AirAsia sells tickets on other airlines

SEPANG, Kuala Lumpur, 19 November 2019: AirAsia has expanded its online sales to include flights on other airlines in a move to transforms airasia.com into a leading travel and lifestyle platform in Asia. A partnership with leading travel technology company, Kiwi.com, will give the airline’s website airasia.com fare offers to destinations such as London, Dubai, Madrid and Auckland on a variety of airlines.  Around 50 … Continue reading AirAsia sells tickets on other airlines

Ethiopian Airlines flies to Houston & Athens

Starting December 2019, Ethiopian Airlines will fly to 2 new destinations in the US and Europe : The economy of the nation’s fourth most populous city has a broad industrial base in energy, manufacturing, aeronautics and transportation. Only New York City is home to more large public companies than Houston. The city is also home of the Texas Medical Center, the world’s largest concentration of … Continue reading Ethiopian Airlines flies to Houston & Athens

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

7 Reasons Why You Should Go on a Solo Journey

What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you think of travel? Are you thinking about all the fun things you could do with your family and friends? If your answer is yes, perhaps you should consider venturing through a destination alone instead. Rest assured, embarking on a solo journey could be one of the best decisions you make for yourself. In case you’re … Continue reading 7 Reasons Why You Should Go on a Solo Journey

St. Petersburg: the fabled city of the Tsars

A guide to Russia’s grandest city and the most European of them all “To walk the streets of St. Petersburg on a clear evening during the white nights is one of the world’s more sublime urban experiences,” writes Jonathan Miles in his sweeping account of the Russian metropolis in Madness, Murder, and Art on the Banks of the Neva. As my Emirates flight begins its slow … Continue reading St. Petersburg: the fabled city of the Tsars

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

Visit Brussels: Belgian destination is well-worth your travel budget

Here’s what you need to explore on your visit to Brussels in Belgium One of the most important city-regions in Europe, Brussels as it is now grew from a small rural settlement on the river Senne. Brussels is known for its historical and architectural landmarks, some of them registered UNESCO World Heritage sites.  Here is a list of our recommendations for travellers to Belgium: Manneken-pis This … Continue reading Visit Brussels: Belgian destination is well-worth your travel budget

The 7 Magnificent Mosques of Spain

Spain has a long and colorful history, having first been conquered by the Roman Empire until the Middle Ages. During the 8th century, Spain became a part of the ever-expanding Umayyad Caliphate. Then later in the 15th century, Imperialism invaded Spain, followed by wars for liberalization in the 18th century, leading to the Spanish civil war and finally establishing Spain as a democratic country. This Islamic … Continue reading The 7 Magnificent Mosques of Spain

Turkish Airlines rolls out new cabin crew uniforms

Turkish Airlines cabin crew have debuted their new uniforms as part of the flag-carrier’s 85th anniversary. The crew will now welcome passengers on-board dressed in the uniforms based for long-haul flights. The new uniforms are in a flag-red and anthracite grey colour scheme. Inspired by many classical details in Turkish culture, from the currents of the Bosporus to the artisanal glassware, ceramics and calligraphy patterns … Continue reading Turkish Airlines rolls out new cabin crew uniforms

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