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

Slot shortage holds back Korean Air’s growth

When it comes to defining what makes the perfect airport partner, most airlines have a whole list of requirements, ranging from marketing support to comprehensive data analysis on the potential market for the new route. But when it comes to Korean Air, vice-president network planning team, passenger network and sales Hoyoon Jeong says there is only one, simple requirement to start the conversation: do you … Continue reading Slot shortage holds back Korean Air’s growth

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

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

Malaysia Airlines Across The Miles

Malaysia Airlines (MAS) has launched its Fly Malaysia brand campaign in support of Visit Malaysia 2020. Malaysia Aviation Group chief executive officer Izham Ismail said Fly Malaysia served to reiterate Malaysia Airlines as the national icon and to remind Malaysians of its proud history of warm hospitality. “For tourists, the Fly Malaysia campaign will further enable the airline, via partnerships with relevant tourism bodies, to … Continue reading Malaysia Airlines Across The Miles

Lufthansa increases flights to Asia

MUNICH – Lufthansa launched a new service from Munich to Osaka effective 1 April by extending a Frankfurt to Munich flight to Osaka. Also from Munich, Lufthansa will add a daily connection to Bangkok starting this June, complementing the existing service operated by Thai Airways International. The German airline will increase flights to Seoul from six weekly to daily out of Munich and from June … Continue reading Lufthansa increases flights to Asia

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

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