Southeast Asia Travel News | Update 25th August
RCI choose Vietnam as the destination to celebrate the recovery of the international cruise industry
(TITC) – On 22nd August 2023, Spectrum Of The Seas Quantum-Ultra-class cruise ship (operated by Royal Caribbean International – RCI), arrived at Tan Cang – Cai Mep (Phu My Town, Ba Ria – Vung Tau Province). Celebratory events were held onboard, in recognition of Spectrum’s new 12-night sailings and to acknowledge Royal Caribbean’s future sailings to Vietnam.
Niyogyugan Festival back in Quezon after 3-year halt
LUCENA CITY – The Niyogyugan Festival, Quezon province’s annual event to celebrate its coconut farmers, resumed after a three-year halt, bringing in an average of 20,000 tourists daily.
Hung Yen steps up rural tourism development
Over the recent years, many localities in the northern province of Hung Yen have been actively developing rural tourism with a focus on promoting trade-investment linked to harnessing the potential and advantages of local agriculture, craft villages, culture, and the ecological environment.
Hoi An named among nine best city destinations with beaches
Hoi An city in the central province of Quang Nam, a UNESCO-recognised World Cultural Heritage Site, has been named among the nine best city destinations with beaches by the South China Morning Post (SCMP) based in Hong Kong.
Indonesia reviews plan to merge Garuda Indonesia and Pelita Air
The Indonesian government is reviewing a plan to merge Garuda Indonesia and Pelita Air, a unit of energy firm Pertamina, to ensure affordable airfares.
Pan Pacific Singapore reveals transformation and new initiatives
Pan Pacific Singapore, with its iconic atrium design created in the mid-1980s, unveiled its S$30 million (US$22.1 million) transformation last week to showcase Pan Pacific Hotels and Resorts’ new vision of graceful luxury.