Asia & South Pacific

Mekong Princess

Posted on November 17th, 2014

Q&A with Haimark, Ltd.’s Tom Markwell

Tom Markwell, managing partner, sales and marketing, Haimark, Ltd., discusses the Southeast Asia river cruising product.


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Mongolia Trans Siberian Train route. (Photo credit: Melissa Chau.)

Posted on November 7th, 2014

G Adventures Launches Rail Program

G Adventures is launching its new rail travel program with 25 itineraries ranging from 7- to 54-day trips in more than 20 countries within Africa, Asia, and Europe, as well as North America. G Adventures created this new program to meet the demand for affordable train-based trips.


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Avalon Waterways sails along the rivers of Myanmar.

Posted on November 6th, 2014

Q&A with Globus’ Ryan Droegemueller

Ryan Droegemueller, product manager ­, Asia, East & South Africa,­ Globus family of brands, discusses the Southeast Asia river cruising product.


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Aqua Mekong exterior.

Posted on November 5th, 2014

Aqua Expeditions Begins Mekong River Cruises

Aqua Expeditions has begun its 3-, 4-, and 7-day cruises on Indochina’s Mekong River, connecting Saigon with Phnom Penh and Siem Reap, aboard the Aqua Mekong.


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Papua New Guinea’s Skeleton People.

Posted on November 5th, 2014

Journey to Another World: Papua New Guinea

A visit to this Melanesian nation is like journeying to a land that time forgot.


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The Sundowner Bar Grill at the Outrigger on the Lagoon in Fiji.

Posted on November 4th, 2014

Outrigger Rebrands & Expands

Ke ‘Ano Wa’a, the “Outrigger Way,” was a branding strategy designed to advance Outrigger’s corporate culture and business guidelines back in 1993 when Hawaiian scholar and historian, Dr. George Kanahele, created the branding strategy. Twenty years later, the value-based branding initiative to connect three core elements of the hospitality industry—the employees, the guests, and the destination—is still going strong, but undergoing a bit of a revamping.


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The Apsara Suite on the Mekong Princess, part of Haimark's suite.

Posted on November 4th, 2014

There’s No Stopping Southeast Asia River Cruising

Europe thought it had a phenomenon all its own, but the rivers in Southeast Asia are saying, not so fast.


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Austin Adventures offers tours to Yellowstone National Park.

Posted on November 4th, 2014

New USTOA Members, New Experiences

In 2014, USTOA grew by three new members—Austin Adventures, Down Under Answers and Perillo Tours.


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Ha Long Bay Cruise with Super Value Tours.

Posted on October 22nd, 2014

Super Value Tours Revamps Indochina Tours

Super Value Tours has revamped its Indochina tours for 2015.


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See lemurs on the Madagascar Adventures tour inspired by the film, Island of the Lemurs: Madagascar.

Posted on October 21st, 2014

Movie-Inspired Tours with Kensington

Hollywood’s film sets can’t compare to the real-life experiences travelers can take with Kensington Tours’ private-guided itineraries inspired by this fall’s blockbuster films.


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