Our Regional Director, Alvin Materi reveals why August is his favourite time of the year.

Date: 22-08-2019

As the region’s leading shoreside service and excursions provider for international cruise lines, this is the month we really kick into gear with preparations for the upcoming season. We also hit the road to participate in both regional and international cruise events, as well as our own roadshows.

Wanvipa Phanumat Joins Destination Asia as Group Sustainability Manager

Wanvipa joined Destination Asia on 01 August 2019 in their Head Office located in Bangkok. Wanvipa brings extensive experience across a number of sustainability and community-based tourism organizations, including public offices, hotel and tourism departments and as a local community consultant.

Melaka International Cruise Terminal Underway

Melaka International Cruise Terminal is a new cruise port situated in Melaka Gateway, an off-shore development of artificial islands in Malacca, Malaysia. Still under development, the new port is in its first phase with two berths planned, accommodating ships up to 362 metres.

Wildlife Friends Foundation Thailand Experience

A half-day experience at Wildlife Friends Foundation Thailand (WFFT) is designed to allow day trip visitors the chance to learn about rescued animals living at the Wildlife Rescue Centre and Elephant Refuge.

Inle Heritage Overland Program

Cruise Asia by Destination Asia Myanmar has created an overland program venturing to Inle Lake that incorporates activities managed by Inle Heritage, a not-for-profit organization helping preserve the nature and culture of Inle Lake.

Our Regional Director, Alvin Materi has been driving the growth of destination networks in Asia

Date: 10-06-2019

Last year, I was asked to run a session for Seatrade Cruise Asia in Shanghai on creating cruise Destination Networks for Ports, Destinations and Service Providers.

Cruise Asia Introduces Colourful New Uniforms

Cruise Asia by Destination Asia has introduced a splash of new colour to their uniforms. While the traditional white uniforms with a black Cruise Asia logo have served us proud for many years

Update on Komodo Island Restrictions

At Seatrade Global in Miami earlier this year, the Indonesian government announced that, starting in June, it will create a special force from several stakeholders to assess Komodo National Park.