Asia

Supremely diverse Asia is the largest and most populous continent covering 48 countries with geography that ranges from deserts to the Himalayas and climates from arctic to tropical.

Asia’s shrines and temples attest to the region’s fascinating history but it’s the future that looks even more compelling. As more of us experience the hospitality and vibrancy of countries caught bewitchingly between the past and the future, Asia’s fast-developing cities are attracting the finest global talent and becoming modern shrines to contemporary architecture and supersonic success.

Locations

China

China is the world’s most populous country and the third largest in area with a dominant global economy.

Hong Kong

Hong Kong has transformed itself from a collection of fishing villages into a sophisticated, exciting, neon-lit destination blending east and west, ancient and modern.

Indonesia

The Republic of Indonesia's fact sheet makes for fascinating reading: 150 active volcanoes, over 300 languages, and a widely varied religious and cultural life. 

Japan

Effortlessly polite, endlessly efficient and thoroughly modern yet with multi-layered history and culture, the economic giant of Japan is a fascinating country. 

Malaysia

Malaysia is divided by the South China Sea with Malaysia Peninsula to the west including the capital Kuala Lumpur and Malaysian Borneo to the east.

Philippines

The 7,100 islands of the Philippines are a dream for adventurous travellers who come for extraordinary diving, good surfing and activities.

Singapore

The wealthy and efficient island state of Singapore has great shopping and wonderful affordable food along with high rises, ancient temples and green spaces.

Taiwan

The economic marvel of Taiwan has become a star Asian trading nation with a formidable and thriving technology and petrochemicals industry.

Thailand

The Kingdom of Thailand ranges from a mountainous north down to the southern Malay Peninsula with numerous iconic islands in the Andaman Sea.

Vietnam

A big country in a big continent, South Africa’s pure beauty and diversity is astonishing.