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

4 countries with the cleanest air in the world

If you’re tired of the hustle and bustle of city life and the air pollution that comes with it, perhaps it is time for a quick getaway.Online travel booking platform Agoda has compiled a list of holiday ideas based on countries with the best air quality from Yale University’s Air Quality Results report. Australia Australia is the country with “the cleanest air in the world”, … Continue reading 4 countries with the cleanest air in the world

Passengers reveal the most common cruise ship injuries

But just because cruises seem like an easy way to bypass the hard work of vacations doesn’t mean they’re completely stress-free or safe. Faulty ship designs, accidental distractions, or having one too many drinks could be all it takes to turn your holiday on the water into a nightmare at sea With meals, entertainment, and activities included in the cost of your room, cruising can … Continue reading Passengers reveal the most common cruise ship injuries

Six new flight routes taking off in May 2019

It’s May which means all our thoughts are turned to summer vacations. The new flight season is fully in swing with plenty of new airline routes taking off this month. We round up some of the most interesting ones to get your inspiration going. UK airports to Burgas, Bulgaria Low-cost airline Jet2 is starting its first service to Bulgaria with flights to Burgas from nine of … Continue reading Six new flight routes taking off in May 2019

Why Alaska continues to be the Last Frontier

Covered in impenetrable forests and lined with craggy coastlines, Alaska has achieved almost a mythic status as the Last Frontier – a land of hardy explorers and off-the-grid adventurers, raw wilderness and crevasse-cut glaciers. But how easy is it to get a sense of the call of the wild that draws so many people to this state? To find out, I followed in the footsteps … Continue reading Why Alaska continues to be the Last Frontier

Emirates Names Best Airline Worldwide

Emirates continued its winning streak when it took top honours by sweeping five awards last night at the Business Traveller Middle East Awards 2019. The airline took home the highly regarded industry accolades for Airline with the Best First Class, Airline with the Best Economy Class, Airline with the Best Frequent Flyer Program and Best Airport Lounge in the Middle East. Recognised for its operational … Continue reading Emirates Names Best Airline Worldwide

OAG: World’s busiest airline routes

LONDON, 1 April 2019: Between South Korea and Singapore they can claim to have the world’s busiest airline routes. Airline analytics specialist, OAG reported last Friday that South Korea was home to the busiest domestic route in the world linking Jeju (CJU) and the capital  Seoul (GMP) with 79,460 flights annually. Singapore (SIN) to Kuala Lumpur (KUL), in Malaysia, was identified as the busiest international … Continue reading OAG: World’s busiest airline routes

Why are so many cruise ships registered in the Bahamas?

The regulations that apply to ships are determined by the country where they are registered. Some countries have stricter regulations, such as the US, which supplies the cruise market with the majority of its customers. A ship registered in the US is governed by United States maritime law, which specifies the wages that must be paid to crew, the environmental safeguards that apply to waste … Continue reading Why are so many cruise ships registered in the Bahamas?

Google Sneakily Launches Hotel Booking Site

TECH GIANT GOOGLE HAS QUIETLY LAUNCHED ITS FULLY-FLEDGED DESTINATION BOOKING SITE FOR HOTELS, WITH TRENDS AND FLIGHT DEALS AMONG THE FEATURES. With Google Hotel Search, the company now offers its own direct service for hotel bookings – a move away from providing its own external links for booking through third-party providers directly. The new service comes with a few advantages over a third-party provider, with similar search … Continue reading Google Sneakily Launches Hotel Booking Site