Owakudani-Togendai Section of Hakone Ropeway Closed 22 May – 23 June 2017

We would like to inform our partners that the Owakudani-Togendai section of the Hakone Ropeway in Japan will be closed for repairs from 22 May to 23 June 2017. The other half of the ropeway from Sounzan to Owakudani will operate as normal. Destination Asia will provide bus transport for your clients as a substitute for […]
  • May 19, 2017

Grand Palace Closed during Royal Cremation Ceremony from 23-29 October 2017

The Thai Royal Government have recently announced the dates for the Royal Cremation Ceremony of his majesty the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej, who passed away in October 2016. The funeral rites and the cremation will take place from Monday 23 October and are expected to last for approximately one week. During this time the Royal […]
  • May 19, 2017

Asia Silk Culture Festival to Take Place in Hoi An from 11-14 June 2017

The Asia silk culture festival is scheduled to take place in Hoi An Silk Village in the central province of Quang Nam from 11-14 June. The festival aims to promote the value of traditional silk villages across Vietnam, including Van Phuc (Hanoi), Hoi An and Ma Chau (Quang Nam) and Bao Loc (the Central Highlands […]
  • May 18, 2017

Kayaking Services Resume in Ha Long Bay

UPDATE: We informed you last month that the administration authorities of Quang Ninh province made the decision to suspend all kayaking activities in Ha Long Bay. We can now report that the authorities have allowed tourism operators in Ha Long to resume their kayak services from 01 May 2017. Tourism operators must ensure safety conditions, register […]
  • May 9, 2017

Conrad Osaka to Open on 9 June 2017

The second property of the Conrad brand is opening on 9 June 2017 on Nakanoshima, a charming river island in central Osaka, between the station/business Kita area and the bustling nightlife and shopping Minami area. Its location between the Dojima and Tosabori rivers allows incredible views of the water and Osaka. Travelers can step outside and […]
  • May 4, 2017

Angkor Wat Causeway Closure (May 2017)

The ancient west causeway has served as the main entrance to Angkor Wat since its construction 900 years ago. The APSARA Authority (Authority for the protection and management of Angkor and the region of Siem Reap) will close the causeway spanning the gigantic moat surrounding the temple in early May. This is to undertake important […]
  • May 3, 2017

Private Geisha Photo Tour

Step into the world of the geisha for a peek behind the mask. Meet a real life maiko on a full-day outing during which guests get to know the maiko and gain a deep appreciation of her exquisite beauty.
  • May 2, 2017

King of the Road in George Town

“Rriing-Rriing…….” A man is peddling a trishaw, with two foreign tourists sitting in front. The trishaw man is carrying his lovely customers for a sightseeing tour around George Town.
  • May 2, 2017
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