LATEST CRUISE NEWS


Dao Khanong Canal Cruise in Bangkok

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.


New Year Tales and Culinary Expeditions in 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 is Now Open

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


Hong Kong Cruise Operations Remain Unaffected

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.


Introducing Our Wildlife Viewing & 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.


Bali’s Long-awaited New Cruise 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, reflects on our teams’ accomplishments during off-season

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.