Asia & South Pacific

AmaWaterways' 2016 Seminars on the River FAM program includes a 7-night Vietnam, Cambodia & the Riches of the Mekong cruise.

Posted on July 14th, 2016

AmaWaterways Announces 2016 FAM Dates        

AmaWaterways has announced the 2016 dates, itineraries and prices for its popular Seminars on the River travel agent FAM program.
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Wild Planet Adventures’ Borneo itineraries offer the opportunity to see orangutans in the wild.

Posted on June 28th, 2016

Journeys Beyond the Ordinary

Adventure travelers in general, and baby boomers in particular, have both ample appetites and ample budgets for vacations that mix up active adventure and involving cultural experiences, enhanced by expert guides and top-quality comfort, according to the Adventure Travel Trade Association. And that’s where the growth market seems to be in the wide and wonderful world called Asia, where clients will find a host of different paths to exploring far horizons on journeys beyond the ordinary.
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Blue light over West Lake in Hangzhou.

Posted on June 22nd, 2016

Eye on the World: China

A picture is worth a thousand words, and my week-long press trip through northern and eastern China with Goway Travel left me utterly speechless (in a good way), so I’ll let these photos do the talking.
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The Shanghai Disney Resort opened on June 14 as the first Disney resort in Mainland China.

Posted on June 22nd, 2016

Shanghai Disney Resort Celebrates its Grand Opening

The Walt Disney Company has unveiled the long-awaited Shanghai Disney Resort, which opened on June 14 as the first Disney resort in Mainland China and the sixth Disney resort worldwide.
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Virtuoso honeymoon specialists have revealed the top destinations for honeymoons in 2016.

Posted on June 14th, 2016

Virtuoso Reveals Top Resorts & Destinations for Honeymoons in 2016

A total of 279 Virtuoso honeymoon specialists from across the U.S. and Canada were surveyed in January 2016 to reveal what today’s upscale honeymooners seek for their romantic getaway.
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A map of the Viking Sun World Cruise route. 

Posted on June 8th, 2016

Viking Ocean Cruises Announces First-Ever World Cruise

Viking Ocean Cruises has announced that its fourth ship, Viking Sun, will spend her maiden season sailing the company’s first-ever World Cruise departing December 2017.
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Collette's 14-day Exploring South Africa, Victoria Falls & Botswana Trip of a Lifetime itinerary features a game drive at Chobe National Park in Botswana.

Posted on June 7th, 2016

Collette Extends Savings on Trip of a Lifetime Itineraries

Agents can save their clients up to $1,500 per couple on Collette’s recently launched Trip of a Lifetime itineraries in Africa, Asia, Australia, and South America when using the promo code BUCKETLIST.
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Travelers kayaking in Thailand with G Adventures. (Photo credit: G Adventures.)

Posted on June 6th, 2016

Selling an Active Honeymoon

In the June issue, we covered weddings and honeymoons across the globe. And for those of you whose clients prefer to take on an adventure whether it's immersing themselves in a unique culture, going in a safari, or taking a hike or bike ride through some of nature's most splendid landscapes versus sipping margaritas by the beach, we rounded up some pointers from top tour operators on how you can sell these active honeymoons.
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The Grand Deluxe King room at The Reverie Saigon. (Photo credit: Matthew Shaw Photography)

Posted on June 6th, 2016

Stay, Spa, and Shop at The Reverie Saigon

The Reverie Saigon is welcoming guests to stay, spa, and shop at the luxury hotel in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam with the debut of its first-ever package, Haute Ho Chi Minh.
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G Adventures offers a Hike, Bike and Kayak Thailand trip that’s ideal for active honeymooners.

Posted on June 1st, 2016

Adventure-Filled Honeymoons

Today’s honeymooners want to hang with the locals; eat authentic dishes; go hiking; drink fine wine; and post photos of stunning locations that will get them a dizzying number of likes on Instagram. In the first few days of marriage they want to grow as a couple by discovering a bucket list destination together.
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