12 Reasons Why You Should Visit Shanghai at Least Once in Your Lifetime

Shanghai may not have pandas like Chengdu or rice terraces like the south, but it is every bit as worthy of your time as any other spot in China. In fact, there are endless reasons to visit this dynamic ‘Paris of the East’. Sit back and let Culture Trip introduce you to your next favourite travel destination. Shanghai is full of beautiful contrasts When people … Continue reading 12 Reasons Why You Should Visit Shanghai at Least Once in Your Lifetime

Review: MTR High Speed Rail first class (Hong Kong to Guangzhou)

With a journey time of under an hour from Hong Kong Kowloon to Guangzhou, why take a plane when you can take the train? Introduction Guangzhou and Hong Kong have never been closer together: in just 51 minutes, you can be whisked from Kowloon to the home of the Canton Fair, and easily return the same day. 51 minutes is about as long as it’d … Continue reading Review: MTR High Speed Rail first class (Hong Kong to Guangzhou)

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

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

Hong Kong turmoil continues

HONG KONG 5 August 2019: Anti-government protests continued for the ninth weekend in a row on Sunday as activists called for a mass strike on Monday. Hong Kong police fired tear gas after protesters besieged Tsim Sha Tsui police station who started fires on the station’s steps. Shopping malls remained deserted and tour operators admitted the protests are now seriously impacting on advance bookings. Months … Continue reading Hong Kong turmoil continues

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

Come to Macao !

Macau has plenty to offer when it comes to unique attractions, from old ruins and architecture to shows and pandas, there is something for everyone. If you need some inspiration, Little Steps Macau has put together a go-to guide for the top tourist attractions and tourist hot spots in Macau that you and your family will love.  GOLDEN REEL STUDIO CITY This is the world’s highest figure 8 Ferris … Continue reading Come to Macao !

The Lost Stone Villas & Spa Joins The Unbound Collection By Hyatt

The 50-villa resort marks the second property under The Unbound Collection by Hyatt in China Hong Kong (JULY 3, 2019) – Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced earlier that The Lost Stone Villas & Spa officially joined the Unbound Collection by Hyatt in Tengchong, Yunnan Province of Southwest China, marking the second property under The Unbound Collection by Hyatt in Greater China. The resort, built … Continue reading The Lost Stone Villas & Spa Joins The Unbound Collection By Hyatt

The Complete Guide To Hotels on Hong Kong Island

A detailed Hong Kong business hotels review and some brash boutiques as the bed linen thread count climbs. Your bottom has never rested better as Rosewood and St Regis arrive and a Hyatt Centric grooms itself for launch. THE changing face of Hong Kong’s shoreline must have Mother Nature in a tizzy. It has relentlessly pressed outwards from Queens Road, to Harbour Road, and still … Continue reading The Complete Guide To Hotels on Hong Kong Island