LATEST CRUISE NEWS


Penang’s Swettenham Pier Cruise Terminal Expanded to Handle 12,000 Passengers

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.


Mark Morgan & Phan Hong Son Join Cruise Asia by Destination Asia

We are delighted to announce not one, but two new members of the Cruise Asia by Destination Asia team, based in Thailand and Vietnam.


Explore Our Eight New Cruise Asia Travel Styles

With a focus on destination-driven products, the easily identified styles include Arts & Culture; Wellness; Nature & Adventure; Local Life; Culinary; Family; Classic; and Offbeat.


Destination Asia Malaysia & Destination Asia Thailand Successfully Achieve Travelife Partner Renewal

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.


Regional Director, Alvin Materi, is Optimistic for a Return to International Cruising in 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!


Tokyo International Cruise Terminal Offers New Gateway to the Capital

Once the country reopens, the Tokyo International Cruise Terminal will play a key role in the realization of “Tokyo: an International Tourist City”.


Destination Asia Hong Kong Partners with the Conservancy Association

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.


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.