Turkish Airlines adds Xi’an to network

Turkish Airlines has added Xi’an, the starting point of the historical Silk Road, to its flight network. The city, which claims three thousand years of history, becomes the carrier’s fourth destination in mainland China and the 318th destination in the world. The flights will be operated three times a week with Airbus A330 aircraft. Having launched flights to China back in 1999, with Beijing, Turkish … Continue reading Turkish Airlines adds Xi’an to network

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

MATTA Travel Fair 7 – 9 September 2018

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MATTA Fair Is Back ! – 7th to 9th September 2018

Once again, Malaysia’s most popular travel  fair, the MATTA International Tourism Exhibition,organized by the Malaysian Tourism Association,will be making another come back at the Putra World Trade Center (PWTC) for three days from September 7th to 9th  2018, and the number of visitors  is expected to attract more than 100,000 people all over the country, with most of them coming from the Klang Valley. The … Continue reading MATTA Fair Is Back ! – 7th to 9th September 2018

The top 20 journeys in the world

This list is a collaboration between over 500 of the world’s top travel journalists, agencies, bloggers, and editors – the ultimate insiders of international travel. So you know it’s legit.   Expedition To Antarctica – Antarctic Peninsula Cruise the Galapagos Islands – Galapagos Islands, Ecuador Travel the Trans-Siberian Railway – Moscow, Vladivostok, Russia Trek to Machu Picchu – Cusco, Inca Trail, Machu Picchu, Peru Drive the … Continue reading The top 20 journeys in the world

Best In Asia – The Asian Destinations You Should See Now

Contemplating an Asian escape? Lonely Planet’s travel experts have combed the charming beach towns, scoured the cloud-snagging skylines and poked around the prehistoric temple complexes of the ever-changing Asian continent to bring you their recommendations of the most exciting spots to visit over the next 12 months. 1.Busan, South Korea In repose between mountains and sea, Busan is a stunning confluence of scenery, culture and cuisine. It’s … Continue reading Best In Asia – The Asian Destinations You Should See Now

Creating a balanced tourism industry

At its very essence, tourism is a business and to be a successful business there needs to be a balance between the needs provider’s (merchant’s) needs and those of the receiver (the customer). If the product is too expensive then people will find alternatives, and if it is too inexpensive than it loses prestige or there is no profit to be made. – Find ways … Continue reading Creating a balanced tourism industry

Five reasons to see Kazakhstan – caviar, kebabs, a grand canyon, and its weirdly futuristic capital among them

Central Asia’s biggest country is full of pleasant surprises, whether it’s visiting ancient underground mosques, or admiring futuristic architecture, there’s something for everyone There is also traditional food to try, such as delicious grilled lamb shashlik, and the national dish of beshbarmak (mutton, potato and pasta). If you are honoured enough to be a guest in a Kazakh family home, you could even be presented with a sheep’s … Continue reading Five reasons to see Kazakhstan – caviar, kebabs, a grand canyon, and its weirdly futuristic capital among them

The highs (and lows) of travelling solo

Splendid isolation … ‘Travelling alone is more intense, more extreme, and the experience is always much richer.’ Photograph: Alamy The first tentative steps can be terrifying, but this seasoned traveller revels in the ‘addictive’ sense of freedom gained from being a party of one Standing in a fug of heat outside Cairo airport, taxi drivers shouting at me, night falling fast and without a single … Continue reading The highs (and lows) of travelling solo

How Uzbekistan banks on tourism?

The government of Uzbekistan has approved the concept of development of A free tourist zone (FTZ) Charvak in the country’s Tashkent region, the Jahon information agency reported. The region around Tashkentin Uzbekistan has a significant tourist potential. The unique natural conditions allows for developing all types of tourism. The region has everything necessary for the development of mountain and extreme tourism, including mountaineering, snowboarding, aeronautics, … Continue reading How Uzbekistan banks on tourism?