Departures Expands To Asia-Pacific Region

American Express Publishing Corporation announced today that it is expanding its Departures magazine brand into the Asia-Pacific region beginning in December. The magazine will now boast six additional editions — in English and Chinese — to be made available throughout Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, Taiwan and India, with each customized to its respective area of distribution.

Mark Stanich, chief marketing officer and president, digital media of American Express Publishing Corporation, explains the reasons for the expansion:

The extension of the prestigious Departures title to the vibrant Asia-Pacific Region is the natural progression for expanding this luxury brand. We believe the growing affluent class throughout these countries is looking for the kind of knowledgeable and authoritative luxury-minded content we will provide.