Safe Spaces: A closer look at hospitality’s new normal

The current climate has forced the hospitality industry to re-examine its offering and start operating from a (literally) clean slate. Claudia de Brito speaks to the experts about the road ahead Recognising that consumer priorities have drastically shifted as a result of the global COVID-19 pandemic is just the first step of the sizeable and constantly changing task that lies before operators. As hotels start … Continue reading Safe Spaces: A closer look at hospitality’s new normal

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

Top 10 things to see and do in Phu Quoc, Vietnam

Phú Quốc is a Vietnamese island off the coast of Cambodia in the Gulf of Thailand (aka. Vịnh Thái Lan in Vietnamese). The island is actually closer to Cambodia than Vietnam. Phu Quoc is a rising star in the island destinations of south east asia. It has big ambitions and will catch up quickly with some key infrastructure already in place with more being hastily completed. Long … Continue reading Top 10 things to see and do in Phu Quoc, Vietnam

A 143-Year-Old Bangkok Hotel Gets Redone for the Instagram Era

Take a look inside the legendary Mandarin Oriental, fresh off the biggest renovation in its history. Bangkok’s first luxury hotel has been welcoming travelers for more than 143 years, making it one of the oldest five-star stays in the world. But even the grandest of dames need face-lifts, and the Mandarin Oriental Bangkok is unveiling one that comes with a $90 million price tag. The hotel’s renovation, … Continue reading A 143-Year-Old Bangkok Hotel Gets Redone for the Instagram Era

The Changing Colors of Istanbul

Orhan Pamuk walks through his city, photographing its streets at night. He discovers new light and new realities. ( Mr. Pamuk won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2006) ISTANBUL — When did I first notice that the color of streetlamps and interior lights in Istanbul had slowly changed from yellow to white over the past ten years? It has transformed the nighttime landscape of … Continue reading The Changing Colors of Istanbul

Turkish Airlines Increase Malaysia Frequency

As the airline that flies to most countries in the world and connects best to ex-Malaysia destination regions with its immense network, Turkish Airlines increasing scheduled flights from Kuala Lumpur starting from 10 June 2019, totaling 11 frequencies a week operating with a brand new B789 Dreamliner aircraft. More info about Turkish Airlines at www.turkishairlines.com Source : Turkish Airlines Inc. 1 Jalan Pinang, Menara Prestige 20-350450 … Continue reading Turkish Airlines Increase Malaysia Frequency

Top Class Turkey

Over the centuries, Turkey has been a magnet for people visiting its beautiful land, with its fascinating historical sites and magnificent panoramic views. Sitting across two continents, Turkey is dream holiday destination. From the bustling metropolis of Istanbul to the spectacular landscapes of Cappadocia, Turkey offers the perfect combination of the ancient and new. In Istanbul, travellers are treated to a dizzying array of historical sites being preserved … Continue reading Top Class Turkey

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