Smart Travel Asia
Online travel magazine for Asian hotel reviews . airline seat surverys . shopping . spas
An exclusive collection of the best Asian hotels, resorts and spas
 

Who our readers picked as the top Asian travel brands

Asia's best travel brands on 2016 poll

Royal Caribbean International's behemoth Quantum of the Seas cuts across Hong Kong harbour. Photo by Graham Uden from his aerial feast photo essay book Above Hong Kong Island with Fast Media.

BUSINESS

Hong Kong
the big bed factory

Top stays in neon city, a fun guide and top shopping

FAMILY TRAVEL

Fun Sanya guide for all reasons

Travel tips for kids, golf, romance, spas, and meetings

EDITOR'S RANT

The vanishing hotel manager

Author - Vijay VergheseSmall is still beautiful on our 2016 travel poll. So is advertising integrity, personalised human touch, and free WiFi. What readers love - and hate - about airlines, airports and hotels. A fervent plea for a single light switch and brickbats for those anonymous managers.

AIRLINES

Finding stretch room in economy

Frequent flyer perks get squeezed, widest seats in economy, the widest business class seats to Asia, and how Asian budget airlines have opened up the region. Plus the A380 vs B787.

ADVENTURE

Bhutan's far pavilions beckon

Angkor fun guide, Phnom Penh, a detailed Lombok resorts review, wickedly good Tioman dives, an insightful Sabah fun guide to jungle adventure plus breathless Himalayan treks in Ladakh and the Nepal Annapurna Circuit. Asian cruising.

SOUTH ASIA

New Delhi survival kit and hotel beds

Hot Gulmarg ski resorts, detailed Goa resorts review, top tips for Mumbai business hotels, Bangalore business hotels review, cool Sri Lanka resorts. More on Kathmandu and Yangon.

ISLANDS

Best Maldives resorts, dives

Plus our Boracay resorts review for lovers, divers and an exotic Palawan resorts review for all tastes. Cebu.

SPA ESCAPES

Taiwan spa hideaways

Taiwan spa resorts, and a Taipei fun guide with 21 must-do things. Plus our Taipei business hotels review.