sustainability Award for Destination Asia Indonesia

Congratulations to Destination Asia Indonesia on achieving the highest level of Travelife sustainability with Certification, and becoming one of just four companies in Indonesia to be Travelife Certified. The award is a recognition for the long-term efforts and frontrunner position of Destination Asia Indonesia regarding sustainability and corporate social responsibility.


Cruise Asia by Destination Asia Approved to use World Travel & Tourism Council Safe Travels Stamp

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) produced global Safe Travels protocols, designed to help to rebuild confidence among travellers, and within the sector, so safe travel can resume once restrictions are eased.


Overview of the Current Entry Restrictions as Asia Opens up to Travel

At this time of crisis, we remain committed to providing you with the information and support you need. In order to provide an overview of Port and Country restrictions affecting Cruise in Asia following the COVID-19 outbreak, we created a centralised online system.