From Shanghai to New York and back to NSW, luxury hotels are set to open en masse.
I am travelling to Manila and Ho Chi Minh City. Is there public transport for transfers to and from airports and hotels? Is the taxi system safe?
The Philippines capital is fast becoming a global centre of style. Debbie Hunter goes shopping.
Behind Boracay's world-famous beach, Debbie Hunter rides a wave of relaxation at a luxe retreat.
Off the Philippines' beaten track is a place of jubilant fiestas and glorious beaches, John Borthwick writes.
El Nido's Lagen Island Resort offers a sea change of pace, writes John Borthwick.
Made up of 7000 islands, this Southeast Asian jewel is the one to watch. Why? Its beaches rival its neighbours, without the tourist hordes; the backdrop for any scene is a volcano, smouldering ominously; dazzling green rice terraces are carved out of incandescent valleys; its plucky and embracing people; its tiny, bug-eyed tarsiers that cling to trees like limpets; and the beautiful bumpy landscapes of Bohol.