The exciting news around the opening of borders and the lifting of travel restrictions by many countries in SE Asia has seen a welcome flurry of activity by tourist boards, cruise lines and ground handlers such as Cruise Asia Destination Asia as we prepare for the industry restart.
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.
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.
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.
With a focus on destination-driven products, the easily identified styles include Arts & Culture; Wellness; Nature & Adventure; Local Life; Culinary; Family; Classic; and Offbeat.
We are delighted to announce not one, but two new members of the Cruise Asia by Destination Asia team, based in Thailand and Vietnam.
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.
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.