Intercontinental ® Phuket Resort Unlocks The Door To Sustainable Luxury

The newly opened InterContinental® Phuket Resort breaks new ground by introducing the first wooden hotel keycards to Phuket as part of its expanding sustainable initiatives to reduce environmental impact on the island.  The resort’s sustainability programme encompasses all-round ‘Green Solutions” based on IHG (Intercontinental Hotels Group) Green Engage system designed to reduce hotels’ environmental impact.  As the ban of single-use plastics becomes an industry norm, … Continue reading Intercontinental ® Phuket Resort Unlocks The Door To Sustainable Luxury

The 9 Best Cities in America to Visit in 2020

In a single lifetime, no traveler could ever be done exploring America. Even if you relegated yourself to just roaming the nation’s cities—setting aside the 50 states’ vast open, unincorporated spaces—there would still always be more to see. Still, there are a few cities every year that are a bit more worth visiting, either because they’re experiencing some sort of renaissance, they’ve been underrated or … Continue reading The 9 Best Cities in America to Visit in 2020

Vietjet expands its international network

SINGAPORE, 9 December 2019: Vietjet will launch four direct international routes linking Dalat and Can Tho to Seoul, Can Tho to Taipei and Hanoi to Bali. The new routes are part of the airline’s expansion of its international flight network. To celebrate the additional routes, Vietjet promotional zero-cost tickets until 12 December 2019 *. Tickets are available from 1300 to 1500 (SGT) and apply on … Continue reading Vietjet expands its international network

Slot shortage holds back Korean Air’s growth

When it comes to defining what makes the perfect airport partner, most airlines have a whole list of requirements, ranging from marketing support to comprehensive data analysis on the potential market for the new route. But when it comes to Korean Air, vice-president network planning team, passenger network and sales Hoyoon Jeong says there is only one, simple requirement to start the conversation: do you … Continue reading Slot shortage holds back Korean Air’s growth

A festive retreat at the favehotel Langkawi

The beautiful and legendary island of Langkawi which is located in the north western part of Malaysia in the Andaman Sea, about 405 kms away from the capital city of Kuala Lumpur has been enchanting local and international visitors since it became a famous tourist attraction way back in 1986. Renowned for its historical background of the Mahsuri folklore, Langkawi Island has flourished its tourism … Continue reading A festive retreat at the favehotel Langkawi

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

New route opens from Doha to Langkawi

Langkawi in Kedah is set to welcome even more tourists when multiple award-winning airline Qatar Airways launches its first flight to the island in October. The new service marks the airline’s third Malaysian destination, after Kuala Lumpur and Penang. The flight will run between Hamad International Airport in the Qatar capital city of Doha and Langkawi International Airport, with a short transit in Penang. There will be … Continue reading New route opens from Doha to Langkawi

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

Malaysia visitor count up 4.9%

KUALA LUMPUR, 27 August 2019: Malaysia reported its half-year tourism results Friday declaring tourist arrivals reached 13.35 million up 4.9%, while tourist receipts improved 6.8% over the same period in 2018. Tourism Malaysia’s data summary showed the travel industry had contributed MYR41.69 billion in revenue to the country’s economy January to June this year. Tourism Malaysia said the performance also saw a growth in terms … Continue reading Malaysia visitor count up 4.9%

Phu Quoc on a tight budget

BANGKOK, 26 June 2019: Flights and hotel rates at Vietnam’s Phu Quoc Island, one of the country’s leading beach destinations, remain competitive for the upcoming peak season starting November. We checked out the fares and hotel deals for a week on Phu Quoc Island in November flying from gateway cities Singapore and Bangkok. The holiday cost was slightly cheaper from Bangkok due to direct flights … Continue reading Phu Quoc on a tight budget