Sabre identifies top trends in travel

SINGAPORE, 18 October 2019: Five top trends emerge in the latest Sabre study that shows travel agents can still find a meaningful role cutting through the travel content clutter for their clients. Sabre Corporation released the results of an APAC-wide study that compiles insight from over 500 travel professionals earlier this week. There are five key trends revealed by leisure travel consultants from over 24 … Continue reading Sabre identifies top trends in travel

7 Reasons Why You Should Go on a Solo Journey

What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you think of travel? Are you thinking about all the fun things you could do with your family and friends? If your answer is yes, perhaps you should consider venturing through a destination alone instead. Rest assured, embarking on a solo journey could be one of the best decisions you make for yourself. In case you’re … Continue reading 7 Reasons Why You Should Go on a Solo Journey

Malaysia Airlines Across The Miles

Malaysia Airlines (MAS) has launched its Fly Malaysia brand campaign in support of Visit Malaysia 2020. Malaysia Aviation Group chief executive officer Izham Ismail said Fly Malaysia served to reiterate Malaysia Airlines as the national icon and to remind Malaysians of its proud history of warm hospitality. “For tourists, the Fly Malaysia campaign will further enable the airline, via partnerships with relevant tourism bodies, to … Continue reading Malaysia Airlines Across The Miles

Business travel costs to rise in 2020

SINGAPORE, 23 September 2019: Global hotel rates will increase by 1% to 3% and airfares by 1% to 2% in 2020, according to leading business travel management company BCD Travel’s newly released 2020 Industry Forecast. The increase in global hotel prices is being driven by solid demand, keeping occupancy high in most regions. Rate increases will be higher in Asia — particularly Japan, host of … Continue reading Business travel costs to rise in 2020

6 reasons Fiji is one of the happiest places on Earth

Here’s why the tropical paradise should feature on everyone’s travel wish list Ranked the world’s happiest country in Gallup International’s Annual Global End of Year Survey in 2017, Fiji offers a spirit-lifting experience like no other. Here are six reasons this idyllic destination in the South Pacific makes for an unforgettable vacation. LIFE’S A BEACH Blessed with soft, dazzling white sand and waters so clear … Continue reading 6 reasons Fiji is one of the happiest places on Earth

Passports with more power

LONDON, 4 July 2019: Moving into the third quarter of 2019, Japan and Singapore share the top spot on the Henley Passport Index, with a visa-free/visa-on-arrival score of 189. This latest ranking of passport power and global mobility– marks the culmination of an 18-month long winning streak, after the duo unseated Germany from its long-held top position at the beginning of 2018. The index, based … Continue reading Passports with more power

Latest UNESCO World Heritage Sites

BAKU, Azerbaijan 8 July 2019: India’s Jaipur City, in Rajasthan state, joins the prestigious list of UNESCO World Heritage sites following the UN agency’s annual general meeting in Baku at the weekend. Famed as the Pink City, Jaipur City, Rajasthan, is an exceptional example of a planned city combining ancient Hindu, Mughal and even contemporary Western ideas. Most cities in India have an abundance of … Continue reading Latest UNESCO World Heritage Sites

4 countries with the cleanest air in the world

If you’re tired of the hustle and bustle of city life and the air pollution that comes with it, perhaps it is time for a quick getaway.Online travel booking platform Agoda has compiled a list of holiday ideas based on countries with the best air quality from Yale University’s Air Quality Results report. Australia Australia is the country with “the cleanest air in the world”, … Continue reading 4 countries with the cleanest air in the world

Qantas launches the world’s first zero-waste commercial flight

What is being touted as the “world’s first-ever zero-waste flight” took off from Sydney this week, marking Qantas’ green goal to eliminate 75% of the airline’s waste by 2021. Departing last Wednesday on a trial run, Qantas flight F739 from Sydney to Adelaide was the first commercial flight to produce no landfill waste. No easy task when you consider the airline typically produces 34kg of waste on the two-hour Sydney … Continue reading Qantas launches the world’s first zero-waste commercial flight

Revealed : The Top 10 Destinations For First Time Travelers & Family Trip

NEW RESEARCH HAS UNCOVERED THE BEST DESTINATIONS FOR FIRST-TIME TRAVELLERS, ALONG WITH THE BEST-SUITED PLACES FOR THOSE LOOKING TO EMBARK ON THEIR FIRST TRIP WITH THEIR KIDS. Travel fare aggregator website and travel metasearch engine Skyscanner has compiled top 10 lists for each based on flight cost, average spend in destination, safety, and distance. For travelling with kids, Skyscanner also considered family-friendly attractions and access … Continue reading Revealed : The Top 10 Destinations For First Time Travelers & Family Trip