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

Checks on Chinese travellers intensify

30 January 2020: Thailand is now screening all arrivals from China for symptoms of the novel coronavirus, but has stopped short of banning Chinese tourists even though it has reported 14 cases the highest outside of China. The new strain of coronavirus claimed its first victim in Beijing, the Chinese capital, on Wednesday, taking the death toll to 132. The count on Wednesday evening stood … Continue reading Checks on Chinese travellers intensify

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