It will be summer of 2021 before air travel returns to growth path, says Emirates chief

Hopes tourists will start making a return to Dubai from next month: Tim Clark Emirates airline President Tim Clark believes it will be summer of 2021 before air travel sees a definite improvement.Image Credit: Bloomberg Dubai: A marked improvement in air travel might need to wait until summer of 2021, according to Emirates airline’s President. “We will start to see an uptick, quite a large … Continue reading It will be summer of 2021 before air travel returns to growth path, says Emirates chief

Safe Spaces: A closer look at hospitality’s new normal

The current climate has forced the hospitality industry to re-examine its offering and start operating from a (literally) clean slate. Claudia de Brito speaks to the experts about the road ahead Recognising that consumer priorities have drastically shifted as a result of the global COVID-19 pandemic is just the first step of the sizeable and constantly changing task that lies before operators. As hotels start … Continue reading Safe Spaces: A closer look at hospitality’s new normal

6 lessons we’ve learnt in lockdown that will make us better travellers

The lessons we’ve learned in lockdown could inspire us to become better travellers ©Westend61/Getty Images Over the past few months, we’ve learnt to live in a post-travel world, relying on nothing but our immediate surroundings for stimulation, adventure and exploration. But with many countries tentatively reopening borders, businesses around the world carefully beginning to trade again, and airline bosses doing everything within their power to fill seats … Continue reading 6 lessons we’ve learnt in lockdown that will make us better travellers

8 changes we can expect when flying after COVID-19

One thing seems clear with COVID-19 and the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus that causes it: we’re in it for the long haul, and it has already changed the face of life as we know it. Airlines, which are always in a perpetual state of change, are no exception. Aviation journalist John Walton looks at the changes we can expect when we start flying again.    Costs will … Continue reading 8 changes we can expect when flying after COVID-19

Emirates deep cleans aircraft

DUBAI, UAE, 10 March 2020: In response to the latest developments in the Covid-19 outbreak worldwide, Emirates is taking extra steps that go above and beyond industry and regulatory requirements to provide passengers with confidence and peace of mind when planning their travel. It starts with enhanced cleaning and disinfection. On all aircraft departing from its hub in Dubai, Emirates has implemented enhanced cleaning and … Continue reading Emirates deep cleans aircraft

9 Reasons to shop at Central Village, Bangkok’s first luxury outlet mall, just 10min from Suvarnabhumi Airport – including places to eat

Kate Spade bags for 50% off? Coach bags for 30% off?! Yes, you read that right. In fact, most of the branded goods here have huge discounts – and most importantly, they’re ALL world-class brands. So where’s this place in Bangkok? It’s Central Village, Thailand’s first luxury brand outlet mall located just 40 minutes from Pratunam and 10 minutes from Suvarnabhumi Airport. It opened in August … Continue reading 9 Reasons to shop at Central Village, Bangkok’s first luxury outlet mall, just 10min from Suvarnabhumi Airport – including places to eat

Congratulations To Malaysia’s 8th Prime Minister !

Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin, 72, was sworn in as Malaysia’s 8th Prime Minister before Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah on Sunday, 1st March 2020. The King appointed Tan Sri Muhyiddin, who is Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu) president as the new Prime Minister in accordance with Articles 40(2)(a) and 43(2)(a) of the Federal Constitution. Continue reading Congratulations To Malaysia’s 8th Prime Minister !

Top 10 things to see and do in Phu Quoc, Vietnam

Phú Quốc is a Vietnamese island off the coast of Cambodia in the Gulf of Thailand (aka. Vịnh Thái Lan in Vietnamese). The island is actually closer to Cambodia than Vietnam. Phu Quoc is a rising star in the island destinations of south east asia. It has big ambitions and will catch up quickly with some key infrastructure already in place with more being hastily completed. Long … Continue reading Top 10 things to see and do in Phu Quoc, Vietnam

Top 20 Tourist Attractions For A Family In Pattaya,Thailand

I used to look around and wonder to myself, “why on earth would you bring your wife and kids to Pattaya?”, of all the places you could have picked in the world, you chose here?  Now that I’ve been around for a few years I actually realize that Pattaya actually isn’t all that bad of a place to raise a family at all and surely … Continue reading Top 20 Tourist Attractions For A Family In Pattaya,Thailand

A 143-Year-Old Bangkok Hotel Gets Redone for the Instagram Era

Take a look inside the legendary Mandarin Oriental, fresh off the biggest renovation in its history. Bangkok’s first luxury hotel has been welcoming travelers for more than 143 years, making it one of the oldest five-star stays in the world. But even the grandest of dames need face-lifts, and the Mandarin Oriental Bangkok is unveiling one that comes with a $90 million price tag. The hotel’s renovation, … Continue reading A 143-Year-Old Bangkok Hotel Gets Redone for the Instagram Era