Asia & the Pacific

Now through October 31, guests who book any villa at the Song Saa Private Island resort in Cambodia can take advantage of a three-, five-, or seven-night wellness retreat included in the cost of...
Shenzhen typically attracts domestic tourists and business travelers, but Western leisure guests are also finding their way to the city. The Four Seasons Hotel Shenzhen opened this month amidst a sea...
The new Shangri-La Hotel, Qufu opened this month, steps from the Temple of Confucius, the Mansion of Confucius, and the Cemetery of Confucius, all of which are UNESCO World Heritage Cultural Sites in...
Net-a-Porter.com , the world's premier online luxury fashion retailer, and MrPorter.com , the global retail destination for men's style, have joined forces with The Upper House Hong Kong to provide...
The Shangri-La Group has opened its third hotel in Shanghai: the soaring 60-story Jing An Shangri-La . Located on the city’s west side, in proximity to the Jing An Temple and Jing An Park, the hotel...
Less than two months old, Amanusa's 10 new villas are on offer for rent. The three- to six-bedroom private dwellings sit adjacent to the legendary resort, which opened in 1992 with 35 rooms. Each of...
For the die-hard surfing enthusiast, the Four Seasons Maldives is offering a set of exclusive getaway packages to its third annual surfing championship, in Kuda Haraa. The event, which takes place...
Oracella , the latest river cruiser from Orient-Express , was built to capture the pioneering spirit. At just 200 feet long, the ship’s small size allows it to sail through remote destinations in...
The Park Hyatt Busan has opened in the Haeundae Marine City section of Busan, overlooking the ocean and the Gwangan Bridge. The hotel offers the largest rooms and suites in the South Korean city. The...
Based strictly on accessibility, Minaret Station is arguably the most exclusive resort in the world.
The well-known scotch brand Johnnie Walker has opened a four-story club in Beijing where its devoted patrons can taste and purchase rare whiskies, participate in blending sessions, host private...
The Intercontinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort opened in June on central Vietnam’s lush Son Tra Peninsula, not far from the former R&R facility (nicknamed I&I, for Intoxication &...
Resorts World Sentosa in Singapore has unveiled two one-bedroom suites that were designed to blend in with their natural surroundings—trees. Appropriately named the Tree Top Lofts, thetwointimate...
For those who can’t get enough history and culture, TCS and Starquest Expeditions has created a once-in-a-lifetime itinerary giving travelers unrivaled access to some of the world’s greatest...
AUSTRALIA Saffire Freycinet TASMANIA Breathe the world’s cleanest air and swim in its most pristine water at this 20-suite retreat set within view of Freycinet National Park. The suites—and a...
In 1858, a french botanist named Henri Mouhot set off on a journey to Southeast Asia that began with a miserable four months at sea and continued with a trek beset by monsoons, floods, feverish heat...
A few tickets are still left for the maiden world cruise of Seabourn Quest , the newest addition to the Seabourn Cruise Line fleet. This 225-suite cruise ship—which features four dining venues, six...
During construction at Song Saa Private Island, Melita Hunter sent fishing boats on daily excursions through the Gulf of Thailand to gather branches, warped tree trunks, and remains of painted...
Hollyford Track is offering a unique opportunity to explore New Zealand’s Hollyford Valley and Milford Sound on its One-Day Guided Heli-Hike Adventure: a personal helicopter trip that transports...
The Peninsula Shanghai is the first new building in the city’s riverfront Bund district in more than 60 years. The 15-story Art Deco–style hotel sits across the Huangpu River from the Pudong district...
The recent explosion of resort construction in the Maldives has been concentrated in the now-crowded central atolls, leaving the island nation’s southern reaches relatively untouched. Alila Villas...
The Eco Villa at Six Senses’ Soneva Kiri resort is best identified by what it lacks: carbon emissions. This environmentally friendly accommodation—which Six Senses intends as a prototype for its...
In 2007, Emirates Hotels & Resorts purchased a 4,000-acre site in Australia’s Blue Mountains with the intention of building a resort-cum–conservation project. Two years later, the new Wolgan...
Two months after the Bali provincial administration placed a temporary moratorium on permits for new hotel construction, Alila Villas Uluwatu opened on the island’s Bukit Peninsula. The 35-acre...
Ancient banyan trees and 17,000 swaying palms shade the trails at Shangri-La’s Villingili Resort and Spa in the Maldives. The resident biologist at the private-island resort leads tours along the...
At Fiji’s Laucala Island resort, Austrian businessman Dietrich Mateschitz has spared no expense in developing this private island, and his concept—to build a limited number of Accommodations , leave...
Few experiences could be more soothing than the Sacred Water Ritual at the Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Landaa Giraavaru. The three-hour massage takes place in one of the resort’s four above-water...
The restored British Colonial buildings that mark the entrance to Capella Singapore shield an even greater architectural treasure. After passing through the 18th-century structures, which house the...
At 101 stories and 1,614 feet high, the Shanghai World Financial Center is the planet’s second-tallest building, after the slightly loftier Taipei 101. But the Shanghai structure holds top bragging...
Straying from Amanresorts’ less-is-more aesthetic, the Aman at Summer Palace abounds with brightly lacquered imperial furnishings. The Beijing hotel is set within century-old buildings adjacent to a...

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