A neighborhood of leafy avenues, storied palaces and pagodas, meaningful museums and some of Vietnam’s most striking colonial architecture, District 3 is one of Ho Chi Minh City’s most underrated enclaves.
Designed to connect the best of Asia's independent accommodation, cruise and culinary offerings, the curated collection of experiences – categorized into Secret Retreats, Secret Villas, Secret Inns, Secret Cruises and Secret Tables – provides discerning travelers with the keys to unlock the essence of Asia while supporting locally owned businesses in 16 countries across the continent.
Gazing at the shimmering squares of delicate shoots and leaves, there is a palpable sense of abundance and hopefulness. Lush with terraced paddy fields and encircled by mist-clad mountains, the legendary status enjoyed by rice in Thailand is evident.
Soneva, the pioneering barefoot luxury resort operator, has launched a series of new luxury wellness retreats throughout 2018 at its flagship Soneva Fushi resort in the Maldives, as well as at Soneva Kiri on the unspoiled island of Koh Kood in Thailand.
InterContinental Hong Kong’s General Manager Claus Pedersen has announced that the 2018 Michelin Guide to Hong Kong and Macau has honored two of the hotel’s restaurants with a total of 3-Michelin stars.
Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) is pleased to share that AFAR Magazine has selected Tokyo as the #1 Asian/Middle Eastern city to visit for 2018 based on survey results of over 160,000 AFAR readers.
Recently awarded “Resort of the Year 2017” by Small Luxury Hotels, Baros Maldives continues its reputation of always staying ahead of guests’ expectations with new sophisticated upgrades to its Deluxe Villas.