Penang’s recently upgraded Swettenham Pier Cruise Terminal (SPCT) can now handle 12,000 passengers up from the previous 8,000 while the terminal’s berthing area can now accommodate two Oasis-class vessels at the same time.
We are delighted to announce not one, but two new members of the Cruise Asia by Destination Asia team, based in Thailand and Vietnam.
With a focus on destination-driven products, the easily identified styles include Arts & Culture; Wellness; Nature & Adventure; Local Life; Culinary; Family; Classic; and Offbeat.
In October 2021, the Destination Asia Malaysia team successfully renewed Travelife Partner Level certification for a further two-year period and was shortly followed by Destination Asia Thailand in November 2021 – recognizing the long-term efforts and position of Destination Asia as a leader in responsible travel and corporate social responsibility within Asia.
While the exact timing of a return to international cruises within Asia is still unknown, we do know there is ample conversation between ASEAN nations when it comes to a restart. And we have plenty reasons to be optimistic!
Once the country reopens, the Tokyo International Cruise Terminal will play a key role in the realization of “Tokyo: an International Tourist City”.
With a vision to create a society that gives priority to environmental sustainability for the present and future generations, the Conservancy Association is a major player in safeguarding the environment and cultural heritage of Hong Kong.
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.