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Following the acquisition of City Discovery by VELTRA Corporation in February 2016, the decision has been made to close the City Discovery brand and consolidate its operations.

VELTRA will continue to serve travelers the best tours, activities and transfers worldwide through its website:

Previous bookings with City Discovery will be organized as normal.

We want to express our sincerest gratitude to our loyal customers who have been with us in the last 15 years. We value your patronage and hope you will book again with us through VELTRA (

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Press Release diversifies travel offers in Asia

Manila, Philippines (September 29, 2010)—, a leading travel e-commerce site, reports an overall increase in bookings for Asian tours and activities for the first three quarters of the year. Taking advantage of the trend, the travel website is set to boost its figures for the fourth quarter of 2010 by offering new tours, special deals and top attractions in Asia's top cities including Tokyo, Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur and Singapore. has over 700 activities listed in Asia.

City Discovery's Top Tours and Activities in Asia
The site offers 149 tours in Thailand including bestsellers such as the Grand Palace and Temples Tour, Floating Market and Rose Garden, Rice Barge Cruise, Elephant Riding and Bamboo Rafting, 6 Days Around Thailand, and more. Excursions to Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai, the Golden Triangle, Koh Tao, and Koh Nang Yuan have recently been added to the inventory of Thailand activities.

In Japan, the site offers 122 attractions such as Mt. Fuji, Kegon Waterfall, Ghibli Museum, Toyota Motor Plant, Nikko Toshogu Shrine, and more. New tours in Japan include some unusual activities like Sumo tours, tea ceremonies, samurai sword action, Kimono experience around Asakusa, Japanese calligraphy, and Taiko drumming course. offers 25 tours in Korea featuring activities such as Pottery Making, Mask Drama, and Tea Ceremony. Alternatives such as the Korean Folk Village Stopover, Seoul Stopover, SIC Jejudo, SIC Mainland, and Korea Explorer are the latest additions to the list of things to do in Korea.  

The site offers in Malaysia include activities in Kota Kinabalu, Kuala Lumpur, Kuching, Langkawi, Penang and Sabah. There are 47 activities to choose from including bestsellers like Kuala Lumpur City Highlights and new tours such as the Kuala Lumpur Grand Tour, House of Skulls (Monsopiad Cultural Village) - Private Tour, and the 7 Day Jalan Jalan Kuala Lumpur - Cameron Highlands - Penang - Pangkor - Singapore.

Travelers are spoiled for choice with offers in China (64 activities – 22 in Hong Kong and 42 in Mainland China). Bestsellers include the Best of Shanghai Day Tour, Hangzhou - Heaven on Earth Day Tour, Suzhou and Zhouzhuang Water Village Day Tour, The Great Wall at Badaling & Ming Tomb, Hong Kong Island Tour, Hong Kong City and Harbor by Night, and Cultural Heritage Tour of Hong Kong. Sightseeing tours in Hong Kong are on discount at 5% off until September 30, 2010.

In Singapore, the site lists 48 tours including most booked activities such as City Tour of Singapore, Night Safari, Afternoon Till Sunset at Sentosa, Singapore by Night, Imperial Cheng Ho Cruise, Morning at the Zoo, Night Out at Chinatown with Dinner, and Footsteps of Raffles. also offers tours in Azerbaijan, Brunei, Burma, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Laos, Mongolia, Nepal, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Turkey, UAE, and Vietnam. For more new tours and special deals in Asia, plus other top destinations, visit

Economical transfers and ground transportation options such as private vans, limousines, mini coaches, and deluxe motor coaches are also available on the main website.

Travel experiences and photos by customers are featured on the City Discovery Travel Blog ( Follow on Facebook ( Twitter ( for promo and contest updates. Currently, City Discovery is holding a US$200 GC Giveaway on Facebook and giving away promo codes on Twitter.

About City Discovery
City Discovery is a leading provider of sightseeing tours, travel experiences and ground transportation worldwide. With over 5,000 carefully selected travel activities in 300 destinations and user-friendly features such as traveler reviews, wishbox, suggested itineraries and gift certificates, City Discovery sells directly to consumers through and a network of over 7,500 travel agencies and affiliates. City Discovery is available in 15 languages and has offices in USA, France, Greece, Italy, Brazil, and the Philippines.

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